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Public Works building floor to be replaced

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The floors at the Newport Public Works building are expected to be replaced yet this year after sustaining flood damage earlier this summer.


Superintendent Bruce Hanson said a water line burst in early July, flooding the building’s lunchroom and offices. He said the standing water caused the tile to loosen and raise, making it no longer stable.

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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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