Jan. 11: The Sargent County courthouse is currently closed to the public. Services will be by appointment only.
Jan. 6: The Grand Forks County Courthouse remains closed to the public. Entrance is by appointment only.
Jan. 6: The public can come into the Oliver County courthouse if they call ahead and request entrance. Masks are recommended.
Jan. 5: The Steele County courthouse is closed to the public. Appointments need to be made by phone.
Nov. 24: The Richland County courthouse doors are locked. People must call the office they are wishing to do business with and the staff from that office comes, does a screening and lets them in.
Nov. 24: The Traill County courthouse is locked to the public but people may call and be screened to come in.
Nov. 23: The Ransom County courthouse is now closed until further notice. Services will be by appointment only.
Nov. 12: The Barnes County courthouse is open by appointment only.
Nov. 12: The doors to the Kidder County courthouse have been closed to the public. The public can make an appointment by phone or email. Masks are recommended.
Nov. 10: Rolette County is now closed to the public. The court system will continue to operate by appointment.
Nov. 9: The McHenry County commissioners passed a motion to restrict public access to the courthouse effective Monday, Nov. 9. The doors will remain locked. The public may call to assess the necessity of the visit. The clerk's office has a drop box located at the elevator door.
Oct. 24: The Stark County courthouse was closed to the public until further notice. Services will still be provided by appointment, phone or email.
Oct. 8: The Ramsey County Courthouse will be locking the doors again. Admission will be by appointment only and everyone let into the building will be screened and required to wear a mask. Monday morning proceedings will continue to be by ZOOM. Court staff will admit people in for certain hearings and will work closely with the judges to ensure everyone and every case is handled fairly and safely.
Oct. 7: Access to the LaMoure County courthouse will be restricted. Entry will be by appointment only and masks will be required.
Oct. 5: The Logan County courthouse’s outside doors are locked. If anyone needs to get in they should call the office that they need and the person from that office will meet them at the door.
The Emmons County courthouse is on lock down again starting Sept. 17.
Benson County went back to lock down effective Aug. 13 and requires all patrons wear masks.
The Nelson County courthouse closed to the public starting Aug. 7. The Commissioners have made an allowance to hold court if necessary and appointments will be made to come into the courthouse for business.
Starting Monday, Aug. 3, the Pembina County Courthouse and all administration buildings began locking the entrance doors to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. Offices will remain open and business will be preferred to be done by phone or email. This was evaluated on July 30, 2020 by the Pembina County Board of Commissioner Chair and a decision was made to have limited access protocol to all county offices until further notice.