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ND human services agency gets temporary director

August 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota’s state Medicaid director has been appointed as the temporary director of the state Department of Human Services. Maggie Anderson will hold the job through the 2013 Legislature, which is expected to last through late April. Continue Reading

Minnesota regulators urge more training for home day cares

July 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The state Department of Human Services has called for more training of home day-care providers and better compliance with safe-sleeping requirements, steps that it hopes will prevent child deaths at in-home day cares. Continue Reading

Five new homeless shelters in rural Minnesota

August 10, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL (AP) Funding for sheltering the homeless in Minnesota shifts to rural areas with five new centers opening this year.

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Minn. tries again after failed software project

August 1, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL (AP) The Minnesota Department of Human Services is back on the hunt for a software upgrade this time with financial help from the federal government. Continue Reading

Human Services department loses age-bias case

April 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A federal judge says the Minnesota Department of Human Services must pay about $467,000 to 29 former employees to resolve an age discrimination lawsuit. Continue Reading

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Region’s child services reviewed

December 11, 2010 in INFORUM

Case response time needs improvement

A recent review of social service cases involving children in southeast North Dakota identified several challenges, including case managers who were slow to initiate child protection assessments and didn’t try hard enough to involve the fathers. Continue Reading