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The library has a mold problem: Fixing it will cost a pretty penny

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The Perham Area Library has a serious mold problem, and fixing it is going to be an expensive task.

It was revealed at a city meeting last week that water has been leaking through the library’s stone masonry exterior for years, leading to what is now floor-to-ceiling mold growth and wood degradation behind the insulation.


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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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