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Dane G Hansen grant at work in Formoso


April 30, 2020

A "before" picture of the limestone wall being repaired in Formoso. The 120 plus year old wall is being repaired with the help of a Dane G Hansen grant. Michael Hansen, Concordia, is doing the repair work. 

On Main Street in Formoso, an old limestone wall is getting a face lift. Old meaning at least 120 years old. Michael Hansen, Concordia, has reset building blocks, filled in mortar, and restored the foundation. The wall is part of the Formoso Thrift Shop which is housed in the former Formoso State Bank Building.

The first bank in the location opened on June 1, 1900. Throughout the years the facility has housed different banks, the Formoso State Bank, First National Bank and Formoso Bank. Whatever the name there was a bank in the location for more than 100 years. An insurance agency was i...

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