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St. Peter Hospital Worker Hurt After Attack By Patient

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A female staff member at the state hospital in St. Peter is being treated for injuries after being assaulted by a 16-year-old patient. 85 more words


Baby Safe Homes: Minn. Couple Helps Baby Proof Young Family Homes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — According to research by the Minnesota Department of Human Services, over a 10-year period there were 83 deaths at day care facilities across the state. 483 more words


State suspends foster care license at Brooklyn Park home where 6-year-old died

Minnesota’s Department of Human Services has suspended the license of a Brooklyn Park foster care provider while the death of a 6-year-old girl in the home is investigated. 278 more words


Questions raised about Minnesota non-profits

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s legislative auditor plans to investigate the state’s oversight of community action agencies.

The Minnesota Departments of Commerce and Human Services recently severed ties with Community Action of Minneapolis, a nonprofit that was found to have spent lavishly on travel, bonuses and executive perks at the expense of services to low-income families.   76 more words

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More Minnesotans Using State Assistance At Markets

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Human Services says more Minnesota residents are taking advantage of a state assistance program to purchase produce at farmers markets. 116 more words


8,000 Get Bum Notices Of Health Care Cancellations

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — More than 8,000 low-income Minnesotans received erroneous notices that their health coverage would be temporarily canceled if they don’t pay up. 230 more words


Minn. DHS Sets Aside $1.8M For Sex Offender Review

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Human Services has set aside $1.8 million for the possible costs of a court-ordered evaluation of the state sex-offender program. 123 more words