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Northern Minnesota Deputy Arrested on Child Sex Abuse Allegations

News Talk 1340 KROC-AM (press release) (blog)

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says 31-year-old Clearwater County Sheriff’s Deputy Neil Dolan was taken into custody Wednesday …

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Minneapolis City Council approves ban on conversion therapy

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis has banned conversion therapy for minors, joining dozens of … anxiety, social withdrawal and substance abuse, among other things.

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Catholic priest gets 15 years for sexual abuse of children

KBJR 6

The Washington Post reports that most of the more than 80 people who filled the … Vazquez was convicted of child sexual abuse this summer. … CLOQUET, MN — For the first time in seven years, the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton girls …

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Sexually abused as a child, Minnesota priest feels revictimized by attorney’s disclosure

Duluth News Tribune

FERTILE, Minn. — Like any other Sunday, the Rev. Joseph Richards led Mass on Nov. 10 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fertile, a northwest …

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Father charged with murder in child’s hot car death

KBJR 6

(AP) — A Tennessee father who’s accused of leaving his 3-year-old son in a … The panel also indicted him on an aggravated child abuse and neglect …

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Finding homes for Minnesota children in waiting

ECM Publishers

In 2018 alone, roughly 6,700 children and young adults entered out-of-home placement, many because of parental drug abuse (32 percent), …

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11-6 FDN Community Calendar

Southernminn.com

Rachael Petersen, rpetersen@faribault.k12.mn.us, 5073306470. Friday, Nov. 08 … Fundraiser for the Prevention of Child Abuse. Free screening of …

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In Business: CentraCare documentary wins Upper Midwest Emmy

St. Cloud Times

It featured the Central Minnesota Child Advocacy Center, a CentraCare … ensures children receive the proper care and support during and after a child abuse … The documentary series is the result of a 3-year partnership between …

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Finding homes for Minnesota kids in waiting

Aitkin Independent Age

In 2018 alone, roughly 6,700 kids and young adults entered out-of-home placement, many because of parental drug abuse (32 percent), allegations of …

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Additional former students settle with theater company

La Crosse Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nine remaining lawsuits filed by former students who say they were abused by employees of the Children’s Theatre Company …

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What are we waiting for?

Aitkin Independent Age

Tonight, when most of us are settling in for a comfortable evening of sleep, there will be hundreds of Minnesota children who are unsure where they …

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11-5 FDN Community Calendar

Southernminn.com

‘SE MN Together’ Workforce Housing Forum• 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Armory Square Event Center, 519 … Fundraiser for the Prevention of Child Abuse.

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Former Children’s Theatre Teacher Accused Of Abuse Returns To US

KWLM (Willmar Radio)

(Minneapolis, MN) — The former Children’s Theatre teacher accused of child sex abuse is back in the U.S. Jason McLean escaped to Mexico more …

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Political Action Is Needed to Protect Kids Like James Younger

alphanewsmn.com

In Minnesota, a mother has appealed her case to the Supreme Court after the … denouncing these medical interventions as a form of “child abuse.”.

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St. Paul Father Charged With Malicious Punishment Of Newborn Son

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — St. Paul man Jeremy Dean Berg, 38, has been charged with malicious … He said the mother did not abuse the baby.

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Minnesota’s youth deer hunt kicks off Thursday

KBJR 6

DULUTH, MN– The youth deer hunt in Minnesota began on Thursday, … Minnesota regular firearm season begins November 9th. … says it has charged a woman with first-degree murder and felony child abuse after an investigation.

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St. Paul man hit, violently shook infant son facing life-threatening injuries, charges say

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

The 38-year-old St. Paul man was questioned after the child was hospitalized earlier this month for … But he later admitted to the abuse. He would hit …

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Judge approves more than $39M for Diocese of Duluth abuse survivors

Mesabi Daily News

Attorney Jeff Anderson asked for any survivors of child sexual abuse, … Minnesota Child Victims Act, which opened a three-year window for victims of …

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State relocates adoption event planned at Fort Snelling amid outcry from Minnesota Indian groups

Minneapolis Star Tribune

In recent days, leaders of some Twin Cities-area Indian nonprofits decried initial … In 2017, Indian children in Minnesota were 18.5 times more likely than … which provides housing and substance abuse prevention services to Indian …

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‘The Light Is Always On’: 30 Years After Jacob Wetterling Abduction, Resource Center Keeps …

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s true that for many Minnesotans, they can … “It’s a dreary kind of gross day out there and that’s kind of the feeling of this day,” … would also be joining the Zero Abuse Project to help end child sex abuse.

