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updated 4:06 PM UTC, Aug 18, 2018

Meth Blamed For Growing Number Of Kids In Foster Care

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

Authorities in Chippewa County say they are handling more drug-related felony cases than in the past. 

That's resulting in a rapidly-growing number of children in foster care.  D-A Wade Newell says the number of felony cases has almost doubled in the last four years.  There are currently 152 children placed in foster care in the county.  A meeting has been scheduled for August 14th as Chippewa County searches for more foster families and more resources to help the children affected.

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