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North Dakota, Minnesota Floods #483857

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 1975
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(Studio) Rain in Red River valley heavy. $120 million of sugar beets ruined. Sugar costs to be affected. Effects of flood on residents disastrous.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Minnesota) Minnesota governor Wendell Anderson viewed flood area from helicopter. 1000's of acres of corn, wheat, sugar beets lost for yr. 100's of homes flooded. Tornadoes, washed out roads and bridges noted. [Voice of Governor Wendell ANDERSON - will seek disaster-area designation.] Red River to crest near Fargo, North Dakota, tomorrow. Refugees from farms cared for by Red Cross. Migrant workers suffer. More rain predicted.
REPORTER: Bob Clark (KSTP-TV, Saint Paul)

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John
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