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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
March 21, 2013
Influential pediatricians group backs gay marriage
March 21, 2013 - 7:19am
January 14, 2013
Palace: Prince William and Kate's baby due in July
January 14, 2013 - 7:20am
January 9, 2013
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Let's Talk Kids blog: Raising happy, healthy children starts at home
January 9, 2013 - 8:55am
January 8, 2013
Warning to inspect Fisher-Price infant sleepers
January 8, 2013 - 12:02pm
December 22, 2012
Letter: Schools make kids special
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am
December 16, 2012
Warm the Children at just 64 percent of goal
December 16, 2012 - 11:51pm
December 15, 2012
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey: Just Because
December 15, 2012 - 7:49am
November 24, 2012
Warm the Children campaign looks to reach $40,000 goal
November 24, 2012 - 12:00am