Jail overcrowding challenges county finances, resources

October 31, 2011 at 3:51 am in Pine Journal

Carlton County has an average of some 30 inmates boarded at other facilities on any given day, though that number has soared as high as 42. The price tag is a hefty $191,000 in boarding fees this year through the month of September, in addition to transport costs, medications and personnel reimbursements. Continue Reading