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April 20, 2017
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Sleep doctors call for later school start times
April 20, 2017 - 10:32am
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Researchers say parents may want to limit teens' driving on weekends. The vast majority of young people who die in alcohol-related crashes are killed on Friday and Saturday evenings. Even if youth themselves are not drinking and driving, they are more likely to be killed by adults who have been drinking and driving on weekend evenings.
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
February 20, 2017 - 8:33am
December 5, 2016 / Tribune
To explore the effect of alcohol use on developing teenage brains, researchers studied 62 young adults. Heavy drinkers in the group had smaller volumes of gray matter, an important brain structure that aids in memory, decisions, and self-control.
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
December 5, 2016 - 9:00pm
November 17, 2016
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Depression becoming more common among U.S. teens
November 17, 2016 - 4:14pm
October 21, 2016 / Tribune

Most American teenagers don’t get enough exercise. Exercise habits may be easier to solidify if parents start long before kids reach high school.
Poor exercise habits may follow teens into adulthood
October 21, 2016 - 1:16pm
Paynesville driver pleads guilty to charges in fatal crash
June 21, 2016 - 11:32pm
May 17, 2016
Two suspects appear in court for theft of pickup, 108 mph chase
May 17, 2016 - 11:45pm
May 13, 2016
Minnesota teens charged with vandalizing dog Hudson, Wisconsin, dog track
May 13, 2016 - 5:30am
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Teen accused of robbing convenience store makes plea bargain
April 13, 2016 - 8:56pm
November 18, 2015
Gianna Rucki, left, and Samantha Rucki are shown in a Forum News Service file photo.
Teens missing for more than two years found on Minnesota horse farm
November 18, 2015 - 11:55pm
October 20, 2015
Minnesota teen arrested, another sought in homicide case
October 20, 2015 - 9:25am
October 1, 2014
CeCe Terlouw, director of the Heartland Girls’ Ranch in Benson, pats a horse in this file photo. The ranch will start a new program for female victims of sex trafficking later this month. (Tribune file photo by Carolyn Lange)
A safe place for sexually exploited girls
October 1, 2014 - 12:05am
August 25, 2014
Sandy Blanco of Montevideo, left, looks over boys’ jeans at the JC Penney store at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. Blanco was shopping with her daughter Valeria, 5, for back-to-school clothes for the family. She was assisted by store employee Dayana Dominguez, right. (Tribune photo by Linda Vanderwerf)
Back-to-school shoppers boost sales
August 25, 2014 - 11:41pm
March 27, 2014
Tribune photo illustration by Ron Adams
Supporting parents with a message of prevention: Town hall meeting planned Monday on underage drinking, drug use
March 27, 2014 - 11:15pm
April 25, 2013
This image and caption are from an ad campaign that is part of a new initiative by the Kandiyohi County Coalition for Healthy Adolescent Sexuality that urges parents to talk to their children about relationships, health and sex. Kandiyohi County Coalition for Healthy Adolescent Sexuality
Stemming an epidemic: Kandiyohi County pilot project aims to engage parents, communities in preventing chlamydia among youths
April 25, 2013 - 11:36pm