Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The hill is no more.

The hill that once separated Rochester’s Golden Hill school from the south Walmart store was nearly gone by noon Wednesday. The school is also gone.

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The property was purchased from the Rochester School District by Ryan Companies, which is converting the site into a commercial project called Golden Hill Shops. Plans call for four buildings on the site.

The company also purchased a nearby site that had been operated as a BP gas station. That building is also gone and will be replaced by a Starbucks.  

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