Three Years Later, Jail Gets A New Cooler
Bonnie Davidson / The Courier
Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier shows the county jail's new cooler, which sits closer than the old one to where food deliveries come in and is on the same level as the jail kitchen. Part of the new cooler was paid for from funds raised by commissary purchases.
The three-year anniversary to the construction of the new jail is coming up in March. The project took months to finish and cost thousands of dollars. Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier explained that they've seen success.
The newest addition to the jail comes this month as the installation to a new cooler is completed. The new cooler is about twice the size of the old cooler and is located in a safer proximity to the new facility. The older cooler is currently located in the basement of the court house, where the old jail facility was located.
The old jail was originally constructed as a m...
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