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By Dan Reed 

Board approves changes to probation programs


November 13, 2020

The Carlton county board made moves to end the county's participation in the Sentence to Serve program and hire a probation officer to be responsible for Intensive Pretrial Release at its meeting Monday, where commissioners Gary Peterson and Mark Thell were present with Dick Brenner, Tom Proulx, and chairman Marv Bodie participating virtually.

A probation committee has been working for some months on an overview of the county probation program, as it affects the number of inmates in the Carlton County jail.

County attorney Lauri Ketola shared a letter containing early recommendations with...

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