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Minneapolis Chef Named the Best of the Midwest Video included

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The Bachelor Farmers opened in 2011 in a renovated brick-and-timber warehouse in Minneapolis, where Berglund grows his own herbs and vegetables.

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Guilty Plea in Hit-and-Run Crash that Left Victim in a Coma

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Thirty-year-old Danielle Dennay Sivels entered the plea to one count of criminal vehicular operation of a vehicle.

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St. Louis County Reopens Abuse Probe at Juvenile Center

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The Minnesota Department of Corrections also says it will meet with administrators at the facility, KidsPeace Mesabi Academy in Buhl, and county officials to discuss the state law that requires abuse allegations be reported to authorities.     

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Butterfield Man Dies Of Injuries Following Farming Accident

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A Butterfield man has died from his injuries in a farm accident in Watonwan County last week.

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St. Thomas Faces Suit Over Suspension in Sexual Assault Case

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The student wasn't criminally charged in the incident, but the University of St. Thomas suspended him for more than a year after it launched its own investigation.   

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Baby Delivered Along I-90 With Help From A MN State Trooper Video included

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One of the first sights of an area newborn's eyes Sunday just so happened to be a Minnesota State Trooper.

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Blue Earth Recognizes Local Heroes Video included

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A 10-year-old boy and his dad say they were in the right place at the right time, but the city of Blue Earth calls them heroes. 

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Fairmont's Lakeside Cemetery Searches For Donations Video included

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The Lakeside Cemetery in Fairmont finds itself in a cash crunch when it comes to upkeep on their grounds. 

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Truman Firefighter Denied Coverage For Hepatitis C Video included

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A Truman man suffers from Hepatitis C and has been denied medication until he becomes sicker. 

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NFL Star Accompanies Teen to Prom

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Colts' tight end Dwayne Allen offered to take Sequayah to prom when he met her at Riley Children's Hospital.

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Authorities Cite Drowning as Cause of Death in Bridge Jump Video included

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Authorities say Jessica Kuhle drowned after she jumped off the Veterans Memorial Bridge on March 19th.  An autopsy also reported that alcohol and methamphetamine were in Kuhle's system at the time of death.  

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Senate Sets Aside Over $100 Million For Southern Minnesota Improvements Video included

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Senate DFL'ers have divvyed out around 100 million dollars in funds allocated for improvements in southern Minnesota.

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Growers Waiting On Fields To Dry

Growers Waiting On Fields To Dry Video included

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The land may look primed and the tractors are ready, but wet fields have put a pause on the opening of the growing season.

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Demolition Date Set for Waseca's Burned Out Grandstand Video included

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Demolition for the burned-out grandstand at Waseca’s Tink Larson Field is scheduled for Thursday, May 5th.  However, before that happens, the public will get a chance to say goodbye. An open house will be held Wednesday, May 4th from 5:00 – 7:00pm.  

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Dozens Roll Up A Sleeve For Trauma Awareness Month Video included

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Dozens are rolling up a sleeve in honor of Trauma Awareness month.

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Martin Luther HS's Gifts To The Needy Video included

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High School students at Martin Luther High School in Northrop spent their afternoon doing something other than traditional classwork. 

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Children's Museum Creates New Membership Programs Video included

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As a  result of popularity and member feedback the museum is offering new ways to become a member. 

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Poll: Minnesota Voters Unhappy with Direction of Country Video included

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The Star Tribune's Minnesota Poll shows that 65 percent of Minnesotans polled say the nation is headed in the wrong direction. Just 21 percent feel the next four years will be better. 

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Drunk Driving Deaths Up In Iowa Video included

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Drunken driving deaths in Iowa increased to 123 last year, but the number of driver's license revocations is down. 

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Attorneys Tackle Prince's Estate Video included

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The first hearing concerning his estate is scheduled Monday in probate court.    

