• Derek Clarkin

Prime employees teaching young people

Lake Elmo: Builders at new youth center mentor teens it will serve


Jason Haraldson’s grandfather was a cement mason who sometimes let young Jason tag along on jobs.


Haraldson, construction project manager for the new Cimarron Youth Center in Lake Elmo, tells it a different way: “I got dragged around on different jobs to help him out when I was younger.”


But the skills he learned stuck with him and led him to his career with Prime General Contractors, based in Eagan.


Lately, Haraldson has been doing mentoring of his own. Read more...


From left: Jason Haraldson, Derek Clarkin and Larry Raasch of Prime General Contractors, who built the new youth center at Cimarron Mobile Home Park in Lake Elmo, photographed Monday, March 16, 2015. (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)