Kid Connection: Gabe

Four and a half years ago we introduced you to our Kid Connection series, featuring school aged kids here in Minnesota that are either in foster or group care. We love when we can help give them an experience, something they will never forget. Thanks to the Minnesota Vikings, Twin Cities Live was able to create a memorable day for 17-year-old...

Kid Connection: MN Adopt HELP Program

Kid Connection: MN Adopt HELP Program
We've brought you several stories about school aged children here in Minnesota looking for an adoptive family. But once that adoption is final and that honeymoon phase is over, what kind of help is available for parents? In this Kid Connection we tackle how the HELP Program is helping. Jetta Wiedemeier Bower stopped by the studio with...

Kid Connection: Sierra

Kid Connection: Sierra
On Tuesdays Twin Cities Live introduces you to a school aged child looking for a permanent place to call home. It's our Kid Connection series we’d like you to meet 16-year-old Sierra. She told us she loves field trips, so we set up an interactive behind the scenes look at our TV station. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson takes us...

Kid Connection Update

Kid Connection Update
Tuesdays on Twin Cities Live we feature school-aged kids in Minnesota's adoption system. In this Kid Connection you'll meet two children we've actually already introduced you to. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson has an update on Ethan and Jose.

Kid Connection: Kiley       

Kid Connection: Kiley       
On Tuesdays, we bring you stories of hope and of resilience in a time of uncertainty. It's our Kid Connection series where we feature children in Minnesota's adoption system who are looking for a permanent place to land. Since we began the series 4-years-ago, more than 30 children that we've featured have found a place to call home. Meet...

Kid Connection: Jay & Maria

Kid Connection: Jay & Maria
Tuesdays on Twin Cities Live we highlight school aged kids in our adoption system in a series called Kid Connection. This week you’ll meet siblings Jay and Maria. They were placed in separate foster homes, which is common, but they told Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson they can't imagine calling a place home without being together....

Kid Connection: Aaron

Two-years ago we introduced you to Aaron, a Kid Connection child that loves animals. He took TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson all over the Minnesota Zoo, teaching her everything he knew about their former Dinosaur Exhibit. Aaron is still looking for a home so Kelli got a chance to meet up with him again, this time at the new Bell Museum. It's...

Kid Connection: Tyrese

Over the weekend Monster Jam took over U.S. Bank Stadium and the roar of trucks took over the Twin Cities! But before the trucks hit the dirt, reporter Kelli Hanson got to get up close to these massive machines. She brought 11-year-old Tyrese along for the ride. He's this week's Kid Connection Child.

Kid Connection: Pre & Post Adoption Services

On Tuesdays, Twin Cities Live introduces you to a school aged child here in Minnesota in need of an adopting family. Over the last 3 and a half years, our Kid Connection series has helped place and adopt more than 30 children. And because each child's story is different, new adoptive parents will need help giving a child with often a traumatic...