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Senate Aims for $1.8 billion in Public Works Projects Video included

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Democrats' bonding bill released Monday contains more than $1.8 billion in projects, with a mix of borrowing and spending from other state funds

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MN Surpasses 100 Traffic Deaths in 2016 Video included

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 Minnesota already has surpassed 100 traffic deaths in the first four months of 2016.

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MN History: How One Man "Stole" the Capital Away From St. Peter Video included

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History buffs can all agree that they've often wondered how the course of history might have changed should a decision have gone one way or the other. 

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Longtime Chef: Prince Fought Sore Throat, Upset Stomach in Final Months

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 Prince's personal chef says the star was battling waves of sore throats and frequent upset stomachs in his final months. 

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5 Rescued From Sunken Boat in Western Minnesota

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 Authorities say five people were rescued after their boat sank in Lake Carlos in western Minnesota. 

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MN State Park Campsites Open For Reservations Video included

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Campers will be able to make reservations at hundreds of previously "first come, first served" Minnesota state park campsites starting this week. 

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New Poll Shows Clinton Leading Trump In Minnesota Video included

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A new statewide poll finds Democrat Hillary Clinton holding a big lead over Republican Donald Trump among Minnesota voters. 

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Bernadotte Lutheran Church Members Celebrate 150 Year Anniversary Video included

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A congregation is coming together in celebration of a church's milestone on this Sunday.

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Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota Celebrates First Birthday Video included

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Guests came out to play in celebration of the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota's first birthday on Sunday.

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Block Party Honors Prince in Minneapolis Video included

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Hundreds of people gathered in south Minneapolis to celebrate the life and music of Prince. 

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Student Arrested After Bringing Unloaded Guns on Wisconsin School Property

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Superior police say a 17–year–old high school student was arrested after unloaded guns were found in a vehicle on school property.

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Target Field to be Staffed By Local Workers

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Target Field will be staffed by local workers starting this weekend instead of people being brought in from out of state for Minnesota Twins games. 

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Bookkeeper Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing From Albert Lea Church

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A bookkeeper has pleaded not guilty to charges that she stole nearly $200,000 from a Catholic church and school in Albert Lea.

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Bald Eagle Released Back Into MN Wild After Being Rescued By State Trooper

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A bald eagle is back in the wild more than a month after being rescued by a Minnesota State Trooper. 

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UPDATE: Fire at Minnesota Waste Processing Company in Mankato Video included

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Fire crews responded to a call at Minnesota Waste Processing Company in Mankato.

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Runners Dress up for Halfway to Halloween Costume 5K and Fun Run Video included

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Runners dressed up to celebrate the halfway mark to Halloween on Saturday, April 30 at Caswell Park in North Mankato.

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3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Raises Money for Gillette Children 's Hospital Video included

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A 3–on–3 basketball tournament in Mankato on Saturday raised money for Gillette Children's Hospital.

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Student Scientists Enjoy Healthy Competition and Creative Ideas at Regional Science Fair Video included

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On Saturday, almost 1,000 3rd - 6th grade students competed in the Southern Minnesota Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Minnesota State University Mankato.

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MSU-Mankato Students Helping St. Peter Pool With Human Foosball Video included

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Six teams are testing out their foosball skills in St. Peter, but instead of small players on a table, it's a human-sized game. 

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Hundreds Walk For Multiple Sclerosis Cure Video included

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Over 400 people walk to support research and services for people with multiple sclerosis. 

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Colorful Dash Fundraising For Kennedy Playground Equipment Video included

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A 3K fun run at Kennedy Elementary left runners very colorful by the time they reached the finish.

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March For Bernie Sanders Has Supporters Feeling The Bern Video included

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Over a dozen people marched to support the candidate they say is the best choice to be the next president of the United States. 

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Blue Earth County Observes 'Law Day' With Court Open House Video included

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People were treated to tours and talks from judges and the county attorney

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Panel Proposes Changes To Drug Laws Video included

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There's a new plan for the reduction of prison sentences for Minnesota drug offenders.

