Feed My Starving Children set a goal of sending five million meals to the famine-stricken Horn of Africa. This week, KARE 11 reports they've reached that goal and doubled it.
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.
Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M
It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.
Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation
Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.
Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws
A provision was approved by a legislature committee on Thursday but still awaits a final decision from the House and Senate.
U.S. Bank Stadium looking to hire 400 part-time workers
A hiring fair will be held for the positions.
Weekend closures on I-35W in Minneapolis, Hwy. 77 in Bloomington
Construction season is here.
Officials looking for man last seen leaving Hudson home
David Mckay, 67, was last seen in Hudson Thursday morning.
'Hyper-contagious' BA.4, BA.5 COVID variants confirmed in MN
Omicron continues to evolve into a more transmissible virus.
As drought and famine get worse in Africa, a MN group tries to help
Drought in the Horn of Africa means livestock are dying and crops aren't growing.
Churches plan to pack one million meals in one day for African famine relief
Eleven churches will be part of the effort on February 25. Organizers say five countries in the horn of Africa are going through the worst famine in 60 years.
State Dept. of Health says Minnesota reaches school vaccination goals
The Minnesota Department of Health is encouraged by new numbers from federal officials regarding early childhood vaccinations. Data from 2011 in a new survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that an estimated 96 percent of Minnesota children ages 19 to 35 months were vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella through last year, which the state says is better than the national average.
Lakeville publisher joins effort to get agricultural instruction to Africa
The group Books For Africa has enlisted the help of a Minnesota company in getting ag education to Africa. The Finney Company, which has a branch specializing in agricultural books, will help send libraries to African schools and government agencies. It's patterned after a program in which Thomson Reuters sent law books to Africa.
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