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Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff James and Mary Marsden were among the residents of Eventide in Moorhead to take up a new temporary home at the Bethany Community in Alexandria because of the flooding along the Red River. "We've learned to adjust to the situation," said James. "They have a nice facility here," added Mary. The couple has been married for 62 years.

Shelter from the flood - Area nursing homes take in residents from Fargo-Moorhead

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As the people of Fargo-Moorhead battled the rising floodwaters this past weekend, some of the older population were busy getting settled in their new, temporary homes in Osakis and Alexandria.


Galeon in Osakis received 11 new residents, while Bethany Home in Alexandria received 10 and Knute Nelson in Alexandria received 18 new residents.

Here's a look at what took place at each of the nursing homes:


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