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Residents Voice Concerns Over Potential Closing of Winnebago Elementary Video included

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Deferred maintenance costs are making it expensive to keep the school open, but if it closes, there will be no more schools left in town. More>>

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Daktronics in Redwood Falls To Make Vikings Video Displays Video included

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Daktronics in Redwood Falls was recently awarded the bid to build the video display boards for the new Vikings stadium. More>>

4-Lane Expansion of HWY 14 To New Ulm In MnDOT's Plans Video included

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Officials project in 10-year plan, slated for 2021 More>>

New Technology Helps Children Communicate With Eye Movement Video included

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How do you teach special needs children who can't speak and can barely move?
How can you tell if they understand the world around them?
New technology makes it possible.
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Lt. Governor Discusses Transportation Proposal Video included

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Minnesota's Lieutenant Governor is in Mankato discussing the governor's transportation proposal. More>>

Golf Courses Starting To Open For Second Time This Spring Video included

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 The return of warmer weather also means the return of golfing. More>>

Military Women Join Forces to Sue Department of Defense Video included

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Survivors of sexual assault in the military say they are no longer waiting for their commanders or Congress too fully address the issue.

Several women with years of service to the country have joined forces to file a lawsuit against the Department of Defense.
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North Mankato's BackPack Food Program Opens the Doors at its New Facility

Mankato's BackPack Food Program Opens the Doors at its New Facility Video included

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The Backpack Food Program is opening the doors of its new facility to the public tonight.

The four-year-old program has expanded to serve free meals to more than 700 children in 11 Mankato area schools.

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Sign-Up for Crop Insurance Extended Until April 7th

Sign-Up for Crop Insurance Extended Until April 7th Video included

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New farm bill and now a new deadline for farmers to sign up for crop insurance.

The USDA has extended the deadline to sign up for the New Farm Program until April 7th.

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UPDATE: Mankato Fleet Farm Ready To Open 35th Store In Midwest Video included

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Just ten months since breaking ground, Fleet Farm in Mankato is ready to open its doors. More>>

Transportation the Focus of Meetings in Greater Mankato Area Today Video included

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Lt. Governor Tina Smith and MnDot Commission Charlie Zelle will outline Governor Dayton's plan to expand and improve transportation infrastructure in the Highway 169 and 14 Corridors. More>>

Turkey Producers Stepping up Efforts to Protect Flocks Video included

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Most producers were already strict about biosecurity but they're redoubling their efforts. More>>

Report: VA Not Changing to Meet Need of Female Veterans Video included

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The Minneapolis VA recently added a suite for mammogram imaging, as well as a gynecologist and maternity care adviser. More>>

Mankato Area International Festival Video included

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The event gives attendees a chance to see various cultures from around the world in one spot. More>>

Cameras Placed At Veterans Memorial Bridge For Research Video included

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Study will monitor bike and pedestrian traffic More>>

New Study Sheds Light on Aspects of Cancer Video included

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The newest report on breast cancer could help doctors better identify the risks and treatments for patients. More>>

I-35 and Highway 14 Construction Set to Begin in April Video included

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After one year of complete reconstruction, The Minnesota Department of Transportation is set to start round two on Interstate 39. More>>

Winnebago Elementary Open Forum Set for Tuesday Night Video included

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The district board will discuss the possibility of closing Winnebago elementary tomorrow night at 6:30 PM at the elementary school. More>>

During Break, Democrats, Republicans Push Budget Plans Video included

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The Minnesota legislative session is halfway done and yet to be decided: what to do with the nearly $2 billion anticipated budget surplus. More>>

Minnesota's Revenue Commissioner Discusses Dayton's Budget in Mankato

Minnesota's Revenue Commissioner Discusses Dayton's Budget in Mankato Video included

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Local business leaders met with Minnesota's Revenue Commissioner discussing Dayton's latest budget proposal.

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Bike Safety Encouraged as Temperatures Warm

Bike Safety Encouraged as Temperatures Warm Video included

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Warm temperatures are getting outdoor enthusiasts back outdoors in droves.

But extra people on the roadway means extra caution needs to be taken.

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Marshall Community Breaks Ground For MERIT Center Expansion Video included

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Community leaders in Marshall break ground today for the new MERIT Center regional fire and rescue training facility. More>>

Update: Investigation of Firefight at NSA Headquarters Video included

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 A firefight broke out NSA headquarters today when a vehicle tried to ram the gates at Fort Meade, Maryland. More>>

Video Shows U of M Student Entering Mississippi River

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The Minneapolis Police Department and the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office will assist in a water recovery effort. More>>

Investigators Learning More about Germanwings Co-Pilot Video included

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German prosecutors confirm they found evidence of suicidal issues in co–pilot Andres Lubitz's medical history. More>>

KEYC News 12 Meteorologists Help Program Weather Radios Video included

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The KEYC News 12 Weather Team will be at various Hy-Vee stores around southern Minnesota helping you set up your radio. More>>

17 Years After the Comfrey, St. Peter Tornado

17 Years After the Comfrey, St. Peter Tornado Video included

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Seventeen years ago southern Minnesota saw one of the worst tornado outbreaks, as 14 twisters including six categorized as F2's, moved through Comfrey, St. Peter, and Le Center.

One tornado traveled 67 miles on the ground, the fifth longest track in Minnesota history, passing through five counties.

