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Published November 08, 2012, 04:13 PM

Report Says Updating Grand Forks Library Would Cost $13.9 Million

Architect Lonnie Laffen said that if the cost of the renovation is more than 60 percent of the cost to build new, then building new is usually the better option. The estimated renovation cost of $13.9 million is 67 percent of the $20.8 million estimated cost of building a new library in 2011.

By: Brandi Jewett, Grand Forks Herald

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