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The new 280,000-square-foot high school in central Minnesota will feature 36 classrooms, new athletic fields and a performing arts auditorium, according to the Business Journal. Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. is scheduled to compete the project in time for the 2014 school year.
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The new 280,000-square-foot high school in central Minnesota will feature 36 classrooms, new athletic fields and a performing arts auditorium, according to the Business Journal. Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. is scheduled to compete the project in time for the 2014 school year.

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