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Protesters Block Street in Front of Governor's Mansion

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Protesters had been gathered on Summit Avenue since the July 6 shooting of Philando Castile, who was killed during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights.

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RAGBRAI: Bicycle Rider Dies After Collision with Truck

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The Iowa State Patrol says the collision happened on U.S. Highway 34 Sunday morning. 

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Thousands Still Without Power After Storm

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Some residents were told they may not see power restored until Thursday. 

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Church Hopes to Rebuild After Lightning Strike

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Hawk Creek Lutheran Church was struck by lightning Saturday morning and caught fire. There were no injuries. 

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Minnesota Man Dies in Wisconsin Motorcycle Crash

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The crash happened at about 4 p.m. Sunday on Highway 10 in Pierce County's Trimbelle Township. 

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Local Researchers Say Much of Humid Weather Could Be Blamed on Corn

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 A local researcher says much of the sticky, humid weather that hovers over the state in the summer could be attributed to Minnesota's abundant corn crops. 

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Golden Stripe on I-90 Connects Blue Earth to Economic Growth Video included

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It's something we often take for granted....our highway system to help us get from place to place. 

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Pizza Delivery Driver Shot in Minneapolis

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A pizza delivery driver was critically injured when he was shot after making his last delivery of the night. 

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Woman Dead After House Fire in Rochester

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A 51-year-old woman is dead and a 26-year-old man seriously injured after a house fire in Rochester.  

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Highway 14 Detour Is Scheduled To Begin Monday Video included

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The three month detour from Nicollet to North Mankato to build the connections between existing Highway 14 and the new alignment South of Nicollet begins tomorrow.

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Kolacky Days Celebrates 82nd Annual Year Video included

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This year Montgomery held their 82nd annual Kolacky Days. 

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Toner's Lake Karting Causes A Rumble In And Outside The Community Video included

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Over the past few years Toners Lake Karting has caused a rumble among people, not only does it bring in people from different counties, and states; it brings all ages and skills levels.

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Eighth Annual Blues on Belgrade Kicks Off

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The 8th annual Blues on Belgrade has been playing live music all day.

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Fire Destroys Church in Renville County Video included

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Hawk Creek Lutheran Church near Sacred Heart in Renville County is destroyed by fire. 

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Public Gets First Look at Vikings Stadium Video included

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Members of the public are getting their first look inside U.S. Bank Stadium during a free open house. 

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Security Concern Causes Flight to Divert to Portland

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Officials with regional carrier Compass Airlines say a flight from Seattle to San Diego landed in Portland because of an unverified threat. 

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Body Pulled From St. Croix River

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The body of a man who fell into the St. Croix River near Taylors Falls earlier this month has been found. 

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Cross Country Trip Helps Little Girl To Have A Normal Life Video included

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Janusz Radgowski and Marek Jedrachowicz, two Polish natives, are on a 3,000 miles journey across the United States.

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Weather Doesn't Stop Paddlefish Days Parade Video included

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Madison Lake residents didn't let any rain, rain on their parade.

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Freedom Flag Rally Video included

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American Flags waved over highway sixty on Belgrade Avenue.

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United Pentecostal Church Has Their Biggest Year Yet For Their Annual Event

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The 12th annual Family Fun Days hosted by United Pentecostal Church took place earlier today.

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Warrior Dash Draws Thousands To Le Sueur Video included

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Thousands are testing their strength, endurance and stamina as the Warrior Dash comes to Le Sueur. 

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This Relay For Life Event Hopes To Raise $70,000

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Waseca held their 23rd annual Relay For Life event Saturday night.

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Some State Parks Re-Open After Storms

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In the wake of a storm that hit northern Minnesota early Thursday, Department of Natural Resources’ crews are busy working to clean up the damage and reopen facilities. 

