Local educational facility might buy Kennedy school

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by Dennis Dalman


A child-care educational facility has expressed an interest in possibly purchasing St. Joseph’s former Kennedy Elementary School and an adjacent parcel of land.

The facility has expressed interest in submitting a bid to buy the facility. No details have been finalized yet and so the name of the facility cannot be made public, according to St. Joseph Mayor Rick Schultz.

The possible land purchase, Schultz noted, would include a kind of zig-zag configuration from just east of the government center to Second Avenue.

At one time there were two interested parties considering submitting bids on the Kennedy property, Schultz noted in an Oct. 10 interview with the Newsleader, but the facility currently showing interest is the only one who did submit a bid.

Details, Shultz said, will be released when and if a purchase/sale agreement is reached.

Author: Dennis Dalman


Dalman was born and raised in South St. Cloud, graduated from St. Cloud Tech High School, then graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in English (emphasis on American and British literature) and mass communications (emphasis on print journalism). He studied in London, England for a year (1980-81) where he concentrated on British literature, political science, the history of Great Britain and wrote a book-length study of the British writer V.S. Naipaul. Dalman has been a reporter and weekly columnist for more than 30 years and worked for 16 of those years for the Alexandria Echo Press.

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