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The Willmar City Council has directed staff to file the formal order for exterior repairs to this house at 515 Seventh St. N.W. in Willmar. Failure to comply with the order would allow the city to demolish the property, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Willmar, Minn., council issues order for exterior repairs to historic house


WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council is ordering the owner of an historic property to make exterior repairs to the building or the house may be demolished.

Council members voted 7-1 Monday night to direct staff to file the formal order for exterior repairs to the house once owned by early Willmar businessman John M. Spicer, 515 Seventh St. N.W., and to allow the current owner 45 days to complete the work.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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