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June 23, 2009
Building for the future
June 23, 2009 - 12:00am
June 18, 2009
Montevideo City Council approves wastewater project bonding
MONTEVIDEO -- The city of Montevideo is seeing the benefits of highly competitive bids for its wastewater treatment plant expansion as it finalizes funding for the project. The City Council took action at its regular meeting Monday to issue $10,379,466 in general obligation notes...
June 18, 2009 - 12:00am
June 17, 2009
Lightning strikes tower at former Regional Treatment Center in Fergus Falls, sets building on fire
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Lightning struck a tower at the former Regional Treatment Center here Tuesday night, setting the building on fire, according to Fergus Falls Fire Chief Mark Hovland. The Fire Department was called about 6:30 p.m.
June 17, 2009 - 10:31am
April 23, 2009
Montevideo awards bid for $10.5M wastewater plant plan
MONTEVIDEO -- Work on a major upgrade to the Montevideo wastewater treatment plant could be under way as early as next week. City Council members awarded the low bid for the project Monday. The low bid by Rice Lake Construction, of Deerwood, totaled $10,475,000, an amount well below...
April 23, 2009 - 12:00am
April 22, 2009
An integral piece of the puzzle
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
Building an extension
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
Bids for wastewater treatment plant in Montevideo below $17M estimate
MONTEVIDEO -- It will cost less to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant than earlier estimates suggested, Montevideo City Council members on Monday learned. Costs for the project will likely fall somewhere between $14 million and $15 million, City Manager Steve Jones said. Earlier...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 21, 2009
Montevideo approves Watson sewer connection
MONTEVIDEO -- As expected, Montevideo City Council members formally approved an agreement Tuesday with the city of Watson to provide wastewater treatment services. The approval allows the city of Watson to move forward with plans to develop a pipeline and send its wastewater to the...
February 21, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Willmar Council OKs sewer rate hike to finance wastewater project
WILLMAR -- The lack of public comment at this week's Willmar City Council hearing on double-digit sewer rates increases to finance the $86 million wastewater treatment project was somewhat surprising to City Administrator Michael Schmit. But community members and the council have...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Officials in Montevideo looking at wastewater connection
MONTEVIDEO -- Watson could solve its need to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant by piping its effluent to Montevideo for treatment there instead. City Council members in Montevideo on Monday considered an agreement with the city of Watson for such a system. Council members are...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Montevideo City Council calling for bids for treatment plant
MONTEVIDEO -- Hoping to take advantage of a hungry construction market, the Montevideo City Council acted Monday to call for bids for a major modification of the city's wastewater treatment plant. Council members will open bids on the project in February with intentions of seeing...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
City holds groundbreaking ceremony for new treatment plant
WILLMAR -- State Sen.
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Officials in Kandiyohi are seeking approval from Willmar City Council to connect treatment system to city's Willmar's system
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has given the City of Kandiyohi approval to research the feasibility of connecting Kandiyohi to Willmar's wastewater treatment system. The council Monday night approved the concept of system-sharing while encouraging Kandiyohi to continue researching...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Construction begins on city's new waste treatment project
WILLMAR -- Construction began Monday on the city of Willmar's new wastewater treatment plant located near the brush site, west of Willmar, city officials said Tuesday. Also, construction began Sept.
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Willmar City Council OKs Graham bid for treatment plant project
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council held a brief special meeting Monday afternoon and approved a contract with Graham Construction Services Inc. of Eagan to build the treatment plant portion of the city's new wastewater treatment and conveyance project. The city opened the construction...
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am