GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Here are some of the latest links featured on KARE 11 newscasts.
Thursday, May 9
Walk to Cure Juvenile Arthritis
When's the last time you visited Mall of America? We've got a good excuse for you to go back this weekend. You can get in some steps and help a good cause at the same time with the Walk to Cure Juvenile Arthritis.
Thursday, May 5
Janet Langhart Cohen's Anne & Emmett
Anne and Emmett is an imaginary conversation between Anne Frank and Emmett Till, both victims of racial intolerance and hatred.
The play continues through Sunday, May 15, at the Howard Conn Fine Arts Center within Plymouth Congregational Church, which is off of Franklin and Nicollet in Minneapolis.
Friday, April 29
Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Click here for more information or to find locations near you to dispose of any unneeded medications at your home.
Thursday, April 7
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the unnamed officer who was shot and injured following a shootout in a Roseville neighborhood on Tuesday night.
Thursday, March 31
The NCAA Women's Final Four is coming to the Target Center in Minneapolis!
Want to do some more exploring around town? Check out our visitor's guide to Minneapolis for ideas on where to grab a bite, catch a show or snap some great photos.
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.
Friday, March 4
The 2022 Winter Paralympic Games in Beijing have begun! Click here to read more about the Minnesotans competing this year.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board plans to provide extended hours and activities for elementary students at 10 recreation centers if teachers in Minneapolis Public Schools decide to strike.
To register your child for MPRB's extended services, click here.
Thursday, March 3
The Hometown Heroes Act addresses the high incidence of cancer, cardiac issues, and emotional trauma that firefighters face across the state.
Created by couple Stephanie and Vince Fowler, Austin | Fowler creates bags that can be used for work, travel, everyday or as a diaper bag.
Friday, Feb. 25
An international concert concept has made its way to Minnesota.
The Granada theater in uptown is playing host to Fever Candlelight Concerts that feature a wide variety of music, all under the glow of LED candles.
Click here for more information and tickets.
Monday, Jan. 24
Minnesota taxpayers can begin filing their state income tax returns Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. This is the same date the Internal Revenue Service will begin accepting federal income tax returns. Taxpayers have until Monday, April 18, 2022, to file and pay their state and federal income taxes.
To see if you qualify for free tax preparation, click here.
Thursday, Jan. 20
YMCA of the North and Every Meal are once again handing out free meal bags to those in need. There's no qualification requirements, and no contact information is collected. Meals can be picked up Monday-Friday at a participating Y location. Find the full list on the YMCA of the North website.
Monday, Jan. 10
The City of Minneapolis is giving away 200 free radon test kits to increase awareness about the dangers of radon and encourage residents to test their homes. Click here to complete an online form to request your kit.
Friday, Jan. 7
Ice Castles is an award-winning frozen attraction located in five cities across the country, including New Brighton, Minnesota.
The experience is built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists.
For ticket information, visit Ice Castles' website.
Wednesday Dec. 8
If you're a Minnesotan in need of mental health support for a child, contact the Washburn Center for Children 612-871-1454
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, some Washburn Center’s services continue to be offered via telehealth (virtual/web-based). Some programs are beginning to return to in clinic settings with safety and wellness requirements. To learn what program is right for your child and family, call the intake number above.
If this is an emergency dial 911 or for adult crisis call Hennepin County Acute Psychiatry at 612.873.3161 or for child crisis call Hennepin County Child First Response at 612.348.2233.
Here are some additional resources for people facing a mental health crisis.
Crisis Text Line – text “MN” to 741741 (standard data and text rates apply)
Tuesday, Dec. 7
In his new book, "From the Gridiron to the Battlefield," KARE 11 reporter Danny Spewak follows the remarkable story of the 1941 Golden Gophers and the sacrifices the young athletes made during World War II.
To get your copy, visit Rowman & Littlefield Publishers' website.
Tuesday, Nov. 23
The Minnesota Department of Health's interactive map of COVID-19 testing locations can help Minnesotans find nearby hospitals, clinics or community testing sites with available appointments. Those looking for a COVID test can use the tool here.