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FBI: Greenville woman picked up child in Minnesota she met online, sexually assaulted her here

Greenville News

FBI agents arrested 23-year-old Katrina Marie Aliff on Sept. 8 and charged her with aggravated sexual abuse of a child and transporting a minor with …

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FBI: Woman kidnapped, assaulted Minnesota girl she met online

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Citing an FBI affidavit, news outlets report 23-year-old Katrina Marie Aliff was arrested last month on charges including aggravated child sexual abuse.

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South Carolina woman accused of kidnapping, molesting Minnesota girl

Bring Me The News

A South Carolina woman has been charged with kidnapping a Minnesota girl … Aliff has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse of a child and …

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St. Paul MN DWI Chemical Health Assessment Use Evaluation Services Launched

Newswire

(Newswire.net — October 9, 2019) — St Paul, MN — Access Behavioral … Access Behavioral Change launched a complete range of chemical health … DUI, domestic abuse disorderly conduct, child custody, or for personal concerns.

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Innocence Lost: A culture of abuse

Minnesota Public Radio News

Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis is being forced to revisit a grim part of its past as it works to resolve lawsuits that charge it with failing to …

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Skoog: Encryption protects everyone– except exploited children

Minnesota Daily

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children received 18.4 million reports of child sexual abuse material in 2018. As many of the reports …

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Shakopee man found guilty of criminal sexual conduct, malicious punishment of a child

SW News Media

Paul Jonathon Lindahl was found guilty in Scott County District Court of … Lindahl denied harming or otherwise mistreating the child when he spoke to … for children in Minneapolis, that’d she’d been physically and sexually abused …

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Healthy relationships matter

Hometown Focus

… substance abuse, or incarceration; physical, emotional, or sexual abuse; … The kind of situation that creates the trigger is when a child repeatedly … Trainers from the Minnesota Communities Caring for Children organization to …

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Coach gets 24 years for sexual abuse of teen figure skater

KARE11.com

MINNEAPOLIS — A former figure skating coach will serve a 24-year prison sentence for repeatedly sexually abusing a former student starting from the …

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There are 45 Mn Child Abuse Photos Online. Can We Control This?

The Quint

Images of children, as young as 3-year-old, are strewn across the internet. But not the fuzzy kinds we love to see, these are graphic images of sexual …

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Minnesota skating coach sentenced for sexually abusing skater

KELOLAND.com

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (Associated Press) — A Minnesota figure skating coach has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for sexually abusing one of his …

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East Grand Forks Woman Facing More Charges Related To Domestic Abuse

East Grand Forks Exponent

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (iNewZ.TV) Six people were in an SUV that rolled in East Brand Forks Monday night. Two of them were injured. * Story is …

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Otto Bremer Trust awards 156 grants totaling $10.2 million

Crookston Daily Times

The Otto Bremer Trust has awarded $10,257,564 in grants as part of its most … A list of grants awarded to organizations in central and northern Minnesota … assault, elder abuse, trafficking/sexual exploitation, and child sexual abuse.

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TN Govt Lawyer ‘Threatens’ Child Abuse Survivors to Drop Cases

The Quint

TN Govt Lawyer ‘Threatens’ Child Abuse Survivors to Drop Cases … Also Read : There are 45 Mn Child Abuse Photos Online. Can We Control This?

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Criminal charges filed in Chappy’s probe

Duluth News Tribune

Former owner Theresa Lee Olson faces 25 of those charges, including one count of … Jason Steck, an Edina, Minn., attorney who has represented Chappy’s … reported numerous substantiated incidents of maltreatment at the facility.

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Burnsville Woman Gets 1 Year Of Prison For Assaulting Baby

Patch.com

The baby suffered permanent brain damage as a result of the woman’s … BURNSVILLE, MN — A Burnsville woman has been sentenced for beating a … “The abuse and mistreatment of a child is unconscionable,” Dakota County …

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Domestic, international adoptions are falling in Minnesota

Marshall Independent

PAUL (AP) — Adoptions in Minnesota are plummeting, and Tim Young … Many are older children who have experienced trauma, abuse or poverty.

