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R&Q Contracting of Roseau, Minn., works Thursday to remove a clay levee along Rose Creek Drive near 25th Street South in Fargo. (Michael Vosburg/The Forum)

Fargo contractors upset levee removal work goes to Minnesota firm

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FARGO - Levees began leaving the streets of Fargo on Thursday, irritating some of the locals who helped build them.

Area contractors weren't hoping the temporary floodwalls would stay up forever. They just wanted a bigger piece of the action when they came down.


Chad Wolsky, owner of L.C. & Excavating in Fargo, said there are a lot of upset contractors. "It just doesn't make much sense."

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