O'Brien County's Bell-Times-Courier -

More Angst


The erosion on the north side of the bridge and under 300th Street looking south. The County road crew has begun work to repair the damage.

At the Tuesday May 8 meeting of the O'Brien Count Board of Supervisors a light agenda allowed for in-depth discussion of the latest concerns brought by Drainage District #5 work. The O'Brien County Board of Supervisors serve as the Trustees to the Drainage District.

Sherri Bootsma started the discussion by updating the board that Rick Hopper, Jacobson-Westergard Engineer, admitted the hydro-seeding of the ditch's banks did not take. As a result, nothing is holding the soil in place, allowing severe bank erosion.

The original bid called for seeding of the banks for $4600.00. In September of...

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