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Officer in Ferguson Shooting Breaks Silence Video included

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A grand jury decided Monday that Officer Darren Wilson will not face charges.   More>>

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St. James Man, 68, Sentenced to Probation in Sexual Misconduct Case Video included

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68-year-old Robert Cords took a plea deal about a month ago and Tuesday in court was given credit for 92 days time served in jail. More>>

Study Finds Full-Day Pre-school More Beneficial for Kids Video included

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A new study from the University of Minnesota shows 3 and 4 year olds who go to preschool full day are better prepared for kindergarten than children in half day programs.  More>>

Lake Crystal Farmers Donate A Ton (or 12.5) Of Squash To Food Bank Video included

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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, farmers all around the area are celebrating a bountiful harvest. More>>

City Center Partnership Exploring Idea Of Campus Bike Path to Downtown Video included

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City officials are considering a bike lane from the campus of MSU to downtown as part of the Front Street reconfiguration. More>>

Police Seek Public's Help in Finding Missing New Ulm Woman Video included

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Karen Schroeder, 51, is described as 5'04” tall, 108 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.  More>>

String of Area Fires Prompts Fire Chiefs To Issue Joint Warning Video included

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Multiple fires in November More>>

Unions United Kicks Off Food Drive Video included

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MSU and South Central College staff and student unions have paired up to collect food donations for the Echo Food shelf.  More>>

Sleepy Eye Man Injured In House Fire Monday Video included

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A fire in rural Sleepy Eye has sent the home owner to a Twin Cities hospital. More>>

Program Seeking Sponsors to Help Non-Traditional MSU Students Video included

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MSU–Mankato's Giving Tree program is looking for more sponsors.  More>>

Minnesota Rallies Planned in Wake of Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Video included

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At least four rallies are planned in Minnesota in the wake of the grand jury's decision in Ferguson, Missouri. More>>

Rochester Police Identify Murder-Suicide Victim Video included

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Authorities say the two were found dead in the basement when the girl's mother came to pick up her daughter about 4 p.m. More>>

Iowa Man Arrested Near White House Pleads Guilty Video included

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Court documents say Kapheim approached a Secret Service post and said he had an appointment with the president, who Kapheim said called him directly. More>>

Minnesota Election Results to be Certified Video included

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Preliminary figures put turnout of eligible voters at just more than 50 percent. More>>

Cold, Snow Hamper Harvest Wrap-Up Video included

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In its final weekly crop report of the season, the USDA says farmers only had two days suitable for fieldwork in the week that ended Sunday. More>>

Mankato Opry Christmas This Weekend Video included

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The show will be themed with Holiday decorations and will include popular country music from the past and present including songs from Patsy Cline, Alan Jackson, Johnny Cash, George Straight, Salter Bros, The Judds, Dixie Chicks and many more. More>>

Update: Defense Asks Judge to Dismiss Charges Against Philip Nelson Video included

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We're learning more about the altercation that left Isaac Kolstad severely injured back in May. More>>

Ferguson Reacts After Decision Not to Charge Officer Video included

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The decision by a grand jury came after a three–month investigation. More>>

College Student Uses 3D Printer to Make Prosthetic Hands for Kids Video included

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At seven years old, Holden Mora's become an expert on the workings of his new hand, a novel device made out of plastic for roughly 20 dollars.... More>>

Toys for Tots Drive Kicks Off Video included

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The objective of Toys for Tots is to help less fortunate children throughout our local community experience the joy of Christmas  More>>

Public Safety Offers Tips To Shop Safely This Holiday Season Video included

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With the holidays here and Black Friday right around the corner, authorities are urging shoppers to use caution to keep their valuables safe. More>>

Kiwanis Holiday Lights Add The Color Purple Video included

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The display's third year is really coming together nicely More>>

Soldier Surprises His Dad After 12 Years Apart Video included

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Some holiday gifts you just can't put a price on... More>>

Moving to a Larger Facility to Accommodate the BackPack Food Program

Moving to a Larger Facility to Accommodate the BackPack Food Program Video included

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The BackPack Food Program has expanded into most of Mankato's elementary schools.

Through that growth, the charity will soon need more elbow-room to keep pace with the hundreds of children they now help.

