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April 12, 2017
The Loween family poses outside their Alexandria home. After an 18-month process, the Loweens took legal custody of their youngest, JeeWoo, on March 14. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Welcome, JeeWoo: 3-year-old adjusting to life with new family
April 12, 2017 - 7:28am
April 4, 2017
Simulcast conference addresses adoption, foster care
April 4, 2017 - 4:48pm
February 8, 2017
Amber Johnson of Miltona (left) was a surrogate for Rachel (center) and Russ (right) Elliott, and gave birth to baby Remie on Dec. 11, 2016. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Bringing Remie home
February 8, 2017 - 6:00am
April 11, 2016
The Loween family is currently in the process of adopting a 2-year-old boy from Korea. As a way of fundraising, Jaci Loween makes pillows from place mats.  (Contributed photo by Skiler Norton)
Preparing for a homecoming
April 11, 2016 - 1:08pm
November 18, 2015
The four Bowden kids (back row, left to right) Parker, Briquelle, Tahlia and Preston will soon have four new siblings after their parents complete the adoption of (front row, left to right) Kolia, Vova, Natasha and Yulia. (Contributed photo)
Host to home
November 18, 2015 - 12:00am
November 14, 2012
Jim and Bonni Tungseth of Alexandria have been trying "modern" methods of adoption, which include outreach through Internet websites and e-mails, and use of signs, such as the ones located at Bonni's father's business in Alexandria. (Photo by Jennifer Guenther Photography)
Wanted: A child to love
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Amanda and Nicholas Dahmes and their children, Thomas and Olivia. (Contributed photo)
My belly, their baby
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
July 29, 2012
Expanded adoption tax credit still available for extension filers
July 29, 2012 - 2:43pm
April 7, 2012
Lutheran Social Service seeks adoptive parents
April 7, 2012 - 12:07pm
December 4, 2010
Legislation will allow siblings up to age 18 to remain together in international adoptions
December 4, 2010 - 10:21am
August 14, 2010
Bill aims to improve adoption process
August 14, 2010 - 2:16pm
February 9, 2010
Darla Wallace, Perham, with 4-year-old Dave.
Families in Perham, Battle Lake adopt children from Haiti
February 9, 2010 - 11:05am
January 2, 2010
Beth and Jeff Leighton hold their adopted son AJ Matthew, who is a miracle baby for them because of the way he joined the family. (Photo by Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)
Detroit Lakes family adopts 'miracle' baby
January 2, 2010 - 10:32am
November 11, 2009
Paul Braun (standing) is pictured with his parents, Bernice and Bob Braun (far left and far right) and his biological parents, Sheri Ocampo and Keith Bear.
Good Thunder Returning
November 11, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Kelsey Giesler shared her time with boys at an orphanage in Mixo, Guatemala.
A family gives back
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am