North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, right, speaks to Mandan, N.D., Mayor Tim Helbling as the two men await the start of a briefing on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, in the Bismarck City Commission's meeting ... more 
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, right, speaks to Mandan, N.D., Mayor Tim Helbling as the two men await the start of a briefing on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, in the Bismarck City Commission's meeting room in Bismarck, N.D., about officials' response to predicted Missouri River flooding near Bismarck and Mandan. Officials say the river could rise to 18 feet, which is 2 feet above where flooding normally begins, because of increased water releases from the Garrison Dam to the north. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Dale Wetzel
Tue, May 24, 2011 6:04 PM EDT