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An artist's rendering of the West Central Research and Outreach Center's new addition, which could be completed by mid-December.

Ground broken on WCROC's $3.3 million expansion

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

All was right at the West Central Research and Outreach Center on Thursday. The WCROC's wind turbine, stalled since late February, was cranking out electricity once again, the temperature was warm, a breeze was blowing, and a host of University of Minnesota officials were on hand to break ground on the center's new 5,260 square foot expansion project.


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