Children

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Northfield school fires employee who allegedly gave melatonin to infant

It's against district policies to give a child anything without a parents' permission.

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25 cases of rare child disease possibly linked to COVID-19 in MN

It's extremely rare, but health officials want parents to be aware.

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Youths engaging in "destructive behavior" in southwest MN town

The City of Cottonwood says damage is being reported across the town.

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Police believe 2-year-old boy was fatally shot by his 3-year-old brother

Three adults, including the boys' mother and grandmother, will be charged in connection to the incident

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3 Minnesota children's hospitals among the best in new ranking

They ranked among the best on U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals list.

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Mystery game invites kids to uncover real-life lake polluters

The game from the Washington Conservation District game raises awareness of everyday pollutants.

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Duluth boy dies, girl revived after incident on Lake Superior

The boy was found about five hours after going missing.

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Teen arrested for murder of his 5-year-old brother

The 17-year-old is in custody after the incident in Eyota.

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MN officials watching for child syndrome linked to COVID-19, but say it's 'rare'

Health experts in Minnesota are keeping an eye out for the rare syndrome.

As schools close, child-care centers urged to stay open in MN

""Now more than ever we need you to come together and help us."

Health officials recommend MN schools stay open for now

Only 2% of COVID-19 cases have involved people under the age of 19, the MDH said.

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Playseum to open 'kid-sized city' at the Ridgedale Mall this week

It's the first Minnesota location for the interactive store and play area.

Bicyclist fatally struck by school bus in Brooklyn Park

The fatal accident happened just before 6:30 a.m.

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Missing 17-year-old, 2 young children found safe

They were last seen in Carlton County on Sept. 10.

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Choking hazard prompts recall of popular children's water bottle

5.7 million of the Contigo water bottles have been recalled.

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Beaches closed at Lake Nokomis after E.coli sickens 3 children

Both the 50th Street and Main beaches are closed indefinitely.

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Founder of Choo Choo Bob's Train Store sells up after 14 years

The popular Marshall Avenue store is under new ownership.

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2 children burned after vehicles catch fire at Walmart in Fridley

The fire quickly spread from vehicle-to-vehicle around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday.

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Boy rollerblading refuses child luring attempt in Mounds View

It's one of three child luring/abduction attempts in the Twin Cities since Friday.