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St. Cloud Prison Looking for Bonding Bill Money

The Senate Capital Investment Committee will get a look at the St. Cloud Prison tomorrow as part of their tour of central Minnesota.

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Ashli Gerdes
Ashli Gerdes
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Behind The Granite Wall: With Warden Collin Gau [VIDEO]

With more than 40 years of experience working in corrections Warden, Collin Gau oversees nearly 1,000 prisoners and more than 400 staff everyday.

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Ashli Gerdes
Ashli Gerdes
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Behind The Granite Wall: Retired Prison Guard [VIDEO, POLL]

Darrell Gerdes is a retired guard for the St. Cloud Prison, a job he had for more than 30 years.

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Historical Photo: Front of the St. Cloud Prison
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Behind the Granite Wall: History of the St. Cloud Prison [VIDEO, PHOTOS]

The St. Cloud Prison is home to a thousand Minnesota inmates. Prisoners over the past 125 years helped build the correctional facility -- and its massive granite wall -- brick-by-brick.

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Police Increase Presence at St. Cloud Prison as a Precaution

Don't be alarmed if you see increased police activity at the St. Cloud Prison this afternoon. Officials with the Department of Corrections say the prison is taking extra precautions after learning of a possible rally there.

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Collin Gau (Minnesota Department of Corrections)
Collin Gau (Minnesota Department of Corrections)
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New Warden Named at St. Cloud Prison

The St. Cloud Prison has a new warden. Corrections Commissioner Tom Roy has appointed Collin Gau to the position.

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Minnesota Department of Corrections
Minnesota Department of Corrections
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St. Cloud Prison Shut Out of Bonding Bill [AUDIO]

The State Legislature has passed a $500 million bonding bill, with no money allocated for the St. Cloud prison. The Department of Corrections spokesman John Schadl says they had requested $30 million for upgrades to the prisoner intake system.

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Prison Offers Inmates Transition Fair

Some 450 inmates at the St. Cloud Prison who are nearing their release dates are getting connected to resources to help them on the outside. The 4th annual Transition Fair includes 52 vendors including housing services, employment, healthcare and child support agencies.

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UPDATE: St. Cloud Prison Locked Down for 25 Hours

The U.S. Attorney's Office says they've charged 24 alleged members of the Native Mob gang with conspiracy to participate in racketeering activity and other crimes.

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Jim Maurice
Jim Maurice
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Convention Center, Prison in Dayton’s Bonding Proposal [AUDIO]

The next phase of the River's Edge Convention Center has been included in Governor Mark Dayton's bonding proposal. Money to upgrade the St. Cloud prison has been included in Governor Dayton's bonding proposal.

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