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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
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
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
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
August 8, 2016
COMMUNITY: A survey of substance abuse
August 8, 2016 - 10:30am
October 14, 2013
Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Six Russian visitors, part of the Open World Leadership Center program, are in Bemidji this week observing a variety of social services facilities. One of their stops on Monday was at the Village of Hope, a homeless shelter for families. Pictured above, Village of Hope executive director Sandy Hennum, center, describes the shelter to Anna Vladimirovna Silayeva, left, and Svetlana Aleksandrovna Mareva.
From Russia with questions: Group touring Bemidji to learn more about social services in America
October 14, 2013 - 11:15pm