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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 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

3 new names on St. John's accused monks list

St. John's Abbey has released an updated list of monks "who likely have offended against minors."

11:23 PM, Dec 9, 2013

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

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

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

Minnesota law enforcement tracking cell phones

It's not just the NSA spying on your cell phone. KARE 11 has learned that two Minnesota law enforcement agencies have the ability to do the same.

11:42 PM, Dec 9, 2013

Concussion Discussion: MN leads way in prevention & treatment

Playing any sport comes with risks. A wrong move, an unexpected collision, or hard fall can change an athlete's life forever.

8:28 AM, Feb 7, 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

Pharmacists worried about impact of Affordable Care Act

Some pharmacists in Minnesota are concerned about the indirect impact of some parts of the Affordable Care Act.

5:28 PM, Oct 31, 2013

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
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