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Sheet pilings were placed last year as part of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to raise the levee system in Montevideo. Tribune file photo

Montevideo, Minn., looking to fund levee work in 2013


MONTEVIDEO -- City council members in Montevideo are looking for ways to raise $3 million to $3.5 to allow completion of the flood levee upgrade in 2013.

Council members held a special work session on Tuesday to explore options ranging from city bonding to obtaining state bond funds towards the work, according to City Manager Steve Jones.

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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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