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County looks for help to curtail Beaver Creek floods

Three times in recent years floods along Beaver Creek have caused substantial damage.

Hill County officials are trying to complete a study to find out what can be done to stop the floods.

County Commissioner Mark Peterson said the Federal Emergency Management Agency has spent more that $1.5 million to restore the areas around the creek, but he said the federal government is not going to continue to fund flood relief unless the county does something to stop the flooding.

So, Peterson was in Helena Tuesday, trying to secure $125,000 in state funds to conduct a study.

The county submitted an appl...


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