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Video: Senate Declines To Protect Historical Society From State Fair Eviction

Video: Senate Declines To Protect Historical Society From State Fair Eviction

I’ve written previously (here and here) about the feud between the Ward County Historical Society and the North Dakota State Fair. The State Fair Association wants the Historical Society off the fairgrounds because they want to expand, though the State Fair folks are being coy about what exactly they want to do with the property.

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

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