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Cohasset sees final updates on elementary school, community center, daycare center
This article originally appeared in the Grand Rapids Herald-Review. Cohasset Elementary School is seeing its final phase of construction come to an end, with the Community Center and Daycare Center seeing opening dates in the near future too. Jason Johnson,...
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Brainerd School Board Heaps Praise on Districtwide Construction Crews
The article originally appeared in the Brainerd Dispatch. While the Brainerd School District prepares for an unusual and challenging 2020-21 school year, construction crews have been rushing to install $39.5 million in new construction on facilities across the district. The...
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How COVID-19 is Changing the Way Shools Arrange Classrooms & Ventilate Buildings
This article originally appeared in the St. Cloud Times. How do you keep students 6 feet apart in classrooms built for 30? How do you assign lockers so students can maintain social distance? St. Cloud school district partnered with consultants...
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Q&A: School design consultant: ‘A lot more viruses’ coming
This article originally appeared in Finance & Commerce. As a building and planning firm that specializes in school development, design, and construction, Minneapolis-based ICS has plenty of work opportunities these days. In recent months, the firm has advised school districts...
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Centennial Library Makes Finance & Commerce Top Projects of 2019
The full article originally appeared in Finance & Commerce.  Among the 49 Top Projects of 2019 was the Anoka County Centennial Library Renovation and Expansion, a project that ICS managed the construction for. Congratulations to Anoka County and our project...
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ISD 181 gives bus tour of Nisswa, Baxter and Harrison sites under construction
This article originally appeared in the Brainerd Dispatch. Three schools are three of the largest — and most expensive — projects in a district-wide revamp that includes 12 separate facilities and $205 million bond referendum funding. Having acquired the funding...
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Brandon-Evansville School Board Approves Indoor Air Quality Improvements
Brandon-Evansville School Board Approves $7.8 Million for Indoor Air Quality Improvements
The article originally appeared in the Echo Press. Air quality improvements are in the works for the Brandon School and a portion of the Evansville School, after the Brandon-Evansville School Board approved spending nearly $7.8 million for heating and ventilation...
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Brainerd Public Schools Board Awards Bids for BHS Project
Brainerd Public Schools: Board Awards Bids for BHS project
This article originally appeared in the Brainerd Dispatch. Construction bids for renovations to Brainerd High School came in under budget, meaning the district will be able to incorporate several add-ons into the project. A total of 44 companies bid on...
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An Auditorium in Evansville? B-E School District Looking At Options
This article originally appeared in the Echo Press. Emotions were in high gear at Wednesday night’s Brandon-Evansville School Board work session. They surfaced when the question of keeping two schools or going to a one-school model was raised by Lori...
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Preliminary Pleasantview plan unveiled; cost set at about $35 million
This article originally appeared in the SC Times. Sauk Rapids-Rice school district has the first preliminary plan for a new Pleasantview Elementary School, which would cost about $35 million and serve almost 800 students. District administrators invited community members to two ice...
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