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The Rourke Art Gallery Museum on Main Avenue in Moorhead needs repairs to fix a leaky roof. (Michael Vosburg/The Forum)

Moorhead weighs selling Rourke building

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MOORHEAD -- After being presented with a plan to fix a leaky roof at the Rourke Art Gallery Museum, some members of the Moorhead City Council wondered aloud if selling the building wouldn't be the best move.

"Perhaps we need to accept a very good offer from someone," said council member Mark Hintermeyer, reacting Monday night to a proposal to spend perhaps $175,000 to replace a leaky roof on what used to be a federal post office before it was acquired by the city in 1966.

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