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June 15, 2019
Duncan Gregory, who has fostered dozens of kids over the last decade, poses for a portrait with his foster children, Colton and Rodney, on Thursday at Endion Park. "Everyone always says I'm a blessing to these kids, but the truth is these kids are a blessing to me," Gregory said about being a foster father. Ellen Schmidt/eschmidt@duluthnews.com
Fostering fatherhood: Need for foster parents growing in Minnesota
June 15, 2019 - 3:20pm
May 12, 2019
Lyn Byles and her son Jonathan Vageline on a visit to her home in California. Lyn Byyles / Special to The Forum
'Good things come out of unfortunate things': Adoptees reunite with birth parents as adults
May 12, 2019 - 9:00am
May 5, 2019
Although they have hit a bump in the road, Josh (left) and Benny Andres are hopeful they will make a match in their quest to become parents. Josh Andres / Special to The Forum
After hope and heartbreak, Moorhead couple will move forward on their adoption journey
May 5, 2019 - 10:35am
April 18, 2019
Allison Gildner shows off some of the eggs at her home Wednesday, April 17, that she and her husband Caleb will be hiding this weekend. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
Central Minnesota couple hatches plan to hide Easter eggs to raise funds for adoption
April 18, 2019 - 2:41pm
April 5, 2019
Jered, a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, with his son at his house on the Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota.   Photo for The Washington Post by Courtney Perry
Who should get to adopt Native American children?
April 5, 2019 - 1:19pm
April 4, 2019
Liz Smith with her daughter Gisele, who was 9 months old when Smith brought her home from the hospital. Carla Kath
An infant did not have any hospital visitors for five months. So this nurse adopted her
April 4, 2019 - 1:22pm
February 24, 2019
Isaiah Arntson is flanked by his parents, Scott and Amy Arntson, in this family photo. The Arntsons, who live in Duluth's Bayview Heights neighborhood, adopted Isaiah when he was 17. Courtesy of Amy Arntson
Isaiah’s homecoming: Adoption at age 17 highlights the need in Minnesota, especially for teens
February 24, 2019 - 4:29pm
February 2, 2019
Josh (left) and Benny Andres, seen Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2018, in downtown Fargo, hope to adopt a child directly from an expectant mother.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
#AdoptingDads: Fargo couple getting closer, but still far from done, in their adoption journey
February 2, 2019 - 3:44pm
January 28, 2019
Nikki Graf, left, and her wife, Whitney Graf, with their 10-month-old daughter, Logan, in their home in St. Paul on Friday, Jan. 25. Nikki was forced to legally adopt Logan even though she was married to Whitney when Whitney gave birth to Logan. Dave Orrick / St. Paul Pioneer Press
‘Logan’s Law’ tackles marriage equality quirk
January 28, 2019 - 7:51pm
July 22, 2018
Bob and Patricia Krussell of Dellwood stand next to their son-in-law, Steve Berger, left, on the night he asked for the hand of their daughter, Joanna Berger, in marriage during the summer of 2000. Steve Berger was shot and killed at a country concert in Las Vegas October 1, 2017. Courtesy of Bob and Patricia Krussell
Couple adopts grandchildren after Las Vegas shooting tragedy
July 22, 2018 - 7:08am
June 26, 2018
Rene Denfeld
Commentary: It's not just the border crisis: Our culture truly does not prioritize families
June 26, 2018 - 10:33am
June 23, 2018
Bonnie Spies, sits June 8, 2018, with her younger children Tristan, from left, 6, Veronica, 5, and Adrian, 7, in Lindenwood Park, Fargo.
 Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Family adopts sons they once dreamed of on a date
June 23, 2018 - 9:18am
March 18, 2018
Kent Dudley performs on stage with his wife Shantel, center, and Abby Coutlee at Hope Fest in Detroit Lakes in 2017. Submitted photo
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
March 18, 2018 - 8:18am
November 5, 2017
Anna Fletcher, 15, makes a goofy face at her parents, Kari and Mike Fletcher, during a vist to the World's Largest Candy Store in Jordan, Minn., on Nov. 1, 2017. S. M. Chavey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Despite high number of Minnesota adoptions, many still in foster care
November 5, 2017 - 8:30am
July 20, 2017
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Video of foster children surprised with adoption news at Disney goes viral
July 20, 2017 - 8:56am
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