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Embrace of caring: Church educates about foster care, adoption

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

The need for foster parents in Dickinson and all of southwest North Dakota is great.
As of Monday there was one open foster home in Stark County, said Debra Trytten, foster care supervisor for Stark County Social Services.
“Sometimes other counti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Embrace of caring: Church educates about foster care, adoption

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

The need for foster parents in Dickinson and all of southwest North Dakota is great.
As of Monday there was one open foster home in Stark County, said Debra Trytten, foster care supervisor for Stark County Social Services.
“Sometimes other counti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Phillips: Kind act provides room at ‘inn’ for couple in need

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

In a few days, I will wake to the sound of three little voices whispering outside my bedroom door, discussing whether it’s too early to wake the parents.
Then I’ll hear three pairs of little feet scurrying down the hall and tiptoeing down the st…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Phillips: Kind act provides room at ‘inn’ for couple in need

December 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

In a few days, I will wake to the sound of three little voices whispering outside my bedroom door, discussing whether it’s too early to wake the parents.
Then I’ll hear three pairs of little feet scurrying down the hall and tiptoeing down the st…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Angels in Adoption: Dickinson’s Williams family on the grow

September 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

It’s not unusual for a young couple to have a growing family. It is a little unusual for a family of five to turn into a family of eight in less than a year, and it is even more unusual for that family to grow and shrink from the eight and back again in a matter of days. But that’s life in the Williams household. Continue Reading

Dogs seized from Wheatland puppy mill ready for adoption

August 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The 174-and-counting dogs seized from an apparent Wheatland puppy mill are available for adoption, say rescue workers who have been helping house and care for the dogs since their July 10 seizure by Cass County sheriff’s deputies. Continue Reading

The first family reunion

July 14, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

A meeting of a son and his birthmother’s familySLAYTON Ben Nagel said he doesn’t get nervous.
But last week was different. Continue Reading

High court wrestles with Indian adoption dispute

April 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Couple wanted child before biological dad came back in picture under Indian Child Welfare Act.

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Report recommends new strategies to increase cat adoptions at Willmar, Minn., shelter

January 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLMAR — A consultants’ report suggests several strategies the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter can implement to increase adoption rates for cats and reduce the amount of time they spend at the shelter.

Shelter staff and board members ar…

Putin signs anti-US adoptions bill

December 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a law banning Americans from adopting Russian children, abruptly terminating the prospects for more than 50 youngsters preparing to join new families and sparking critics to liken him to King Herod. Continue Reading