Media Contact: Tozier - Int. 4306 | Information Service
For Immediate Release: September 26, 1959

The Department of the Interior announced today the award of a $120,788.86 contract for the construction of a municipal center on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation at Fort Thompson, South Dakota.

The contract provides for the construction of a concrete masonry building to serve a multiple use in the Indian community. The building will contain offices for a judge, jail administration space, quarters for incarceration of prisoners, and a large room which will serve as a library and be used for community gatherings, as well as for a courtroom.

The successful bidder was Buildings Materials, Inc., of Chamberlain, South Dakota. Three higher bids, ranging from $129,870.00 to $500,000.80, were received.