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Highways reopen near Hallock, Minnesota, after being closed due to flooding

Announcement comes from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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GRAND FORKS — Highways near Hallock, Minnesota, have reopened after being closed due to flooding damage.

According to a report from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, Highway 175 from Kittson County Road 34 to the North Dakota border has been repaired. Highway 75 from Highway 171 to the Canadian border has also reopened.

However, two roadways in that area remain closed, including Highway 220 between Highway 1 and Highway 11; and Highway 317 between Highway 220 and the North Dakota border.

The Department of Transportation urges motorists to check www.511mn.org for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes.

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