Flooding Holds in North Dakota

    A neighborhood is submerged by flood water from the Souris River Thursday, June 23, 2011 in Minot, N.D.  Officials in North Dakota's fourth-largest city said Thursday they had done all they could to protect critical infrastructure from the rising Souris River as it headed toward a record flood.

    Christian Randolph, The Grand Forks Herald / AP Photo

    Waters have stopped rising and key levees held early Sunday in Minot, North Dakota, where a record-shattering flood has submerged much of the city's downtown. The Souris River has crested, some two feet below predictions, but still swallowing some 4,000 homes, hundreds of them up to their roofs. But the water level may have reached a climax, if the levees continue to withstand the flood.

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