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

4:29 PM, Jun 5, 2014

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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.

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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

Shakopee man reflects on own hockey injury; relates to Benilde-St. Margaret's sophomore

For most people, it's difficult to see the images of a once-active teenager lying in a hospital bed, unable to move.

12:58 AM, Jan 5, 2012

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

Osseo football captain beats cyber bullies at their own game, making kindness go viral

The captain of the Osseo High School football team decided he could no longer sit on the sidelines when online bullying became a spectator sport in his school.

6:47 AM, Aug 15, 2012

WCCO-TV releases news anchor

WCCO-TV has let go of one of their news anchors. Jeanette Trompeter, the 5 p.m. newscast anchor was let go from WCCO-TV for budget

4:36 AM, Mar 17, 2009

Police officer Joe Bergeron killed, suspect dead following St. Paul shooting

A Maplewood police officer was killed during an ambush Saturday, setting off a massive manhunt that ended with one suspect dead and another in custody, authorities said.

5:09 PM, May 2, 2010

I’ve Been Wondering: Rosemount’s Curious Concrete Walls

Mysterious concrete structures in Dakota County are ghosts of a nation at war six decades ago.

5:31 PM, Jul 12, 2006

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

Driver Gets Eight Years in Deadly Wreck Case

A Farmington man will spend at least the next six years in prison after being sentenced Monday on felony charges related to an

9:21 PM, May 2, 2005

Sven Sundgaard

When KARE 11 Sunrise meteorologist Sven Sundgaard joined the the weather team in March 2006, he already knew his way around the office.

2:40 PM, Jan 25, 2011
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