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Scott County Police Say They've Arrested Hit and Run Suspect

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Police in Scott County say they've caught up with the motorcyclist that struck and killed a pedestrian before fleeing. 

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Waseca County Debris Cleanup Video included

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Waseca County Emergency Management established four debris cleanup locations: Waseca, Janesville, New Richland, and Waldorf. 

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St. Clair School Resumes Monday Video included

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The city council met this morning to discuss the cleaning up process. 

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Arnie Lillo Creates 100-Foot Golden Gate Bridge Video included

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Last year we brought you the story of Arnie Lillo, a Good Thunder man who created a 45-foot Eiffel Tower for his wife Janice, who was suffering from lung cancer. And one year later….he’s at it again. 

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One Dead In St. Paul Shooting

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St. Paul police say one woman is dead and another wounded after a shooting Sunday morning. 

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Memorial Service Held For Jacob Wetterling Video included

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People gather to remember an abducted Minnesota boy whose remains were found after a search of nearly three decades.

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Tree Branch Causes Downtown Mankato Power Outage

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A spokesman for Xcel Energy says the outage began around 11:15 Saturday night impacting over 1600 customers. 

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Authorities Capture Suspect in Deadly Mall Shooting

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Authorities say the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Washington state mall shooting is in custody.    

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Cleanup Begins in Waseca After Devastating Flooding Video included

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Waseca was hit hard by the flooding.

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Mankato YMCA Offers Free Showers To St. Clair Residents Video included

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And while the residents continue to show their support for one another in St. Clair..

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St. Clair Water Levels Lowering Video included

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The city of St. Clair is under a state of emergency from recent floods. 

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Union Nurses And Allina Health Returning To Bargaining Video included

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Union nurses and Allina Health will return to bargaining for the first time since nearly 5,000 nurses at five Minneapolis-area hospitals went on strike nearly three weeks ago.    

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Crews Begin Demolishing Historic MN Movie Theater

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Crews have begun demolishing a historic movie theater in Robbinsdale, MN.

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St. Clair Residents Told Not To Use Toilets, Showers Video included

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St. Clair of St. Clair has issued a state of emergency.

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KETELSEN REPORT: Wet Crops Video included

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Minnesota's corn and soybean harvest has gotten off to a soggy start. 

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No Unnecessary Travel Advised in St. Clair

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Blue Earth County Road Closures (updated Sept. 23, 2016 at 9:10 a.m.): 

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Update on Road Closures in Southern Minnesota

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation provided an update on the status of flooded highways in south central Minnesota. 

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Fatal Apartment Stabbing Investigated in St. Paul

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Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in St. Paul's Ramsey Hill neighborhood. 

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Why Wait? Early Voting Underway in Minnesota Video included

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 Election Day is six weeks away but the voting is already underway in Minnesota. 

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Level 3 Sex Offender Relocates in Mankato

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A level three sex offender living in Mankato has relocated in town. 

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Waseca Co. Sets Up Emergency Hotline For Flood Help

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Waseca County has set up an emergency management hotline. You can call 507–835–0690. Phone lines will open up at 8 Friday morning for those affected by flooding. Residents can report damage to their homes or businesses and share concerns or ask questions about the flooding. 

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Report Says Mankato is Fastest Growing Economy in MN

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The Mankato area is the fastest growing economy in Minnesota. 

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Madelia Awarded $100,000 Grant From U.S. Economic Administration

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The U.S. Economic Development Administration awarded Madelia a $100,000 grant for its continued recovery from a devastating February 3 fire in the city's downtown. 

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Feds OK Loans For Eastern MN, Western Wisconsin

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Gov. Scott Walker says federal officials have granted his request to provide low-interest disaster loans to individuals and businesses impacted by flash flooding in western Wisconsin in August. 

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Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Recommended for Endangered List

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Federal wildlife officials have made a formal recommendation to list the rusty patched bumble bee as an endangered species.

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City of St. Clair Asking For Help As Water Levels Surpass 2010 Mark Video included

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The City of St. Clair says the water has surpassed the 2010 flooding levels.

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FBI Seeks Helps in St. Cloud Mall Stabbing

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Federal investigators are asking for the public's help as they investigate the stabbings of 10 people at a Minnesota mall. 

