GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Here are some of the latest links featured on KARE 11 newscasts.
Friday, Nov. 25
Get ready to shop local 'til you drop on Small Business Saturday. Click here for an ongoing list of participating stores and events throughout the Twin Cities metro.
Tuesday, Nov. 15
Give to the Max Day is almost here! If you'd like to donate to your favorite local nonprofit, you can visit this link.
Tuesday, Nov. 1
See if you qualify for a free home lead test through Hennepin County by clicking here.
Thursday, Oct. 27
In Plymouth, some of the more serious crimes, including homicides, sexual assaults, aggravated assaults thefts and robberies are down 21% from a year ago.
Click here for a more in-depth look at the citywide numbers.
Wednesday, Oct. 26
Looking for some holiday cheer? Check out this list of dazzling light shows that'll be on display across the Twin Cities this holiday season!
Monday, Oct. 10
The Nicole Middendorf Foundation offers women and men a support system for one whole year with financial help, legal help, and getting a life coach, to help get domestic abuse survivors back on their feet.
Nicole will have a luncheon on Friday, Oct. 14th, starting at 10:30 am at Prosperwell Financial in Minnetonka.
Wednesday, Oct. 5
When Twin Cities Hall of Fame broadcaster Pat Miles lost her husband of 14 years to pancreatic cancer, she found comfort by embracing her journalistic roots.
In her book, "Before All Is Said And Done," she writes not just about grief and loss but gives practical advice on how to prepare for death while living.
You can buy your copy on Amazon.
Monday, Oct. 3
Memorial Blood Centers is looking for eligible donors to give blood and platelets to support relief efforts for Hurricane Ian.
From start to finish, giving blood takes about an hour. To learn more and schedule an appointment, visit Memorial Blood Centers' website or call 888-448-3252.
Wednesday, Sept. 28
As Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida, many people will begin looking for ways to help those impacted by the storm. Click here for a list of organizations collecting donations to help those affected by Ian in the coming days and weeks.
Youth Performance Company has provided musicals and plays with themes of inclusivity and social chance, a mission new artistic director Maya Washington said she's excited to be part of.
To learn more about Youth Performance Center, click here.
Friday, Sept. 16
Breaking The News
Local fashion designer Mai See Heurh Vue of M.Heurh Designs is putting a modern spin on traditional Hmong clothing. To seem more of her work, click here.
Friday, Sept. 9
Breaking The News
A memorial at the Lee Peterson Tree Farm Apple Orchard in Becker, Minnesota features a wall of hand-crafted dog tags to represent the fallen soldiers from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. For more information about the Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Veterans Memorial, click here.
Tuesday, Aug. 30
The National Black Police Association's Minnesota chapter plans to host a holiday party this December. They're also working on a college scholarship fund. Donations for that can be made here.
Thursday, July 28
Packed House Live is a streaming marketplace focused on guiding creators with producing, marketing and selling their exclusive video/audio projects.
To learn more about Packed House Live, pre-order the "Switcheroo" stream and/or RSVP for the film's in-person premiere, click here.
Tuesday, July 26
The University of Minnesota has formed its first-ever Strategic Safety Advisory Committee, made up of students, faculty, staff, parents, members of the business community and other university stakeholders.
The committee has already put together a long list of initiatives, outlined here.
Tuesday, July 12
The city of St Paul is beginning work on a 10-year plan to replace all lead service lines in the city, and homeowners can take part free of charge. For more information, and to find out if you’re home is eligible, click here.
If you have questions about lead in your drinking water, and the risks posed by lead service lines across the state, the Minnesota Department of Health has information here.
Tuesday, July 5
If you or someone you know is facing a mental health crisis, there is help available from the following resources:
Thursday, June 30
For more information about the road construction projects near you, visit the Minnesota Department of Transportation's website.
Monday, June 27
An untouched 40-acre stand of red pine trees towers over the forest floor in the Chippewa National Forest, known today as "The Lost 40." In the late 1800s, Minnesota was one of the largest timber-producing states in the country, but 144 acres of the pines went untouched by loggers when a surveying error mapped the area as part of Coddington Lake. Because of the mistake, the trees went uncut.
RELATED: KARE in the Air: The Lost 40
Friday, March 11
Polish Humanitarian Action's mission is to make the world a better place by alleviating human suffering and promoting humanitarian values.
PAH organizes and provides humanitarian, developmental, non-profit, charitable, socially useful and educational aid as well as works to counteract social exclusion.
Click here for more information, or if you'd like to donate.
Jookender, a community organization serving Russian-speaking Jewish families, offers outcome-based activities in an effort to introduce and expose secular, non-affiliated Russian-speaking Jewish families to Jewish heritage and culture via fun, interactive, and educational activities.
If you'd like to support Jookender's efforts for the people of Ukraine, click here.