About 12, people were forced to leave their homes due to the flooding of the Souris River, yet only about have taken refuge in the shelters.
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Most campgrounds in the area were inundated by 6 or more feet of floodwaters, friendd makeshift camps full of RVs and packed friends to pop up in places such as the parking lots of Wal-Mart and Jim Hill Middle School. Finding somewhere to live after all this is going to be pretty difficult," she said. Dawn Rasmussen, a Realtor with Century 21 of Minot, Minof just moved Minot her restored home eight months ago.
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Rasmussen said the city's housing market was already saturated with oil workers and their families looking for permanent housing long before the flood. Blocks away, year-old Dona Young said she was having the time of her life at the Minot Auditorium shelter. Others slept in the rows of beds.
The city was incorporated on June 28, More Been to Baymont by Wyndham Minot? Friends and family just came out of the woodwork offering to help," Peder Colbenson said.
Many of the National Guardsmen in town were staying at the homes of residents high on the hills. Along the northwest wall of the auditorium, Chris Rivers was trying to assemble a stroller Wal-Mart donated to him and his wife, April Moses, for their 2-week-old son, Alex.
The lifelong Minot resident was told another temporary home could be found for her, but Young wanted to stay. A tent town sprung up over night, as if by magic, thus the city came to be known as the "Magic City".
History History Minot came into existence inwhen Jim Hill's Great Northern Railroad ended its push through the state for the winter, after having trouble constructing a trestle across Gassman Coulee. They returned to the shelter Tuesday.
Kent Conrad, D-N. Posted at the Mihot was a note offering two beds and a crib to anyone who needed a place to stay.
Ramstad was convinced to relinquish his claim, and became one of the city leaders. They believe in each other and they believe in themselves and when it comes to a disaster they work," Young said. The friend part of the 8 days we stayed was Dustin on frienf shift, was great with my kids, especially my 1 year old son, always fiend time to talk to him and give a fist bump, my son has physical issues but Minot looked foward to seeing Dustin for His wife, Kim, said waiting for the crest was harder than the displacement.
Following this, the Army Corps of Engineers Minof the path of the river through the city and built several flood control structures. Most of the hotels and campgrounds in the Minot area were already full of Oil Patch workers who were unable to find housing in the Williston area. They were able to return to their home in evacuation zone six just days before April gave birth.
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Inside the auditorium, some people walked around restlessly, anxious for the river's iMnot to stop after reaching historic levels Friday. The Rivers family, which also included daughter Dannika, was evacuated when the river first rose June 1 and stayed at the shelter.
Local stores donated televisions to monitor the flood and some residents sent hand-made blankets. Minot was a typical western boom town in its early years.
I'm living in luxury here," she said as she sat on her single cot among the rows mh beds and belongings of other evacuees. Share your experience!
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Moses said the family was doing fine in the shelter, but what where they would find housing next would be a problem. We were all in our cars ready to leave and it was just silence. She and her husband were forced to evacuate Wednesday.
More Helpful? Reuer reports for Forum Communications Co. The Rivers family moved to Minot from Oregon for work eight months ago.