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October 29, 2014
Batman, AKA Dave Paulsen, and Batboy, Paulsen’s son Ben, 5, entertain costumed children with heroic deeds and reading books about his fellow superheroes’ daring deeds. Batman turns 75 years old this year, and to mark the occasion, Willmar Public Library hosted a superhero party where children, ages 3 to 10 were invited to come dressed as their favorite superhero. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
October 29, 2014 - 12:09am
July 1, 2014
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
July 1, 2014 - 6:00am
June 9, 2014
Minnesota Opinion: New 2014 grads learned to adjust to new normal
June 9, 2014 - 5:00am
May 14, 2014
Renee Nolting, executive director of the United Way of West Central Minnesota, shows off some of the 40-plus purses that will be auctioned off Saturday night for the annual “Power of the Purse” fundraiser. The event, hosted by the United Way women’s philanthropy program, will raise money to support kindergarten readiness efforts. Tribune photo by Anne Polta
‘Power of the Purse’: Fundraiser to support efforts in early childhood education
May 14, 2014 - 11:21pm
February 15, 2014
A Minneapolis Fire Department investigator, left, walks out of an upstairs unit while Paul Cox walks out with a basket of clothes at the scene of an early-morning fatal fire Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 in a duplex at 28th and Colfax Ave. North in Minneapolis. Cox lives in the lower unit with his girlfriend and their five children. Five people died in the fire -- apparently all children -- and one firefighter was injured. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)
Five fatalities in Minneapolis blaze Friday morning, apparently all children
February 15, 2014 - 8:16am
February 14, 2014
North Minneapolis duplex fire kills 3 children, five others injured
February 14, 2014 - 10:00am
November 21, 2013
5 kids unresponsive after car lands in St. Louis Park pond
November 21, 2013 - 11:18am
October 31, 2013
Minn., N.D. again nab top 10 spots for child health
October 31, 2013 - 7:04am
September 30, 2013
An electronic ankle monitor is modeled recently by a member of law enforcement staff at the Kandiyohi County Jail in Willmar. The device sends information about the wearer to a remote monitoring center. Kandiyohi County Family Services has used the monitors in a handful of juvenile cases recently as an alternative to placement outside the home. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Electronic monitoring can offer less restrictive, cheaper alternative to juvenile placement
September 30, 2013 - 5:12am
Tooth Fairy inflation: Price of a tooth nears $4
August 30, 2013 - 8:36am
July 22, 2013
'Alarming' rise in children injured by falling TVs
July 22, 2013 - 11:06am
July 5, 2013
Jim Bode, a volunteer who repairs bikes for the Wheels4Kids program, stands Wednesday in the empty space in the Lincoln School warming house where a dozen repaired bikes previously had sat. The Willmar Police Department is investigating. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Bicycles taken from program that gives them away to needy kids
July 5, 2013 - 5:12am
May 22, 2013
Parents face the toughest of decisions when tornadoes bear down
May 22, 2013 - 11:32pm
Workers with shovels run to the staging area for a rescue operation underway on the West Side of St. Paul, Minn., Wednesday, May 22, 2013. One child on a school field trip was killed and another remained unaccounted after a gravel slide Wednesday in a St. Paul park that’s popular with children looking for fossils, authorities said. (AP Photo/The St. Paul Pioneer Press, Scott Takushi)
Update: 1 child dead, 1 missing in St. Paul park landslide
May 22, 2013 - 3:24pm
April 3, 2013
An estimated 109,000 children and youth, birth to age 21, in Minnesota need treatment for serious emotional disturbances. In some cases, without intervention as an infant, when the child is 2 years old they may have trouble connecting with parents and peers. Web image
Mental health care impacts even the very young child
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am