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June 3, 2016
Jail programmers Nicole Torgrimson (left) and Randy Froemming (right) work with inmates such as Bobby Herigon (center) on a daily basis. (Photo by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Inside the walls of the county jail
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 22, 2016
Sex offender changes delayed
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
May 24, 2013
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Has our youth gone mild? Incarceration rates at historic low
May 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 22, 2013
Two inmates who escaped Becker County jail are back in custody
April 22, 2013 - 9:27am
May 16, 2012
Commissioners OK DOC agreement with jail and talk TV
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
November 23, 2010
Celeste Beam  |  Echo Press
During supper time, the inmates are required to come up one at a time to receive their meal tray and beverage, which is typically milk.
Locked Up: Echo Press reporter goes to jail
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
Courthouse remodeling upsets chair
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
December 29, 2009
Medical contract for jail weighed
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
November 13, 2009
County hears about homeless problem
November 13, 2009 - 12:05am
August 12, 2009
Klobuchar calls for crackdown on using cell phones in prison
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
July 14, 2009
City pursues joint law enforcement center; cost: $5.6 million
July 14, 2009 - 12:28am
May 27, 2009
City takes lead on law enforcement center project
May 27, 2009 - 12:01am
Board sells bonds for jail
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
Drawing courtesy of Klein McCarthy
This drawing gives an idea of what the outside of the new Douglas County Jail will look like. The jail will be located at the current site of the Douglas County Public Works office. At a special board meeting Tuesday, county commissioners voted 4-1 to sell bonds in the amount of $12.9 million to pay for the jail project. This amount is a savings of nearly $3 million from the projected cost of $15.76 million. The board awarded contracts to the low bidders in 28 of the 2...
County locks down jail bids of $12.9 million
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
How much would it cost to not build jail?
March 13, 2009 - 12:00am