Expansion of treatment court sought for outstate Minn. veterans

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Marine combat veteran Seth Kroll struggled with symptoms of PTSD and traumatic brain injury stemming from his two tours in Iraq between 2003 and 2005.

Two years after Hennepin County launched a Veterans Treatment Court, more than 100 veterans have avoided jail time and gotten the help they needed. The Minneapolis court has become a model — and now, advocates say something like it is needed outside the metro area to help rural veterans. Originally aired on MPR News.