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District 25 school house: Take a peek into history this weekend (with video)

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Finishing touches are being made this week on a family’s year-long project to renovate the one-room School District 25 building, which was also used as the Lake Andrew town hall in rural New London.


Five siblings from the late Earl and Eldora Peterson family will host an open house this weekend at the school/town hall that’s is now located on the family farm.

The renovated building is about a mile north of where it was built and stood for 100 years.

The open house will be from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

It’s located at 3602 165th Ave NW, New London.

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