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Land of 10,000 Stories: Rocori is 'Billy's Place'

4:29 PM, Jun 5, 2014

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Ad agency gives workers 500 paid hours to pursue passions

5:32 AM, Aug 20, 2013

Another summer racing by; so many plans, so little time, but this summer is different for Janie Waldron.

Best of Land of 10,000 Stories: J's Farm

9:47 PM, Aug 11, 2013

When farmers leave home in their pick-ups, John Deere dealers cast hopeful smiles. But if you see Jerry Johnson on the road to Hector on a Monday, you can bet he isn't making a run for tractor parts or fertilizer.

WWII Japanese flag taken by Minn. soldier goes home

4:07 PM, Aug 5, 2013

A grandson fulfills his grandfather's wish to return a flag to the family of a Japanese soldier killed during World War II.

Land of 10,000 Stories: Softball coach deals with hard knocks

11:27 AM, Jul 29, 2013

Mike Janssen coaches and manages an Eagan softball team, but he is also an advocate in the fight to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.

Land of 10,000 Stories: Back yard batting cage is field of dreams

1:44 PM, Jul 22, 2013

Along Minnetonka's Clear Spring Road, the constant sounds of bat hitting ball have become a way of life for the neighborhood.

Wis. man builds life-size Tonka truck

5:36 PM, Jul 15, 2013

The two ton life-size fabrication of a Tonka Mighty Wrecker is making appearances at parades and festivals.

Land of 10,000 Stories: Rivals from a bitter war forgive and cook

5:30 AM, Jul 8, 2013

Any busy restaurant kitchen is part culinary, part choreography. But you won't find two less likely dance partners than Fre Haile and Shegitu Kebede.

Sent to prison, ex-drug dealer paints for grieving families

3:23 PM, Jul 1, 2013

Life sometimes carries us to deep, dark, places. This is a story about climbing out.

Top chef quits posh restaurant to cook for soup kitchen

7:52 PM, Jun 24, 2013

No one makes reservations at a Salvation Army soup kitchen, but at the Army's eastside service center on Payne Avenue, it might be time.

Land of 10,000 Stories: A teacher's promise

5:59 AM, Jun 17, 2013

It is fully expected that a third grade teacher will educate and nurture her students, but no one imagines that same teacher still doting over her kids ten years later.

KARE 11 Extras

KARE 11 Investigates: Coincidence in Wetterling Case

Rick Kupchella, Jeff Wiltgen and John Drilling

5:30 PM, Jul 30, 2004

Truck crashes into popular bar in Little Canada

Six people were injured and hospitalized when an out of control vehicle crashed into a popular bar and restaurant Wednesday afternoon in Little Canada.

5:44 PM, May 30, 2012

I’ve Been Wondering: Rosemount’s Curious Concrete Walls

Mysterious concrete structures in Dakota County are ghosts of a nation at war six decades ago.

5:31 PM, Jul 12, 2006

Tim's Top 11 most underrated love songs

Has it really been two months since my last (and only other) blog entry? Well, then, let's get cracking. As you're about to see, I'm not

2:53 PM, Feb 11, 2011

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

Dayton signs bill limiting 'clawback' lawsuits

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to exempt charitable groups from having to return tainted donations after the expiration of a two-year statute of limitations.

7:31 PM, Apr 3, 2012

KARE 11 Investigates: Reker Case

The abduction and murder of 15-year-old Mary Reker and her 12-year-old sister Susan remains one of the most heinous unsolved crimes in state

12:30 PM, Nov 14, 2005

WWII buddies reconnect after 60 years

Army Buddies Reconnect After More Than 60 YearsLike so many veterans of the “Greatest Generation”, 82 year old Virgil Johnson never talked much

6:26 PM, Aug 16, 2006

Land of 10,000 Stories: Twin Cities man creates a country club for cars

Great ideas can come from the smallest of notions. Bruno Silikowski's light-bulb moment arrived when he pulled in his driveway and found one of his kids using his Porsche as a bicycle kickstand. "And I said 'that is it; we've got to do something.'"

10:48 AM, May 25, 2011

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
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