Sherburne County Moves Plans for Government Center Expansion

The Sherburne County Board of Commissioners decided to move into the schematic design phase of a proposed expansion to the Government Center located in Elk River. St. Paul, Minn.-based BWBR Architects will spend about three months in the schematic design phase, followed by another three to four months of design development.

North Dakota State Penitentiary Transforms Medical Care

By Audrey Arthur
Inmates will soon move into the new North Dakota State Penitentiary with a state-of-the-art medical care facility and upgraded security system. Construction on the maximum-security prison, which will include the replacement of some antiquated facilities dating back to the 1800s, began in 2010. BWBR Architects, with offices in St. Paul, Minn. designed the much-awaited project.