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Residents can call and text 911: GF, Polk, Cass and Clay counties starting new emergency service

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GRAND FORKS — Emergency dispatch centers in the Red River Valley are starting to get the ability to receive text messages and photos from cell phones.

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Polk County recently started the text-to-911 service and Grand Forks, Cass and Clay counties expect to follow sometime this year.

But officials aren’t expecting the service to be very popular.

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