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Photo by Dana Pavek/WDC Schools The first round of bid openings for the construction of the new Wadena-Deer Creek School took place at WDC Elementary. At left, Kraus-Anderson Construction Senior Project Manager Chad Rettke announces each bid, as WDC Superintendent Virginia Dahlstrom and WDC Business Manager Jerry Anderson, assist Rettke. More than 50 companies from Minnesota bid on concrete, structural steel, geothermal wells, site lighting, earthwork, asphalt paving, landscaping and utilities. Kraus-An...

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District 2155 school board took just 28 minutes in a May 3 meeting to approve 10 bids for work on the new Wadena-Deer Creek 5-12 school.


Kraus-Anderson senior project engineer Chad Rettke recommended the award of contracts to the following firms.

• Concrete Package & Concrete Paving Package: Bruce's Contracting Inc., Backus, Minn., $1,134,000

• Below Grade Masonry Package: Johnson-Nelson Masonry Inc., Ashby, Minn., $169,600

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