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Homelessness is hidden yet still present in county

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Homelessness does exist in Hubbard County even if it's not visible to most people. Homeless can mean doubling up with others or couch hopping.


"Our definition of homelessness is different than someone living on the street," said Melody Boettcher. She works with Hubbard County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and manages Cornerstone Apartments, a transitional housing unit in Park Rapids.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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