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Commerce levee is now last line of defense for southern Scott County

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

COMMERCE -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers levee at Commerce is now the last line of defense for southern Scott County.

A private levee which had provided protection for farmland between the Corps' levee and the Mississippi River was breached sometime Monday night or early Tuesday, according to Amber Scudder, emergency management director for Scott County.

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