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Water sits in a pothole on a dirt road in the mobile home park directly east of 3rd Avenue Floral in Dickinson on Wednesday. Private roads, like the one pictured, and city streets alike have taken a pounding lately, partly due to the wet southwest North Dakota spring.

Rough riding: Dickinson's mobile home park roads hit hard by rains

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More vehicles traveling Dickinson city streets seemingly every day is causing more wear and tear.

Add a historically wet month of May and a strained staff of city employees to the mix, and you have a recipe for a rough road ahead in the Queen City.

"We're out there trying to fix the roads," said Dickinson Public Works Director Gary Zuroff. "The rain has delayed us quite a bit on some of our projects."

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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