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Memorial Services Set For Wendell Anderson

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Governor announces the memorial service arrangements for Wendell Anderson

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Survivors Mourn Two Killed in BWCA

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Survivors of a Texas Boy Scout troop's adventure trip to the pristine canoe country along the Minnesota-Canadian border are grieving over the deaths of a 13-year-old boy and a 39-year-old woman volunteer. 

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Moondogs Catch Pokemon GO Fever Video included

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Popular new app catches on in Mankato dugout.

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Hagedorn Prepares For November Video included

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The RNC has come and gone, and with Trump now officially atop the Republican ticket, the game plan is set, both for his opponents, and for Republicans down ticket.

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Highway 60 Accident Injures One Video included

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Two people are involved in a two–vehicle crash on Highway 60. 

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Reflecting on Dennis Green's Career Video included

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Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green has passed away at the age of 67. 

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Willis Lake Intentional Water Drawdown Video included

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A significant decline in wildlife use and habitat quality on Willis Lake in Waseca County has prompted The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to conduct an intentional drawdown.

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More Bike Lanes For Mankato; Rules For Staying In Your Lane Video included

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Bike lanes have continued to be added in downtown Mankato and North Mankato over the past few years, but many are unsure what the different lines and symbols mean for the bike lanes.

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Grants Help Ag-Related Businesses Grow Video included

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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is working to grow the relationship between agriculture and business and economy with a grant program.

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Sibley Park Staff Has Urgent Request For Visitors After Baby Goat Dies Video included

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A death of a baby goat at Sibley Park has staff with an urgent request for those eager to feed the animals. 

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Former NFL Coach Dennis Green Dies at 67 Video included

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Green's family posted a message on the Cardinals website on Friday announcing the death. Other details were not immediately disclosed, though the Cardinals said Green had died of a heart attack.

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Minnesota GOP Delegates Say Time is Right For Trump Video included

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Delegates say presidential nominee Donald Trump isn't your typical Republican - and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton has some work to do with a party base that delivered a defeat in the March caucus.

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Father Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Son in Blaine

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Authorities say the 61-year-old father called Blaine police about 7 a.m. Friday and told them he had just shot his 38-year-old son.   

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Stadium Ribbon-Cutting Friday, Some Work Yet to be Done Video included

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Mortenson Construction executive John Wood says painters, electricians and others are finishing up the last bit of work at the new stadium.

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KETELSEN REPORT: Buffer Legislation Forges Unexpected Relationships Video included

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One of the most contentious issues in many years impacting farmers in Minnesota was a bill requiring mandatory 50-foot buffer strips around ditches and other bodies of water.

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District Judge Challenge State Retirement Age for His Job

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Full-time judges and Supreme Court justices in Minnesota must retire when they reach the age of 70.

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Lake Washington, Crystal Lake Added to MPCA Impaired Waters List Video included

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Minnesota River currently the focus of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

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USDA Awards Grants to Jackson County, RS Fiber

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ST. PAUL, Minn., – USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer announced more than $1.4 million in loans and grants for three projects that will help small, rural businesses and communities throughout Minnesota. 

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"Slow No Wake" Issued for Martin County Lakes Video included

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Because of the high water on the Fairmont Chain of Lakes and other lakes in Martin County, the "Slow No Wake" that is in effect will stay in effect through the weekend. 

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Survey Shows Rural Economy Continues to Weaken in 10 States

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A monthly survey of bankers suggests there's been a drop in the already weak economic outlook for rural areas of 10 Western and Plains states. 

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Two Killed As Trees Fall in BWCA Video included

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ELY, Minn. (AP) - The Latest on a boy and a woman camping with a Boy Scouts adventure program who were killed when storms swept through a northern Minnesota forest

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Midwest Mugginess Linked to Crops Working Up a 'Corn Sweat'

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Meteorologists and atmospheric researchers say the Midwest's first dangerous bout of heat and humidity this summer is partly to blame on moisture piped out of the ground and into the atmosphere by the increasing acreage of corn crops reaching their peak. 

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Dayton Authorizes Disaster Relief for Blue Earth, Nicollet Counties

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Governor Mark Dayton authorizes disaster relief assistance for Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties. 

