Gogebic County takes first steps towards new jail
April 8, 2022
By ZACHARY MARANO
BESSEMER - Following a recent building study, Gogebic County Board of Commissioners Chair Jim Lorenson concluded that the county needs a new jail. A Jail Committee was formed at the board's meeting on March 23 and it came back to the board Wednesday with a recommendation for a contractor to establish a jail design study.
Lorenson said that the newly appointed committee met with Tom Weber, an independent contractor specializing in justice system and jail program planning facilitation. Weber proposed a contract for a local system assessment for th...