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State Fair Should Come Clean On What They Want Historical Society Land For

State Fair Should Come Clean On What They Want Historical Society Land For

A battle over land on the North Dakota State Fair Grounds currently being used by the Ward County Historical Society has boiled over into the Legislature. There is litigation pending between the State Fair Association and the Historical Society in district court, but there’s also a bill before the Legislature – introduced by Senator Oley

Legislature Should Force North Dakota State Fair To Embrace Historical Society

This week lawmakers will take up an issue related to a feud between the North Dakota State Fair, which is headquartered in Minot, and the Ward County Historical Society which for decades now has maintained a display on the state fairgrounds. The historical society has a legal document originating in the 1960’s which they say

North Dakota State Fair Hast Lost $11.4 Million Since 1999

The North Dakota State Fair Association is currently in a fight with the Ward County Historical Society over land currently being used to display historic buildings from the region. The NDSFA wants that land, but the Ward County Historical Society, which saw damage to their buildings from the 2011 flooding, doesn’t have the resources available

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