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Delegates From Minnesota Talk RNC Video included

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Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president in Cleveland Thursday night. 

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State Street Theater Company Putting on Musical Fundraiser Video included

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In an effort to keep the 'lights up,' New Ulm's State Street Theater Company is putting on a musical to help raise money for its building. 

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Highway 22 Reconstruction Project Interferes With Memorial Victory Trees Video included

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The Highway 22 reconstruction project in 2017  and 2018 will interfere with the memorial victory trees planted along side of the road.

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Heat Doesn't Stop Burning Desire To Be Outdoors Video included

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The toasty weather isn't stopping some from acting on a burning desire to be active outdoors. 

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Possible Increase In Waseca Sales Tax Video included

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As November approaches, residents of Waseca have one more decision to make: whether or not to support 0.5 percent sales tax increase for the city.

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Mankato Law Firm Helps Wrongfully Convicted Woman Seek Compensation Video included

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Farrish Johnson, a Mankato law firm worked with a woman wrongfully convicted of manslaughter to seek compensation after spending nearly three years behind bars. .

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Hartland Man Sentenced In Fatal Hit And Run Video included

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A Hartland man is sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison for his involvement in a hit and run that killed an Albert Lea woman back in December. 

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Family Fun Days Offer Priceless Event Video included

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On Saturday, July 23, the Mankato United Pentecostal Church will sponsor the 12th Annual Family Fun Days. 

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Man Crashes Boat of Hunter Who Killed Cecil the Lion

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Police say a man stole and crashed a boat off southwest Florida that belongs to a Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion while hunting in Africa.

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Minneapolis Police Arrest 2nd Man in Boy's Shooting Death Video included

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 Le-Vonte King Jason Jones was shot in the chest while he sat in his father's van on July 8.

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St. Peter Addiction Recovery Facility Cited for Neglect in Patient's Death Video included

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The Minnesota Department of Human Services found the Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise facility failed to take basic precautions that could have prevented the suicide of 24-year-old Ater Manyang.

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Minnesota's Unemployment Rate Holds Steady for June

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The unemployment rate held steady for June, despite adding 7,300 jobs during the month.  That’s because MN DEED revised its May numbers, which originally tallied 1,900 jobs lost.  It was revised to reflect 8,400 jobs lost.  

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Vatican Won't Comment on Alleged Interference in Minnesota Video included

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The newly released memo from the Rev. Daniel Griffith accuses the apostolic nuncio of ordering Minnesota church leaders to wrap up the investigation into Archbishop John Nienstedt without pursuing all leads.

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TBT: Mankato High School Fire of 1941

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On Saturday, July 19, 1941, the Mankato High School, located on the corner of 5th and Hickory Streets, was destroyed by fire. 

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Beating The Heat Video included

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The heat is on around the area with dangerously high heat and humidity settling into Minnesota, and it can also impact utility bills. 

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Disc Golf Atop Mt. Kato Video included

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What to do with a ski hill in summer? Why not turn it into one of the more challenging disc golf courses in the state.

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Extreme Heat Safety Tips Video included

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With the excessive heat that we are experiencing, it is important to keep yourself safe and cool.

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Mankato Police Thankful For Support Video included

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After the fatal shooting of police officers in Dallas, Baton Rouge and this week in Kansas City, many police departments around the country have received an outpouring of support, including the one right here in Mankato.

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The Aquatic Park Added a Twist To Their Day To Keep Cool Video included

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Minions took over at the pool in Fairmont today to add some activity and fun to this extremely hot day.

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LaDue Seeks Execution Of Sentence, Means End To Probation Video included

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It appears that 19–year–old John LaDue wants to end his ten year probation sentence, just months after returning home to serve it.

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Mankato Prepares for Alive After Five Video included

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Alive After Five, is a social gathering for co-workers, friends and family to enjoy live music, food and beverage in a relaxed outdoor setting.

