Appleton prison may reopen, house California prisoners
APPLETON -- The Prairie Correction Facility at Appleton may reopen in 2012 and house prisoners from California.
According to a news release from Corrections Corporation of America, the owner of the vacant prison, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation intends to award a new contract to CCA to manage up to 3,256 offenders at the Appleton facility and CCA's Crowley County Correctional Facility in Colorado.
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