Saving

the

School

School after dike built
After the dike broke and most of Roseau flooded, residents turned their efforts to saving the school, hospital, and Polaris Industries plant. Residents of Warroad and East Grand Forks joined Roseau residents in this effort. They were sucessful in preventing significant damage to these buildings

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Water was almost to the school before sandbagging started.
School before sandbagging

Building dike
Building the dike.

Passing sandbags at the school.
Passing sandbags

Building dike
Building the dike.

Unloading more sandbags.
Unloading sandbags

School after dike built
The dike is nearly completed.

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