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Dean Goehring stops to care for and feed his eight horses every day after work at his property three miles southwest of Gardner, N.D. Complaints were made to authorities this spring when his stud horse escaped the fencing during flooding. Authorities have also received calls concerning the disarray of the property in the past and possible neglect of the horses. Chris Franz / The Forum

Man plans to stay put on Gardner property despite complaints it's an eyesore

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FARGO - It's been almost a decade, but the owner of what some have called "an eyesore" along Interstate 29 north of here isn't giving up on turning the dilapidated property into his dream.


Dean Goehring says having the time and money to finish work on his 4.8 acres three miles south of Gardner has been difficult. In a reaction to what he calls "unfair" treatment by the county, Goehring will soon have much more time on his hands.

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