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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Here are some of the latest links featured on KARE 11 newscasts.

Tuesday, Sept. 19


The Met Council is no longer updating it’s COVID wastewater dashboard, but the University of Minnesota provides an interactive statewide map that provides weekly updates (every Friday) from more than 30 wastewater plants across the state. Updated search features are coming in the days ahead.

Click here for more.

Monday, Sept. 18


Too Good to Go is offered as an app on the App Store or on Google Play. Users can purchase surprise bags of surplus food from restaurants or shops. To download, click here

Monday, Sept. 11

Melanie Jansen and Hannah Parmenter were identified as two of the victims of a murder-suicide at a Breezy Point resort on Tuesday, Sept. 5.

A GoFundMe created on behalf of Melanie and Hannah's families described the pair as "kind, generous, selfless, and genuine." According to the fundraiser, Hannah leaves behind a husband, and Melanie leaves behind a son and daughter-in-law.

Saturday, Sept. 9

The Twin Cities Walk to End Alzheimer's is scheduled for Sept. 30 at Target Field. To register for the walk or donate to the cause, click here.

Friday, Sept. 8


Centro Tyrone Guzman, the oldest and largest multi-service Latine organization in Minneapolis, is mourning the loss of its long-time leader, Roxana Linares Arrieta. For more information on the remembrance, click here.

Wednesday, Sept. 6


For more information on how to get your free COVID testing kits from the Minnesota Department of Health, click here. 

Monday, Aug. 28


For more information on the Walk for Alopecia, click here. For more information on the Hair Cut-A-Thon at Studio Alles in Roseville, click here

Thursday, Aug. 10

6 a.m.

If your pet is exposed to something harmful, call the Pet Poison Helpline at (855) 764-7661 or go to their website for information on potential poisons. An $85 incident fee is applied if you call.

Wednesday, July 26

4 p.m.

If you or someone you know is facing a mental health crisis, there is help available from the following resources:

Wednesday, July 19

6 p.m.

Are you wondering how and how often Hennepin County officials test the water at public beaches to make sure they're safe for swimming? 

You can visit the county's interactive map here.

Tuesday, July 18


The Protez Foundation helped fit Ukrainian Artum Svergon for a prosthetic after he lost part of his leg during the Russian invasion. The foundation, which has helped fit at least 90 Ukrainians with prosthetics, is accepting donations to help bring other Ukrainians to Minnesota. To donate, click here.

Friday, July 7

Breaking the News

A north Minneapolis dance studio that serves young Black girls is celebrating a huge win. 

The athletes with the nonprofit Dance City just got back from a competition in Las Vegas, where they beat out hundreds of other teams to become national champions.

Now, Dance City is hoping to raise $100,000 to send the team to train in Los Angeles and New York City with some of the best dancers and companies in the country.

If you'd like to support the national champion Dance City Dance Team, you can visit the GoFundMe here.

Tuesday, June 27

Breaking the News

The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport released its draft Long-Term Plan, which includes initiatives like adding new gates, connecting Terminals 1 and 2, and revamping parking ramps. 

The draft was released for public viewing and written comments, which will be accepted until Monday, August 21, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. 

For more information, click here.

Thursday, June 22

Breaking the News

An aluminum shortage coupled with a spring surge of kittens is keeping pet food donations at rescues low — resulting in a desperate need.

Ruff Start Rescue is currently out of canned kitten food and asking for the public’s help to supply the 16 cases a day needed to feed the 200+ kittens currently in the rescue.

If you’d like to donate, click here or here.

Wednesday, June 21

Breaking the News

If you're interested in signing up to volunteer at this year's Twin Cities Pride Festival, particularly to march in Saturday's parade, visit the event's website.

Monday, June 19

6 p.m.

A GoFundMe has been set up to support the family of Ku Soe, a St. Paul student who drowned in Carver Lake earlier this month.

If you'd like to donate, click here.

Tuesday, June 13

The Bush Foundation selects 24 community leaders from across Minnesota and the Dakotas each year. Fellows receive $1,000 grants toward bettering themselves and their missions in fields ranging from public safety to education, architecture, health, and advocacy. 

For a full list, click here.

Thursday, June 8

Breaking the News

Pride Flags for West St Paul is taking donations in order to buy and distribute Pride flags to anyone in the community who would like to celebrate Pride month or show support for their LGBTQ neighbors.

Here’s a link to donate.

Here’s a link to the request form if you’d like to receive a flag:

5 p.m. - Toys for Tots' Summer Initiative

Click here to see how to monetarily help Toys for Tots.

Breaking the News

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence and needs help, call 800-799-7233 or text START to 88788.

You will be connected with someone from the National Domestic Violence Hotline. The hotline includes more options for support and identifiers of abuse on its website

For Minnesota residents, Cornerstone MN offers resources and safe housing for domestic abuse survivors and crime victims. Call 1-866-223-1111 or chat online with the crisis hotline.


DayOne Crisis Hotline

  • Minnesota’s statewide hotline for people experiencing violence, 24/7/365
  • 866-223-1111

Esperanza United

  • Domestic Violence Helpline
  • Bilingual (Espanol)
  • 651-772-1611


  • Teen Dating Violence Hotline
  • 1-66-331-9474

StrongHearts Native Helpline

  • Native American Domestic Violence Helpline
  • 844-762-8483

Violence Free Minnesota

  • Report information on intimate partner homicide
  •  651-646-6177.

Tuesday, June 6

Breaking the News

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board in partnership with the Berger Task Force is planning to rebuild Berger Fountain (Dandelion Fountain) in Loring Park.

View the three design concepts based on initial feedback that was received earlier this spring.

Breaking the News

Open Road Fund is a community resource granting $50 million to Black folks in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota in order to create tangible pathways to liberation, prosperity, and healing on our own terms. 

The Open Road Fund is stewarded by Nexus Community Partners and resourced by the Bush Foundation.  

Click here to learn more.

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