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Oppressive Heat, Humidity Settled into Minnesota Video included

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The National Weather Service expects temperatures Wednesday will feel like 105 degrees because of the high level of humidity.

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New Minnesota Vikings Stadium to Host X Games in 2017, '18 Video included

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The network announced Wednesday that Minneapolis is the host city for the summer X Games for the next two years.

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Father Who Lost Son to Suicide Sues Duluth School District

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Thirteen-year-old Tristan Seehus killed himself in February of 2015. His father, Todd Seehus, says other students called his son a "freak" and shoved him into lockers at Lincoln Park Middle School.

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Four Injured in Sibley County Accident

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According to Minnesota State Patrol the Hyndai was traveling southbound on Highway 169 when it crashed and rear ended a Cadillac holding 72-year-old George Warren and Mary Warren, 38, both of Mankato.

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U.S. Bank Stadium Prepares To Welcome Public Video included

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The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Minnesota Vikings are getting ready to welcome fans and the public into the new one billion dollar U.S. Bank Stadium.

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Truman's Storm Water System Working Well Video included

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The city of Truman seems to be moving forward from flood control problems of the past after improving its storm water system. 

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Break The Fast with Breakfast Melons! Video included

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day according to Hy Vee Dietitian Laura Schmidt, who also says melons are a great option this time of year to get your day off to a delicious and healthy start.  

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Hit or Miss For Crops in Southern Minnesota Video included

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A rainy southern Minnesota summer could cause some hit or miss crop yields across the region this season.

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Township's Move To Place Moratorium On Businesses Met With Citizen Opposition Video included

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Blooming Grove Township, a block of farmland just north of Waseca, wants to stop new businesses from opening in the area

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New County-Wide Juvenile Curfew Is Now In Effect In Blue Earth County Video included

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 Addressed during the Blue Earth County Board Meeting was a new county–wide ordinance for Juvenile curfew. 

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State Disaster Assistance Request Reaches Final Stage Of Process Video included

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The Blue Earth County Board met earlier today and discussed the state disaster assistance request. 

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U.S. Bank Stadium Opens for Media Preview Video included

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Tuesday morning, the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Minnesota Vikings celebrated the U.S Bank Stadium's grand opening with a number of events including a media tour.

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Mankato Offers Training Camp Special Events Video included

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On July 28, for the 51st year, the Minnesota Vikings will arrive at the MSU Mankato Campus. 

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Clash of Farm vs. Non-Farm Business Taking Shape in Blooming Grove Township Video included

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A handwritten notice was posted on the Blooming Grove Township hall. At issue -  the increasing use of non-farm-related businesses in the area.  

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USDA: Minnesota Farmers Still Assessing Storm Damage Video included

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82 percent of Minnesota's corn is in good to excellent condition and development is about five days ahead of the normal pace.

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Cycling for Fun and Health Video included

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Dozens gather at Scheels in Mankato each Thursday evening. It's called a Social Ride, but for many its turned into so much more. 

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U.S Bank Stadium Media Day Tour Slideshow

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Minnesota Woman Denies Treating Nanny Like Slave

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Thirty-five-year-old Lili Huang of Woodbury is charged with five felony counts, including labor trafficking, false imprisonment and assault.

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Region Wastewater Deal Taking Shape Video included

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City councils from Mankato, Eagle Lake and Madison Lake meet at the Mankato airport to discuss a huge wastewater deal

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Former JWP Teacher Makes First Court Appearance Video included

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A former Janesville Waldorf Pemberton teacher and coach appears in court for the first time since being charged for allegedly recording minors in a shower. 

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Minnesota Twins Dismiss GM Terry Ryan

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Vice President, Assistant General Manager Rob Antony will assume Ryan's duties on an interim basis.

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New Ulm Perkins Reopens After Being Destroyed By April Fire Video included

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For the first time in three months, Perkins in New Ulm has cranked up its stovetop, ready to serve customers once again. 

