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Driving advice for parents: put your phones down

6:40 PM, Aug 8, 2012

AAA Minnesota Safety Representative Lee Glamm used to ask students how many of their parents text while they drive. "I do not ask that anymore because it was kind of disappointing," said Glamm.

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Woman injured by distracted driver tells teens to 'hang up'

10:52 PM, Dec 23, 2010

More than four years ago, Jean was the passenger in her friend's car. On a rural road near St. Cloud, a driver t-boned them by running a stop sign at 60 miles per hour.

Wisconsin texting while driving ban in effect

6:37 PM, Dec 1, 2010

Wisconsin's ban on texting while driving went into effect Wednesday, making it the 30th state to enact such a law.

Hudson, Wis. young people take the 'hang up' pledge

10:43 PM, Nov 16, 2010

A new law that bans texting while driving on Wisconsin roads goes into effect Dec. 1. Fines will range from $20 to $400.

Father of teen killed by distracted driving aims to educate

4:31 PM, Nov 16, 2010

When Dan Phillips took the stage Monday evening at Edina High School, he did so as part of a father-daughter team.

Great Hang Up: Teens learn dangers of texting while driving first hand

1:02 PM, Oct 18, 2010

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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.

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John Croman

John Croman's reporting has garnered numerous regional Emmys and Associated Press awards. He joined KARE 11 in December of 1997 after stops in Phoenix, Omaha and Lawrence, Kansas.

12:05 PM, Jan 28, 2011

Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley cited for marijuana possession

Michael Beasley's first season in Minnesota was quiet off the court, an encouraging sign for the Timberwolves as they hoped to see him mature and emerge

8:16 PM, Jul 6, 2011

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

Minnesota: A human trafficking battleground

The statistics are startling. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has estimated that about 100,000 American children, with an average age between 12 and 14, are drawn into prostitution each year.

12:14 AM, Feb 16, 2012

Land of 10,000 Stories: Back yard batting cage is field of dreams

Along Minnetonka's Clear Spring Road, the constant sounds of bat hitting ball have become a way of life for the neighborhood.

2:44 PM, Jul 22, 2013

Hastings copes with massive mayfly hatch

Mayflies have long been a sloppy seasonal presence in Hastings, where the Mississippi River proves to be an excellent breeding ground.

12:14 AM, Jul 17, 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

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

Minn. man gets 36-year sentence in ambush killing

Twenty-five-year-old Lazarus Marshall pleaded guilty to second-degree intentional murder.

2:55 PM, Oct 12, 2010
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