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A conversation with Michael Nash, head of LA’s Office Child Protection, about his newly-released …

witnessla.com

MN: Once again, in the absence of information that the child was being severely neglected or abused—other than hearsay information, which the …

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The Diocese of Rochester – New York’s Child Victim’s Act Opens Claims Floodgate, Forces Debtor …

Bankrupt Company News (press release) (blog)

September 12, 2019 − The Diocese of Rochester (“The Diocese” or the … estimated assets between $50.0mn and $100.0mn; and estimated liabilities … In respect of many cases of alleged abuse that are the basis of claims, the …

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Statement from Bishop Bill Wright: Volume IV of the Cunneen Commission

mnnews.today

I renew my invitation to those affected by abuse; if it is of assistance on your healing journeys to meet with me and hear an apology from me, I welcome …

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Local center recognizes “We All Stand With Kids” month

CBS 3 Duluth

DULUTH, MN– A local center is raising awareness to prevent child abuse. First Witness Child Advocacy Center in Duluth partners with the community …

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MN Crime Rebuttal to City Pages’ Hit Piece: Shining a Bright Light on Local Media

Alpha News MN

City Pages, that bastion of local journalistic integrity, thinks they’ve … sex trafficking, sexual abuse and child rape in the state of Minnesota over the …

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Closure for Fillmore County woman, three decades after abuse

KTTC

PRESTON, Minn. (KTTC) – A crime committed … According to the criminal complaint, most of the abuse happened in a barn at a Fillmore County farm.

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Minnesota Parents Plan Rally To Protect Kids

Alpha News MN

This twisted view happens to go all the way back to mad-scientist Alfred Kinsey—a hero on the left—who went so far as to study pedophiles’ abuse of …

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Charges: Boy, 8, died after mom locked him in garage during Polar Vortex

Bring Me The News

DNA swabs of the area proved “insufficient for interpretation.” … Police also found signs of physical abuse on the boy’s body, including “17 linear and …

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Charges: Minnesota woman locked son, 8, in cold garage, killing him

KIMT 3

A Minnesota woman whose court records show a history of child neglect … with the family for years following reports of abuse, violence and threats.

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MN – Child Garage Charges

knoxradio

… that the boy was ordered to sit in the garage. The Associated Press is not naming the mother or children because court records cite sexual abuse.

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How does Minnesota’s DHS keep owing the Feds money?

Alpha News MN

State Senator Michelle Benson (R-Ham Lake) is the chair of the Health and … That opens the door to fraud, waste, and abuse, all at the state level.

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US watchdog: Separated migrant children suffered trauma

Crookston Daily Times

US watchdog: Separated migrant children suffered trauma ….. history for crimes involving child abuse — had a third-degree child neglect felony on her …

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Imbalance of abuse slowly redressed

mnnews.today

“The lingering effects of abuse are profound,” Dr Miller said. … The initial exposure of abuse in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle was one of the …

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Death of infant under investigation in central Minnesota

Bring Me The News

Authorities in central Minnesota are investigating the death of an infant. … 12, to report that a baby was found unresponsive at a residence in Crow …

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Death Of Boy At Brainerd Day Care Under Investigation

CBS Pittsburgh

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — Sheriff’s … The infant died a short time later at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center. On Wednesday, the …

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State suspends license of day care where infant died

Brainerd Dispatch

The Minnesota Department of Human Services temporarily suspended the license of a day care Friday, Nov. 15, following the death of an infant under …

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Infant Dies After Injury At Minnesota Day Care: Police

Patch.com

Infant Dies After Injury At Minnesota Day Care: Police … of Human Services has suspended the license of the daycare following the child’s death.

