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February 17, 2017
Children climb and explore a tree along the Mississippi River at Hidden Falls Regional Park in St. Paul on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Kids do 'unstructured' play, with parents nearby, in a city-run program called "Green Time." Jean Pieri/St. Paul Pioneer Press
St. Paul program is simple and free: Come out and play
February 17, 2017 - 9:02pm
February 11, 2017
At 22 months, Kendra Grace has progressed well after a difficult start in life. She was born with a congenital heart defect, hypoplastic left heart syndrome or HLHS, that was diagnosed during a prenatal checkup. (Photo by Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)
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Heart full of hope: Families with babies born with heart defects share journeys
February 11, 2017 - 5:45pm
November 22, 2016
Obesity rate of Minnesota's low-income children drops
November 22, 2016 - 7:47pm
November 7, 2016
Electronic cigarettes are displayed in a shop in London, Britain August 19, 2015. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Kids who use flavored e-cigs more likely to want to try cigarettes
November 7, 2016 - 11:35am
October 31, 2016
Clown reportedly chases children with knife in Casselton
October 31, 2016 - 7:57am
October 10, 2016
The Netflix sign on is shown on an iPad. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
Netflix's newest virtual babysitter: YouTube-video compilation of kids' nursery rhymes
October 10, 2016 - 2:40pm
September 13, 2016
Children's hospitals lose millions of dollars on kids with Medicaid
September 13, 2016 - 4:30am
August 19, 2016
A mother adjusts her daughter's glasses as they head home from school in Kertapati district in Palembang, on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, September 18, 2015.  REUTERS/Beawiharta
Even with insurance, less affluent children miss out on eye care
August 19, 2016 - 3:47pm
A bicyclist rides through a snowy street during the morning rush hour in New York February 14, 2007.     REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Helmets prevent severe head injuries in bike accidents
August 19, 2016 - 3:40pm
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
August 19, 2016 - 2:41pm
August 18, 2016
A detail of a can of Coca-Cola is seen in London, Britain March 16, 2016.  REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Britain launches soft drinks sugar tax to fight obesity
August 18, 2016 - 12:55pm
August 12, 2016
Many children's heart health not up to standards
August 12, 2016 - 8:03am
July 26, 2016
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Girl selling treats to help pay funeral costs for family friend in Fargo
July 26, 2016 - 7:57am
June 19, 2016
Kate Kenna, director of the Northeast Human Service Center and Lake Region Human Service Center, retires after 33 years of work at the center. Grand Forks Herald photo by Jennifer Lu
Human Services Director Kate Kenna retires after 33 years of helping families
June 19, 2016 - 4:09pm
June 16, 2016
Dana Millington of Woodbury raised money and got an accessible playground named Madison's Place built, following the death of her daughter Madison Claire in 2004. (Pioneer Press/Scott Takushi)
Massive $830,000 playground built in Minnesota for children with disabilities
June 16, 2016 - 1:30pm