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Cass County Board: Child placement costs down

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BACKUS — Among the children who are placed outside their own homes for various reasons, mostly at county expense, are some who spend 30 or more days in placement.


Michele Piprude, social services supervisor, told the county board Tuesday that in the last year Cass County had 38 children in such longer placements. Of those, 31 were age 15 or younger and seven were 16 or older.

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