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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.

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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

Quarry Park: risky fun near Saint Cloud

Minnesota once boasted, and still claims, the best granite quarries in the world. Now, some of them have become world-class recreation sites.

1:21 AM, Jul 6, 2011

Weightlifting helps lower diabetes risk, without weigh loss

Research has shown that strength training can help overweight adults lower their risk of diabetes. But what about teenagers?A small but promising study

2:35 PM, Sep 20, 2006

Meerkats destroyed at zoo test negative for rabies

Sad. Frustrating. Avoidable. Three words used by the Minnesota Zoo’s collections director to describe the loss of five meerkats to rabies testing,

10:19 AM, Aug 8, 2006

Minneapolis couple lives modern love story

There's no question most weddings include some elements of tradition: candles, a bride, a groom.

5:56 PM, Jun 9, 2014

Grow with KARE: The story of the St. Croix Elm

In 1997, Mark Stennes, a Master Arborist from S & S Tree company, stumbled across a 100+ year old elm tree in Afton.

6:16 PM, Aug 23, 2013

Voice of Empire carpet commercials passes

Lynn Hauldren, the advertising copywriter who became the inspiration and voice for the Empire Carpet Man in the 1970s, died Tuesday at the age of 89.

10:04 AM, Apr 29, 2011

Sven Sundgaard

When KARE 11 Sunrise meteorologist Sven Sundgaard joined the the weather team in March 2006, he already knew his way around the office.

2:40 PM, Jan 25, 2011

Minn. girl who feels no pain, Gabby Gingras, is happy to 'feel normal'

Seven years ago a little girl in swim goggles taught KARE 11 viewers that pain can be one of our greatest gifts.

5:04 PM, Feb 9, 2011
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