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Published April 08 2012

Barnesville awarded DEED’s grant

BARNESVILLE, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has awarded the city of Barnesville an $82,125 grant from its Redevelopment Grant Program.

The funds will be used for the demolition and soil stabilization at the site of a former potato wash plant. The site will be redeveloped into a 29,900-square-foot dry fertilizer plant.

The project is expected to create four jobs, retain six jobs and increase the tax base by $81,728. Other sources of funding for the project include the city and developer.