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Habitat house gets planning board approval; some neighbors opposed the project

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BEMIDJI — Construction on a Habitat for Humanity house on Gemmell Avenue Southwest will begin soon.

Northwoods Habitat for Humanity cleared a final hurdle Wednesday night when the Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board unanimously approved several variances allowing them to build on a vacant substandard lot. Gemmell Avenue is located on the northeast side of Lake Irving.


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John Hageman
John Hageman covers local business and Grand Forks' legislative delegation. Get more business news at 
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