Tag: Darin Johnson

Halstad City Council Finding Uses for Former School Property

Halstad, MN — Lots of news surrounding the former Norman County West High School during the most recent Halstad City Council meeting on Monday night. The council approved a contract with the Sheet Metal Workers Union for use of the former shop and ag classroom. At $10,000 a year for rent, Halstad Mayor Darin Johnson…
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July 15, 2021 0

City of Halstad to Take Ownership of School

Halstad, MN — The City of Halstad is now the proud owner of the former Norman County West High School. The city council last week worked out a deal with the school district that included the entire facility, grounds, bus garage, and $60,000 to cover asbestos removal and utilities. While the cash and bus garage…
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June 17, 2021 0

City of Halstad Discuss Former High School Purchase Agreement

Halstad, MN — The City of Halstad held a special meeting on Monday night, May 24th to discuss the purchase agreement approved by the Norman County West School to sell the former High School to the city. The agreement states that the city would purchase the school building and surrounding property, minus the bus garage,…
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May 26, 2021 0

Halstad City Council News & Notes

Halstad, MN — The City of Halstad is continuing to explore the possibility of utilizing a rural water carrier instead of owning and maintain their own water system. Rural Water is a system that pipes water into communities, instead of pumping, storing, and maintaining their own water system. Halstad Mayor Darin Johnson says the cost…
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May 21, 2021 0

Halstad City Council News & Notes from March 8th Meeting

Halstad, MN — The Halstad City Council held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, March 8th. There was no update at the meeting regarding the potential transfer of the former high school facility to the city. However, the city council did discuss some potential uses and next steps for the building when, or if,…
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March 12, 2021 0