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Foster care

May 15, 2019
The Bemidji City Council and the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting Monday to consider areas of collaboration in response to ongoing challenges. (Matthew Liedke | Bemidji Pioneer)
Officials from Bemidji, Beltrami County discuss how they can partner to tackle problems
May 15, 2019 - 10:26am
October 28, 2018
Foster parent Deb Inocencio, 38, sits in her Grand Forks, N.D. home on Thursday, Oct. 25. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Finding home: Foster care systems in North Dakota, Minnesota see rise in numbers
October 28, 2018 - 6:05am
August 26, 2018
Facing the 'fiscal cliff': Beltrami County needs solutions to funding shortfalls brought on by growing foster care placements
August 26, 2018 - 7:31am
Rene Denfeld
Commentary: It's not just the border crisis: Our culture truly does not prioritize families
June 26, 2018 - 10:33am
June 7, 2018
Girl, 6, died by hanging in foster care. Minnesota county settles with family for $1.5 million.
June 7, 2018 - 7:36am
May 3, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. David Tomassoni of Chisholm talks with Sens. Dan Sparks of Austin, left, and Kent Eken of Twin Valley during the Thursday, May 3, Senate session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota leaders ready to negotiate taxes
May 3, 2018 - 5:38pm
January 17, 2018
Televising Beltrami County board meetings halted in 3-2 vote
January 17, 2018 - 5:48pm
November 28, 2017
Minn. 2-year-old's death in foster home investigated
November 28, 2017 - 8:58pm
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
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
May 22, 2016
Eric and Gerri Thorsgard have provided foster care for the past five years and of the 14 children that have come through their home they've adopted three of them. Pictured are their children. In the top row from left to right are Erin, Aksel and Rava and in the bottom row are Brekt, Tragg and Haakan. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
FOSTER CARE: 'It's about the kids'
May 22, 2016 - 11:05am
May 21, 2016
FOSTER CARE: Combating a crisis
May 21, 2016 - 7:16pm
December 13, 2015
Pictured is Claire Coder in her home on Monday in Bemidji. Coder was named the 2015 Foster Care Provider of the Year by Minnesota Council of Child Caring Agencies. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Claire's kids: Bemidji woman earns state honor after 30 years of taking in foster children
December 13, 2015 - 12:14am
August 30, 2014
Striving to survive; Beltrami County and Red Lake partner to address foster home shortage
August 30, 2014 - 11:53pm