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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


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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