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'Tractor Bull' A Purely Mankato Sculpture Video included

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Tractor Bull was commissioned by Tailwind and the tenants of Profinium Place

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Police Identify Persons Found Dead in Mankato Home Thursday Night Video included

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The deceased are identified as 54-year-old Barbara Ann Wilson and 56 year-old Delbert Rex Wilson.

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Fairmont Celebrates Arbor Day Video included

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The city of Fairmont celebrates Arbor Day by planting a tree in Lincoln Park. 

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DNR Surveys Muskie Population on Fox Lake Video included

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The Department of Natural Resources spent this week surveying the population of muskies in a Sherburn lake. 

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AAA Creates Roadside Bike Service for Members Statewide Video included

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Many AAA members know about roadside assistance for cars but on Sunday, May 1 the company is extending coverage to bicycles.

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CDC: Zika-Carrying Mosquitos Capable of Traveling to Iowa Video included

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 Research from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that southern mosquitoes could travel to Iowa this summer, but state experts don't expect them to be a major carrier of the Zika virus.          

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Inclusive Playground Providing All A Chance To Play

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During the summer, parks fill with kids showing their strength on the monkey bars or racing through the jungle gym. But for some kids with disabilities, navigating through a playground can be difficult, and now New Ulm is giving everyone a place to play. 

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MnDot Launches Survey for Possible Bus Service Between Twin Cities and Greater Mankato Area Video included

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A main highway that transports goods, and people back and forth between Southern Minnesota and the Twin Cities could possibly have a new bus route.

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CADA Grows Brown County Services With New Office Video included

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CADA in Brown County is on the move, into a bigger office. 

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UPDATE: Police Report Double Fatality in Mankato Video included

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Police say the incident is believed to be isolated, and there isn't a threat to the public.  

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KETELSEN REPORT: The Bright Side of the Cool Planting Season Video included

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 After one of the fastest starts for corn planting in Minnesota and Iowa in recent years, things have come to a standstill this past week with rainfall and cold temperatures. 

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1 Person Dead in Brooklyn Park House Fire Video included

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Authorities say the victim lived alone in the house.

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Fans' Holy Grail: Unreleased Songs in Prince's Vault

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It's also building hope for hardcore fans that they might someday hear the Holy Grail of Prince's music: unreleased recordings from the vault at Paisley Park.

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Minnesota Science Museum Creating Space Research Kits

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The museum will build 1,000 educational kits to be sent to museums, educators and others around the country.     

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MN House, Senate Split on Abortion Funding

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The debate over taxpayer funding going toward abortions in Minnesota has returned.

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Dayton Revises Budget to Increase Number of School Counselors

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Gov. Mark Dayton has revised his state budget proposal to increase the number school counselors in Minnesota and help schools pay for preschool facilities

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TSA Manager Says He Was Pressured to Profile Somali Imams, Community Members

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A senior Transportation Security Administration manager at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has testified that he received pressure to profile Somali imams and community members visiting his office. 

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Young Cancer Survivor in the Spotlight at Vatican Conference Video included

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The Vatican is the unlikely setting for an international cancer conference that involves stem cell research.

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Guilty Plea in Fatal Sibley County Crash Video included

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Kristopher Hipp was facing a total of four counts in the deadly head-on crash west of Henderson last August.

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Looking Back On Forsberg's Impact On Blue Earth County Video included

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For 27 years he's been shaping the world around us... or at least deciding how we'd get around it

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Good Thunder Native Treks Across the Arctic Video included

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A southern Minnesota native is trekking across the Arctic to document stories, and hopefully inspire kids across the world. 

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A Possible Final Curtain Call for New Ulm's State Street Theater Video included

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An $18 thousand utility bill possibly turned off the lights in New Ulm's State Street Theater for good.