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Man Gets 31 Years in Prison For Woman's Death

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An ex-convict who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charges in the death of a woman found after a Michigan house fire is getting more than 30 years in prison. 

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Send in the Clown Complaints: Spate of Reports Raises Alarm

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 The Pennsylvania State Police and others are encouraging caution amid a rash of public complaints and social media reports in a number of states of people dressed like clowns acting suspiciously, even if they think many are knucklehead pranksters or downright bogus. 

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Two Men Killed Along Pine County Highway

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Two men have been struck and killed along an eastern Minnesota highway. 

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Area Roads Still Closed Friday Morning From Flooding

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MnDOT advises travelers that several flooded roads are still closed as of Friday morning. 

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New Richland Care Center Evacuates Video included

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Recent flooding in New Richland leads to an evacuation at the Care Center. 

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Debris Damages Barrier Upstream from Rapidan Dam

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The buoy boat barrier is critical in preventing any boats from traveling too close to the discharge gates of the dam. 

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Two Men Charged With First Degree Murder In Steele County Video included

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A Steele County grand jury has issued 1st degree murder charges in the case against Cyrus Trevino and Gerald Blevins. 

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Flood Recovery Damage Assessment Video included

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Flood recovery efforts continue over in Waseca. Senator Amy Klobuchar and Representative Tim Walz visit Waseca to assess the flood damage in the area. "First of all the number one thing is to keep people safe. It's been so fortunate that no one has died yet and then the second thing is to start cleaning people out assessing the damage so we can see if it meets the federal requirements to get FEMA help," U.S Senator Of Minnesota, Amy Klobuchar said. If it doesn't quite ma...

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Gov. Dayton Says Time Has Run Out For Special Session Video included

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Gov. Mark Dayton says time has run out for a special legislative session. 

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Adrian Peterson Placed On Injured Reserve

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Adrian Peterson has been placed on injured reserve by the  Minnesota Vikings, one day after his surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. 

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Bike Safety Event to Honor Boy Killed in Bike Accident Video included

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Neighbors and friends are coming together to help honor a Waseca boy killed while riding his bike. 

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Archery Gaining Popularity Video included

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According to the Archery Trade Association, nearly 19 million Americans are involved in archery. It's a sport growing in popularity and is another option for you to get out and move! 

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Search Continues For Robbery Suspects, Vehicle Recovered

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Stolen vehicle found in Liberty-Lincoln Park Wednesday night.

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FBF: Welsh Settlement in Blue Earth County

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The roots of the First Presbyterian Church in Mankato date back to 1853. In its early years, the congregation met in different homes. It wasn’t until 1864 when the first structure was built on the site of today’s Security Apartments in Mankato. 

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Waseca Hit Hard By Heavy Rainfall Video included

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Waseca County has set up an Emergency Management Hotline: 507–835–0690.

Phone lines will open up at 8 Friday morning for those affected by flooding.

Residents can report damage to their homes or businesses and share concerns or ask questions about the flooding.

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Morristown Flooding: Sees Up To 10 Inches of Rain Video included

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The city of Morristown began flooding Wednesday night, receiving around 5 to ten inches of rain. 

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Sump Pumps In High Demand Video included

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Last night’s heavy rainfall brings Lowe's a non-stop busy day with costumer’s needing sump pumps last minute. 

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Steele County Issues State of Emergency From Flooding

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County partially activates Emergency Operations Center.

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Plan Ahead for Healthy Mid Days

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With the busy pace of the work day, many of us often find ourselves hitting the drive through or the vending machine. Mankato Clinic Dietitian Erin Gonzalez says with a little planning we can help make the mid day a healthy part of our routine. 

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UPDATE: Southern MN Highway Closures From Flooding

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Several state highways are closed from the overnight flooding received in the southern portion of the state.

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Making Meals, Making Memories Video included

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Are family meals becoming a lost art? We hope not! Having family meal time together has been shown to have positive impact on our lives. 

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Blue Earth County Road Closures From Flooding

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Standing water, mudslides, and roads eroding from overnight rainfall.

