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New Fargo flood maps requiring thousands more to take flood insurance to kick in Jan. 16

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FARGO – About 2,300 structures will be thrown into the floodplain here come Jan. 16.

That’s when Fargo’s new 100-year floodplain map that has been in the works since 2008 will officially take effect, city officials announced Tuesday.


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Erik Burgess
Erik Burgess covers city and county government for The Forum. He started as the paper's night reporter in 2012, after graduating from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. He was born and raised in Grand Forks, N.D., and also spent time interning at the Grand Forks Herald.  Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to
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