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Tribune photo by Bill ZimmerIn this undated file photo, Alejandro Solis of Willmar looks over a map of the campus at Ridgewater College in Willmar during Welcome Day. Students will see little change this year in the programs the college offers, however, Douglas Allen, the college president, predicts rising enrollment and cuts in state funding will contribute to budget constraints at the Willmar and Hutchinson campuses.

Still unsure of how stimulus funding will affect state colleges, Ridgewater plans for cuts during next school year

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WILLMAR -- Current programs will still be available when Ridgewater College students begin registering for fall classes next month, but the school's budget will be stretched tight over the coming year.


Rising enrollment and cuts in state funding are expected to contribute to budget constraints at the college's Willmar and Hutchinson campuses.

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