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By Tim Leeds 

Hill County Commission declares flood disaster in county

Flood warning in effect till April 26; Milk River flooding near Harlem


April 17, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Welch

A sign protrudes from water overflowing a road near Gildford.

12:30 p.m.

Hill County Commission Chair Mark Peterson said the commission declared the county a disaster at 11:25 this morning.

That could help the county government and residents access alternative funding to help pay for the damage caused by flooding, he said.

In Blaine County, the government this afternoon released a statement that Milk River and its tributaries are flooding throughout that county and issued a list of roads that are closed due to flooding:

Highland Road

Yantic Road

Hall Road North of Red Rock

River Road

New Hope Road

Merrel Road west of Holly Tangen Bridge to the interse...

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