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Dangerous Flooding Occurring in Southern Minnesota

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The Waseca County Sheriff's office advises no travel in the county due to numerous flooded roads. We're also hearing reports of sandbagging going on in St. Clair and Morristown.

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Minnesota Zoo President Visits Minneopa Bison Video included

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The Minnesota Zoo visited the Minneopa State Park Bison Herd earlier Wednesday. 

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Ex-Starkey Execs Indicted in $20M Embezzlement Conspiracy

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Federal prosecutors are accusing three former executives of Minnesota-based Starkey Hearing Technologies of taking part in a conspiracy to embezzle more than $20 million from the hearing aid maker and its principal owner.

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German Expert Says De-Radicalizing Radicals Can Work In US

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A German expert who evaluated six Minnesota men who pleaded guilty to trying to join the Islamic State group has developed counseling plans for each of them aimed at keeping them off the path of violence. 

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St. Paul Man Charged With Ramming His Vehicle Into Governor's Mansion

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A St. Paul man is charged with ramming his vehicle into the front gate of the Minnesota Governor's Mansion. 

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Extension Thinks Aggressive Weed is In Minnesota

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 University of Minnesota Extension experts say they believe an aggressive southern weed has turned up in Minnesota for the first time. 

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Report: Mississippi River's Health Improving

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A new report card on the Mississippi River finds signs that the river's health is improving. 

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MN Woman Sentenced For Hiding Two Daughters Video included

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A Minnesota woman will be on probation for six years and serve jail time after being found guilty of hiding her two teenage daughters from their father for more than two years. 

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MN State High School Football Polls: Sept. 21st Video included

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  Minneapolis (AP)  The Associated Press state high school football polls for the week of September 21.

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Adrian Peterson To Have Knee Surgery, Could Return This Year

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Peterson set to have surgery Thursday, Head Coach says there is a chance his running back could play again this season.

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Why Justice Is Hard To Get In Rape Cases Video included

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Reasonable doubt, strained resources and the very nature of the crime makes sexual assault a very difficult task in the courtroom

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UPDATE: Heavy Police Presence Surrounds Home on 4th Street in Mankato Video included

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Multiple Police agencies were seen surrounding the area around Gus Johnson Plaza in Mankato Wednesday morning. 

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Crews Team Up With Law Enforcement To Step Up Safety On Highway 169 Video included

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MnDOT, Mathiowetz Construction and local law enforcement are teaming up to step up safety along Highway 169 between Mankato and St. Peter.  

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Mother, Son Found Dead In White Bear Lake Home Video included

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Police checking on the welfare of a family in White Bear Lake discovered the bodies of a woman and her adult son and arrested the son's twin brother on possible charges of financially exploiting a vulnerable adult. 

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MIDDAY INTERVIEW: Hockey Night In The City Center Video included

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City Center Partnership Director Megan Flanagan joined KEYC News 12 to talk about an upcoming event, Hockey Night in the City Center.  

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Le Center Man Sentenced In Fatal Crash

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A 24-year-old Le Center man is sentenced to over five years in prison for his involvement in an accident that killed a Winthrop woman back in May. 

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Wild Rice Restoration Efforts Underway In Duluth

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The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is working with several natural resource agencies from Minnesota and Wisconsin to restore culturally significant wild rice to about 250 acres of the St. Louis River estuary.  

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UPDATE: Mankato Woman Attacked By Husband In Medically-Induced Coma Video included

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Mankato Police say a disturbance with a hammer led to a dispute between a man and a woman Monday morning.

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Top Aides To Ron Paul's 2012 Campaign Sentenced

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Two top aides to Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign have been sentenced to two years' probation and six months of home confinement, avoiding prison for conspiring to cover up campaign payments to a former Iowa state senator. 

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German Scholar To Testify On De-Radicalization Techniques

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A German scholar is testifying about de-radicalization techniques before a federal judge who will sentence six  Minnesota men convicted of plotting to join the Islamic State group. 

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MIDDAY INTERVIEW: 5th Annual Maker Fair Coming Up Video included

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During Tuesday's Midday, Kara Van Sickle says the upcoming Maker Fair at the Blue Earth County Fairgrounds. -KEYC News

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Waterville Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

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A Waterville man was killed late Monday night while riding his motorcycle in the town. 

