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If DHS gets its way, one county-run program is facing end


WILLMAR -- A plan being advanced by the state Department of Human Services to eliminate county child support programs and replace them with a state-operated regional system is getting a skeptical review from the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners.

Currently, counties provide the services, including investigating paternity and securing child support payments from non-custodial parents.

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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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