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Redwood Falls airport to receive stimulus funds

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News Willmar,Minnesota 56201
West Central Tribune
Redwood Falls airport to receive stimulus funds
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

REDWOOD FALLS -- Federal stimulus monies will help Redwood Falls rehabilitate its airport runway.

Governor Tim Pawlenty announced Wednesday that the Redwood Falls airport was among nine located outside of the Twin Cities metropolitan area slated to receive federal stimulus funding. Redwood Falls is expected to receive $1.4 million, according to the governor's office.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation anticipates it will receive $20 million to $25 million of $1.1 billion of ARRA funds designated for airport facility improvements and equipment nationwide.