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Lonsdale Business Owner Under Fire For Sign Asking Muslims to Get Out Video included

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Some residents of a small community south of the Twin Cities say one business owner's sign is giving the city a bad name. 

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Expert to Testify About Review of Minnesota Terror Suspects

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A German scholar who assessed most of the nine Minnesota men convicted of plotting to join the Islamic State group is scheduled to testify in federal court in Minneapolis. 

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South Central College Offering Free Career And College Prep Courses Video included

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South Central College is hoping to help students find their niche by combining education with workforce training. 

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Le Sueur Man Charged With Indecent Exposure

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A Le Sueur man is behind bars after multiple reports of indecent exposure in New Prague, Belle Plaine and Jordan. 

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Watonwan County Board Approves Tax Abatement For Madelia Business Owners Video included

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The board unanimously approved a 20 year tax abatement for business owners impacted by the February fire.

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St. Cloud Mall Attacker Had Only Traffic Citation On Record Video included

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The attacker, 20-year-old Dahir Ahmed Adan was a recent college student and had worked part time. He had nothing more than a minor traffic citation on his record.

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Minnesota American Indian Tribe Using Federal Loan To Help Fight Drug Abuse

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A northwestern Minnesota American Indian tribe will use part of a $13 million federal loan to help fight drug abuse.   

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Minnesota Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Attack In Sioux Falls Apartment

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A Minnesota man has been sentenced to life in prison for an attack in a Sioux Falls apartment that left his former girlfriend dead and a man wounded. 

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Cases Of Legionnaires' Disease Growing In Minnesota

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Minnesota health officials say the number of cases of Legionnaire's disease associated with an outbreak in Hopkins continues to grow. 

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Mankato Public Safety Says Prevention is Key in Attacks Similar to St. Cloud Video included

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Investigators in St. Cloud are learning more about the man who attacked several shoppers at a mall Saturday.  

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Police Chief: Cop Who Shot Stabber The Right Guy For The Right Time Video included

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A Minnesota police chief says the part-time officer who fatally shot a man stabbing people at a St. Cloud mall was "the right person, at the right place, at the right time" to prevent the attack from getting worse. 

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Midday Interview: DNR Talks Harvest Festival at Minneopa Video included

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During Monday's Midday Interview, Scott Kudelka of the Minnesota DNR talked about the Harvest Festival Happening on Sept. 24 at Minneopa.

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Obama Calls Dayton Regarding St. Cloud Stabbing Video included

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Gov. Dayton released this statement this morning: "President Obama called me at approximately 9:30am CDT to express his concern about the attack in St. Cloud and to offer any assistance needed."

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Mankato Police Looking For Info On Weekend Robbery Near MSU

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Mankato police are seeking the public's assistance in an incident that occurred at 1 a.m. Saturday. 

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Officer Shoots Man in Chisago County

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The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Chisago County. 

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Dayton to Meet With St. Cloud Mayor Following Stabbing Video included

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The Latest on the knife attack at a Minnesota mall being investigated as a potential act of terrorism 

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Madison Lake American Legion Calls On SAL For Help Video included

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The American Legion in Madison Lake is addressing a need for more honor guard members, which is why the Madison Lake Sons of the American Legion are stepping up. 

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Man Reaches Plea Deal in Mankato Robbery

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Michael Lee Hence pleaded guilty to one count of theft, while a charge of aiding an offender was dismissed. 

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One Dead, One Critically Injured After Incident In Mankato Home Video included

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One person is dead and another is in critical condition after an incident this morning at a Mankato home. 

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Farm Safety This Harvest Season Video included

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This week is declared national Farm Safety Week. 

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Law Enforcement Safety Tips After Near Campus Robbery Video included

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Mankato police are seeking the public's assistance in a robbery incident near MSU.

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KETELSEN REPORT: Bioreactors And Water Quality Video included

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Water quality is a major concern for cities and rural areas across the country.

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Body Of Minnesota College Student Recovered In Iowa

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A college student who had been missing for more than a day has been found dead in the Upper Iowa River. 

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Minnesota To Offer Case Study On Donald Trump

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Minnesota will offer a case study of how Donald Trump may both help and hurt Republicans down the ballot. 

