Connect With Kids

  • Tips for Packing a Healthy School Lunch

    Wednesday, Aug 29 at 12:14 PM

    Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Registered dietitian and child nutrition specialist with Essentia Health, Lisa Spooner, gives some tips on how to ensure your child's success in the lunchroom.

  • Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

    Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Cameron Kruger from the Duluth area YMCA expands on an article he wrote for Moms and Dads Today Magazine about how to ensure your child's safety online.

  • Duluth School Lunches Aim to Meet New Standards

    (Duluth, MN)- Northland's NewsCenter-- New school lunch standards calling for less sodium, calories and fat are set to take effect this summer. In Duluth, schools are gearing up for the stricter standards.

  • Where Are the Vegetables?

    (Superior, WI)-- Northland's NewsCenter- New federal school lunch standards are requiring schools to cut salt, calories and fat and add more healthy options like fresh produce and whole wheat. In the first part of this two part series, Courtney Godfrey visits an elementary school in Superior, WI to see how schools in our area are measuring up.

  • Previously Homeless Teen Takes Her Message to the Streets

    (Duluth, MN)-- Northland's NewsCenter- It takes someone who was once homeless themselves to recognize the plight of homeless youth. One young woman is taking her experience to the streets in hopes of helping others.

  • Teen Revives Her Life Using Confidence and Independence

    (Duluth, MN)--Northland's NewsCenter- You might not see them, but they're there. Hundreds of homeless kids, hiding behind borrowed doors across the Twin Ports. For one of these teens, the Life House youth center in Duluth was the key to escaping an abusive relationship and finding success and revival.

  • Homeless Teen Vows to Give Children a Better Life

    (Duluth, MN)-- Northland's NewsCenter- Shanise has been in the system almost her entire life, but she refuses to set her children up for the same destiny. With the help of a local youth center, Shanise is living on her own and receiving her GED in January. Watch her story here.

  • Youth Center Seeks Funding by Highlighting Their Kids

    (Duluth, MN)-- Northland's NewsCenter- Life House of Duluth provides homeless, at-risk youth with essential services to help get them back on their feet. These services can be extremely expensive so the Life House is hoping to get donations by highlighting a different teen every month. In this mini-story we preview a series of profiles on some of these teens and their success stories.

  • Homeless Teen Finds Outlet in Boxing

    (Duluth, MN)-- Northland's NewsCenter- A homeless teenager sees the possibility of a bright future with the help of a new found hobby, and a Duluth organization.

  • iPad is Changing One Northland Girl's Life

    Duluth, MN - (Northland's News Center) - Autism Spectrum Disorder affects the learning abilities of nearly one in every 110 children in the United States. Now, a non-profit organization is changing the way children with Autism are able to learn, including one girl right here in the Northland.