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Offers for Willmar, Minn., school building may prevent its demolition


WILLMAR -- The threat to tear down Lincoln Elementary School appears to have spurred some interest among potential buyers.

The Willmar School Board set a deadline of 4:30 p.m. Friday to receive offers on the building. As many as three offers are anticipated. Realtor Doug Fenstra jok-ed at the board meeting Monday that he hadn't e-pected that demolition would turn out to be a marketing tool.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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