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Foster care

March 18, 2018
Kent Dudley performs on stage with his wife Shantel, center, and Abby Coutlee at Hope Fest in Detroit Lakes in 2017. Submitted photo
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
March 18, 2018 - 8:18am
November 22, 2017
Joshua Pence gets doggy kisses from his service dog Zippy at his home in Merrifield, Minn., near his mother Megan Pence. Kisses are one of Zippy's jobs to help Joshua when he's stressed or overwhelmed. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Serviceplay button
Kisses from Zippy: A dog's love changes boy's life
November 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
November 11, 2017
North Dakota Heart Gallery Gala and Carnival entrance on Nov. 9, 2017 at the Fargodome. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
North Dakota Heart Gallery connects kids in need of adoptive families
November 11, 2017 - 11:23am
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ND couple sues Catholic Charities for 'marital discrimination' after adoption falls through
October 11, 2017 - 10:39am
October 3, 2017
Eighty-eight-year-old Fargo foster mother Marian Kadrie has been honored as part of the national Angels in Adoption program. She, and her late husband, Orviell have taken in more than 300 foster children in the last few decades. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
'One big family': 88-year-old F-M foster mom has taken in over 300 kids
October 3, 2017 - 11:40pm
May 19, 2017
Nobles County Community Services Director Stacie Golombiecki, left, and Family and Social Services Supervisor Krysta Anderson hold some of the fleece blankets given to children who enter emergency foster care. Tim Middagh / Forum News Service
Need for foster parents is great in Minn.
May 19, 2017 - 4:31pm
November 28, 2016
MARILYN HAGERTY: Giving homes make room for kids in need
November 28, 2016 - 8:01pm
November 13, 2016
Letter: Thanks for recognizing foster families' service
November 13, 2016 - 3:00pm
July 22, 2016
LETTER: To Herald readers: Valley foster children need you
July 22, 2016 - 10:00pm
June 19, 2016
Kate Kenna, director of the Northeast Human Service Center and Lake Region Human Service Center, retires after 33 years of work at the center. Grand Forks Herald photo by Jennifer Lu
Human Services Director Kate Kenna retires after 33 years of helping families
June 19, 2016 - 4:09pm
May 1, 2016
LETTER: No government programs unless parents are drug-free
May 1, 2016 - 4:15am
April 11, 2016
Frank and Lucy Matejcek raise a litter of puppies from a rescued dog at their farm outside of Grand Forks.  Jesse Trelstad/ Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Quarantine means Circle of Friends still needs short-term foster homes for dogs
April 11, 2016 - 8:46pm
March 18, 2016
from left to right: Curtis Lee Hiltbrunner, Melissa Sue Hiltbrunner, Nicholas John Schuman, Trishanda Joelle Rude
4 arrested in meth bust; 4 children placed in foster care
March 18, 2016 - 9:00pm
February 7, 2016
Polk County seeks foster parents to help keep up with need
February 7, 2016 - 6:00am
November 26, 2015
Jon Church sits with his family - son Jonathan (from left), wife Donna, daughter Ciriniti, and son James in their Grand Forks, ND home on Monday, November 17, 2015. Photo by Nick Nelson for the Grand Forks Herald.
10 years after losing family, man recounts journey to find his children
November 26, 2015 - 6:15am