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Mankato's Sudanese Community Demonstrates for Peace Video included

Mankato's Sudanese community demonstrates for peace, calling attention to the plight of South Sudan Monday morning. Mankato's Sudanese community demonstrates for peace, calling attention to the plight of South Sudan Monday morning.
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 About 20 members demonstrated in Mankato's Jackson Park Monday morning.   

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City Of Springfield Watching River Levels After Heavy Rains Video included

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The city of Springfield is keeping an eye on its river after sheets of heavy weekend rain left it with more water than it can handle. 

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New Ulm Volunteers Take Part In National Make Someone Smile Week Video included

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Volunteers of all ages are brightening up the week of hundreds of area seniors as part of the 16th annual Make Someone Smile Week. 

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St. Paul, Minneapolis Police Departments Take Precautions Video included

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In a memo on Sunday, Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau directed all officers to ride in pairs until further notice.

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Police Reopen Street Outside Gov. Dayton's Residence Video included

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Police spokesman Steve Linders says officers at 6 a.m. Monday informed protesters they would no longer be allowed to occupy Summit Avenue.

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July 7 Fire Ruled Accidental Video included

July 7 Fire on Parry St. July 7 Fire on Parry St.
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The fire on Mankato’s Parry Street started in the home’s attic area during the early morning hours of July 7th.  

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Play For a Cure Softball Tournament Looks for Teams Video included

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Half of all entry fees will go towards the American Cancer Society, the other half to pay the top two winning teams.

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3-Year-Old Pulled From Septic Tank Near Duluth

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Deputies were called to a property in Duluth Township Sunday about 7:30 p.m. where the 3-year-old boy had fallen into the tank.

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Brandi Carlile to Play at Verizon Wireless Center

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Carlile will grace the Verizon Wireless stage on Friday September 2nd.

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Mankato Hosts annual Relay for Life to Fight Cancer

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This year's honorary survivor is Dance Express owner Mitzi Roberts.

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Baltimore Police Respond To Hostage Situation At Burger King

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Baltimore Police say are they responding to a hostage situation at a Burger King after a suspect wanted on a rape charge fled from police and ran into the restaurant with a gun in hand.

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Three Police Officers Killed, Three Others Injured In Baton Rouge Shooting

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Authorities in Louisiana say three police officers have been shot dead in Baton Rouge. 

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Parade Attendees Celebrate Life Of Philando Castile Video included

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People attending the Rondo Days Parade in St. Paul are remembering a black man fatally shot by a suburban police officer Yesterday’s annual event fell on what would have been Philando Castile's 33rd birthday. 

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Activists Cancel Planned Protest At Rosedale Center Video included

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Activists have canceled a planned protest at a suburban Minnesota mall over the death of a black motorist shot by a police officer.  

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Waseca County Fair Wraps Up 137th Year Video included

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The Waseca County Fair is wrapping up its five day celebration today. This is the 137th year of the fair. This year's celebration began Wednesday and finished up today. Fair goers and board members who put on the event say they're happy with this year's results. Fair Board  President Loren Christenson said, "Anybody in the family can enjoy it; from the little kids on up to the grandparents; there's always something for everybody here and that's what you see a lot o...

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Courtland Man Rescued After Being Trapped In Well

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A Courtland man suffers minor injuries after becoming trapped inside a well. 

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Children's Demolition Derby Brings Families Together Video included

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Demolition Derby is not a new concept. However 5 year olds behind the wheel during a demo derby is.

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Kiesling House Featured Sauerkraut Making This Weekend

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The Historic Kiesling House in downtown New Ulm featured a Sauerkraut making demonstration this weekend.

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Eagle Lake Mural Completes Final Touches

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The flat beige hue has now turned into a bright and resounding piece.

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Crookston Man Dies After Jumping Into Red River

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Authorities say a Minnesota man who ran from Grand Forks police and jumped from a bridge into the Red River has died.

