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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 for the Grand Forks Herald and reports on a variety of topics. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. She also serves as an alumni adviser to UND's Dakota Student newspaper. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet.
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