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From the archives: Children’s Minnesota in the 1930s

In honor of the 100th anniversary of Children's Minnesota, we're sharing compelling stories about the people who helped get us here. In this blog, we focus on the 1930s.

Dex Tuttle named 2023 Program Coordinator of the Year by Injury Free Coalition for Kids

Congratulations to Dex Tuttle, injury prevention program manager at Children’s Minnesota, for being named the 2023 Program Coordinator of the Year by the Injury Free Coalition for Kids!

Mourning the loss of first responders in Burnsville

We mourn the three heroes recently shot and killed in Burnsville, grieve with their families, and honor their service.

Our medical dog supports patients with eating disorders

Children’s Minnesota has a medical dog named Riggs, who joined the team in May 2023. Riggs spreads his time out to different care areas, but he spends a lot of time with our patients at the Center for the Treatment of Eating Disorders (CTED).

A message to the people of Kansas City

We offer our deepest condolences to everyone affected by the horrific shooting. We must do better, especially for our children.

Photos: Children’s Minnesota NICU babies celebrate Valentine’s Day

These precious patient pictures are from the neonatal intensive care units at Children’s Minnesota and The Mother Baby Center, a partnership between Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota.

Temi’s birthday wish: A new heart

Temi was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy and placed on a heart transplant list only a few weeks after her birthday in 2023. She’s been in the cardiovascular care center (CVCC) at Children’s Minnesota with her family by her side ever since wishing for one thing - a new heart.

Surgical technologist shares her two-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Rachel, surgical technologist, has been working at Children's Minnesota for two years. Take a look into her career and what inspires her to do what she does.

Governor Tim Walz proclaims Feb. 13, 2024, “Children’s Minnesota Day”

In celebration of Children's Minnesota's 100-year anniversary, Governor Tim Walz proclaimed Feb. 13, 2024, “Children’s Minnesota Day” in the state of Minnesota.

Levi’s brave mental health journey

Levi’s care journey has been a long and winding road since his birth – from procedures to help with his spina bifida, to combatting the severe pain of his spinal disorder; to overcoming the anguish of his mental health crisis.