News Updates

New Projects

NOVEMBER 2016

Virnig Manufacturing - Rice - A 500kW roof-mounted solar array.

Morris Area Schools - Morris - A facility needs assessment and deferred maintenance building project.

SEPTEMBER 2016

Arctic Cat Proving Grounds - St. Cloud - A test track and maintenance facility. 

JULY 2016

Lutheran Island Camp - Henning - An expansion of the main entrance and a new kitchen and dining room for their Retreat Center

Christ Serve Ranch - Henning - Creation of an RV park, Welcome Center/Equestrian Center and an Education/Environment Center

Reach-Up Headstart - St. Cloud - Construction of a new classroom facility

Housing Alternatives - Wadena - Development of a new 50 unit assisted living facility

Housing Alternatives - Cloquet - Development of a new 49 unit market rate senior apartment facility

Pinecone Regional Park - Sartell - Parking lot expansion

JUNE 2016

Beaver Island Brewery - St. Cloud - construction of a new brewery

Mighty Axe Hops - Foley - construction of a hops processing facility

St. Ignatius Catholic Church - Annandale - Interior remodeling of the sanctuary

Anonymous client  - St. Cloud - Expansion of a metal fabricating operation

Bernick's Companies - Waite Park - construction of pickleball courts

MAY 2016

Arbor Glen Senior Living - Lake Elmo - development of an 84 unit senior housing campus.

FedEx - St. Cloud - 24 bay expansion including new parking and loading areas.

Sartell Middle School - Sartell - renovation of media center into four classrooms.

Hall Building Accessibility - St. Cloud - an addition of an elevator and lobby area.

Microbiologics - St. Cloud - major expansion and renovation to their entire facilities.

APRIL 2016

Arctic Cat - St. Cloud - Build-out and addition to the mezzanine level to create offices and conference rooms.

MARCH 2016

St. Francis Gym Remodel - Sartell - complete renovation of the gymnasium including flooring, lights, etc. 

DECEMBER 2015

Armed Forces Career Center - Waite Park, MN - conversion into multiple office spaces

New London-Spicer Schools - New London, MN - $20 Million building expansion and remodeling 

New Employees

OCTOBER 2016

Tim Kuechle is the newest addition to our estimating department.  Tim recently worked as an estimator at Coldspring and previously worked as a design technician for a local architectural firm.  Tim has a degree in Architectural Construction Technology from St. Cloud Technical and Community College.

JULY 2016

Kevin Currie has joined us as a project manager.  Kevin comes to us from southwest Iowa, bringing over 25 years of commercial construction experience.  Over his career, he has worked for local, regional and national construction firms and has also been the owner of a consulting and project management firm.  Kevin is the project manager on our new $20 million New London-Spicer School project.  

MAY 2016

Blake Herdina has joined us as a summer intern in the project management group.  He will be a junior next year at North Dakota State University in the Construction Management program.  He comes to us from North Branch, MN where he has spent past summers as a construction laborer with local contractors.

APRIL 2016

Teddy Zierden has joined us as a project manager.  Teddy is a graduate of North Dakota State University and has several years experience working with a commercial contractor in Fargo.  He will be heading up our solar projects.

Special Events

May 24, 2017

We were exhibitors at the Granite Equity's Annual Meeting held at St. John's University.

May 11, 2017

We were exhibitors at the Minnesota Association of School Business Officials Conference held in Duluth.

May 8, 2017

We held a ground breaking ceremony for the new $90 million Sartell-St. Stephen High School.

January 12-13, 2017

We were exhibitors at the Minnesota School Board Convention.

October 14, 2016

WBC sponsored two teams of our staff to participate in the Bowl for Kids Sake event for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Minnesota at the Great River Bowl in Sartell.

October 13, 2016

WBC was proud to be the Platinum sponsor for the Sartell-St. Stephen Education Foundation Taste of Autumn Annual Fundraiser.

October 8, 2016

Matt Knutson was honored in the  Celebration of Stars event by the St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce for his past year commitment as chair of the NEXT (networking) division of the Chamber.  He will also be assuming a new role with the Chamber as a member of the Top Hatter Division for the next three years where he will serve as an ambassador to new Chamber members and for member building expansions.

September

Robbie Schultz is on the steering committee for Bernick’s Arena for the addition of a second sheet of ice.

September

Matt Knutson is chairing the annual St. Cloud Duck's Unlimited Banquet.

September

Matt Knutson and John Waletzko are participating in a year-long leadership training program through the St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce.

September

We are pleased to announce that Mark Barbaro and Adric Waibel have been awarded Winkelman Building Endowment Scholarships from the St. Cloud Technical and Community College.  

September 21,2016

A Grand Re-Opening event was held for Royalton High School/Middle School.

August 25, 2016

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Arctic Cat to christen the newly expanded office addition in St. Cloud.

August 24, 2016

Groundbreaking was held for the $16 Million, Arbor Glen Senior Living complex in Lake Elmo.

August 22, 2016

Groundbreaking was held for the New London-Spicer $20 Million school expansion project.

August 12, 2016

We were a hole-in-one sponsor of a $10,000 cash prize for the Sartell-St. Stephen Booster Club Golf Tournament at the Blackberry Ridge Golf Course in Sartell. 

August 4, 2016

We were a golf sponsor for the Three Links Foundation Golf Tournament held at the Willinger Golf Course near Northfield. 

August 2016

Matt Knutson (estimator) and John Waletzko (project manager/superintendent) have both been accepted into the St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce 2016-2017 Leadership Program.  This is a full-year commitment to a rigorous leadership training program for shaping St. Cloud's future community and business leaders.

July 22, 2016

We were once again the Platinum Sponsor and Hole-in-One Sponsor for the Annual Becker/Big Lake Ice Association "Slap Shot" Golf Tournament held at the Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker. 

June 22, 2016

Groundbreaking was held for Mighty Axe Hops.

June 20-21, 2016

We were exhibitors at the Minnesota Rural Health Conference in Duluth.

June 20, 2016

We were a Silver Sponsor and provided hole-in-one sponsorship of $10,000 for the Bethel University Golf Classic at the North Oaks Golf Course.

June 2016

We were honored to be a Gold Level sponsor for the St. Francis Xavier Gym Project in honor of Tom Bearson, a former Sartell resident who was tragically killed while attending NDSU.  This was in support of the Tom Bearson Foundation.

 

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