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Formula puts child protection funds at risk

May 19, 2012 in DL-Online

A new formula allocating funds for the protection of children and vulnerable adults has Hubbard County officials concerned it could cause more government intrusion into families’ lives and result in fewer dollars to counties that take a more cautious approach. Continue Reading

Dayton signs bill protecting vulnerable adults

April 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL As Democrat and Republican lawmakers and other supporters looked on, Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill Wednesday that makes intentional abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults a felony. Continue Reading

Some voters take issue with vulnerable adults

October 23, 2011 in West Central Tribune

BRAINERD (AP) On a warm day in Washington state, two days after Jim Stene’s 12th birthday, he faced a decision that would alter his life forever.
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Law enforcement seeking help locating missing elderly woman

August 26, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Willmar Police and Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s officers are searching for a woman who is missing from the downtown Willmar area. Continue Reading