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Mother, Two Children Die In Carver County House Fire

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A mother critically injured in a weekend house fire that killed her two young children has died at a Twin Cities hospital.   

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Muslim Community Expresses Condolences After St. Cloud Stabbing Video included

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Sunday, members of the Muslim community express their condolences to the victims of the St. Cloud stabbings, and called the attack "a tragedy." 

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Mayo's Hospice Honors Area Veterans Video included

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Beginning in February, Mayo Clinic Health System Hospice partnered with the Veteran’s Administration for a program called We Honor Vets.

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Bridal Show Takes Place In Mankato Video included

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From flowers to cakes, to gowns and glamour... brides to be connect with the best local wedding professionals to start planning for the day they’ve been dreaming of. 

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Kato Cycle Club Hosts Motocross Race Video included

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As fall and winter slowly start to approach, Motocross racers gear up on the weekends as the riding season starts to come to an end. 

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Investigation into St. Cloud Mall Stabbing & Possible ISIS Link Continues

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A St. Cloud hospital official says three of the eight people who were attacked at a mall remain hospitalized and that the other five people were released and that none of the three still at the hospital has injuries that are considered life-threatening. S

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Fast Track Training For Red Cross Disaster Action Team Volunteers Video included

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By the end of today's training, the 25 volunteers in attendance will learn how to help those in need after a home fire or other disaster.

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Pow Wow Draws Hundreds To Land Of Memories Video included

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Dakota and other Native American tribes from across the upper Midwest and Canada are in Mankato for the 44th annual Mahkato Traditional Wacipi. 

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29th Annual Waseca Marching Classic Video included

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Hundreds of parade goers lined the streets for the 29th Annual Waseca Marching Classic. 

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Police Investigating Incident At St. Cloud Mall

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Police converged on a shopping mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota, Saturday night in response to a report of an attack involving shooting or stabbing. 

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Madelia Celebrates Capture Of The Younger Brothers 140 Years Ago Video included

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After the Civil War, Jesse James and his gang of thieves left a trail of robbed banks up and down the central U.S.... That was until they arrived in Minnesota.

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Fire Damages Food Tent At Annual Pow-Wow Video included

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Nobody is injured after a fire damages a food tent at the annual Mahkato Wacipi Pow–Wow. 

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Worthington Woman Injured In Crash South Of Madelia

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A car crash south of Madelia sends a Worthington woman to the hospital. 

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Minnesota Man Calls Release From Prison 'Wonderful'

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A 57-year-old Minnesota man released from prison after serving about 10 years for a murder he says he did not commit says being free is "wonderful."

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Two Dead in Carver County Fatal Fire

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Carver County authorities say two people are dead and a third critically injured after a house fire southwest of Minneapolis. 

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Honoring Our Gold Star Families: James Wertish of Olivia Video included

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We continue to honor our Gold Star families from Afghanistan and Iraq. James Wertish of Olivia was 20–years–old when he was killed by a mortar attack in Iraq. 

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Level 3 Sex Offender Relocating in Mankato Video included

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A level three sex offender living in Mankato is relocating in town.

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1,000 Officers in Twin Cities Get Protest Training

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More than 1,000 officers in the Twin Cities area are training on how best to handle demonstrators in the wake of a fatal shooting of a black man by police in St. Anthony. 

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Henderson Man Airlifted After Motorcycle Crash

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A Henderson man was airlifted after losing control of his motorcycle. 

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Morgan Man Air-Lifted After Rollover Crash

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A 22–year–old Morgan man was air–lifted after a rollover crash early Friday morning. According to the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office, Dustin Wersal was traveling west bound near Morgan. 

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Wolf Summit Leans Toward Delisting, Killing Animals

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Politicians, farmers and hunters dominated a Great Lakes summit on wolves, expressing hope that the animals will soon come off the federal endangered species list. 

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Update: 25,000 Chickens Lost in Mapleton Barn Fire Video included

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Six agencies assisted the Mapleton Fire Department, including Amboy, Minnesota Lake, and Good Thunder.

