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March 11, 2018
Group is helping Columbian orphans seek new homes in Minnesota
March 11, 2018 - 9:06pm
December 18, 2017
COMMENTARY: Children are waiting to be adopted
December 18, 2017 - 8:02am
September 29, 2017
Kris and Megan Chisholm began trying to have a baby in 2010. They ended up undergoing in vitro fertilization, which did not take. They then turned to adoption and brought home Lennon in May 2017. (Stacy Kron Photography)
'We connected instantly' Journey to adoption brings family joy
September 29, 2017 - 10:42am
May 4, 2017
Paul and Lisa Bowden (middle) pose with their children (back row, left to right) Preston, Tahlia, Briquelle, Parker, (front) Piers, Natalee, Perry and Juliah. (Contributed)
Bowdens recruiting families for orphan hosting ministry
May 4, 2017 - 5:27am
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