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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

Duluth Man Pleads Guilty in Choke-Hold Death of Girlfriend

A Duluth man pleaded guilty to strangling his girlfriend with a fatal choke hold during a fight fueled by methamphetamine. Jeremy Scott

9:31 AM, May 15, 2005

Authorities to seize shelter animals

St. Croix County County authorities say they plan to seize more than 200 cats and dogs at an animal shelter just south of

7:27 PM, Sep 29, 2006

Body found by farmer in Renville Co. identified

Authorities in Renville County have identified a body found in a corn field last weekend.

12:19 PM, Oct 18, 2011

Bullying prevention advocates call for social movement to address effects of bullying

More than 160,000 kids miss school every day out of fear of attack or intimidation by other students. Kids who are bullied are more likely to develop depression and anxiety disorders that don't just go away at the end of the school year. Doctors say the effects of bullying can last a lifetime. In some cases, bullying can even lead to suicide.

12:22 PM, Sep 24, 2011

Prosecutors outline murder case against Jeff Trevino

Jeff Trevino was charged Thursday with second degree murder in the disappearance and presumed death of his wife Kira.

8:45 AM, Mar 1, 2013

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

Walmart or Cub: Who wins the grocery war?

KARE decided to run our own price check. On January 22nd, KARE visited a Cub and a Walmart within view of each other in Brooklyn Center.

1:02 AM, Feb 6, 2013
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