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Kandiyohi County makes adjustments to legal fees handed down after cutting public defenders' budget

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WILLMAR -- During the last year, Kandiyohi County has spent $65,000 for legal counsel for parents who may be losing their parental rights or whose children may be in need of protective services.


It's a cost that had been paid by the State Board of Public Defense until the Legislature cut the public defenders' budget.

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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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