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Phase 2 of the county renovations has begun. The work was initiated due to needs for courtroom safety, low interest rates available and relatively low construction costs. The county is financing it by taking $2 million out of reserves and bonding the remaining $3 million at around 2 percent.

Courthouse addition begins with excavation


Phase 2 of the county renovations has begun. The $4.5 million project adds a new addition and entry to the building’s south side and revamps the building’s interior. The building will get new and energy efficient heating, cooling and power systems. Many offices have been relocated to accommodate the work, which could take up to two years.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

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