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Woodbury resident Craig Ferguson puts his invention, the Sand Shark, to work Wednesday March 16 during sandbagging efforts in Stillwater. (Mike Longaecker/Woodbury Bulletin)

Woodbury inventor looks to ease sandbaggers' efforts

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Craig Ferguson remembers watching a newscast two years ago about flooding in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

More specifically, he recalled the images of people filling sandbags - and couldn't help but empathize with the back-breaking labor.

"There should be an easier, more efficient way," he remembered thinking. "It's hard work."

Ferguson, a Woodbury resident, now thinks he's found a solution to the problem. He calls it the Sand Shark.

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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