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Clients of the Douglas County Developmental Achievement Center in Alexandria engaged in physical training in the facility’s exercise room on Wednesday. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)

Developmental Achievement Center gets boost from county

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The Douglas County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC) will no longer have the lowest client rates among similar programs in the state of Minnesota.


At its meeting Tuesday, the Douglas County Board approved a DAC rate variance for $67.57 per day and $50.67 per partial day. This is an increase to their previous rates of $44.03 per day and $33.02 per partial day, which according to the DAC, was in the bottom 1.8 percent among programs in Minnesota.

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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