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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.

KARE 11 Extras

Mpls. dubbed as model city for youth gun violence prevention

On Monday afternoon, President Barack Obama told a crowd of law enforcement officers that the city of Minneapolis showed that progress is possible; noting statistics that show the number of young people injured by guns has declined by 40 percent.

8:00 PM, Feb 4, 2013

Thom Pham brings classic Asian cuisine back to the heart of the city

Chef Pham dropped by our KARE 11 Kitchen this morning to tell us about his latest restaurant, Thom Pham's Wondrous Azian Kitchen, and to share a one of his favorite dishes.

1:38 PM, Apr 8, 2011

Enjoy freebies from area businesses on your birthday

From free golf to free food, more businesses than ever are offering birthday deals thanks to online birthday clubs and internet coupons.

8:38 PM, Sep 25, 2012

Remembering the 1981 tornado

Some recall it as the Edina tornado, others refer to it as the Har Mar tornado, but no matter the name, the memories are the same.

9:05 AM, Jun 15, 2010

Minn. girl who feels no pain, Gabby Gingras, is happy to 'feel normal'

Seven years ago a little girl in swim goggles taught KARE 11 viewers that pain can be one of our greatest gifts.

5:04 PM, Feb 9, 2011

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

Minnesota gun laws a mystery to many

With renewed attention to American laws governing firearms, Minnesota has its own rules. Gun shop owners must comply with the regulations.

5:16 PM, Jul 23, 2012

Rocori shooter ruled sane

John Jason McLaughlin was not insane when he shot and killed two classmates at Rocori High School in 2003, a judge ruled Tuesday,

6:27 AM, Jul 27, 2005

White-Nose Syndrome closes in on Wisconsin bats

A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources bat expert believes it is not a matter of if, but when White-Nose Syndrome - a plague that has killed millions of the flying mammals in eastern North America - will arrive in the state.

10:12 PM, Sep 25, 2013
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