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Battle of the Birds: Which turkey tastes best?

8:41 AM, Nov 23, 2013

Julie Nelson, Belinda Jensen and Dave Schwartz took the debate to the kitchen. Each cooked their own turkey and celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern judged the winner.

Who's investing in copper-nickel mining on the Range?

7:15 AM, Nov 22, 2013

As the autumn sun starts to peek over the horizon, a blazing mix of orange, yellow and red, Pete Gericastarts up his fishing boat as he's done nearly every morning for decades. Gerica's fishing roots run as

Copper nickel mining debate divides Range

8:47 AM, Nov 21, 2013

A major proposed mining project on Minnesota's Iron Range has nothing to do with iron ore, but could hold the key to the region's economic future or lead to its environmental destruction, depending on who you ask.

Hot toys and how they play with the kids

7:42 AM, Nov 19, 2013

There are plenty of hot new toys this year but which ones are worth your money? We put them to the ultimate test.

Pregnant prison inmates find support during birth

11:16 AM, Nov 15, 2013

Cassandra Beaulieu has all the anxiety of a first-time mom as her contractions become more intense.

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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

Ground Temperatures Warming...Gardening Anyone?

A sample of ground temperatures this week in St. Paul reveals that down to around 8" the ground drops to the low 50s

7:06 PM, Apr 24, 2007

State lawmaker won't resign over YouTube video

Lawmaker won't resign over comments comparing food stamp recipients to wild animals in parks

2:00 AM, Mar 9, 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

2 charged in beating death of homeless man for $5

Hennepin County prosecutors charged 23-year-old Willis Esposito Richardson and a 17-year-old boy with aiding and abetting second-degree murder.

4:08 PM, Jul 10, 2012

Amy Senser charged in fatal hit and run

The wife of former Viking Joe Senser was charged with criminal vehicular homicide Thursday, after turning herself in for her alleged role in a fatal hit and run.

10:33 AM, Sep 16, 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

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

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

US-Dakota War still debated in Minn. 150 years later

The Minnesota History Center has been intensely researching the topic for the better part of two years talking to dozens of direct descendents of settlers and native people

12:10 AM, Jun 29, 2012

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