Deputy court administrator Carol Bertrand keeps a badminton racquet near her desk as protection against bats inside the Rock County Courthouse. Last week commissioners approved spending $34,500 out of reserves to bat-proof the more than a century old building.

County to spend $34,500 on courthouse bats

Steps will be taken as soon as next week to stop bats from inhabiting the Rock County Courthouse.

At their Sept. 8 meeting, Rock County Commissioners unanimously agreed to hire Prestige Services, Canby, to bat-proof the entire structure.

Cost will be $34,500.


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