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Highway 10 to be closed in Stark Co. beginning Tuesday

The Stark County Highway Department will close Highway 10 from 83rd Avenue Southwest to the Morton County line, according to a release.

The closure is expected to last from Aug. 5-20 for gravel and paving operations. The road will be closed to traffic. Drivers are asked to take alternate routes. Most residents and business owners that need to access the road should be able to access their land with alternative routes, county Road Superintendent Al Heiser said.

Residents can contact Heiser with any questions by calling 701-456-7662.

April Baumgarten
April Baumgarten joined the Grand Forks Herald May 19, 2015, as the news editor. She works with a team of talented journalists and editors, who strive to give the Grand Forks area the quality news readers deserve to know. Baumgarten grew up on a ranch 10 miles southeast of Belfield, where her family continues to raise registered Hereford cattle. She double majored in communications and history/political science at Jamestown (N.D.) College, now known as University of Jamestown. During her time at the college,  she worked as a reporter and editor-in-chief for the university's newspaper, The Collegian. Baumgarten previously worked for The Dickinson Press as the Dickinson city government and energy reporter in 2011 before becoming the editor of the Hazen Star and Center Republican. She then returned to The Press as a news editor, where she helped lead an award-winning newsroom in recording the historical oil boom.