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By Tim Leeds 

Flooding increases in the region

Blaine County joins Hill County in disaster declarations; seeking state, federal declarations

 

April 18, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Welch

A water on road sign warns drivers about water running over South Main Street in Harlem Tuesday. The water was overflowing from Thirtymile Creek which runs north of Harlem and connects to the Milk River a couple miles south.

Havre and Hill County officials were meeting with National Weather Service representatives in Havre this morning to talk about the flooding in the region, as Blaine County also issued a disaster declaration.

Hill County said it is pursuing a state and federal disaster declaration due to the flooding.

In a message sent at 3:28 this morning, Hill County Commission Chair Mark Peterson said he flew over western Hill County to inspect damage and flooding, and saw water everywhere and saw many roads flooded or damaged, some damaged beyond use without major repairs.

"You might say Hill County i...



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