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Trippie Redd and DaBaby share “Death”

The FADER

“Death” follows “Love Me More,” both singles from Trippie Redd’s upcoming album A Love Letter To You 4 … February 6 – Maplewood, MN – Myth Life

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Police: Mom removed daughter from nursing home, killed her

KBJR 6

Police: Mom removed daughter from nursing home, killed her … Police say Sharon Theleman was pronounced dead at the scene. … (AP) — Sheriff’s officials in central Minnesota are investigating the death of an infant at a home …

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Minnesota parents charged in drowning death of young son

Winona Daily News

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors say a Minnesota couple accused in the drowning death of their 21-month-old son left three children unsupervised …

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Denial of service leads to Black infant’s death

MSR News Online

Six weeks ago, a young mother raced her nine-month-old child to Children’s Hospital in South Minneapolis. Three weeks later, with her child showing …

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Parents arrested after death of young child in Bloomington

KSTP

Updated: September 23, 2019 05:57 PM. Two people have been arrested following the death of their 21-month old son, according to a release from …

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Toddler Drowned While Bloomington Mom, Dad Were Shopping: Police

Patch.com

TWIN CITIES, MN — A Bloomington couple has been charged with second-degree manslaughter for neglect of a child in the drowning death of their …

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Bagley woman gets 18 years for baby’s death

knoxradio

A 31-year-old woman from Bagley (MN) was sentenced Monday to 18 years in prison for the 2018 death of a two-month-old girl in her care.

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Bloomington Parents Sabrina & Eddy Louis Charged In Son’s Tub Drowning Death

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Bloomington couple accused in the drowning death of their 21-month-old son left their two children …

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Brooklyn Park Father Charged In Death Of 2-Month-Old Baby

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities say a 19-year-old Brooklyn Park man has been charged in the death of his 2-month-old son. Derrick Tyshawn …

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Brooklyn Park man charged with murder in death of 2-month-old son

KSTP

When firefighters arrived, they transported the child to a hospital, but was pronounced dead upon arrival. Doctors told police the child died between 30 …

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A conversation with Michael Nash, head of LA’s Office Child Protection, about his newly-released …

witnessla.com

It’s more than months since the death of four-year-old Noah Cuatro and, …. MN: Once again, in the absence of information that the child was being …

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Panelists at University of Minnesota call racial disparities in maternal deaths ‘staggering’

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Black mothers are three to four times more likely to die of pregnancy … and public health experts who spoke Thursday at the University of Minnesota.

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MN baby dies while sleeping next to drunk dad

Valley News Live

MINNEAPOLIS (KARE) A Minnesota man is accused of negligently putting his infant son next to him to sleep, which police say ultimately caused the …

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Charges: Baby died sleeping in bed with drunk father

Bring Me The News

A drunken mistake by a 36-year-old Minneapolis man resulted in the death of his infant son last year, according to charges filed in Hennepin County …

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Infant Killed After Drunk Dad Rolled While Sleeping: Police

Patch.com

Infant Killed After Drunk Dad Rolled While Sleeping: Police … Minneapolis father fell asleep and rolled onto his infant son, killing him, police say.

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MN Baby Death – Charges

knoxradio

A Minnesota judge has lifted a no contact order for a man accused of killing his infant son allowing the defendant to have contact with his pregnant …

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MN Baby Death

knoxradio

Minnesota prosecutors say a Woodbury father intentionally dropped his 5-month-old son headfirst on the floor because the baby was crying and fussy.

Minnesota man charged with murder after dropping infant son on head for being ‘difficult’: report – OzarksFirst.com

Father Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder In Infant Son’s Death – Voice Of Alexandria (press release)

Full Coverage

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Woodbury Man Charged In Infant Son’s Death After Dropping Him On His Head

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Woodbury man faces murder charges after reportedly telling investigators he intentionally dropped his 4-month-old son …

Infant Died After Woodbury Dad Intentionally Dropped Him: Charges – Patch.com

Woodbury father charged in infant son’s death – River Towns

Full Coverage

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Murder charges: Baby was being ‘difficult,’ so Woodbury dad dropped him on his head

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

According to his obituary, Gus Christian Hoisser died April 30. … Hospital in St. Paul and then transferred to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis.

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No contact order lifted for father accused in baby’s death

Winona Daily News

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge has lifted a no contact order for a man accused of killing his infant son allowing the defendant to have …

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Murder charges: Baby was being ‘difficult,’ so Minnesota dad dropped him on his head

Alexandria Echo Press

Murder charges: Baby was being ‘difficult,’ so Minnesota dad dropped him on his … According to his obituary, Gus Christian Hoisser died April 30.

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Mother of girls burned in Fridley van fire: ‘Give your babies kisses. Hold them tight for me’

Minneapolis Star Tribune

The mother of a young girl fatally burned and another fighting for her life after the van they were napping in caught fire outside a Fridley Walmart asked …

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child death

Southern Minnesota News

Apple Valley father gets 6 months for death of son in hot SUV. ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man will serve six months in jail for the death

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Infant Dies from Serious Injuries at Brainerd Home Daycare

Pritzker Hageman, P.A.

