Medical officials fear the rise of heroin abuse in Minnesota is connected to an increase in hepatitis C. Some suspect dirty needles may be to blame.
The Wild take on Tampa Tuesday night in a dash to the Olympic break. Keith Ballard came home in the off season to try and help solidify a group of defensemen that is a blend of veterans and youth.
For four decades, YouthLink has been helping homeless youth with food, counseling and academic support.
A 17-year-old Foreston youth died when he was hit by a car as he was trying to cross a highway.
New numbers reveal more Americans are using marijuana. The report, released Wednesday, was done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and it shows that marijuana use has increased steadily over the past five years.
A Duluth man is accused of sexually assaulting a boy on his Little League baseball team, including photographing the two of them together naked. Peter Jay Olson, 47, is charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of possessing pictorial presentation of minors, and one count of use of a minor in a sexual performance.
Outdoor baseball is the craze in this state, the Gophers added their own new stadium this spring. But it took until summer to really appreciate it — and no one likes it more than the young players during summer baseball camps.
Wilder Research estimates, that on any night in the state of Minnesota, 2,500 youth and young adults are homeless and unaccompanied by an adult.
Minnesota’s homeless youth population is growing. On any given night, 2,500 young people spend the night on couches, car backseats, or worst of all, at city parks across the Metro. More than 10,000 Minnesotans younger than 18 will experience homelessness in some form this year.
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.
Inside the art covered walls of YouthLink lies a refuge — a safe place for youth with nowhere to call home.
Take a 7 minute quiz from Harvard Researchers to find your REAL age!
We know the sun’s powerful rays can cause damage to our skin like brown spots, wrinkles and even cancer. Now new technology is using light to do the opposite.
Cody Varney nearly died last March when the vehicle he was riding in rolled three times on a Wisconsin roadway. Now, he’s hoping to educate other teen drivers on the dangers behind the wheel.
Reading is arguably one of the most important lessons learned in school, but literacy can be a challenge for some students.
Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.
Former Minnesota Vikings linebacker E.J. Henderson will join Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak in his fight against illegal-gun violence in the city.
Despite the tough stories you see coming out of North Minneapolis, there are a lot of people in that community who are reaching out and helping young people.
There have been six mob attacks, in all, since February. Now, Police are now wondering if an 8 o’clock curfew keeping anyone 17 and under from two downtown streets will stop the violence.
Maybe cold preserves more than just food. Those of us who live in the Twin Cities may have just found the secret to fighting aging.
Young people from across Minnesota got a chance to fight fire Saturday as a part of the Learning for Life program.
The imam of a central Ohio mosque says the area’s Somali community has tried to prevent radicalization among its younger members in recent years.
The flavors Very Berry and Winter Mint may make you think the package holds chewing gum, but the smokeless tobacco inside is certainly not child’s play.
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Rohan Preston is here for his weekly visit with Jearlyn. The Star Tribune theatre critic reviews Patty Lupone’s performance at Orchestra Hall, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily at the Park Square […]