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Ridgewater College President Douglas Allen, center back, speaks to a group Friday morning alongside the site where new program space will be constructed. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Ridgewater College starts work on $17.8M expansion, remodeling

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WILLMAR -- A dozen technical programs at Ridgewater College in Willmar will have new or remodeled facilities in the coming years.

College officials held the official groundbreaking Friday morning for a multi-year expansion, remodeling and demolition project.


The $17.8 million construction plan will be done in two phases. The groundbreaking kicked off the first, $3.5 million portion of the project. Work on that phase is expected to be done in October 2010.

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