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Cornish And Rosen Stop In Madelia To Talk Fire Relief Video included

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Minnesota Senator Julie Rosen and Representative Tony Cornish joined Madelia business leaders and Madelia Strong at the Sweet! Indeed Bakery. 

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Trimont's Mall Celebrates Public-Private Partnership Success Video included

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What started with a few people and a proposal in the Trimont Post Office has become a shopping center in the town of less than one–thousand residents.

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Mankato Sixth Grade Students Learn About Dakota Culture Video included

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Hundreds of sixth grade students in Mankato were on hand for Education Day to learn about the Dakota culture. 

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Pick Of The Litter: Cat Named Nolan Video included

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This week’s pick of the liter is a very loving and easy going cat. 

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Plate-Portion Size is Key Video included

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Throughout the Thrive campaign, we've talked a lot about the importance of "what" you eat. The importance of fruits, vegetables and protein. Mankato Clinic dietitian Erin Gonzalez says it is almost important to keep in mind portion size, no matter what you are eating. 

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Thrive: Top-Notch Tailgating That's Also Healthy Video included

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With the big game between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers coming up this weekend, many thoughts are turning to tailgating! April Graff and Laura Schmidt, both registered dietitians for Hy-Vee Food stores say you can have a little fun with your tailgating and keep it on the healthy side too! 

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Thrive: How to Cope With College

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The transition from high school to college is an exciting and fun time, but it can also be scary for students and parents. 

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Eat, Move, Sleep: Quick and Healthy Breakfasts Video included

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Mornings can be hectic getting the kids ready for school. In our latest Eat, Move, Sleep segment, we have some tips for getting out the door in a hurry while remembering to be healthy at the same time.

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Healthy From Home School Lunches Video included

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Sending a home lunch with your child to school can be a healthy alternative. Hy-Vee dietitian April Graff says planning is key. She says to make the lunch the night before and have your child help.

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Ditch the Scale! Video included

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Mankato Clinic Dietitian Erin Gonzalez has a surprising tip as you continue on your weight management journey. "You don't have to step on a scale!" says Gonzalez.

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Getting Back on Track for School Video included

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If your children have been used to sleeping in this summer, it is time to start getting them back on a regular schedule. Experts agree, parents should start getting kids used to waking up for school 10 – 14 days before the first day.  

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  • Plan Ahead for Healthy Mid Days

    Plan Ahead for Healthy Mid Days

    Thursday, September 22 2016 5:20 PM EDT2016-09-22 21:20:40 GMT

    With the busy pace of the work day, many of us often find ourselves hitting the drive through or the vending machine. Mankato Clinic Dietitian Erin Gonzalez says with a little planning we can help make the mid day a healthy part of our routine. 

    With the busy pace of the work day, many of us often find ourselves hitting the drive through or the vending machine. Mankato Clinic Dietitian Erin Gonzalez says with a little planning we can help make the mid day a healthy part of our routine. 

  • Making Meals, Making Memories

    Making Meals, Making Memories

    Thursday, September 22 2016 2:34 PM EDT2016-09-22 18:34:45 GMT

    Are family meals becoming a lost art? We hope not! Having family meal time together has been shown to have positive impact on our lives. 

    Are family meals becoming a lost art? We hope not! Having family meal time together has been shown to have positive impact on our lives. 

  • Plate-Portion Size is Key

    Plate-Portion Size is Key

    Tuesday, September 13 2016 8:00 PM EDT2016-09-14 00:00:16 GMT

    Throughout the Thrive campaign, we've talked a lot about the importance of "what" you eat. The importance of fruits, vegetables and protein. Mankato Clinic dietitian Erin Gonzalez says it is almost important to keep in mind portion size, no matter what you are eating. 

    Throughout the Thrive campaign, we've talked a lot about the importance of "what" you eat. The importance of fruits, vegetables and protein. Mankato Clinic dietitian Erin Gonzalez says it is almost important to keep in mind portion size, no matter what you are eating. 

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  • Johnson Carves Up a Win!

    Johnson Carves Up a Win!

    Wednesday, September 21 2016 7:50 PM EDT2016-09-21 23:50:11 GMT

    School is back in session, and that means it's time again for the the Golden Apple Award.

    School is back in session, and that means it's time again for the the Golden Apple Award.