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Requests for public assistance increased in 2008

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WILLMAR -- Signs of a rough economy can be seen in the number of requests being made for public assistance.

From 2007 to 2008 requests for public assistance -- including the Minnesota Family Investment Program, diversionary work program, general assistance, food support and medical assistance -- increased in Kandiyohi County, according to Barb Kavanagh, family services supervisor.


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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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