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June 20, 2016
From left in the new courtroom are Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Yerigan, District Judge Dwayne Knutsen and Court Administrator Cheryl Eckhardt. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Yellow Medicine County opens new justice center
June 20, 2016 - 11:29pm
May 31, 2016
The Swift County District Courthouse in Benson needs repairs. Joel Dunning, an architect with Wold Architects and Engineers of St. Paul, told county commissioners Tuesday that there isn’t enough space in the historic structure to meet needs. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Swift County hears space, building needs report
May 31, 2016 - 11:31pm
November 27, 2015
eService expands to area county courts
November 27, 2015 - 10:31pm
May 12, 2015
This drawing by Wold Architects shows the front of the new Yellow Medicine County justice center. (SUBMITTED)
Yellow Medicine County awards bids for justice center
May 12, 2015 - 11:07pm
March 24, 2015
This drawing by Wold Architects shows the front of the estimated $5.7 million justice center that Yellow Medicine County will build in Granite Falls. (Submitted)
Yellow Medicine County approves $5.7 million Justice Center
March 24, 2015 - 11:02pm
September 23, 2014
With architects on board, planning starts on $5.8 million justice center in Granite Falls
September 23, 2014 - 11:27pm
May 28, 2014
YM County selects contractor for courthouse project
May 28, 2014 - 12:21am
May 13, 2014
Yellow Medicine County is one step from contracting with a general contractor to launch a project to raze the 1889 courthouse in Granite Falls and a 1970s addition to it and build a new facility to hold court services and other county offices. (Tribune file photo)
Yellow Medicine County delays choice on general contractor for courthouse
May 13, 2014 - 11:12pm
April 8, 2014
The Yellow Medicine County board of commissioners are moving forward with plans to build a new facility to replace the 1889 and 1970s addition of the courthouse. A soldier in a war memorial park outside the courthouse is shown. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Yellow Medicine moves on new courthouse
April 8, 2014 - 10:28pm
March 25, 2014
Yellow Medicine County favors building new courthouse
March 25, 2014 - 10:43pm
February 11, 2014
Commissioners look at second opinion on YM Co. building plans
February 11, 2014 - 11:33pm
January 29, 2014
Options grow, costs shrinking for replacement of courthouse in YM County
January 29, 2014 - 11:49pm
January 7, 2014
Yellow Medicine County is continuing to debate options for courthouse
January 7, 2014 - 11:21pm
November 6, 2013
Yellow Medicine County Sheriff Bill Flaten, right, and Court Administrator Cheryl Eckhart, second right, show Granite Falls Mayor Dave Smiglewski the tight quarters in the juror’s room, where it’s impossible to fit all 12 jurors around the table. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Turnout is small as YM Co. mulls big question
November 6, 2013 - 11:28pm
August 27, 2013
A small lobby outside the courtroom in Yellow Medicine County where litigants from opposing sides wait presents security issues, District Judge Dwayne Knutsen told members of the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners and others during a tour Tuesday of the court facilities in Granite Falls. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Yellow Medicine County, Minn., mulling major project at aged courthouse
August 27, 2013 - 11:26pm