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Olivia Welsch, 12, left, Zoe Nonweiler, 13, and Reanne Warwick, 13, students in Randy Frederickson’s seventh grade science class, carefully reveal the contents of owl pellets Tuesday in one of the Willmar Middle School science classrooms. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Willmar, Minn., Middle School ready to remodel aging science rooms


WILLMAR — Hardly anything in the Willmar Middle School classrooms meets current building codes, and conducting lab experiments can be a challenge.

That’s why the school is moving to remodel four of the rooms over the next two summers. The remodeling project is expected to cost $360,000.

The project will give seventh- and eighth-graders updated science classrooms. Some improvements will be made to the rooms used by sixth-graders, too.

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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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