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Another Year, Another Playground Built By Vikings

The Vikings traded in cleats for work boots today as players and staff took part in their annual playground building project.

05/30/2013

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Best Of Minnesota: Hardware Store

As soon as this latest round of snow melts, spring projects begin — and that means a trip to the hardware store.

04/11/2013

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Day After Hoax, New Prague Receives Bomb Threat

With a community still reeling after a school shooting hoax, officials say New Prague Area Schools received a bomb threat Thursday, which forced student evacuations.

03/21/2013

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Search For Kira Trevino Continues, Cops Thank Volunteers

St. Paul Police are still tracking down dozens of leads in the case of the disappearance of Kira Trevino, the St. Paul woman who was last seen February 24th.

03/10/2013

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Washburn HS Racial Incident Cancels Parent Meeting, Community Still Stirring

A Minneapolis Public School says they are “deeply disturbed” after a racial incident involving a baby doll occurred last Friday at Washburn High School.

01/17/2013

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Harding HS Sends Origami Cranes To Sandy Hook For Support

Some local students are sending something special to Connecticut to help comfort the Sandy Hook community.

12/21/2012

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Community Throws Birthday Party For Boy Killed By Stray Bullet

It was a birthday a little boy never had a chance to celebrate.

07/29/2012

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Community Members Volunteer To Help North Mpls. Youth

Despite the tough stories you see coming out of North Minneapolis, there are a lot of people in that community who are reaching out and helping young people.

07/01/2012

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Family: $1,000 Reward For Boy’s Killer Not Enough

Three-year-old Terrell Mayes, Jr. was inside his house when the bullet came through the wall and hit him in the head. Nearly two weeks after a Minneapolis boy was killed by a stray bullet, his killer remains on the loose.

01/06/2012

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Homeland Security Sec. Talks Mpls-Linked Terrorism

After a suicide bombing in Somalia this past weekend was linked to a young man from Minneapolis, homeland security is on the minds of law enforcement here. Amelia Santaniello had the chance to ask Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napalitano about it Tuesday.

11/02/2011

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Block Parties Planned For National Night Out

Block parties and cookouts are being held in neighborhoods throughout Minnesota as part of National Night Out.

08/02/2011

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‘Taps’ For A Teeny, Tiny Town

The teeny, tiny town of Tenney, Minn. has voted itself out of existence. With a turnout of 100 percent, voters approved a motion to dissolve.

06/22/2011

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Rocori Holds Community Meeting On School Safety

The Rocori school district is holding a community meeting to discuss school safety — after two students brought weapons to school in April.

05/31/2011

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Minn. Community Leader Faces Child Porn Charges

A community leader in northern Minnesota says he’s sorry for the damage his addiction to Internet porn has caused.

11/16/2010

A Chat with Minnesota's Teacher of the Year – 5/29/10

With many high school seniors around the state struggling to pass state standardized tests, what are some ways to enhance the quality of education?  Esme asks that to Ryan Vernosh.  Vernosh, Minnesota’s 2010 Teacher of […]

06/02/2010