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Verndale water is safe to drink

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Verndale’s water supply is safe to drink and city officials continue to look into what went wrong with a back-up system that was designed to activate a second well when the first one malfunctioned, and the water tower subsequently ran dry Friday morning.


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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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