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Ron Allen, who represents District 1 of Goodhue County, was appointed County Board chair at meeting Jan. 7. Allen said the board will focus on infrastructure projects in 2014, including long-awaited Highway 52 interchanges and renovations to county buildings and roads. (Republican Eagle photo by Michael Brun)

Geared up for a 'building year'

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Infrastructure projects will be a top priority for Goodhue County in 2014, newly appointed Board Chair Ron Allen said.

“I think it’s going to be a building year,” Allen said, pointing to a slew of projects designed to make the county safer and more efficient.


After years of discussion and attempts to secure funding, Highway 52 interchanges in Cannon Falls and at County Road 9 are scheduled for completion this fall.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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