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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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WCCO-TV releases news anchor

WCCO-TV has let go of one of their news anchors. Jeanette Trompeter, the 5 p.m. newscast anchor was let go from WCCO-TV for budget

4:36 AM, Mar 17, 2009

Ponder marries ESPN sideline reporter in Hudson

Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Christian Ponder and ESPN sideline reporter Samantha Steele were married in Hudson, Wisconsin Monday, according to the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.

1:15 PM, Dec 19, 2012

S.M.A.R.T. learners spinning up success in the classroom

S.M.A.R.T. is a multi-sensory approach to learning, designed to give students the skills they will need to succeed in school.

6:56 AM, Aug 25, 2010

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

3 coaches, head trainer fired in Twins' shake up

After a long stretch of stability and familiar faces, changes are in the works for the Minnesota Twins coaching staff.

8:44 AM, Oct 5, 2012

Land of 10,000 Stories: 'High-five Tuesday' pumps up the office

At the corporate offices of Globe University in Woodbury, 83-year-old George Teagarden and his high-fives prove the morning's most reliable eye opener does not reside in a cup.

1:03 PM, Oct 12, 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

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

Robbery suspect fatally shot in Minneapolis

Minneapolis police say a man who shot and killed an armed robber who was attacking a woman has been released.

6:26 AM, Oct 21, 2011

Big boom could land amateur bomb maker in huge trouble

It may have started as a goofy stunt, but tonight a 30 year old Red Wing area man is in hot water with

1:46 PM, Jan 15, 2008
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