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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Port gives $50,000 to rock houses


Sonnette R., Lopez

COLFAX – The Port of Whitman County commissioners July 16 approved a donation of $50,000 to LaCrosse Community Pride for its rock house project.

The non-profit plans to restore the deteriorating structures built during the Great Depression, to convert them into bunkhouses, along with converting a service station to a heritage museum and an Ice Age Flood Center.

Total cost is estimated at $392,000.

At the Port's July 2, meeting Alex McGregor and Peggy Bryan from LaCrosse Community Pride joined by telephone to present information to commissioners John Love, Tom Kammerzell and Kristine Meye...

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