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Comfrey Pride: This Month's Good People, Darlene Arnsdorf Video included

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It was in 1998 a tornado tore through the small town of Comfrey. Over the years volunteers like life-long resident Darlene Arnsdorf have worked tirelessly to rebuild the town. 

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Sen. Al Franken Introduces New Legislation to Make College More Affordable Video included

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Sen. Al Franken introduced legislation on Thursday that is encouraging states to take action and lower tuition costs.

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The Scoop on Sugar Video included

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Sugar hides in many so called "healthy" foods. 

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Habitat For Humanity Breaks Ground on ReStore Building Video included

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Habitat for Humanity breaks ground for a new ReStore building it hopes to have up and going by November. 

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More Warning Signs Popping Up As Result Of Highway 169 Work Video included

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A few more warning signs have been popping up on Highway 22 and the detour route for Highway 169. 

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MnDOT Remembers 34 Workers Killed On Minnesota Roads Video included

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MnDOT workers throughout the state, including right here in Mankato, are marking Workers Memorial Day.

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Anger In Waseca Over LaDue's Release Video included

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In a community that can't help but wonder what could have been.... 

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Madelia Could Have Another $200K Heading Its Way In Aid Video included

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$100,000 added to Jobs and Energy Bill to match federal grant money.

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UPDATED: Judge Orders That John LaDue Can Go Home Video included

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John LaDue walks out of a Waseca County knowing he will be a free man within a week after a judge’s order Wednesday

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Mother Accused in Death of Infant

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The complaint says the 31-year-old mother initially told police she found Vaida Rose unconscious with her face against a pillow on a bed.

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Students Wearing Denim Raise Awareness for Sexual Violence Victims Video included

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Through the sea of Minnesota State University Mankato students wearing denim on Wednesday, there's a reason behind it.

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Gustavus Adolphus Annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference Makes Money Count Video included

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On Wednesday, Gustavus Adolphus examined how to build peace with divestment strategies during its 36th annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference event.

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A Closet for Dreamers and Givers Video included

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 Minnesota State University Mankato students dressed up community members while learning at the same time on Sunday at the MSU Centennial Student Union.

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Purple Rain in Mankato Theaters Again Video included

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Mankato movie go-ers get to experience Purple Rain on the big screen once again.

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3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Raising Funds for Gillette Children 's Hospital

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A 3–on–3 basketball tournament that's raising money for Gillette Children 's Hospital is rescheduled to Saturday, April 30, due to Sunday's wet weather.

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Reports: Prescription Drugs Found with Prince at Death Scene

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ABC, NBC, CBS, and CNN, citing unidentified law enforcement sources, have reported that prescription painkillers were found on the 57-year-old Prince and in his home.

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Dayton Establishes Minnesota Mental Health Task Force

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The task force will include Minnesotans who have experienced mental illness, state and local government officials, mental health and other health care providers, and judicial and law enforcement officials. 

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Trust Company Appointed to Oversee Prince's Estate Video included

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Bremer Trust was named special administrator of Prince's estate on Wednesday after an informal telephone conference with some of the musician's possible heirs and a judge.  

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John LaDue Case: A Timeline Video included

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The LaDue case started all the way back in March 2014, when police discovered explosives at Hartley Elementary School. 

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Doctors Use New method to Target Liver Cancer Video included

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It involves tiny beads coated with a chemotherapy drug.

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Vintage Mall Hopes to Host Open Air Markets Video included

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The former Dutler's Bowl could soon house open air markets this fall, after the planning commission recommends approval of a conditional use permit. 

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Nearly 1,000 Citations Issued in Minnesota Distracted Driving Enforcement Wave Video included

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Authorities say a weeklong crackdown on distracted driving in Minnesota found too many drivers are taking their eyes off the road.  Police handed out 972 citations to drivers for texting while driving during the extra enforcement effort April 11-17.         

