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What Plans Are In Place If A Tornado Hits MN Schools?

Near the doorway of an Anoka-Hennepin School District classroom is an emergency guide. One of the tabs reads “tornado.” Alongside the guide is also a map of the school. Some of the rooms are colored yellow to signify they are safe evacuation zones.

05/21/2013

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Future Farmers Teach City Kids Where Food Comes From

Some elementary school kids in south Minneapolis got some real show-and-tell this morning. FFA high school kids from the Morris area brought real farm animals to Risen Christ Catholic School. The idea was to teach city kids where their food comes from, and the big grills were fired up.

05/17/2013

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Charges: Minneapolis Man Shot, Killed Man In Front Of 4 Kids

A 52-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with allegedly shooting and killing a 23-year-old man all while four young children watched, the Hennepin County Attorey’s Office announced Tuesday.

05/14/2013

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Good Question: What Do We Tell Our Kids About Staying Safe?

The kind of kidnapping that captivates the country — and the media — is thankfully very rare. On average 115 children under the age of 18 are abducted by strangers each year, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

05/08/2013

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Spit-Cleaning Pacifiers Could Help Ward Off Allergies

Conventional wisdom has been to clean a baby’s pacifier using soap and water. But new research shows another method — that’s somewhat unconventional — could have unexpected benefits.

05/06/2013

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Banned Yearbook Photo

A mother wants to have a picture with her child in her yearbook. The school says no, what do you say? Tell us on our Facebook page.

05/03/2013

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2 Children Struck By Truck In Mankato

Two children in Mankato are in the hospital after being struck by a truck Thursday morning.

05/02/2013

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Art Program Aims To Help Homeless Youth Be Kids

Inside the art covered walls of YouthLink lies a refuge — a safe place for youth with nowhere to call home.

04/24/2013

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Good Question: Should Kids Get Allowances?

The saying used to be “Money doesn’t grow on trees, kids.” Now, it’s more like, “Mom and Dad’s money just doesn’t pop out of the ATM.”

04/04/2013

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2 Children Die In Crash At Iowa Train Crossing

Two children have died in a collision at a train crossing in southeast Iowa.

04/02/2013

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Amplatz Kids Costume Up For Superhero Day

University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital is celebrating the superheroes among us.

03/28/2013

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John Williams Spring Mix Mini-LP

JSkillz is back with a Spring LP…..B sides of his soon to be hit smash, SPRING MIX.

03/21/2013

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Doctors Concerned With Healthy Kids Taking ADHD Meds

A national group of doctors is concerned that healthy children are using ADHD medications when they shouldn’t be.

03/13/2013

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Study: Kids Who Avoid Things More Likely To Have Anxiety

Kids who avoid scary situations are more likely to have anxiety problems.

03/12/2013

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Kids, Parents Enjoy A Snow Day In MN

Many metro school districts, and even many more rural ones, called off school for the day.

03/05/2013

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1 Man’s Mission: ‘Turn Drop Outs Into Drop Ins’

A Minneapolis man is being recognized by Mayor RT Rybak for his efforts to get kids off the streets and back in school.

02/26/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 2-25!

Kids play out scenes from the Oscar contenders takes on the new champ!

02/25/2013

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Hidden Health Problems At Indoor Playgrounds

A mother from Arizona has spent the last two years exposing what she calls a hidden health problem at indoor playgrounds. Now, she’s working with a lawmaker in Minnesota and hopes to get a similar law passed in St. Paul this session.

02/20/2013

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MDH: More Than Half Of 3rd Graders Have Cavities

A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health finds that more than one half of the state’s third graders experienced tooth decay.

02/19/2013

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Wis. Man Arrested For DWI With 2 Kids In Car

A 36-year-old man was arrested Saturday, after police say he was driving drunk with children in the car.

02/10/2013

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Rogers Named Best Place To Raise Kids

A small town in Hennepin County has been named the best place to raise kids in the state.

02/05/2013

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Hopkins Police: Aunt Leaves Toddlers In Cold Car To Drink

A 55-year-old woman is behind bars Monday after she allegedly left two kids, ages 2 and 3, alone inside a cold car while she drank alcohol.

01/28/2013

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Kids Forced Into Subzero Temperatures In SD

A South Dakota woman has been charged with neglect after reportedly kicking five children out of her home and into subzero temperatures over the weekend.

01/28/2013

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Keep Up With Your Kids On Social Media

Remember when the best way to keep your kids safe on the internet was to make sure the computer was in a common area? Now, kids can carry the Internet in their pockets and keep moving to social networks many parents don’t even know about. So, how can parents keep up?

01/21/2013

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Best Of MN: Indoor Play Area

When it comes to Minnesota’s best indoor play area, it was a very close vote, with Eagles Nest in New Brighton barely getting edged out by Edina’s Edinborough Park.

12/29/2012

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