A big part of Council's history came tumbling down Monday.

Crews demolished the old Adams County Courthouse. The century-old building was condemned earlier this spring due to safety reasons.

The courthouse was a landmark to the residents of the small Idaho town. It sat atop a hill overlooking Council and had been there for more than 100 years. However, the building has been boarded up for nearly two decades.

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Building inspector Don Horton told KTVB in March that the harsh winter took its toll on the building.

The Adams County Historic Preservation Commission has invested nearly half a million dollars into the courthouse over the years, but it kept deteriorating.

Residents expressed mixed feeling over the building being torn down. It is the second-oldest courthouse in Idaho.

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Adams County Commissioner Mike Paradis told KTVB the courthouse was just too expensive to repair and he believes most residents agree with building a new structure. There are plans to salvage the bricks and build a new a new building in its place.