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Dryers were running throughout Edna Domholt's basement after sewage was cleaned out. The basement will need to be sanitized. (Anna Erickson/Enterprise)

Sewer backups causing headaches for Park Rapids homeowners

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PARK RAPIDS -- Edna Domholt woke up one week ago, walked to the basement to start a load of laundry and found sewage pouring into her basement.


She was one of several homeowners along a two-block stretch of Front Avenue between Sixth and Eighth Street in Park Rapids who found sewage in their basement. It wasn't the first time this had happened.

"I lost quite a few things, things over a hundred years old," Domholt said in an interview.

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