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Work halts on Griggs County building: Workers say no wages paid for controversial courthouse, EOC

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Construction apparently halted today on the nearly completed Griggs County Courthouse and Emergency Operations Center in Cooperstown in a dispute over payments.


Al Olson, owner of Agassiz Mechanical, a Fargo plumbing, heating and cooling contractor, said his crews stopped working Friday morning after receiving a verbal request from Construction Engineers, the general contractor.

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Kevin Bonham
Kevin Bonham covers news from northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota 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 nearly 30 years. 
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