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Montevideo, Minn., expected to approve bid to remove Chippewa River dam


MONTEVIDEO -- Plans to remove the 54-year-old dam on the Chippewa River in Montevideo are on track and under budget.

The Montevideo City Council met Monday but did not have a quorum to take action. Members who were present informally approved the low bid of $244,014.47 by MACC Inc., of Montevideo, for the dam's removal and replacement with a series of weirs.

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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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