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Local leaders and government officials in Roseau gather in the city park Monday for a ceremony to kick off their permanent flood protection project. Herald photo by Eric Hylden.

In Roseau, a day to 'move dirt'

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Almost every day in the seven years and 16 days since Roseau flooded, Mayor Jeff Pelowski has been pelted with one question: When will we start to move dirt?


"Today, we're going to do it," he said triumphantly Monday. "Today, we're going to move dirt."

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