A baby boy died from a serious injury at a home daycare in Brainerd, MN last week. Nine-month-old Zander Kenneth Miller was found unresponsive in …

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Develop – Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS)

Develop – Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS)

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) … and other sleep related infant deaths; safe sleep environments; MN Child Care …

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Report: Kentucky Man Married His Daughter After They Killed Her Minnesota Boyfriend

News Break

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Kentucky man and his two adult daughters are charged with … Alec Baldwin and his partner confirm the death of a child.

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As teen suicide rates soar, Iron Range youth are being transported across state for mental health …

Hibbing Daily Tribune

As teen suicide rates soar, Iron Range youth are being transported across state … HIBBING — Suicide is now the second leading cause of death among …. an available bed somewhere in the state or on the Minnesota-North Dakota …

Father sentenced to 1 year for son’s death in hot car

KARE11.com

ST PAUL, Minn. — A Ramsey County judge described Kristopher Taylor as a “terrific father” before imposing a one-year sentence for the death of his …

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High school football player from Esko collapses on field and dies

Bring Me The News

Authorities are investigating the death of a high school football player … a serious medical condition” and died a short time later, a news release says:.

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Farhiyo Abdullahi Charged With Attempting To Kill Her 5 Kids Along With Herself

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Rochester mother is charged with attempting to kill … Investigators say that they took five children into protective custody. … each on endangering a child where the situation could result in harm or death.

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Mankato woman charged for repeatedly locking children in basement

KEYC

Mankato woman charged for repeatedly locking children in basement … MANKATO, Minn. … Oppegaard faces one count of child endangerment in a situation that could cause harm or death, and one count of child neglect that could …

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Wisconsin jury awards $450000 in Sandy Hook defamation case

AberdeenNews.com

(AP) — A jury in Wisconsin has awarded $450,000 to the father of a boy killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting after he … Fetzer, a retired University of Minnesota Duluth professor now living in Wisconsin, and Mike Palacek …

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Trauma-informed instruction a priority for school board candidate

MSR News Online

Trauma-informed instruction a priority for school board candidate … When Clardy was a child, she was one of the few students of color in the … to serve on the Minnesota Board of Teaching and currently serves on the Minnesota of …

State relocates adoption event planned at Fort Snelling amid outcry from Minnesota Indian groups

Minneapolis Star Tribune

They also noted the ongoing trauma associated with the child protection system’s separation of American Indian children from their biological families, …

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Healing diverse communities of their traumas — upcoming summit takes new approach

MSR News Online

Healing diverse communities of their traumas — upcoming summit takes new … This year organizers expect a mix of mental health and social service … Maisha Giles, behavioral health director for the MN Department of Human …

Healthy relationships matter

Hometown Focus

Who would have thought that prenatal and childhood trauma could lead to teen and adult depression, obesity, …. John Soghigian lives in Ely, MN.

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Teen was bullied online, and now he’s gone

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Pew also reported that 90% of teens believe online harassment is a … trauma and other mental health concerns, visit the Minnesota Department of …

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Resettled migrants pack schools, divide Minnesota town

West Central Tribune

“A lot of these kids suffer horrible trauma on the journey to the United States,” said Perla Banegas, who until recently taught newcomers at Worthington …

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Domestic, international adoptions are falling in Minnesota

Marshall Independent

PAUL (AP) — Adoptions in Minnesota are plummeting, and Tim Young … Many are older children who have experienced trauma, abuse or poverty.

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Charges: Minnesota woman locked son, 8, in cold garage, killing him

KIMT 3

The cause of the boy’s death was initially listed as undetermined. There were no fresh signs of trauma, but the boy had scars on his back that indicated …

Charges: Tasha Tennin Locked Son, 8, In Cold Garage, Killing Him – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

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A Conversation With LA Office of Child Protection’s Michael Nash About Why 4-Year-Old Noah …

witnessla.com

MN: First of all, part of the reason this case seems to have drawn interest is because of the … Because removing a child can be very traumatic.

