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2010 was 'tough year' for child protection in Kandiyohi County


WILLMAR -- Social workers say investigating reports of abuse to children are some of the most difficult cases to handle, especially when the victims are too young to talk about what happened to them and especially when children are nearly killed.

That's what made 2010 particularly challenging for Kandiyohi County Family Services, which saw a 10 percent increase in the number of child protection reports that warranted an assessment.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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