Despite new flu strain, pigs proved irresistible during opening day of the State Fair.
Updated: August 23, 2012, - 11:13 PM
Minnesota ranks No. 2 in cost of center-based child care - $13,579 for an infant. The high cost may be pushing more parents to use in-home child care -- where costs are lower but staffing and safety regulations are less strict -- or even illegal and unlicensed home day cares.
Updated: August 15, 2012, - 11:02 PM
Authorities hope to protect unwanted newborns by allowing legal abandonment at an urgent care center or hospital or by calling 911.
Updated: July 31, 2012, - 11:46 PM
Better tracking nationwide could save lives, a watchdog report says.
Updated: July 30, 2012, - 09:16 AM
It's down to No. 5 in a ranking of child-friendly states. Lack of insurance reflects recession, one researcher says.
Updated: July 24, 2012, - 11:00 PM
A progressive in a progressive era
Updated: July 18, 2012, - 09:26 PM
Laws limit accessibility, but the penalties are uneven.
Updated: July 14, 2012, - 10:19 PM
A study of 430 elementary schoolchildren in Minnesota found six key risk factors that combine to predict violent behavior: exposure to violent media, hostility, low parental involvement, gender, physical victimization and physical fights.
Updated: July 14, 2012, - 04:55 PM
State regulators question why it took Stearns County a week to notify them of a toddler's death.
Updated: July 14, 2012, - 08:00 AM