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The silo is still standing in this May 2005 photo. The water tower in the background was under construction.

Old farm silo removed from Weitkamp Park

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The last vestige of the farmstead once located on what is now Weitkamp Park has been removed.

Following a Sept. 8 decision by the City Council, Boumeester & Sons Excavating Contractors demolished a concrete silo that stood on the site for most of the 20th century. The cost of the demolition was $2,240.


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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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