New mentoring program introduces students to building careers

February 8, 2019 | The Free Post

High school students stepped between ice puddles on the concrete floor of the future Eide Bailly Center Tuesday afternoon.

“The rain on Sunday did us no favors,” said project superintendent Chris Holtz during a tour of what will become a downtown Mankato office tower.

Frigid temperatures and walloping winds have made construction more challenging, but Holtz told the students solving those challenges also strengthens the camaraderie of the construction workers.

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