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Flooding threatens closure of Valley City bridges

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VALLEY CITY (AP) -- All but one of Valley City's 11 bridges will have to close if the Sheyenne River reaches record levels, Barnes County officials say.

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The National Weather Service is predicting the Sheyenne will rise to 22 feet in Valley City by Tuesday, or two feet higher than the record 20 feet set in 1882. Flood stage is 15 feet.

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