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Renovated central Minn. lake home saved after judge overturns ruling
Northeast Minn. school district cancels class following threats on Snapchat
Minnesota House sex harassment training criticized
Minn. hospital mistakes rise in Department of Health annual report
It's the time for big tournaments
U.S., mostly with Minnesotans, beats Canada to reach gold medal game in men's curling
Olympics: Bulldogs' Rooney backstops U.S. women to shootout win over Canada, first gold since 1998
Mason sparks Gophers as they end nine-game losing streak
College men's basketball: Banged-up Bluejays fall to St. Cloud Tech
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'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
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City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
November 5, 2017
Despite high number of Minnesota adoptions, many still in foster care
MANKATO, Minn.—Mike and Kari Fletcher were 23 years old when they became parents to a 17-year-old. It wasn't a permanent situation. They...
November 5, 2017 - 8:30am
July 20, 2017
Video of foster children surprised with adoption news at Disney goes viral
A video of Mickey Mouse surprising two foster children with news of their adoption date has gone viral on social media.
July 20, 2017 - 8:56am
May 2, 2017
After 35 years, Minn. native continues his search for mom and dad
RED WING, Minn. — Steven Nelson was told every year on his birthday by his mother, "I know that there's somebody else thinking about you...
May 2, 2017 - 4:51pm
January 13, 2017
Paulzines embrace adoption, finalize fourth in November
“We know how important it is for our children to know that they were loved from the moment they were created and that that love will continue...
January 13, 2017 - 9:29pm
November 16, 2016
Column: November is National Adoption Month
Q: How are you working to observe National Adoption Month this year? A: During this season of Thanksgiving, families across America make plans to travel and spend the holiday with loved ones. Family rituals and menus make Thanksgiving a special tradition to look forward to from...
November 16, 2016 - 10:44pm
October 19, 2015
Lost & found: Makram — the Christmas Waif — discovers three biological sisters
WORTHINGTON -- “And then there were four.” The post was written Sept. 21 by Tammy Makram on her Facebook page, alongside photos of four...
October 19, 2015 - 1:00pm
May 25, 2015
Worthington Tractor Supply hosts pet event
WORTHINGTON — Tractor Supply Company in Worthington, located at 1160 Ryan’s Road, will host a pet event Saturday to encourage adoptions and support local animal groups. The Saturday event is part of Purina Days, which lasts from Wednesday to Sunday. All Purina Days events are...
May 25, 2015 - 7:44pm
January 19, 2015
Baby Jane Doe goes national
LUVERNE — The woman who shared the story of her abandonment as an infant at the back door of a Twin Cities hospital on Christmas Eve 1961 with...
January 19, 2015 - 10:01pm
December 24, 2014
Tammy Makram -- Baby Jane Doe -- continues quest to find birth mother
‘Twas the night before Christmas in 1961 A young doctor — an intern — was walking the halls. Then outside he noticed the new fallen...
December 24, 2014 - 8:50am
July 14, 2013
The first family reunion
SLAYTON -- Ben Nagel said he doesn't get nervous. But last week was different. And who can blame him. For the first time in his life, he was...
July 14, 2013 - 11:43pm
TSC to host pet adoption event
WORTHINGTON -- Tractor Supply Co., located at 1160 Ryan's Road, will host a pet adoption event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Tractor Supply Co. helped make possible the adoption of more than 2,000 adopted pets during the chainwide Pet Appreciation Week in 2011. Pet adopters on...
June 14, 2012 - 9:08pm
December 23, 2010
AUSTIN -- On a cold day last January, Lynette Carlson turned on her computer, logged into the social network website Facebook and found a message...
December 23, 2010 - 8:12pm
November 6, 2009
Letter: Observe adoption awareness month
My husband and I began foster parenting soon after our wedding and within 12 years we have been blessed and challenged to parent 12 children, now ages 10-23. Because it is my passion to find homes for the children who wait, I take time each November to remind people to celebrate Adoption...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Accused baby scammer pleads guilty
MADISON, Wis. - A Red Wing woman who told four women that she had a baby to adopt when, in fact she didn't, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to four counts of wire fraud. Melissa Christiansen, 31, formerly of Maiden Rock, was indicted in August with scheming to obtain an unspecified...
January 14, 2009 - 3:00pm
December 18, 2008
Adoption fight over 6-month-old baby
Baby Talon has been removed from one family and given to another. Talon is the 6-month-old boy in the middle of a legal battle that made national headlines this week. His adoptive mother and father were forced on Sunday to relinquish the infant to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe after...
December 18, 2008 - 11:00am