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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

After Griggs County recall, transition continues

November 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

COOPERSTOWN — The new Griggs County Commission severed ties with the Barnes County State’s Attorney’s Office and approved a joint powers agreement with Nelson County to provide the county with legal services.

The new commissioners, elected i…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Attorney general says Griggs County Commission violated open records laws

August 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The Griggs County Commission violated North Dakota’s open meetings and open records laws this year, North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said. Continue Reading

N.D. baseball, softball landmark to quit hosting tournaments

September 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Red Willow has hosted ball players of all ages since about 1950 on two diamonds. The resort area in Griggs County was also a staple for youth for generations. This year’s annual Labor Day tournament will be the last one played.
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Griggs County may vote again on courthouse funding

August 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Griggs County Commission likely will decide today whether to put an estimated $1.5 million bond issue on the November ballot to build a new courthouse, replacing the historic, but hazardous building now in use. Continue Reading

REGION ELECTION ROUNDUP: Griggs County courthouse measure fails

June 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In Griggs County, N.D., voters soundly rejected a $3.1 million bond issue Tuesday to renovate and expand the state’s oldest courthouse still used a courthouse. Continue Reading

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Voters Decline Griggs County Courthouse Renovation

June 13, 2012 in WDAZ

COOPERSTOWN, ND (WDAZ-TV) – An attempt to pass a referendum to renovate the Griggs County Court house has failed. Continue Reading

Few choices await voters on local ballots

June 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Voters in Griggs County will vote Tuesday on a $3.1 million bond issue to renovate and expand the historic county courthouse, the oldest such structure in North Dakota still used for county government. Continue Reading

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Voters to Decide on $3.1M Renovation to Historic Griggs County Courthouse

June 8, 2012 in WDAZ

COOPERSTOWN, ND (WDAZ-TV) – Next Tuesday Griggs County voters will decide whether to spend $3.1 million to renovate their courthouse.
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