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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

Minnesota Bound Eagle Cam providing a bird's-eye view

There's a sure sign of spring located high in a tree, just west of the Twin Cities. And, the Minnesota Bound Eagle Cam is giving us all the perfect view.

7:39 AM, Mar 16, 2013

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

Rena Sarigianopoulos

Rena Sarigianopoulos is a weekend news co-anchor, Saturday a.m. co-anchor and reporter for KARE 11.

2:39 PM, Jan 25, 2011

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

New micro-stent treats glaucoma more safely

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world. Now there's a brand new treatment for those with glaucoma. It's a micro-stent, called the iStent, and it was tested right here in the Twin Cities.

3:15 AM, Feb 6, 2013

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

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

Two people charged in West River Road murder

Two people have been charged in the death of homeless man. His body was found Friday near the Mississippi River.

4:39 PM, Apr 30, 2008

Belinda Jensen

Belinda obtained her AMS Seal of Approval for broadcast meteorology and has worked for the National Weather Service.

2:38 PM, Jan 25, 2011
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