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May 3, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. David Tomassoni of Chisholm talks with Sens. Dan Sparks of Austin, left, and Kent Eken of Twin Valley during the Thursday, May 3, Senate session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota leaders ready to negotiate taxes
May 3, 2018 - 5:38pm
April 29, 2018
Sheldon Houle, uncle of Chance Houle, holds his favorite photo of Chance, who took his life on March 31 in Bismarck. The death of Chance has opened up a community conversation on the tragic and sensitive topics of bullying and suicide. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Questions remain after death of Bismarck child: School denies bullying allegations
April 29, 2018 - 7:57am
April 23, 2018
More than 1,500 children are in foster care throughout the state of North Dakota on a daily basis, according to the N.D. Department of Human Services. In Minnesota, that number was 9,400 in 2016. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Fostering hope and healing: Local couple shares journey to becoming a forever family
April 23, 2018 - 7:54am
March 18, 2018
Kent Dudley performs on stage with his wife Shantel, center, and Abby Coutlee at Hope Fest in Detroit Lakes in 2017. Submitted photo
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
March 18, 2018 - 8:18am
November 22, 2017
Joshua Pence gets doggy kisses from his service dog Zippy at his home in Merrifield, Minn., near his mother Megan Pence. Kisses are one of Zippy's jobs to help Joshua when he's stressed or overwhelmed. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Serviceplay button
Kisses from Zippy: A dog's love changes boy's life
November 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
November 11, 2017
North Dakota Heart Gallery Gala and Carnival entrance on Nov. 9, 2017 at the Fargodome. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
North Dakota Heart Gallery connects kids in need of adoptive families
November 11, 2017 - 11:23am
October 4, 2017
Fargo foster mother Marian Kadrie, 88, has been honored as part of the national Angels in Adoption program. She has taken in more than 300 foster children in the last few decades.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
'One big family': 88-year-old foster mom has taken in over 300 kids
October 4, 2017 - 6:05am
September 13, 2017
Marian Kadrie
Fargo woman who's fostered over 300 kids receives Angel in Adoption award
September 13, 2017 - 8:20pm
May 19, 2017
Nobles County Community Services Director Stacie Golombiecki, left, and Family and Social Services Supervisor Krysta Anderson hold some of the fleece blankets given to children who enter emergency foster care. Tim Middagh / Forum News Service
Need for foster parents is great in Minn.
May 19, 2017 - 4:31pm
May 13, 2017
264,746 children entered foster care in 2014 - that translates to a child entering care every two minutes in the U.S. according to Thinkstock/Special to The Forum.
Temporarily Mom and Dad: Foster care fills the gap
May 13, 2017 - 11:00am
April 24, 2017
NDSU sorority goes cheesy to raise money for foster kids
April 24, 2017 - 5:35pm
October 2, 2016
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, left, and Sen. John Hoeven listen to testimony from panel members at a Senate Indian Affairs Committee field hearing on trauma Wednesday at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck. Photo by Tom Stromme / Forum News Service
Approaches to childhood trauma improved, but many youth still need help
October 2, 2016 - 3:39pm
October 1, 2016
Brandi Azure, 26, seen Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, in Fargo, experienced trauma in her youth and has experience with family and juvenile court.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Treating trauma's steep toll on native youth remains challenge for courts
October 1, 2016 - 7:08pm
June 20, 2016
Angels in Adoption nominations sought
June 20, 2016 - 6:08pm
May 13, 2016
Brandon Sloan is a Californian who played football at Mayville State and is now a member of the Fargo Invaders semi-pro football team that will play its home opener Saturday at Fargo Shanley. Dave Wallis / The Forum
Invaders cornerback Sloan's journey from the streets of southern California to trainer and mentor in Grand Forks
May 13, 2016 - 8:57pm