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Mikey McGill - Benilde-St. Margaret's

9:04 PM, May 13, 2013

For Benilde-St. Margaret's first baseman/pitcher Mikey McGill, the past week has been quite a whirlwind

Ryan McNamara - Eastview

7:06 PM, May 6, 2013

Senior Ryan McNamara's two goals lifted the No. 2 Eastview lacrosse team to a marquee win over No. 9 Minnetonka Saturday May 4.

Ky'Eric Baynes - Anoka

7:57 PM, Apr 8, 2013

Anoka track and field star Ky'Eric Baynes continues to show why he may be the best triple jumper in the state.

Reid Travis - DeLaSalle

5:38 PM, Mar 26, 2013

Reid Travis scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds as DeLaSalle won their second consecutive state championship.

Nia Coffey - Hopkins

7:40 PM, Mar 18, 2013

Hopkins senior forward Nia Coffey wanted to finish her high school career as a state champion and she did just that.

Matt Perry - St. Thomas Academy

8:38 PM, Mar 11, 2013

St. Thomas Academy senior forward Matt Perry's hat-trick in the Minnesota boys Class-A state hockey title game helped propel the Cadets to their third consecutive state title Saturday afternoon at the Xcel Energy.

Dayton Racer - Apple Valley

6:55 PM, Mar 4, 2013

Apple Valley sophomore Dayton Racer helped Apple Valley secure its eighth consecutive and 21st overall state wrestling title while also capturing his first individual Class AAA title at 145lbs at the Minnesota state wrestling tournament Feb. 28-March 2 at the Excel Energy Center.

Sydney Rossman - Minnetonka

9:05 PM, Feb 25, 2013

Minnetonka senior goalie Sydney Rossman had quite the weekend in helping Minnetonka bring home its third consecutive Minnesota state Class AA girl's hockey championship.

Sena Hanson - Irondale

9:43 PM, Feb 18, 2013

The Irondale girls' hockey season looked like it was coming to an end in the Section 5-2A semifinals Tuesday night.

Dustin Fronk - Apple Valley

11:05 PM, Feb 11, 2013

Apple Valley senior guard Dustin Fronk may be the best three pointer shooter in the state.

Bailey DuPay - Northfield

5:11 PM, Feb 6, 2013

Bailey DuPay is wowing judges with her dazzling athleticism.  The Northfield junior is the anchor of a very solid gymnastics program.  The Raiders are one of the state's elite programs, and now have their sights set on state with DuPay leading the way.

Noah Busch - Minnetonka

10:49 PM, Jan 28, 2013

It was a pretty successful meet for Minnetonka senior Noah Busch.  The swimmer was on the winning end of four races at this weekend's Tue Team Meet at the U of m Aquatics Center.

USAToday High School Sports

Randy Shaver announces KARE 11 preseason high school football team

1:34 PM, Aug 31, 2013

KARE 11's Randy Shaver has announced his 2013 preseason All-Metro team. Made up of the top 25 players in the Twin Cities, this year's list features three juniors and a sophomore.

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

Pawlenty vetoes minimum wage bill, delivers on promise

Sponsors of a plan to raise Minnesota's minimum wage for the first time since 2005 say they've been notified their bill has been vetoed.

8:54 PM, May 15, 2008

Home insurance claims on the rise; Will you need a public adjuster?

Micah Coburn has been dealing with a fire caused by a candle since July of last year. By late January, all of his stuff remained in boxes in his Maplewood garage.

4:58 PM, Feb 21, 2011

Julie Nelson

Julie Nelson joined KARE 11 in September of 2003, after working at KSTP-TV.  Currently Julie is the evening news co-anchor of KARE 11 News at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. each weeknight.

2:38 PM, Jan 25, 2011

St. Paul unveils electric car charging stations

Electric cars are hailed by many as the future of personal transportation, a clean and green alternative to vehicles that run on gas or diesel. The only problem? Finding a place to charge them

12:29 PM, Apr 12, 2012

Shutterfly breaks ground in Shakopee

San Francisco-based Shutterfly has chosen Shakopee to anchor its Midwest regional operations.

5:31 PM, Sep 10, 2013

Unwelcome purple packages from Star Tribune

Some Twin Cities' homeowners are not happy with the color purple. It is the color of the plastic wrap on several sheets of newspaper ads in their driveways.

8:10 AM, May 30, 2012

Meet the Bayfield man and dog behind viral photo

Their friendship started when John Unger adopted Schoep from a shelter as a puppy 19 years ago. It turns out Schoep wasn't the only one who needed to be rescued.

10:09 AM, Aug 10, 2012

Minn. celebrity hunter under fire after killing lion

A Twin Cities based celebrity hunter is under fire after tweeting a photo of a male lion she legally shot and killed in South Africa.

9:11 AM, Nov 21, 2013

Siblings remember Little Falls teens killed

Siblings of 18-year-old Haile Kifer and 17-year-old Nick Brady are mourning the loss of their loved ones.

12:25 PM, Dec 1, 2012
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