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Jack Thilquist, with North Star Drilling, supervises the drilling of a 287 foot well in Park Rapids south of the Frank White Education Center. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

New deep water well being constructed in city

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Construction of a new well and well house has begun in Park Rapids.

The new well is located south of Frank White Education Center in Park Rapids. The well is deep, at about 287 feet.


North Star Drilling has been contracted to dig the well. Jack Thilquist, who is heading up the work with North Star Drilling, said drilling should be completed by Tuesday. Once the well has reached 287 feet, cement will be poured and will need to set.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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