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Kraus-Anderson completes Gene Dillon Elementary

The Bemidji office of Kraus-Anderson recently completed work on Gene Dillon Elementary School, located at 3795 Division St., in Bemidji. Submitted photo.

BEMIDJI—The Bemidji office of Kraus-Anderson has completed construction of Gene Dillon Elementary School, which will be open in time for the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.

The $31 million, 124,600-square-foot school will serve 900 students in grades 4-5. Designed by DLR Group, the new school features two gymnasiums, 48 high-tech classrooms, a cafeteria, a lounge, a media center, art and music facilities, offices and an autism area.

Kraus-Anderson remains one of the region's leading construction managers for education and is currently ranked sixth in the nation in the construction of K-12 facilities by Building Design and Construction magazine, according to a press release. The company has completed more than $1 billion in K-12 projects in the past five years.