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The Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners adopted a plan to replace its original courthouse, which includes an 1889 building and addition built in the 1970s. Bonding of nearly $6 million was approved. (Tribune file photo)

Yellow Medicine County adopts plan to replace courthouse

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GRANITE FALLS — On a 3-1 vote, the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners adopted a plan calling for replacing an aged courthouse and bonding for up to $5,955,000 for the project.

The decision on Wednesday evening in Granite Falls came after the commissioners emphasized that they believed the actual project costs will be lower, and that $5.9 million was a “not to exceed’’ number.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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