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Learning Archaeology Skills To Preserve The Past Video included

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It's a hobby many people in Minnesota enjoy, finding the artifacts of Native American cultures.

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Steele County Historical Society Hosted Their 30th Annual Extravaganza Video included

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The Extravaganza in the Village of Yesteryear gave an experience for some old fashioned family fun.

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Woodbury Woman Charged With Beating And Starving Nanny

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Prosecutors have charged a Minnesota woman with beating and starving a woman she brought from China to work as a nanny.

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Gus Station Fundraiser Video included

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The second annual Car Show for the Gus Station Fundraiser had over one hundred cars at today’s event.

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Kids Receive Rodeo Experience Video included

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Little cowboys and cowgirls are getting to experience what life in the rodeo is like at the Watonwan County Fair. 

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Human Foosball Kicks In Cash Video included

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Over 30 local companies and family groups gathered at a unique charity event sponsored by United Way. 

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Annual Volleyball Fundraiser Bumps In Money Video included

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Jones and Magnus Attorneys at Law held their annual volleyball fundraiser earlier today. 

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Olivia Man Drowns In Kandiyohi County Lake

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A 51-year-old man from Olivia has drowned while swimming in a lake in west-central  Minnesota.

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Olmsted County Working To Contain Whooping Cough Outbreak

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Health officials in southeastern  Minnesota are working to contain an outbreak of whooping cough. 

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Search For Man In St. Croix River Suspended

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Authorities have again suspended the search for a 26-year-old man who slipped and fell into the St. Croix River in eastern  Minnesota. 

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State Patrol: Alcohol Detected In Driver Of Rollover

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The Minnesota State Patrol is reporting that alcohol was detected in the driver involved in a rollover crash early morning on Saturday, July 16 on Highway 14. 

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VIDEO: Relay For Life Honorary Survivor Mitzi Roberts Shares Story Video included

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You know her as the force behind Dance Express, Dancing with the Stars, the Tutu Run and her own foundation: "Angels of Breast Cancer." Mitzi Roberts has made an impact. And Friday night, she shares her greatest lessons since her diagnosis with breast cancer in October of 2013.  

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Conference Move Would Pair Mavs with Familiar Faces Video included

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Wednesday afternoon, MSU announced that they applied for their men's ice hockey program to join the National Collegiate Hockey Conference.The Mavericks, who began their division one era in the 1996-97 season, have been members of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association since the 1999-2000 school year. In 2012, the WCHA realigned after Minnesota and Wisconsin  joined the Big 10 men's hockey conference and six of the WCHA's then 12 members left to form t...

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U.S. Bank Stadium To Undergo Bird Death Study

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The Minnesota Vikings' glassy new stadium will undergo a $300,000 study to see how deadly it is for migrating birds. 

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Students Learn Physics In Earth's Atmosphere Video included

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Many kids during the summer months are attending different kinds of camps to learn new skills and have a little fun, but one camp, taking learning up... up... and away. 

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Nicollet Detour For Highway 14 Scheduled For July 25 Video included

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Commuters will be pushed down to County Road 25

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Lohman Named U-22 MVP at European Global Challenge Video included

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Former Scarlet Molly Lohman had a big week in Croatia! The Gopher junior and 2014 Mankato West Grad represented the US in Croatia at the 2016 European Global Challenge. The middle-blocker helped the Gophers to the Final Four last December and Thursday, she assisted the USA college national team to their gold medal win over China in the under-22 division. Team USA dropped the first set to China 23-25, before winning 3-straight (25-20, 25-20,..

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MRCI Is Visited By Mascot Crunch With A Donation Video included

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Here at home, the Timberwolves mascot, Crunch, visited MRCI Friday to present a donation check.

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Pick Of The Litter: Greta Video included

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This week's pick of the litter is eight–year–old German Shepard named Greta. 

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Drone Helps Rescue Pair of Missing Boaters Video included

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A drone in northwest Iowa helps authorities locate a couple of missing boaters along the Des Moines River. 

