Freeman Courier | November 22, 2006

Site ready for Dollar General

Prep work for the construction of Dollar General, which is scheduled to open on the northeast edge of Freeman next year, continues this week as workers begin pouring the pavement that will make up the store’s parking lot.

Doug Goodale, director of commercial services at Hegg Companies, said Monday the parking lot will be located to both the north and east of Dollar General; the store will face east but the entrance will be from the north.

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The Daily Republic | April 12, 2005

Winds take structures at area farm

A frame farmhouse – a dab of calm in a sea of tangled metal chaos – was one of few structures on a farm near here to survive the Sunday morning winds.

"If that roof had been shingles, they’d all be gone," said owner Kevin Walz, referring to the three-year-old metal roof on the house.

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Hutchinson Herald | July 14, 2004

Digging down

Kelly Knodel works to remove part of the scale that, until last week was embedded in Railway Street just in front of Menno Lumber Company. Railway Street is being rebuilt and is on schedule to be completed in approximately three weeks.

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The New Era | March 18, 2004

Rebuilding after fire disaster a reality for one local family

The Lankhorst family lost their home this winter, as a result of a fire, and have relocated to Parker. Now it seems that rebuilding is finally a reality.

After months of waiting, the Lankhorst home, is being dismantled. Much of the foundation is being salvaged, however, the top portion of he house was not able to be saved.

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Dell Rapids Tribune | November 15, 2003

Century old landmark becomes history

A century old Dell Rapids landmark came tumbling down last weekend. The old Dell Rapids Coop Grain Elevator and roller mill, which was located next to the railroad tracks on LaDelle Avenue, was systematically dismantled and hauled away.

Knodel Contractors, a Freeman firm that specializes in demolition, handled the project.

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Forum | June 23, 2002

Historic building on FA campus known as "The Cottage” removed

On Thursday, June 20—shortly before noon—a landmark on the campus of Freeman Academy came crashing down. The old Freeman Junior College girls dormitory, built in 1915 and today simply a run-down old house, was removed by Knodel Contractors.

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Selby Record | September 27, 2001

Walworth County Underground Petroleum Tanks Removed as Part of Spruce Up South Dakota

Walworth County Sheriff and Spruce Up South Dakota Chairman Duane Mohr noted Tuesday, September 18, the state Spruce Up South Dakota program initiated in Walworth County in the late summer 2000, is nearing completion in Walworth County with the removal of preregistered underground petroleum storage tanks last week.

Since its inception, the Spruce Up South Dakota Program has allowed citizens to remove unwanted and unsightly debris at minimal or no cost to them. In this volunteer program, Gov. Bill Janklow and his administration with help from the DOT, Dept. of Corrections and the National Guard, hoped to eliminate many “eyesores” that existed on the South Dakota landscape.

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Vermillion Plain Talk | August 24, 2001

Contractor removing old fuel tanks

Five minutes.

That’s all the time Kelly Knodel needed, once the preparation work was finished, to pluck a 500 gallon fuel tank from beneath the ground near the foundation of the old electric power plant in Vermillion.

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Vermillion Plain Talk | August 24, 2001

Legislature picks up tab for cleanup effort

Citizens of Vermillion can thank the South Dakota Legislature and the Spruce Up South Dakota Program for Kelly Knodel’s presence in the city this week.

The 2000 Legislature passed SB 197, which authorized a voluntary abandoned underground tank removal project.

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Scotland Journal | June 6, 2001

Tanks removed

This is just one of the two fuel tanks that was removed from the Scotland Elementary May 29 as part of the Spruce Up South Dakota campaign which began last year. Fuel tanks from around the state are being removed free of charge to the landowner. This is just one of the efforts that Scotland and the state are doing to help clean up the city and the state.

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