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This map, based on information provided in a report by Houston Engineering Corp. out of Maple Grove, Minn., shows how Little McDonald, Paul and Berger lakes would be added to the Ditch 25 system. Illustration by Sara Leitheiser/FOCUS

Residents of flooded lakes near Perham search for solution: County holding public meeting on Ditch 25 system

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Residents of Little McDonald, Kerbs and Paul lakes have had enough.

This summer's fun has been replaced with efforts to keep rising water at bay. Many of the lakes' shoreline homes and cabins have been seriously damaged, leaving areas uninhabitable.


This is the worst flooding recorded, and land owners are joining together to make sure it doesn't ruin another summer.

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