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"Almost a Third Grader" gives students a head start

7:06 AM, Sep 19, 2013

Liz Brown's third graders at Middleton Elementary in Woodbury are gathered around her, listening spellbound as she reads a book about a child's moral dilemma over a plan to kidnap a dog.

Hopkins school meals start from scratch

6:43 AM, Sep 12, 2013

The cooler door swings open and out come boxes of vegetables and fruit -- scratch ingredients for that day's breakfast and lunch program.

The Commish joins What's Cool in Our School

8:54 AM, Sep 5, 2013

Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius has a big job, but a big concern on opening day of the Minnesota State Fair was choosing the right book.

STEAM power takes over Edgewood Middle School

8:35 AM, Jun 13, 2013

"This is the kind of thing I've always wanted to do," said art teacher Jim Bias.

Latino Play Festival gives Northfield students a chance to tell their stories

6:51 AM, Jun 6, 2013

"Go back and be really sarcastic,'" ordered director Linda Henderson who is putting actors from Northfield High School through their paces.

VocalEssence Cantare connects choirs and cultures

6:27 AM, May 30, 2013

Kathy Lara settles her third grade choir students into their seats at Windom Dual Spanish Immersion School in Minneapolis.

'Asian Penguins' bridge digital divide for St. Paul families

8:06 AM, May 23, 2013

Middle school teacher Jeff Cater is teaching students the Community School of Excellence in Saint Paul the finer points of computer repair.

Education

9 indicted on charges related to crack cocaine trafficking

The indictment, which was filed Nov. 1 in St. Paul, was unsealed following the initial appearances of five of the defendants.

8:01 AM, Dec 7, 2010

Orange Theory Fitness workout

Mike Calawertz from Orange Theory Fitness joined KARE Saturday morning to offer advice on how to shed those unwanted pounds and how to keep on track to your New Year's weight loss resolutions.

4:42 PM, Jan 19, 2013

Hell's Kitchen whips up breakfast favorites

Bring a little Hell's Kitchen into your own by dishing up these tasty recipes.

12:53 PM, Jun 30, 2012

Plymouth teen is back in the box for a good cause

A box becomes a home each year for this teen from Plymouth, but this year will be his last. Larson will, once again, spend weeks sleeping in a cardboard box all in an effort to raise money for those less fortunate.

5:59 PM, Nov 16, 2011

Missing vulnerable adult from Roseville found dead

Roseville police confirm that a missing vulnerable adult they were searching for has been found dead not far from her home.

12:46 PM, Aug 24, 2011

New crutches invented by Minnesota man

Injured people have something new to lean on thanks to a Minnesota inventor. Jeff Weber, a native of Fairmont, designed a new kind of crutch called Mobilegs.

8:27 PM, Jan 31, 2012

Former teacher sentenced in Minn. sex case

A former teacher and coach at Cretin-Derham Hall has received a stayed jail sentence of one year and a $300 fine for having sex with a former high school athlete.

2:51 PM, Mar 29, 2011

Laura Betker

Laura joined the KARE 11 weather team in February 2012. Previously she worked in Lima, Ohio at WLIO as the morning meteorologist. She has also worked in radio and with the American Heart Association.

1:14 PM, Feb 7, 2012

Chat with Tony Fly, Tim Mahoney and Eric Perkins about 'The Voice'

You can chat with the guys Mondays on KARE11.com.

10:37 AM, Apr 2, 2012
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