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9-Year-Old Girl, Father Dead in Rochester Murder-Suicide Video included

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The two were found dead in the basement of the home when the girl's mother came to pick up her daughter Sunday afternoon. More>>

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Resigns Video included

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A shakeup in the Obama Administration today with the Secretary of Defense stepping down. Chuck Hagel has been on the job for less than two years. President Obama gave him high praise publicly, but behind the scenes sources paint a slightly different picture. More>>

Lake Crystal House Fire Under Investigation Video included

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The Lake Crystal Fire Department responded to a house fire at 212 West Watonwan Street at 2:30 AM Saturday morning. More>>

Hanska Man Injured in Semi Rollover Video included

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The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened along northbound Highway 169 near LeSueur. More>>

Philip Nelson Due in Court Today Video included

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Former Mankato West and U of M quarterback Philip Nelson was arrested and charged following the incident in the early morning hours of May 11. More>>

Toys for Tots Program Kicks Off Video included

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The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout our local community experience the joy of Christmas. More>>

North Woods Nutcracker Performed at Mankato West

North Woods Nutcracker Performed at Mankato West Video included

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A dance piece based out of Minnesota as The Fine Arts Youth Dance Theatre performed A North Woods Nutcracker.

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Crews Respond to Janesville House Fire Video included

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A call was made after 5:30 of smoke and flames reportedly coming from the basement of a home at the corner of Oak and South Main Street. More>>

Wounded Waseca Veteran Honored Before Today's Vikings Game Video included

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Sergeant Thomas Block, a member of the 3rd Battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment, sounded the Gjallarhorn prior to kickoff of today's Vikings-Packers game More>>

Minnesota Company Issues Ground Beef Recall Video included

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The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service says inspectors discovered the suspected contamination during a routine inspection. More>>

Minnesota New Country Celebrates Renovated Historic Elementary School Video included

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After months of construction and years of planning, a charter school in Henderson held an open house today.
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A Mankato Church Promotes Fair Trade Shopping Video included

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The First Presbyterian Church invited the shop 'Ten Thousand Villages' from Mountain Lake to share handmade items from around the world. More>>

This is NOT Sparta: Scarlets Slam Simley 42-19 for State Title Video included

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For the 4th time in the program's history, the Mankato West football team was crowned state champions.The Scarlets defeated the Simley Spartans 42-19 in the MSHSL AAAAA state title game Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. More>>

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  • Mankato West Football Stars Ryan Schlichte and Connor Watts Comment on State Championship Win

    Mankato West Football Stars Ryan Schlichte and Connor Watts Comment on State Championship Win

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 11:54 PM EST2014-11-26 04:54:22 GMT
    On Monday Mankato west football coach Mark Esch talked about how proud he was of his 5a state champs..Today we hear from a couple of the stars of the show in the scarlets 42–19 win over Simley,,QB Ryan SchIichte and one of his favorite targets Connor Watts.
    On Monday Mankato west football coach Mark Esch talked about how proud he was of his 5a state champs..Today we hear from a couple of the stars of the show in the scarlets 42–19 win over Simley,,QB Ryan SchIichte and one of his favorite targets Connor Watts.
  • Gustavus Men's Basketball Team Downs Bethany 85-50 Tuesday Night in St. Peter

    Gustavus Men's Basketball Team Downs Bethany 85-50 Tuesday Night in St. Peter

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 11:49 PM EST2014-11-26 04:49:02 GMT
    On the local hoops scene tonight, Golden Gusties of Gustavus hosted the Bethany Vikings at Lund Arena in St. Peter.
    On the local hoops scene tonight, Golden Gusties of Gustavus hosted the Bethany Vikings at Lund Arena in St. Peter.
  • Boys High School Basketball Scores

    Boys High School Basketball Scores

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 11:43 PM EST2014-11-26 04:43:42 GMT
    ^BOYS BASKETBALL= Andover 77, Cambridge-Isanti 71 Apple Valley 90, Chanhassen 54 Austin 59, Winona 44 Bagley 71, East Grand Forks 61 Barnesville 62, Ashby 28 Barnum 84, Hinckley-Finlayson 38 Bethlehem Academy 70, Zumbrota-Mazeppa 62, OT Brandon-Evansville 65, Swanville 64 Browerville 66, Verndale 63, OT Burnsville 66, New Prague 56 Byron 60, Hayfield 38 Cannon Falls 70, Prairie Seeds Academy 57 Cloquet 70, International Falls 58 Concordia Academy 66, St. Paul Harding 42 Cretin-...
    ^BOYS BASKETBALL= Andover 77, Cambridge-Isanti 71 Apple Valley 90, Chanhassen 54 Austin 59, Winona 44 Bagley 71, East Grand Forks 61 Barnesville 62, Ashby 28 Barnum 84, Hinckley-Finlayson 38 Bethlehem Academy 70, Zumbrota-Mazeppa 62, OT Brandon-Evansville 65, Swanville 64 Browerville 66, Verndale 63, OT Burnsville 66, New Prague 56 Byron 60, Hayfield 38 Cannon Falls 70, Prairie Seeds Academy 57 Cloquet 70, International Falls 58 Concordia Academy 66, St. Paul Harding 42 Cretin-...
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