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Citizens group calling itself the Friends of the Minnesota West Granite Falls campus organized to speak against a $3.35 million proposal to raze a building that is the newest portion of the technical and community college. Jeff Muhl, left, co-chair of the group, visits Tuesday with State Rep. Mary Sawatzky, Greg Holmstrom and Dave Smiglewski of Granite Falls during a tour of the school’s facilities. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Minnesota West drops plan to raze Granite Falls campus bldg. as group to oppose move organizes

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GRANITE FALLS — Minnesota West Community & Technical College will be hiring a consultant to look at its strategy to “right size’’ its campuses, according to Dr. Richard Shrubb, president.

He told the West Central Tribune on Wednesday that Minnesota West is no longer pursuing a bonding proposal that sought funds to tear down the so-called “300 building” on its campus in Granite Falls.

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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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