WSN project receives MnDOT Environmental Stewardship Award

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The City of Alexandria’s “The Missing Link: A Complete Streets Demonstration Project” received the Award for Innovations in Public & Stakeholder Engagement in the 2017 MnDOT Environmental Stewardship Awards. Following the 2014 reconstruction of downtown’s Broadway Avenue, a connection between the Central Lakes Trail and the revitalized historic downtown was needed. Continue reading “WSN project receives MnDOT Environmental Stewardship Award”

April’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Morris Apostolic Christian Church

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The first phase of this new church facility includes the fellowship hall, dining room and kitchen, nursery, sitting areas, and Sunday school wing. A future expansion will add the assembly room, which is currently accommodated in the Sunday school wing. Comfortable chairs, home-like finishes, and a stone fireplace offer a welcoming lounge area for relaxing or engaging in conversation between services. The dining room and kitchen serve as the social heart of the facility, where members share food and fellowship each week.

Grant money available for historic preservation projects. WSN can help you apply.

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The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) Historical & Cultural Heritage Program supports projects that protect and preserve buildings and collections. Now is a good time to consider if you have a project that needs funding. Here’s what you need to know about the program.  Continue reading “Grant money available for historic preservation projects. WSN can help you apply.”

WSN puts the “fun” in fundraising

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WSN’s Baxter office attempted to spur on the competition by reporting the appearance of massive cans of soup in its parking lot.

Have you ever witnessed an engineer precisely calculate the inertial mass of a soup can? Had you walked into the offices of Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN) last week you could have marked that off your bucket list.  Continue reading “WSN puts the “fun” in fundraising”

WSN holds class in the field: students get schooled in the construction industry

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Even though today’s educational environment has graduated from chalk-covered hands to smartboards, students from Staples-Motley Connections High School recently had the opportunity to step past the virtual and enter the actual as they learned about the commercial design and construction process.  Continue reading “WSN holds class in the field: students get schooled in the construction industry”