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February 8, 2018
Sen. Karin Housley (right), associate director at Minnesota Elder Justice Center Amanda Vickstrom and Sen. Carrie Ruud are a part of a panel hosting a listening session on elder care Wednesday at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Elder abuse takes focus at CLC listening session
February 8, 2018 - 6:00am
January 22, 2018
Forum delves into shady practices behind sex trade
January 22, 2018 - 4:00am
November 16, 2017
Prevent Child Abuse America announced its Health Families America home visiting program was accredited as a provider of high-quality home visiting services intended to improve children's health, nutrition and development. Screen grab of web page.
Organization aims to improve child care in Cass County
November 16, 2017 - 6:30am
September 13, 2017
Audriana Wallin poses with daughter Lainee Balsimo and son Brian Phillips. Lainee died last week after suffering from a rare childhood cancer. Submitted photoplay button
Crow Wing County Board: Seeking social services: Mother with cancer-stricken child says she felt lost in system
September 13, 2017 - 9:00am
February 17, 2017
Sharon Hendrichs, left, and Julie Marthaler spoke about Yellow Medicine County's restorative justice program at the University of Vermont.  The county's efforts have won both state and national attention. Special to Forum News Service
Minn. county turns to 'traditional' justice, and its working
February 17, 2017 - 5:58pm
Reader Opinion: In turmoil
February 17, 2015 - 7:20pm
January 29, 2015
Minnesota CEP works with entire families in overcoming barriers
January 29, 2015 - 6:07pm