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FNS Photo by Eric Hylden John Eickhof, president of Construction Engineers and general contractor for the new Griggs County Emergency Operations Center and Courthouse, wants assurances from the Griggs County commission and the Griggs County Building Authority that his firm will be paid for work done on the project.

Work to continue on Griggs County Courthouse: Unpaid contractor threatening to quit, doesn’t stop construction

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COOPERSTOWN — Work apparently will continue next week on a $3.5 million Griggs County Courthouse and Emergency Operations Center project, despite a threat by the general contractor to quit over a dispute with the County Commission involving pay issues and contract language.


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Kevin Bonham
Kevin Bonham covers regional news, mostly from northeast North Dakota, for the Grand Forks Herald. A North Dakota native who grew up in Mandan and Dickinson, he has been a reporter or an editor with the Herald and Forum Communications for more than 30 years. Find his articles at: He welcomes story ideas via email,, or by phone, (701) 780-1110.  
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