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By Dan Reed 

State: Replace county jail soon

 

January 31, 2020

After the yearly review by the state corrections inspector earlier this month, the Carlton County jail is looking at a forced retirement.

The final report following the Jan. 9 inspection of the jail and its daily operations included plans to recommend to the commissioner of corrections that a future "sunset authorization" be made for the facility. Senior detention facility inspector Sarah Johnson noted in her findings that "it is the intent of the Department of Corrections to continue to work with the officials of Carlton County to address the public safety needs of this community."

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