Safety of children disputed in court
February 11, 2022
More testimony was offered Tuesday in the child custody case that led to protests in January outside the homes of two women accused of abuse.
Sixth District Carlton County judge Rebekka Stumme split the custody cases involving 10 children, five in each home, on Tuesday to avoid confusion in what has become a complicated case involving families in Cloquet and on the Fond du Lac reservation. There have been sharp disagreements among child welfare professionals about the safety of the children after videos and photos showing alleged abuse surfaced late last year.
Tuesday’s online hearing, in...