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Corrections officers across the area say they are seeing an increase in the number of serious adult offenders


GRANITE FALLS -- After increasing for years, the number of juveniles breaking the law and coming under the supervision of 6W Community Corrections in Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties has held steady in 2008.

But that good news from Midge Christianson, director of 6W Community Corrections, was quickly tempered by news that the number of adult offenders and the severity of their cases jumped significantly in the four counties.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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