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A laundry list of new MN laws that kick in Aug. 1

KARE11.com

Sponsors said the old rules were disproportionately hard on families of color with children stuck in the foster system. The decision on whether it’s in a …

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Iowa teen gets 100-year sentence for death of infant daughter

KIMT 3

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An 18-year-old Iowa man has been sentenced to up to 100 years in prison for the death of his 8-month-old daughter after …

Youth in foster care need permanent homes

Herald Review

Many Minnesotans might be surprised to learn that most children who are adopted in Minnesota today are not coming from China, Colombia, Malawi …

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Counties will pay for some of growing financial failures at Minnesota DHS

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Counties will also not get federal reimbursement for foster care provided for children who were placed in group homes, shelters and residential …

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Pine Island family celebrates three new additions

KTTC

There are 10,000 kids in foster care in Minnesota according to the Department of Human Services. If you would like to become a certified foster care …

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Minnesota DHS announces 3 mistakes that will cost taxpayers at least $23 million

Grand Forks Herald

The errors include cash payments to people on public assistance, criminal background checks for foster care centers, and improper billing for drug …

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Kandiyohi County could pay thousands stemming from state DHS mistakes

West Central Tribune

foster care placement due to a miscommunication on the part of the state. … to pay back overpayments from the Minnesota Department of Human Services. … There was also an issue regarding overpayments in the cash assistance …

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Counties: DHS billing errors ‘unprecedented,’ ‘unexpected’

Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — Counties across southern Minnesota are trying to figure out … Counties were notified they won’t receive federal foster care funding for …

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Event at Minnesota Zoo celebrates children adopted from foster care

ECM Publishers

Families who adopted children from foster care enjoyed a day at the Minnesota Zoo for Celebrate Adoption: Circus of the Heart on Nov. 3 that included …

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More Foster Care, Adoptive Parents Needed in Minnesota

WJON News

Belle Kunstleben works at Kindred Family Focus in Waite Park. She says the first step for people interested in becoming a foster parent or adoptive …

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Older Foster Care Kids Face Long Road to Lasting Home

U.S. News & World Report

Until then, Jaseana was one of 820 Minnesota children waiting to be adopted last year, Minnesota Public Radio News reported. She was a foster child …

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Reel Hope videos highlight foster care children in need of permanent families

The Catholic Spirit

Many of those are in foster care, which finds temporary homes for children … Daniel Luedtke, makes two-minute profile videos of Minnesota children …

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A sampling of animal rescue organizations in Minnesota

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Dog Rescue Minnesota (dogrescuemn.org) has a compilation of a number of … It finds foster homes and funds safe shelter, veterinary care and daily …

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Minnesota youth unpack their trauma: “We don’t have to be stuck”

WCBI

She made the choice to put me into the foster care system.” Schroedl never had a safe space. So, she was compelled to create one for others.

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Event celebrates children adopted from foster care

KTOE News

“New families are created through adoption every day throughout Minnesota,” she said. “Adoption of children from foster care means more children …

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Finding homes for Minnesota kids in waiting

Aitkin Independent Age

Finding homes for Minnesota kids in waiting … of Human Services, on an average day in 2018 there were 10,050 Minnesota kids in foster care.

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‘Guilt by accusation’ crippling Black families

MSR News Online

“Our kids are being sold through the foster care system. … Consequently, she authored the “Minnesota African American Family Preservation Act” …

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Minnesota reports 1st flu death of season

KBJR 6

(AP) — Minnesota has reported its first flu death of the season. … date, no outbreaks have been reported in Minnesota long-term care facilities this season. … faith-based foster care and adoption agencies to continue getting taxpayer …

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Tim Mahoney to retire from MN House, elected to St. Paul East Side seat in 1998

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

… founder/executive director of Foster Advocates, which promotes opportunities for foster care recipients, announced he would challenge Mahoney for …

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Fostering Families looks to help children in need this holiday season

ECM Publishers

Michelle Anderson explained Fostering Families “began as a last-minute idea.” The original idea was to make Christmas gifts for each of the foster …

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State survey reveals risk factors for PR students

Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids Area Schools students’ responses to the 2019 Minnesota … with 15% of ninth grade girls saying they have been in foster care and 37% of …

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Duluth’s Northwood Children’s Services once again receives ‘expedited’ national reaccreditation

BusinessNorth.com

Oct. 28, 2019 / DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth’s Northwood Children’s Services, Minnesota’s oldest child-caring agency, has once again achieved national …

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