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If fees are approved, a typical jail cell like this, not exactly four star accommodations, would be "rented out" for $10 per day. This is just one proposal to recover a $1.7 million revenue deficit the jail will see in 2011. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Sheriff asks board to increase jail fees

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Several proposals, including a "pay to stay" charge, are being discussed to recover some of the costs of running Hubbard County's correctional center.


Sheriff Cory Aukes asked the board Wednesday for permission to raise fees for services that are burdening law enforcement personnel.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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