Media Contact: Tozier - Int. 4306 | Information Service
For Immediate Release: September 4, 1959

The Department of the Interior announced today the award of a $372,551 contract for the construction of educational facilities at Rosebud, South Dakota.

The contract includes a modern, fire-resistant, eight-classroom school building with a kitchen and multipurpose room, a bus garage, four new employees’ quarters, the relocation of two existing houses, and related equipment, utilities and site work. The project will replace an existing Bureau of Indian Affairs two-classroom day school. The new school will be operated under the Todd County Public School System, and will provide for 180 additional pupils.

The successful bidder was L.R. Foy Construction Company, Inc., of Hutchinson, Kansas. Three higher bids, ranging from $375,000 to $463,000 were received.