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Commissioners approve accomodations for jury selection

The selection of a jury for an upcoming trial in an Antelope County civil case will have to be moved from its usual location due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

District court clerk Angela Mortensen and county attorney Joe Abler met with the board of commissioners Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the courthouse in Neligh regarding a change in venue for the jury selection.

Mortensen requested the board’s permission to rent a facility for the jury selection, which will be scheduled to take one day on Oct. 5.

“It’s because there are 50 people who are called for district court,” Mortensen said. “We can’t keep 50 pe...

 

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