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Grant award lifts Granite Falls, Minn., bridge out of troubled waters


GRANITE FALLS -- An historic bridge considered the iconic image of a community's struggles with flooding will be saved, thanks to a recent grant award and state bond funds.

The City of Granite Falls recently learned that the National Scenic Byway will be awarding the city $512,000 to repair and preserve the historic pedestrian bridge that spans the Minnesota River in the city's downtown, according to Granite Falls City Manager Bill Lavn.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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