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OLD COURTHOUSE COMING DOWN

County commissioners declare it surplus; removal likely next year

  • The center section of the old Hutchinson County courthouse was built in 1881, with additions coming in later years. The building has been declared surplus and will likely come down sometime in 2021 — possibly summer.
    The center section of the old Hutchinson County courthouse was built in 1881, with additions coming in later years. The building has been declared surplus and will likely come down sometime in 2021 — possibly summer.
JEREMY WALTNER  -  PUBLISHER The building that served as the government home for Hutchinson County from 1881 through most of 2019 will be coming down. Meeting in regular session Thursday, Nov. 5, the Hutchinson County Commission voted 4-0 to declare the former courthouse on Euclid Street surplus property, which will lead to its ultimate destruction and removal. Commissioner Steve Friesen told The Courier exactly when the building will be taken down will be based on room in the county’s budget…

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