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County preps for possible flooding: Sand bags available now

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The Otter Tail County Emergency Operations Team has set up three distribution locations where residents can access sandbags, sand, and plastic needed to construct dikes for the upcoming spring thaw and potential overland flooding.


Bags that are filled on site will be available free of charge.

Three distribution locations opened Friday, April 5 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and will remain open every Monday through Friday until further notice.

Locations are as follows:

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