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Attorneys in Heinrich Case Want Evidence Suppressed in Child Porn Case Video included

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Attorneys for a man authorities have called a person of interest in the 1989 kidnapping of Jacob Wetterling are trying to suppress evidence that led to his being charged with possession of child pornography.         Danny Heinrich, of Annandale, has pleaded not guilty. The 53-year-old is due to go on trial in July.  

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Rural Broadband Takes Center Stage at Minn. Legislature

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 A budget bill up on the House floor Wednesday sets the number at $40 million, though half of that sum would be set aside for more than a year. A measure passed in the Republican-controlled House earlier this week earmarked another $7 million to fund WiFi hotspots in rural schools.

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Cruz Picks Former Rival Fiorina as Running Mate

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Carly Fiorina is once again tossing her hat into the ring -- this time as a vice presidential hopeful.          

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Silent Tornado Siren A Problem For Part Of Mankato Video included

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Tornado sirens are meant to provide an early warning of tornados and severe weather to people who might be outside. But one of Mankato's sirens is currently silent.  

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Minnesota HIV / AIDS Cases Rose For 20- To 29-Year-Olds

Minnesota HIV / AIDS Cases Rose For 20- To 29-Year-Olds Video included

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A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health shows higher cases of HIV / AIDS in certain populations.

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MnSCU Backs Off Policy Of Inspecting Employee Cell Phones Video included

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Response from university staff has MnSCU backing off its policy to inspect employee cellphones.

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Cruz Taps Carly Fiorina as Running Mate

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The Texas senator formally unveiled his pick for vice president Wednesday afternoon in Indianapolis

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UPDATE: Butterfield Man Injured in Grain Bin Accident

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Crews were able to free the 68-year-old man, who’s not being identified at this time.

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Mankato to Fix Faulty Tornado Siren Video included

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During an annual test of the siren earlier this year, public safety learned that the siren wasn't working. 

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Push to Restore Felon Voting Rights Re-Emerges in  Minnesota

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Minnesota law doesn't allow felons to vote until they've served out their probation or parole.

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Lawyer: Dividing Prince Estate May be Difficult Video included

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Nelson is Prince's only full sibling. Her court papers list five half-siblings who also stand to share in the estate.

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Sons of Norway Looking For Fairmont Members Video included

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During KEYC News 12 Midday, Leonard Worth with the Sons of Norway stopped by to talk about a need for new members to join it's Fairmont Chapter.  The purposes and goals of the Founders were to protect members of Sons of Norway and their families from the financial hardships experienced during times of sickness or death in the family. Over time, the mission of Sons of Norway has expanded to include the preservation of Norwegian heritage and culture in our...

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Mankato's Prairie Winds Middle School Over 70% Complete

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The Prairie Winds Middle School in Mankato is moving into its final stretch of construction.

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Prince's Band to Reunite for "Some Shows"

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Members of the Revolution made the announcement in a video posted online Tuesday.     Five band members appear in the video, sitting on a couch.  

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South Central Minnesota Toward Zero Death Regional Workshop Reflects On Progress Video included

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While progress is being made in reducing traffic–related deaths, local representatives are on a mission to keep those numbers on the decline.

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St. James Lutheran Moves Forward Video included

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"We've been here 125 years, and we're looking forward to another 125 years."

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MCHS Raises Over 180,000 at Fundraiser Video included

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The Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato Health Care Foundation raises over 180,000 dollars for its hospice program. 

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Changes Proposed For Mankato Crash-Prone Intersection Video included

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The intersection of Madison Avenue and Haefner Drive has been a source of concern for officials in Blue Earth County and the City of Mankato. The rate of accidents there is higher than average. 

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Prince and the Importance of a Will Video included

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Prince's sister says the superstar musician had no known will and she's filed paperwork asking to be appointed executor of his estate.

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Cause Of Waseca House Fire Determined Video included

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State Fire Marshals have determined the cause of a fire that destroyed a home in Waseca last November. 

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BEC Human Services Director Meets With Dayton On Local MNsure Issues Video included

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Blue Earth County Human Services Director Phil Claussen has met with Governor Mark Dayton to address issues with MNsure.