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Single Vehicle Crash In Faribault County Kills One Video included

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A male driver is dead following a single vehicle crash this morning in Faribault County. More>>

Minnesota Sex Offender Program Worker Charged With Sexual Abuse

Minnesota Sex Offender Program Worker Charged With Sexual Abuse

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A clinical therapist at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program is accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a girl and threatening to kill her if she told. More>>

Search Continues for Missing University of Minnesota Student

Search Continues for Missing University of Minnesota Student Video included

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The desperate search continues for missing University of Minnesota student, Jennifer Houle. More>>

Liberian Community Prays for Missing Boy's Safe Return

Liberian Community Prays for Missing Boy's Safe Return Video included

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Members of the Twin Cities Liberian community are pleading for the safe return of a missing 10-year-old boy. More>>

Climbers From Around Midwest Take Part In Third Annual Whipper Snapper Rock Climbing Competition Video included

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More than 90 climbers from the Midwest spent their Sunday competing in the third annual Whipper Snapper Indoor Rock Climbing Competition put on by MSU's Adventure Education Program. More>>

Realignments Cause Layoffs for New Ulm Pontoon Manufacturer

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Dozens of workers have been laid off from Palm Beach Marinecraft in New Ulm. More>>

Marathon Bombing Survivors Testify at Tsarnaev Trial Video included

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Those who lost limbs – and family members – told the court how they stared death in the face. More>>

UPDATE: Multi-Million-Dollar Downtown Development Takes Shape

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 Several construction projects in downtown Mankato to change the urban core's look.

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Mankato Apartment Fire "Difficult to Chase Down and Root Out"

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Five apartments in a Mankato house were evacuated after a fire broke out Thursday night.


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'I Believe in Miracles' Comes to an End

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On Sunday morning, a fixture of programming here at KEYC came to an end.  More>>

One of Two Missing Ice Fishers Found

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Authorities have recovered the body of one of two people missing while ice fishing on a lake in southwestern Minnesota. The Lincoln County sheriff's office says divers recovered the body of 29–year–old Brianna Jean Thooft from Lake Benton on Saturday. Thooft and 54–year–old Bradley Allen Lund were last heard from early on Feb. 1 when they apparently left a fish house on the lake. Lund's pickup was later recovered from the bottom of the lake. Authorities continued the search for Lund on Sunday. More>>

City of St. Paul Considering Police Body Cams

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The city of St. Paul is considering whether to join the growing list of cities whose police officers wear body cameras.  More>>

U.S. Global Soy Trade Exchange Coming to Minnesota

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The United States Soy Global Trade Exchange is coming to Minnesota. The exchange will be held this coming September from the 9th to the 12th.The exchange is the biggest event of the year for the United States Soybean Export Council and officials say their customers are excited to visit the Gopher state, one of the top producing soybean states in the country. Bruce Abbe from Midwest Shippers Associations says, "The fact that it's here in Minnesota now, and that the event has gone to this sta... More>>

Heart of New Ulm Receives Grant to Expand Partnerships

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The Heart of New Ulm Project is awarded a grant to help them expand their partnerships.  More>>

Man That Sold Gun to LaDue Gets 90 Days

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The Waseca man who sold a gun to a teen accused of planning a school attack was sentenced for his involvement in two crimes. More>>

Kiwanis Holiday Lights: $50k Raised for Charity

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The $50,000 will be shared among 82 non-profits in the area. More>>

Police: Strangers Help Man with Car Trouble, Rob Him

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A St. Clair man with car trouble accepted help from strangers and ended up getting robbed.  More>>

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  • MSU Baseball Splits with SCSU

    MSU Baseball Splits with SCSU

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:19 PM EDT2015-04-01 00:19:43 GMT
    The MSU baseball team welcomed the Huskies of St. Cloud State to Mankato for an NSIC double header.The Mavericks fell to Huskies 5-0 in the first contest, but bounced back to take the second game 6-5.
    The MSU baseball team welcomed the Huskies of St. Cloud State to Mankato for an NSIC double header.The Mavericks fell to Huskies 5-0 in the first contest, but bounced back to take the second game 6-5.
  • Mavericks Start Spring Practice

    Mavericks Start Spring Practice

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:15 PM EDT2015-04-01 00:15:47 GMT
    Coming off their most successful season in program history,the MSU football team is back on the field and ready to pick up where they left off.The Mavericks assembled on the practice field Tuesday afternoon for their first spring practice of the year.The purple and gold will have 14 practices in 26 days concluding with a Spring Game at Blakeslee Stadium on Saturday, April 25th.The Mavs first test of the season will be the Bulldogs of Minnesota Duluth; a team they beat 44-17 in the 3rd round o...
    Coming off their most successful season in program history,the MSU football team is back on the field and ready to pick up where they left off.The Mavericks assembled on the practice field Tuesday afternoon for their first spring practice of the year.The purple and gold will have 14 practices in 26 days concluding with a Spring Game at Blakeslee Stadium on Saturday, April 25th.The Mavs first test of the season will be the Bulldogs of Minnesota Duluth; a team they beat 44-17 in the 3rd round o...
  • Mavs Palmquist Inks Deal With Wild

    Mavs Palmquist Inks Deal With Wild

    Monday, March 30 2015 10:44 PM EDT2015-03-31 02:44:14 GMT
    Though the Mavs season ended over the weekend in South Bend, one Maverick senior will continue his hockey career close to home.MSU defenseman Zach Palmquist agreed to terms on an entry-level contract for next season with the Minnesota Wild.The MSU alternate captain never missed a game in four years with the program, setting a school record with 160 contests.This season, Palmquist tied for 4th on the team in scoring with 29 points.The South St. Paul-native grew up just a few minutes away from ...
    Though the Mavs season ended over the weekend in South Bend, one Maverick senior will continue his hockey career close to home.MSU defenseman Zach Palmquist agreed to terms on an entry-level contract for next season with the Minnesota Wild.The MSU alternate captain never missed a game in four years with the program, setting a school record with 160 contests.This season, Palmquist tied for 4th on the team in scoring with 29 points.The South St. Paul-native grew up just a few minutes away from ...
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