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Zortman gets heavy rain, flooding follows


The first day of Summer 2019 was not sunshine filled in Phillips County, and perhaps it was the least summer-like in Zortman where 7.5 inches of rain fell in 29-hours leading to flooding in parts of the town.

Wendy Simanton — moderator of Facebook’s "The Little Rockies - Zortman, Landusky and more" — shared videos from her husband Steve, who lives in Zortman, and Malta’s Ray Harms showing flooding in the area.

On Saturday, June 22, the Phillips County Sheriff’s Office announced that water was rushing over the Dump Road in Zortman and had, at that point, received 6.3 inches of rai...

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