The city voted to sign a contract with a private security company after failing to reach a new contract with Benton County. Foley has been contracting with the county to provide law enforcement since the city cut its own police staff in 2003. Foley is the first city in Minnesota to hire a private police force.
Newspapers close, staff cut as coronavirus hits the Minnesota media
Two Twin Cities titles are shutting down, while there are cuts at other media outlets.