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Burgum declares statewide flood emergency

Gov. Doug Burgum issued an executive order on Monday, April 10 declaring a statewide emergency for spring flooding. Soaring temperatures and heavy snowpack were expected to produce widespread flooding across the state last week and this week, especially in eastern North Dakota.

The executive order officially put all state agencies, including the North Dakota National Guard, on standby to provide r...