: Minot couple provide new life for Philippines boy

A great story that aligns with the spirit of the season. Bob Lind with the Fargo Forum has the story of a Minot family that opened their home to a young man who needed a change of luck.

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TV And Videogames Rewire Young Brains, For Better And Worse

Technology is changing us. New evidence suggests that increased screen time at a young age rewires the brain to need more stimulation in order to really get it cranking. Whether this is a good or bad thing, remains unknown to researchers as there are indicators that suggest both benefit and detriment.

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UND Med School Consecutively Noted Among Top Five For Family Practice

The UND Medical School has received accolades for being on of the top five schools for training family physicians. Approximately 17% of UND’s med students specialize in family practice. KX News has more on the story.

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Independence, Inc. hosts 8th Annual Independent Living Fair

Minot’s 8th Annual Independent Living Fair kicked off Wednesday. The event hosts more than 40 booths that provide information from everything from home living to veteran services. KMOT News has more on the story.

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10 Internet Safety Rules to Teach Children Before They Go Online

The rise of the Internet and pervasively available technology has created opportunities and challenges across the spectrum. And that includes with raising kids. Most parents are figuring it out as they go, but if you’re just getting started, here’s a primer on the lessons your kid needs to know.

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20 things to do now to winterize your yard and garden

If you’ve been procrastinating your yard and garden cleanup, fall has been kind to you. There’s still time to make the best moves as we head into winter so everything comes back strong next spring. Check out the checklist in this article from the Grand Forks Herald.

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Domestic Violence Crisis Center Clears Construction Loan

Minot’s Domestic Violence Crisis Center is now clear of a significant financial burden. With the help two generous benefactors and  many others in the community, the center was able to payoff debt remaining from 2013 construction of an expanded campus. Jill Schramm of the Minot Daily has the full story.

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Watch & Learn: Why Are Teens So Moody?

Got a kid who’s approaching his or her teenage years? Are you already in the throes? Are are you a teenager yourself and wondering why your parents are always rolling their eyes and saying ‘teenager’? A little scientific understanding may help everyone understand just what’s gong on. Watch and learn below. AsapSCIENCE AsapSCIENCE (uploads) on

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