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The roof tiles of the Hubbard County Historical Museum are curling and need replacing, one of numerous repairs the building needs. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

A tale of two buildings:­­ Both need taxpayer funding

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As work progresses above the Hubbard County jail, the vexing question about what to do with the county's crown jewel resurfaces.

The 1900-era courthouse is a money pit, Hubbard County commissioners agreed Wednesday. But it's slowly becoming a liability, too.

Uneven flooring in the main floor, where the historical museum is housed, is a trip hazard.

The carpeting needs replacing. The plumbing is inadequate.

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

(218) 732-3364
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