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Fargo flood arrests from spring float away

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FARGO -- As the Red River pushed dikes to their brink this March, police warned they would arrest people who walked on the earth levees protecting the cities.

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It wasn't an empty threat. At least 20 arrests were made related to the flood fight in Fargo, mostly for violating an emergency order or driving around barricades.

But the arrests amounted to very little eventual penalties, oftentimes none.

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