The Minnesota Department of Corrections will be asking state lawmakers for in bonding money in 2016. The funding would be used to complete a project at the Minnesota Correctional Facility -- St. Cloud.
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.
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.