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Couple accused of taking $33K-plus in farm rental income from the husband's mom reach plea agreement


WILLMAR -- The case against a Richfield couple accused of misappropriating an elderly relative's farm income was settled Monday.

Kathlyn Van Der Bill, 59, must pay a fine and restitution, as well as serve a short jail term, for her role in wrongfully obtaining public assistance on behalf of her mother-in-law.

A charge against Duaine Van Der Bill, 68, of wrongfully obtaining assistance will be dismissed once a plea agreement is finalized.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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