By Anna Jauhola
In a few months, the Humboldt-St. Vincent Elevator Association will have its answer on whether its structure will stay intact or be torn down.
Officially at the end of last week, the association was dissolved, its 10 percent ownership in MarKit County Grain was sold and the elevator property was not sold. Marshal Hemmes, chairman of the elevator board, said there will be an online auction to sell the elevator property.
“We didn’t have any bids on the elevator as a complete facility,” Hemmes said. “For the share in MarKit, there was one bid.”
The elevator association owned 10 percent of MarKit Grain in Argyle. That has been sold to Argyle Farmers Co-Op Elevator.
“Our agreement with Argyle Farmers Co-Op is they’re actually breaking that out in percentages to the other owners,” Hemmes said, referring to North Prairie Ag in Hallock and Alvarado Farmers Elevator.
Read the full story in the Jan. 4, 2023, edition of the Kittson County Enterprise.