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About 90 people attended the Stevens County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday to question the commissioners about the $15 million building project the board approved last summer, and request that planning be postponed because of difficult economic times. The meeting was moved temporarily to the Morris Area Concert Hall for more seating.

Residents ask county board about building project, request it be postponed

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

About 90 people gathered Tuesday to hear Stevens County Commissioners explain their vote to move ahead with a $15 million building project, and to ask that the board consider postponing plans because of the poor economic situation gripping the entire country.


The board convened its regular session at the courthouse, but moved the building discussions to the Morris Area Concert Hall so that enough seating was available.

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