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Sanford receives over $1 million from FEMA

Water overruns the Sanford Dam in Michigan on Tuesday. The National Weather Service called the flooding "extremely dangerous" and said it was caused by "catastrophic failures" at two dams.
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Water overruns the Sanford Dam in Michigan on Tuesday. The National Weather Service called the flooding "extremely dangerous" and said it was caused by "catastrophic failures" at two dams.

A village in Midland County has been awarded more than one million dollars from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to rebuild a park that was destroyed in floods.
The federal funding will go toward restoring a 24-acre park in Sanford that was leveled in historic flooding in May of 2020.

The money will go to repair a number of areas of the park, including the pavilion, playground equipment, and bleachers.
The project also plans to add additional baseball fields and a dog park.

Alexis Seeley is a journalism major from Macomb, MI. Alexis is going into her fourth year at Central Michigan University.