State regulators want more training for providers, better compliance with rules.
Updated: July 03, 2012, - 09:36 PM
The suspension in Stearns County came after a boy died, the year's seventh death at an in-home child-care center in Minnesota.
Updated: July 02, 2012, - 11:03 PM
Infants died at homes where safe-sleep rules weren't followed.
Updated: June 23, 2012, - 07:36 AM
A new University of Minnesota study challenges the popular notion that family dinners do everything from improving children's eating habits to reducing depression and drug abuse.
Updated: June 07, 2012, - 09:33 PM
Concerned by a sharp rise in the use of powerful psychiatric drugs for adolescents, Minnesota will start requiring doctors to consult Mayo Clinic beforehand.
Updated: June 05, 2012, - 08:58 AM
Battle with Facebook has taken a grieving Wisconsin family into the murky legal waters of digital access -- and whether they should have control over the private social media account of a loved one who died.
Updated: June 02, 2012, - 06:37 AM
Minnesota's child population is shrinking, but that does not signal a need to shrink spending and efforts to improve child care, health and welfare, leaders of the Children's Defense Fund-Minnesota argued this week.
Updated: May 31, 2012, - 08:04 PM
Minnesota lags in posting data on licensing problems, safety violations.
Updated: May 30, 2012, - 06:23 AM
Parents may assume their child-care providers carry liability insurance in case of an accident, but Minnesota law doesn't require it and regulators don't always track which providers have it.
Updated: May 19, 2012, - 05:50 PM