At the regular county board meeting on June 5, Social Services Director Kathy Johnson gave an update on child support collections. Kittson County is ranked first in the state at 84.25% of current child support collections. As a state, Minnesota is ranked third in the United States at 74.2%.
Kittson County is ranked third in the state at 83.33% for collections on arrears, or past due child support. Minnesota is ranked fourth in the U.S. at 72.3% for past due child support collections.
Johnson gave her staff credit for their diligence, saying her staff has a way of working well with the non-custodial parents to get child support collected.
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