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This photo taken inside the condemned Jasper house shows the extent of the destruction. Debris covers the floor in the house, which will be torn down in approximately two weeks.

Jasper nuisance house to be razed

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JASPER -- The residents of Jasper will soon be without a house that has been deemed as nothing less than a nuisance since its inhabitants left town more than a year ago.


On Tuesday night, the Jasper City Council voted to move forward with plans to demolish the house at 121 W. Third St., accepting a bid of $6,705 from Double D Gravel, Inc., of Pipestone, to complete the work.

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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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