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Photos: Even though the rain has stopped, the waters keep rising

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A load of rocks heads into town on flooded roads.
A truck carrying heavy rocks into Blakeley Township crosses flooded County Rd. 6, one of the only vehicles able to navigate into the town.
Judy Griesedieck / For MPR News

Across the southern part of Minnesota, the waters continue to rise in spite of drier weather. Roads and highways are closed, basements are flooded, and the sandbagging continues.

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