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Construction on the University of Minnesota, Morris’ Green Prairie Living and Learning Center is moving forward on schedule, but casual observers may not see much progress until the weather improves. Adding the brick and stucco work on the outside of the building is on hold until overnight temperatures stay above 40 degrees. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)

Cold overnight temperatures delay exterior progress on UMM’s Green Dorm

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MORRIS – The late arrival of spring temperatures has delayed work finishing the exterior of the Green Prairie Living and Learning Center at the University of Minnesota, Morris, but work on the interior has moved quickly since the building was fully enclosed.


“There's always something that can come up, but I feel pretty confident that this building will be occupied before the school year starts,” said Rick Lock, site supervisor with McGough Construction.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.