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OUR VIEW: 20 years too long without plan for upper courthouse floor

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

Your Davison County Courthouse has an empty fourth floor.

As strange as that sounds, it’s true. A building whose existence is entirely supported by your property tax dollars has a top floor that is unused.

The county’s jail was up there until t…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Tension in Griggs County: All-new county leaders slash budgets and, some say, create climate of fear

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

COOPERSTOWN — Four months after voters replaced all five Griggs County commissioners in a recall election, the replacements have been busy slashing the budget, cutting jobs and trying to implement a controversial construction project that they had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tension in Griggs County: All-new county leaders slash budgets and, some say, create climate of fear

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

COOPERSTOWN — Four months after voters replaced all five Griggs County commissioners in a recall election, the replacements have been busy slashing the budget, cutting jobs and trying to implement a controversial construction project that they had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Killdeer, Dunn County at odds over wastewater treatment plant

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — Dunn County and its largest city are in dispute over an application for a wastewater treatment facility.
The county approved the conditional use permit last year for a wastewater treatment plant proposed for just west of Killdeer off Hig…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND’s smallest county building new courthouse

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

AMIDON — With large machinery busily rearranging dirt on a plot of land for a new courthouse just feet away Tuesday, Slope County auditor Lorrie Buzalsky said she hopes the facility will last as long as the current building where she works.

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Cactus Blossoms to perform free concert Thursday

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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With courthouse violence on the rise, Dunn County looks at security options

April 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MANNING Dunn County is looking to up its security measures at the sheriff’s office and eventually the courthouse. The effort to increase safety will start with security cameras in the Dunn County Sheriff’s Department office, a request granted by the County Commission. Continue Reading

Expanding security measures at Stark County Courthouse a tough proposition

March 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Issues with handicap accessibility, parking and space at the Stark County Courthouse in Dickinson have the county’s commissioners wondering if professional help is necessary to update security for the structure. Continue Reading

Courthouse improvements made; more in the works

January 10, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

The dank, dark and dirty basement of the historic Stutsman County Courthouse has been transformed by the removal and mitigation of its mold, asbestos and lead paint.
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Courthouse in YM County, Minn., is subject of renovation discussions

October 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS Citing concerns about security and maintaining the integrity of the judicial process, Eighth Judicial District staff urged the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday to make major improvements to the court services area of the courthouse in Granite Falls.
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