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Move the village

August 25, 2013

Lianne Zeltinger, Minot I have read many articles and letters to the editor about ‘saving’ the Historical Village that is located on the grounds of the State Fai....

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disgusted

Sep-01-13 2:10 PM

With comments like yours, it is obvious that you care nothing about preserving history.

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Legend

Aug-27-13 1:25 PM

Now that we know the city wants $125M to build/improve schools; it is obvious we can't afford anything new. Leave the Pioneer Village alone and let private sector interests like Hostefest pay for an event center.

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disgusted

Aug-25-13 8:26 PM

The debate seems to be Historical Society vs State Fair. I agree with the writer. We should all preserve history. The flood did destroy much of the history in the Pioneer Village. I don't know that a convention center is needed. I could see a large exhibition center that would hold the buildings in question above the road and parking lot that they want to build. They building would not be threatened by water. I am not sure the building is needed, but preserving the historical artifacts is needed.

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Legend

Aug-25-13 5:30 PM

The bigger issue is the fair board and hostefest want a new event center at the location of pioneer village. Risking a new building to flood is far worse than leaving buildings already there. Our city, county and state Gov't. seem to have no respect for flood potential. It is no wonder why we flood.

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