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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
Astra Volk and her children were found dead in a Grand Forks home Thursday, May 3, 2018.
Community needs to see warning signs before crises hit, experts say
May 5, 2018 - 5:20pm
March 21, 2018
Grand Forks County outsources home service
March 21, 2018 - 9:11pm
February 8, 2018
A panel of experts host a listening session on elder care Wednesday at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
Elder abuse takes focus at elder care discussion in central Minn.
February 8, 2018 - 5:31pm
October 15, 2017
The Grand Forks County Office Building, photographed on November 23, 2015, houses many essential departments and offices for services crucial to the well-being of both Grand Forks, ND as well as the surrounding community.Photo by Nick Nelson for the Grand Forks Herald.
Grand Forks social services leader denies misconduct in child protective services
October 15, 2017 - 6:30am
April 12, 2017
County social services bill clears ND House
April 12, 2017 - 7:10pm
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
May 1, 2016
LETTER: No government programs unless parents are drug-free
May 1, 2016 - 4:15am
March 7, 2016
Scot Hoeper starts at new Grand Forks County social services director
March 7, 2016 - 5:52pm
February 20, 2016
Grand Forks County staff unsure how state budget cuts will affect services
February 20, 2016 - 7:45am
January 12, 2016
North Dakota lawmakers question proposed state takeover of county social services costs
January 12, 2016 - 9:10pm
November 3, 2015
Lutheran Social Services head seeks to bust myths about refugee resettlement in North Dakota
November 3, 2015 - 9:30pm
March 20, 2015
Angie Brown, 47, is a former resident at the Care and Share Center in Crookston and moved into an apartment a week ago. photo by Eric HYlden/Grand ForKS hERALD
Give me shelter: Number of homeless rising in rural northwest Minnesota
March 20, 2015 - 7:00am
March 9, 2015
Margaret Gilbertson visits with guests at her surprise party for her 80th birthday at the Grand Forks County Building on Monday, March 9th, 2015, in Grand Forks, N.D.
Longtime Grand Forks foster parent honored by surprise birthday party
March 9, 2015 - 8:00pm
January 27, 2015
Tatelyn Stanley, left, and Cheyienna Nygaard are victims in an apparent parental kidnapping case. Submitted photo.
Mother accused of taking children to South Dakota reservation
January 27, 2015 - 9:33pm