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Published June 29, 2013, 06:56 PM

Dormitory at Minnesota State University in Mankato imploded

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Two towers of a high-rise dormitory at Minnesota State University in Mankato, came tumbling down today.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Two towers of a high-rise dormitory at Minnesota State University in Mankato, came tumbling down today.

The 12 story building was imploded around 9-30 this morning.

The Gage Residence Hall Towers had been there since the '60s, officials estimate more than 50-thousand people called it home in that time.

A new dorm hall will be built in its place.

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