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Land of 10,000 Stories: Rocori is 'Billy's Place'

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Ad agency gives workers 500 paid hours to pursue passions

5:32 AM, Aug 20, 2013

Another summer racing by; so many plans, so little time, but this summer is different for Janie Waldron.

Best of Land of 10,000 Stories: J's Farm

9:47 PM, Aug 11, 2013

When farmers leave home in their pick-ups, John Deere dealers cast hopeful smiles. But if you see Jerry Johnson on the road to Hector on a Monday, you can bet he isn't making a run for tractor parts or fertilizer.

WWII Japanese flag taken by Minn. soldier goes home

4:07 PM, Aug 5, 2013

A grandson fulfills his grandfather's wish to return a flag to the family of a Japanese soldier killed during World War II.

Land of 10,000 Stories: Softball coach deals with hard knocks

11:27 AM, Jul 29, 2013

Mike Janssen coaches and manages an Eagan softball team, but he is also an advocate in the fight to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.

Land of 10,000 Stories: Back yard batting cage is field of dreams

1:44 PM, Jul 22, 2013

Along Minnetonka's Clear Spring Road, the constant sounds of bat hitting ball have become a way of life for the neighborhood.

Wis. man builds life-size Tonka truck

5:36 PM, Jul 15, 2013

The two ton life-size fabrication of a Tonka Mighty Wrecker is making appearances at parades and festivals.

Land of 10,000 Stories: Rivals from a bitter war forgive and cook

5:30 AM, Jul 8, 2013

Any busy restaurant kitchen is part culinary, part choreography. But you won't find two less likely dance partners than Fre Haile and Shegitu Kebede.

Sent to prison, ex-drug dealer paints for grieving families

3:23 PM, Jul 1, 2013

Life sometimes carries us to deep, dark, places. This is a story about climbing out.

Top chef quits posh restaurant to cook for soup kitchen

7:52 PM, Jun 24, 2013

No one makes reservations at a Salvation Army soup kitchen, but at the Army's eastside service center on Payne Avenue, it might be time.

Land of 10,000 Stories: A teacher's promise

5:59 AM, Jun 17, 2013

It is fully expected that a third grade teacher will educate and nurture her students, but no one imagines that same teacher still doting over her kids ten years later.

KARE 11 Extras

Changes at Children's Hospital; the art of healing

The concept is a simple one. The artwork can help children deal with the difficult healing journey's that may have brought them to the hospital; studies have shown more than promising results.

3:21 PM, Sep 28, 2010

Rainbow Looms bracelets latest craze for kids

A new craze with kids has craft stores across the nation scrambling to keep rubber bands stocked on their shelves.

6:30 PM, Oct 18, 2013

Internet play-by-play brings small town staple to city

All the elements are in place at Lakeville North for a big time high school basketball game – plus one thing distinctively small town.

12:01 PM, Feb 20, 2007

Electronic pull tabs are ready to go in some MN bars

The Minnesota Gambling Control Board on Tuesday gave uncontested approval to the beginning of eletronic pull tab gambling in licensed Minnesota bars and restaurants.

6:45 AM, Sep 19, 2012

Quarry Park: risky fun near Saint Cloud

Minnesota once boasted, and still claims, the best granite quarries in the world. Now, some of them have become world-class recreation sites.

1:21 AM, Jul 6, 2011

Police departments face challenges in minority recruitment

Suburban and greater Minnesota law enforcement agencies have continually had trouble attracting minority recruits even as their communities grow more diverse, according to

7:29 AM, Nov 8, 2005

Innovative crosswalks designed for pedestrian safety

Minnesota communities are trying new crosswalk designs as part of an ongoing effort to protect pedestrians from vehicles

7:45 PM, Sep 26, 2012

University of Iowa claims top party school title

The University of Iowa has the distinction of being the nation's top party school.

7:56 PM, Aug 5, 2013

Man Convicted of Killing Wife in Lake Superior to Be Released

Larry Race becomes a free man Monday, 22 years after going to prison for killing his wife, Debbie, during a 14th wedding anniversary

6:48 AM, May 23, 2005

Man charged in teen's death, suspected in another murder

Authorities have identified the woman whose body was found in a trunk at a Minneapolis tow yard last week, and named a man charged with the murder of another woman as the lead suspect in her death.

10:22 PM, May 29, 2013
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