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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.

Land of 10,000 Stories: Remembering Tonka Toys

10:09 AM, May 20, 2013

The home on the corner lot has a two car garage - and a 500-vehicle basement. Lloyd Laumann, will be the single largest contributor to a Tonka toy museum set to open next month in Mound.

KARE 11 Extras

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

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

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

Shutterfly breaks ground in Shakopee

San Francisco-based Shutterfly has chosen Shakopee to anchor its Midwest regional operations.

5:31 PM, Sep 10, 2013

Meet the Bayfield man and dog behind viral photo

Their friendship started when John Unger adopted Schoep from a shelter as a puppy 19 years ago. It turns out Schoep wasn't the only one who needed to be rescued.

10:09 AM, Aug 10, 2012

2 dead in 4-vehicle crash in Mpls.

A fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Olson Memorial Highway and Morgan Avenue early Sunday morning.

8:42 AM, Nov 4, 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

Minneapolis Murder Rate Rising Fast

There is a growing concern in Minneapolis about the increase in violent crime. Two murders on Tuesday night brought the total number of

6:58 AM, Jun 23, 2005

Unwelcome purple packages from Star Tribune

Some Twin Cities' homeowners are not happy with the color purple. It is the color of the plastic wrap on several sheets of newspaper ads in their driveways.

8:10 AM, May 30, 2012

Blue Ribbon Baker Marjorie Johnson shares banana bread recipe

Marjorie Johnson, the "Blue Ribbon Baker",  is showing off her famous cooking skills at the KARE 11 barn Saturday morning.

5:44 PM, Sep 1, 2012
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