“Kraus-Anderson Construction came with spotless credentials and referrals, and we are thrilled this firm will play a central role in rebuilding our school.”
-Dr. Virginia Dahlstrom,
Superintendent of Wadena-Deer Creek Schools
Replacement high school after tornado destruction.The new school is rebuilt on the existing site, housing 800 students in grades 5-12. The LEED Silver registered school employs many sustainable features including geothermal, high-efficiency displacement ventilation system, storm water management, daylight harvesting and control system, high-efficiency plumbing and fixtures.
KA also helped to secure a FEMA grant to build a 6,547 s.f. safe room that can shelter up to 1,100 students and area residents, the first of its kind in the six-state region. The facility also functions as an auxiliary gym and community event space.
Client: Wadena-Deer Creek School District
Project Size: 168,000 s.f. school and 6,547 s.f. safe room
Kraus-Anderson Role: Construction Manager Agency