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An open and not shut case (taken from the GF Herald)

State parks in North Dakota work to remain open as they deal with flooding issues
Windy days are brutal at Grahams Island, North Dakota’s most popular state park. With the only access road less than a foot higher than the lake, heavy winds toss rocks, tree branches, trunks, fishing tackle and other debris across the road, sometimes forcing park officials to close for the day.

By: Kevin Bonham, Grand Forks Herald

GRAHAMS ISLAND STATE PARK — Windy days are brutal at Grahams Island, North Dakota’s most popular state park.

With the only access road less than a foot higher than the lake, heavy winds toss rocks, tree branches, trunks, fishing tackle and other debris across the road, sometimes forcing park officials to close for the day.

“We’ve been closed four days since mid-May,” Park Superintendent Henry Duray said. READ THE FULL STORY FROM THE GRAND FORKS HERALD

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