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An early May snowfall and many rainy June days have not hindered site preparation for the Walmart store on East Point Douglas Road. Bulletin photo by Emily Buss

Bad weather doesn't stop Cottage Grove Walmart construction

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Despite a rain and snow soaked start to the construction on the 177,000-square-foot Walmart on East Point Douglas Road, work has not stopped and continues to stay on track. “It’s just sand so the wetter the better,” said Tom Stratman, senior superintendent for Weis Builders.


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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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