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Minnesota Farmers Start Early on Spring Planting

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the state's corn planting is now 45 percent complete. 

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MCHS Mankato Promotes Helmet Safety With Free Event

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On May 5, a family health and wellness event will be held at the River Hills Mall from 3 to 7 p.m.

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Minneopa Welcomes Bison Calf To Herd

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Park officials say first calf appears to be female.

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Prince's Sister Says He Had No Known Will Video included

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Nelson says in her filing that an emergency exists because immediate action is necessary to manage Prince's business interests.

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Redwood County Woman Caught With 37 pounds Of Drugs At Chicago Airport Video included

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A Redwood County woman is being charged for having over 38 pounds of drugs in her luggage.

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Governor Mark Dayton Signs Buffer Strip Clarifying Bill Into Law Video included

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Yesterday, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill into law that provides clarifying language to last year's buffer strip law. 

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Hungry Criminal Behind Bars in Chicken Wing Robbery Video included

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A not-so-bright criminal with a big appetite is in jail after getting busted for robbing a pizza delivery driver in Lakeland, Florida.

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Housekeeper Charged with Sexually Assaulting Guest

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A criminal complaint says Lopez Ramirez entered the guest's room at a Days Inn last Saturday and sexually assaulted her in the bathroom.

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Lawmakers Working On Incentive Package For Iron Range Operation

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State lawmakers and economic development officials want to craft a multi-million-dollar incentive package to attract a major manufacturing operation to Minnesota's Iron Range. 

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One Week Into Highway 169 Detour, Businesses Say "We're Open" Video included

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For a week now, motorists have been detoured on Highway 169 between Mankato and St. Peter.

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No Damage After Tornado Confirmed in Faribault County

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The National Weather Service confirms a tornado has touched down in southern Minnesota. 

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New Orleans-Style Tribute to Prince Video included

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Louisiana fans are celebrating his life in true New Orleans fashion with a second–line through Treme...

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Isakson Running for House District 19B Video included

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Isakson was recently endorsed by the Mankato GOP on April 13th.

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Council Addresses Secretive Blue Earth Blackout Video included

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There was a little bit of unscheduled discussion at tonight's council meeting, when Mark Frost brought up concerns he'd heard from Mankato citizens about what's becoming an annual college bash.

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Lawmakers Discuss Farm Safety Bill Video included

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State lawmakers are taking a look at improving farm safety during this year's legislative session. 

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Arson Suspected in Tink Larson Field Fire Video included

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Authorities suspect the fire that destroyed part of the iconic Tink Larson Field on April 6 was intentionally set.

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Sirens Sounded Without Official National Weather Service Warnings

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Sunday's thunderstorms took an active turn in the evening.

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Dale Busch Honored With Minnesota FFA Hall Of Fame Induction

Dale Busch Honored With Minnesota FFA Hall Of Fame Induction Video included

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A fixture of the St. James FFA is being honored with an induction into the Minnesota FFA Hall of Fame.

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Eat, Move, Sleep: Working Avocados Into a Healthy Diet Video included

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KEYC News 12’s Lisa Cownie and Hy-Vee dietitian Holly Ellison show us that they should be a part of healthy diet year round.

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Two Arrested After Bad Soccer Call Dispute Turns Violent Video included

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Assault charges requested for two individuals.  More going to Blue Earth County Attorney's Office.

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Prince Album Sales Skyrocket Video included

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Sales of Prince's music have skyrocketed since the artist's death last week. 

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Greater Mankato Growth President Talks Local Events Video included

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Greater Mankato Growth President Jonathan Zierdt spoke with KEYC News 12 about GMG's upcoming events. 

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Lawmakers Continue Debate On Real ID

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As Minnesota lawmakers look to upgrade driver's licenses to satisfy the federal government, should residents be able to keep their old IDs? 

