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New Barnum building combines city services, muni

Changes are underway for the city of Barnum.

A new building houses the Barnum Municipal Liquor Store, a spacious event center and the city offices. The 100-year-old Barnum Community Center - once the Legion Hall - was demolished last week. The brick structure that once housed the city offices and the municipal liquor store is also slated for demolition.

It has been a long process to bring the new building to completion. Discussions about a new structure that would fit within the city's $2 million budget began in 2019.

As preparations were made to build the new city complex and remove two old b...

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