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By Dan Reed
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County approves call for bids on jail


May 31, 2019

A request for proposals for a new Carlton County jail has been approved by the Carlton County Board of Commissioners, as planning for the new jail continues to unfold. The vote was 4-1 with Commissioner Tom Proulx voting against.

“This action by the board is not locking us into a set contract or design,” Sheriff Kelly Lake said. “A site should be chosen as soon as possible in order to have construction drawings in which we will approximately know how much the facility will cost. We are committed to an 84-bed facility.”

The site of the current Carlton High School is being considered....

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