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Otsego Homes Destroyed After Being Struck By Lightning

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A group of children at a sleepover and others fled from one of two homes destroyed when lightning struck and ignited a fire in the Twin Cities. 

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Police Warn Of Rise In Seizures Caused By Marijuana Wax

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Law enforcement agencies in Minnesota are warning of a rise in seizures caused by a marijuana concentrate. 

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Sauerkraut Brings In A Crowd In New Ulm Video included

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For nearly 40 years The New Ulm Cathedral has raised money through a sauerkraut dinner. 

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Classes to Resume at Northrop's School Almost One Month After Fire to Church Video included

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Nearly a month after a fire destroyed Northrop's only church, the school attached to it is about to return to class in the building. 

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14-Year-Old Boy Dies in Dirt Bike Crash in Central Minnesota

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A 14-year-old boy has died in a dirt bike crash in central Minnesota. Morrison County investigators say Damian Hebler ran into the back of a tractor around 4 p.m. Saturday. 

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Parts of Purple Rain Filmed in Henderson Video included

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Minnesotans all across the state are sharing their memories of music icon Prince. 

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Annual Walk For Babies Kicks Off In Sibley Park

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The annual March for Babies took place Sunday in Sibley Park. 

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Prince's Remains Cremated

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Prince's publicist says the music superstar's remains have been cremated and a small group of family, friends and musicians have celebrated his life in a private ceremony.  

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Prince's Purple Rain Movie to Be Shown in Select Theaters Video included

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Twenty–two years after its release, Prince's "Purple Rain" is back in theaters following the musician's death.

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Alcohol Detected in Motorcyclist Killed Near Hastings

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Alcohol is detected in a motorcyclist who was killed near Hastings. 

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Fans Flock to Sites Prince Made Famous

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For the third straight day, Prince fans in Minnesota are flocking to sites made famous by the music superstar and hometown hero. 

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Man, Woman Found Dead in Ramsey Home Video included

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Authorities say a man and woman in Ramsey are dead following a shooting but that they are not seeking any suspects. 

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Photo Shoot Raises Money For Down Syndrome Video included

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The God's Little Angels photo shoot is featuring children of special needs from ages 1–8.

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Young Artists Improving Talent And Focus In Mentorship Program Video included

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The 410 Project is hosting an art mentorship program, helping kids become more than just better artists.  

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New Ulm Bike Expo Helps Kids Pedal Safely On The Road Video included

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The New Ulm Community Bike Expo is providing families tips on safety and health while hitting the roads and trails on two wheels. 

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Family Escapes House Fire In St. Peter Video included

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The fire was reported after 1:30 p.m. on Wood Duck Street. According to authorities, at least three people were in the house at the time the fire.

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TED X Speaking Event Engages All Ages Video included

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The third TED X speaking event took place at Gustavus Adolphus College  Saturday. 

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Teeing Off For Healthier Living

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As the weather turns warmer, many of us are heading outside to get our exercise.

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Four MSU Women to Compete in National Air Race Video included

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Four Minnesota State University Mankato students are getting ready to takeoff for the college's first ever all female flight team in 2,500 mile race.

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Eat, Move, Sleep: The Perils Of Sugar Video included

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It's an addiction many may not know they have...

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Volunteering: Good to Your Health and Environment Video included

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To kick off Earth Week, many grocery stores are highlighting programs that help people live healthy and help others at the same time. Hy Vee dietitian April Graf says just a trip down the grocery aisle can help you make a big difference. She says to look for labels that indicate the brand gives back in some way. 

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Enjoy Soy As Part of Healthy Diet Video included

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As consumer's demand for protein increases, it is important to keep in mind that soy protein is a great choice. 

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Exercise Through Cycling

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With miles and miles of biking trails throughout our viewing area, it's no surprise more and more people are taking to two wheels to get their exercise. 

