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Crookston ice jam breaks; Red Lake River dropping after quick 4-foot rise

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Crookston is feeling a bit easier about the Red Lake River today after a three-mile-long ice jam northeast of the city broke early this morning and quickly -- but temporarily -- caused a 4-foot rise in floodwaters.


The huge ice jam broke about 3 a.m. and had been stuck there for about three days, Police Chief Tim Motherway said.

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