Kandiyohi County Jail licensed for full capacity starting Sept. 1 to accommodate more state prisoners
WILLMAR –– After sitting empty for about three years, an unused pod in the Kandiyohi County Jail will be reopened Sept.1, staffed with four new employees and ready for a new batch of prisoners from the state.
Under a new contract with the state Department of Corrections, Kandiyohi County could house up to 60 prisoners here. The current DOC population in the local jail is already at about 40.
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