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New law means Kandiyohi jail revenue to fall

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By Carolyn Lange

West Central Tribune

WILLMAR -- Starting in July, the state will be boarding fewer prisoners in the Kandiyohi County Jail. That will mean less revenue for the county.

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In 2008, the state paid the county more than $1 million to house prisoners here.

At its peak in 2007, the county boarded as many as 60 Minnesota Department of Corrections inmates at one time in the county jail, said Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog.

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