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High water

Mississippi River levels are up and the effects of high water are evident throughout the area.

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A cyclist studies the Evergreen Boat Landing Road after being covered by high water Monday, May 23, 2022, in Brainerd. The street department has gated the road for motorized vehicles. A flood warning remains in effect for the Mississippi River in Aitkin and Crow Wing counties.
Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
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The Mississippi River fishing pier below the College Road Bridge has broken loose from it's mooring Monday, May 23, 2022. and remains tethered by a cable. The floating pier was apparently dislodged by the high level of water in the river.
Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch

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