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Monroe County Approves Plans for New Jail and Courthouse


Sparta, WISCONSIN (WXOW) - Monroe County has approved the final design plans for a new courthouse and jail facility.

The project is expected to cost around $25-million dollars and construction could start as early as March 2014.

It will consist of a new courthouse, sheriff's department and jail.  

The jail will be demolished but the courthouse, which was built in 1896, will be converted to office space for county departments.

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