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NDSU building stabilized; cost of collapse could be 'several hundred thousand' dollars


FARGO - The foundation under a collapsed wall of Minard Hall at North Dakota State University has been stabilized, and officials are trying to figure out how to proceed with an addition and remodeling project.

General contractor Meinecke-Johnson finished shoring up the building's foundation with soil about 1 a.m. today, said Bruce Franz, NDSU director of facilities management.

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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.