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Courthouse Condition In Focus

At Tuesday’s Kimball County Commissioners meeting, the structure of the courthouse was a topic that building and grounds superintendent Steve Warner reported on.

Warner told the commissioners that he contacted Jacob Hurla from Community Solutions, and Hurla obtained a structural engineer to look at the foundation. Warner said that the structural engineer found that the grade on the foundation of the courthouse needed to be raised.

Warner said, “In 1988, the grade was lowered, but it should have been raised.”

The next step is to get an idea of how much it will cost to fix the proble...