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September 19, 2018
Crow Wing County Community Services Division Manager Kara Griffin hands sheets of information about out-of-home placements of endangered children to Administrator Tim Houle at the Tuesday, Sept. 18, committee of the whole meeting with commissioners Rachel Reabe Nystrom (left), Rosemary Franzen (middle) and Paul Thiede. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Child protection draining county coffers
September 19, 2018 - 3:00am
June 25, 2018
Crow Wing County Community Services Division Manager Kara Griffin sits at the head of the table with Community Services Director Kara Terry to her right as they give an update to the board of commissioners at the committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, June 19, about out-of-home placements for children. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Out-of-home placements for children costly, on the rise
June 25, 2018 - 12:31am
May 20, 2018
Deb Sjostrom, Otter Tail County Human Services director, talks about screening guidelines for suspected reports of child abuse or neglect. Randy Cadwell / Forum News Service
'It's on everybody': A look at child protection services in Fargo-Moorhead area following three child deaths
May 20, 2018 - 3:08pm
May 5, 2018
Community needs to see warning signs before crises hit, experts say: Following deaths of four, many ask what could have been done
May 5, 2018 - 6:12pm
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
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