Medora, N.D., mayor wants to build gallows, stage mock hangings

March 22, 2012 at 8:38 am in Grand Forks Herald

Mayor Doug Ellison wants to erect a gallows on his property to stage mock hangings for tourists, and he has taken his request to the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission. “The matter was not on the agenda and they were a little taken aback,” Ellison said. “There was about five seconds of stunned silence and at first I think they thought I was joking.” Continue Reading