After a tumultuous start to the project, construction continues on the new Woodbury County Law Enforcement Center, with walls for the complex starting to emerge from the ground. The $66 million project is anticipated for completion in March 2023.
Citing a 4 % pay raise the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors granted this week for non-union employees, unions representing sheriff's deputies, correctional officers and secondary roads workers have asked the board to reopen their contract talks.
On Tuesday, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors agreed to move forward with Stalcup Ag to manage sale of its farm for $20,000 and 0.75% of the final sale.
Previously, the supervisors considered selling the property to help meet the rise in the price of building materials for the Law Enforcement Center.
Before returning to Woodbury County, Taylor was stationed in Al Asad, Iraq as the chaplain for the 734th RSG Iowa Army National Guard.
The Woodbury County Sheriff's Office is pushing to put electronic tracking bracelets on criminals subject to a protection order.