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Grand Forks County foster care struggles to keep up with growing numbers

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A record number of children entering the Grand Forks County foster system is pushing the Family Services staff to its limit.

Last week, the number of children in the agency's custody hit 200 -- the highest Family Services supervisor Wayne Piche has seen in his 21 years with the county.

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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter with a focus on northwest Minnesota for the Grand Forks Herald. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @brandijewett
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