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Betty Krenz, of rural Woodworth, talks at her home in April about her concerns for the welfare of children on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. Krenz is planning to testify at a U.S. House subcommittee hearing about at-risk children on the reservation. Sun file photo / John M. Steiner

Hearing on Spirit Lake child cases scheduled


A Woodworth woman will tell a congressional subcommittee on June 24 about her experiences working with at-risk children on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation.

Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., announced Tuesday the U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs would hold an oversight hearing on child protection and the justice system on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. Betty Jo Krenz of Woodworth is expected to testify.

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