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.
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.
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.
The St. Cloud Correctional Facility has a new warden. Eddie Miles will replace Patt Adair, who is retiring from the position she's held since 1995. Miles has worked with the State of Minnesota since 1992 in a number of roles, including as an investigator with the Office of Special Investigation…