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May 29, 2019
West Central Initiative seeks help gathering information for statewide grant
May 29, 2019 - 3:20pm
January 26, 2019
The Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota recently released its 2018 Kids Count Data Book, which shows that Minnesota ranks in the top tier of states on many indicators of child well-being — yet more than 1 in 10 children in this state are identified as living in poverty. (Submitted photo)
Kids Count group gearing up for 2020 census: ‘Undercounted’ groups can lead to loss of critical funding for those in need
January 26, 2019 - 4:32pm
December 12, 2018
A young reader looks over the many book choices at the recent book giveaway hosted by the Detroit Lakes Breakfast Rotary at the White Earth library.  The White Earth library, established in 2015, is located in the "Gathering Place," which also features an interactive play center for children (Submitted photo)
The gift of literacy: DL Breakfast Rotary to host big Christmas book giveaway
December 12, 2018 - 11:28am
November 7, 2018
November is National Adoption Month
November 7, 2018 - 1:25pm
October 15, 2018
These are a few examples of the Pumpkin Crafts that will be available for kids to try during a special Kids' Crafts at the Museum event planned for this Thursday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the Becker County Museum in Detroit Lakes. (Submitted photo)
October at the museum: Flashlight tours, pumpkin crafts, book signings and more set for Oct. 18-20
October 15, 2018 - 3:49pm
June 16, 2018
Parents need to think about a child’s maturity level, problem-solving skills and knowledge of what to do in an emergency. Children should know who to contact if an emergency happens and they cannot reach their parents. Stock image
How old is old enough to stay home alone? The answer might not be obvious
June 16, 2018 - 8:58am
April 19, 2018
Family Day at the Becker County Museum, set for this Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to noon, will be focused on "Painting Pots and Planting Seedlings." Participants of all ages can decorate a clay pot, then plant it with seedlings provided by Bergen's Nursery in Detroit Lakes. (Submitted photo)
County museum abloom with events this weekend
April 19, 2018 - 12:17pm
March 27, 2018
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Do you miss the life you had before kids?
March 27, 2018 - 8:15am
February 11, 2018
At last year's Luke Gandrud Memorial Fishing Derby on Lake Ida, the first place prize for largest Northern caught went to 8-year-old Mckenzie Askelson of Twin Valley, with this 7 pound, 6-ounce beauty. A total of about 168 fish were caught throughout the afternoon. (Submitted photo)
Fishing for some family fun?: Kids' derbies set Feb. 17 on Lake Ida, Little Detroit
February 11, 2018 - 8:00am
December 22, 2017
A child needs a Social Security number to have a bank account, savings bonds, medical coverage, or to receive government services. The easiest way to get one is to apply as part of the birth registration process when they are born. (Submitted photo)
Social Security's gift to children is security
December 22, 2017 - 9:00am
December 8, 2017
Detroit Lakes Breakfast Rotarians delivered a large batch of Christmas books for Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elves to distribute during a recent Santa's Workshop event hosted by the Frazee Early Childhood Family Education program. (Submitted photo)
DL Breakfast Rotarians distributing Christmas books for the holidays: Giveaway for kids age 0-12 set for this Saturday at Washington Square Mall
December 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
November 26, 2017
'Have the strength and courage to do it': Detroit Lakes couple encourages others to choose adoption after welcoming special needs child into their family
November 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
November 1, 2017
Dick Kimmel, who will be the featured performer at a 7 p.m. concert this Friday, Oct. 27 at the Becker County Museum, has been inducted into three music halls of fame, including the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
'History of Bluegrass'... and much, much more set for Becker County Museum this fall
November 1, 2017 - 9:28am
September 19, 2017
Eight- and nine-year-old football players practice. Youths who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who started playing after they turned 12, according to a study released by Boston University researchers on Sept. 19, 2017. (Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times)
Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues
September 19, 2017 - 11:07am
July 9, 2017
For the youth: White Earth DOVE Program receives grant to create Child Advocacy Center
July 9, 2017 - 10:42am
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