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The county's E-911 system is antiquated. It will be replaced this summer. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

E-911 phone system to get major overhaul

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Hubbard County's E-911 system is a step above a tin can telephone.

It's a 10-year-old computer running Windows 95.

In computer terms, it's on life support.

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Wednesday the Hubbard County Board of Commissioners voted to spend nearly $132,000 to overhaul the system.

"At some point soon they will not be supplying parts to fix it," said E-911 administrator Sherri Klasen.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
(218) 732-3364
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