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Biking Season is Here! Video included

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One way to get moving this spring and summer, a bike!  Brandon Knudsvig, Assistant Store Leader at Scheels, says, “The thing I like about biking is I’m able to get out and see a bunch of areas around Mankato. For me it’s convenient exercise. Get out and have fun!” 

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Fire At Tink Larson Field In Waseca Video included

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The grandstand at Tink Larson Field caught on fire around 8:30 Wednesday night.

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Free Weather Radio Programming Sessions

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Since 2008, we've partnered with Hy-Vee to help program the radios and we're teaming up again this year for free weather radio programming

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150 SECONDS OF SUCCESS: Having a Compelling Vision Video included

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  A vision is a detailed description of where you want to go - what that looks like and feels like.

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Meet Emily Mack: Homecoming Queen Of Sleepy Eye H.S.

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It's homecoming week for Sleepy Eye Public Schools, and Monday night, the district held its coronation. More>>

15-Year-Old Iowa Boy Running For President, Polling Well as "Deez Nuts"

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Meet Deez Nuts: a 15–year–old boy running from president from Emmet County, Iowa. More>>

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    Sugar hides in many so called "healthy" foods. 

    Sugar hides in many so called "healthy" foods. 

  • Eat, Move, Sleep: Working Avocados Into a Healthy Diet

    Eat, Move, Sleep: Working Avocados Into a Healthy Diet

    Monday, April 25 2016 8:49 PM EDT2016-04-26 00:49:43 GMT

    KEYC News 12’s Lisa Cownie and Hy-Vee dietitian Holly Ellison show us that they should be a part of healthy diet year round.

    KEYC News 12’s Lisa Cownie and Hy-Vee dietitian Holly Ellison show us that they should be a part of healthy diet year round.

  • Teeing Off For Healthier Living

    Teeing Off For Healthier Living

    Friday, April 22 2016 7:51 PM EDT2016-04-22 23:51:30 GMT

    As the weather turns warmer, many of us are heading outside to get our exercise.

    As the weather turns warmer, many of us are heading outside to get our exercise.

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  • Mankato East H.S. Spanish Teacher Earns Golden Apple Award

    Mankato East H.S. Spanish Teacher Earns Golden Apple Award

    Wednesday, January 13 2016 6:40 PM EST2016-01-13 23:40:27 GMT
    Thursday, January 14 2016 8:24 PM EST2016-01-15 01:24:43 GMT

    Peg Tacheny has taught Spanish for five years of the nine years she's spent in the Mankato School District at Mankato East High School. "There's a saying that kids don't care what you know unless they know you care and I feel that's really true," Peg Tacheny, world language teacher. -- KEYC News 12

    Peg Tacheny has taught Spanish for five years of the nine years she's spent in the Mankato School District at Mankato East High School. "There's a saying that kids don't care what you know unless they know you care and I feel that's really true," Peg Tacheny, world language teacher. -- KEYC News 12

  • If You Have A Question At Tri-City United, Just Ask Barb

    If You Have A Question At Tri-City United, Just Ask Barb

    If You Have A Question At Tri-City United, Just Ask Barb

    Wednesday, April 20 2016 8:14 PM EDT2016-04-21 00:14:57 GMT

    As seniors get ready for life beyond high school they look to someone they can depend on. For Tri–City United High School in Montgomery, that person is Barb Turek.

    As seniors get ready for life beyond high school they look to someone they can depend on. For Tri–City United High School in Montgomery, that person is Barb Turek.

  • Teacher's Heart Bigger Than School Can Contain

    Teacher's Heart Bigger Than School Can Contain

    Teacher's Heart Bigger Than School Can Contain

    Wednesday, April 6 2016 8:22 PM EDT2016-04-07 00:22:33 GMT

    More often than not, an educator's role extends into more than just one role. It takes a big heart to be an excellent educator, and this week's Golden Apple winner is a shining example.

    More often than not, an educator's role extends into more than just one role. It takes a big heart to be an excellent educator, and this week's Golden Apple winner is a shining example.