The Lamberton Commercial Club proudly aubmlts the following Information
to the selection committee to assist them in the evaluation of the Lamberton area as
a probable site for the south western Minnesota state coliege0
1 o We enclose a portion of a map of south western Minnesota showing Lamberton as
the center of the "college void" area included In the nineteen counties to be served by
2o Lamberton is located within reasonable commuting distance of the maximum number
of potential college students as the committee study indicates o
3o Lamberton has the land area and potential community resources to provide adequate
housing for faculty and students» Community resources are:
ac A new medical center i/vith two doctors.
b. One clinic with an osteopath.
Co A new dental clinic with two dentists.
do Severi churches
ec Two women's societies affiliated with NFWC
fo Very active Commercial Club, Lions Club, American Leaion and Auxiliary.
g. Construction has begun on a community builfling which will include an
enlarged public library.
4o Lamberton is situated on state highway 14/7 miles from the intersection of state
highway 71, and also at the intersection of a hardsurfaced county road running north
and south from Lamberton*,
aD The Chicago and Northwestern RR line runs through Lamberton,
bo There is regularly scheduled Greyhound bus service„
Co A small aircraft landing strip is two miles from town0
5o The potential for student employment would develop with the growth of the colleger
6o Lamberton is representative of south western Minnesota in that it is located In
the heart of the agricultural area<> The University of Minnesota Southwest Experiment
Station is located two miles from town<> This station acts as the center of the technical work in agriculture in this south western area.