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This aerial shot shows flooding on the shores of Devil's Lake near Perham. Photo by Chris Happel for the Focus.

Lakeshore flooding a concern in East Otter Tail County

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Some area lakes are experiencing record high waters.

Kerb's, Paul, Little McDonald and Devil's Lake near Perham are all at an all-time high, about six inches higher than the previous record, according to Ardell Wiegantd of the area Lake Improvement District (LID) Board.


The reason for the high waters, Wiegantd said, is that the flooding lakes don't have outlets.

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