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Water tower may get new look

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The Perham water tower by the middle and elementary schools might be getting a facelift this summer.

The 500,000-gallon tower has been looking a little worn in recent years, and city leaders are thinking it may be time for a fresh coat of paint.


At a meeting last week, Jade Berube of Apex Engineering Group told city councilors that the exterior as well as part of the interior of the tower were due for cleaning and recoating.

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