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Child poverty level nearly doubled in the past decade

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WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County ranks 78th among the state's 87 counties in its level of child poverty.

Nearly a quarter of the county's children are living in poverty, almost twice as many as 10 years earlier, according to this year's Kids Count study conducted by the Minnesota office of the Children's Defense Fund.


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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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