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PHOTO GALLERY: Check out more than 100 reader-submitted photos from the 1997 flood

Herald readers submitted over 170 photos of what they saw before and after the dikes broke.

This photo is of Ben and Bev Clayburgh, among the wreckage of the Flood of 1997. Submitted by Vicki Fredrikson.
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Over the past several weeks Herald readers have brought in dozens upon dozens of photos of their friends, families and homes from the 1997 flood.

Their photos show a resilient community that made it through a difficult time in its history.

You can read more stories about the community coming together and its road to recovery and beyond in the coming days at .

See the remaining 168 photos here:


The Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project, with a roughly $3 billion budget and an operational date projected for 2027, will create a channel for sending floodwaters around the west side of Fargo and onward north.

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