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Lake Andrew Township residents voted last year to build a new town hall. Construction on the $150,000 structure, in the background at left, is nearly done and the township supervisors hope to move in this month. The 1912 building is expected to either be donated, sold or demolished. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)

Historic building's future uncertain as Lake Andrew prepares to open new town hall


NEW LONDON -- Softball games at noon, heart-pounding spelldowns, Christmas programs, painstaking cursive writing exercises and a teacher who taught eight grades in one room with a strict hand to make burly boys tow the line are just some of the memories Steve Nelson has of his education in the District 25 country school building.

It's the same building where his father went to school. They even had the same teacher although there's a 39-year gap between father and son.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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