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Bavarian Blast Video included

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The Bavarian Blast, one of New Ulm’s biggest celebrations is happening this weekend.

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Federal Funding Could Help Track Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Video included

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In southern Minnesota, the Asian tiger mosquito carrying Zika is only found when transported to the state. 

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Dayton, Leaders Eye Late August Special Session Video included

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Nearly two months have passed since the Legislature adjourned with an unfinished agenda.

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Price of Eggs Dropped, Staying Low for Now

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In less than a year, eggs have gone from being an expensive staple at the height of the bird flu crisis to reaching the cheapest prices in a decade due to fully restocked poultry barns.          

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MSU Men's Hockey Program Applies to Join NCHC Video included

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The MSU men's hockey team could be competing against some new faces in the near future. MSU President Richard Davenport announced Wednesday that the University applied to become a member of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference.

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Food Hub Provides Local Fruits and Veggies Video included

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Now there is really no excuse not to eat your vegetables. The MVAC Food Hub in Mankato cleans and preps the veggies for you, all you have to do is pick them up each week. 

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Best Foods for Healthy Skin Video included

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Skin is our body's largest organ so we need to take care of. A super food to help achieve optimal skin health, and help with anti aging is watermelon, according the April Graf, a registered dietitian with Hy Vee Food Stores. 

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Dry Eye Dilemma Video included

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Whether for work or for play, screen time can be quietly hurting our vision. 

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New Food Trend: Spiralized Veggies Video included

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There's a new trend in food these days, spiralized vegetables.  Essentially that is vegetables that are turned into really thin noodles. Laura Schmidt, a registered dietitian with Hy Vee Food Stores, says spiralizing might be a fun way to help you eat more veggies, especially for kids.  

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Grilling Food Safety Tips

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1/6 Americans will come down with food poising, and many of those cases happen during the summer months. Hy-Vee's Dietitian April Graff has tips to make sure you stay healthy during this grilling season.

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Combating the Obesity Rate in America Video included

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Dr. Gazzola with Mankato Clinic says the key to combating America's Obesity Rate is not only diet but also in making sure we are moving enough. 

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Hitting The Water, With Fast Growing Water Sport Video included

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It’s the fastest growing water sport in Minnesota and it’s also a great workout! We head out onto the water to take a look at stand-up paddle boarding. 

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Kathy Mead's Journey with the Thrive Campaign

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Kathy Mead knew she had to make changes in her life. She went to her doctor for a yearly visit and knew that it was time for her to switch things up. She started by adjusting her diet, but it wasn't until joining a gym that she really started seeing the results she wanted.  She stresses that it's the type of change that anybody can make. And although it can sometimes be a struggle get yourself to the gym, you'll feel better once you do.  Kathy set out on her jour... More>>

Celebrate Dairy All Year Round! Video included

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June is National Dairy Month, but Hy Vee registered dietitian April Graf says dairy is something you should pay attention to and include in your diet all year round. 

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Give the Gift of Health This Father's Day Video included

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A thoughtful gift for Father's Day can include a personalized grilling gift basket, full of healthy options. One idea is to help Dad cut down on sodium and salt. Hy Vee registered dietitian Laura Schmidt says homemade seasoning rubs are easy to make. 

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You Are What You Eat Video included

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Skin is our largest organ and is responsible for protecting our bodies. But nurse practitioner Lisa Montag with Mankato Clinic’s Skin Essentials, says it's often the one we neglect the most. 

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Kayaking A Great Summer Workout Video included

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Water sports are a popular way to work out in the summer months. Kyle Mallinson, a Scheels water sport expert, has a favorite way to enjoy the abundant water in our region. Kayaking! 

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Run... Bike... Run... A Duathlon Video included

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People of all ages and abilities are moving this summer, by signing up for tri or duathlons. 

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Try Tennis To Get Moving This Summer Video included

As the Greater Mankato Tennis Association continues its efforts to bring an indoor facility to the area so players can enjoy the sport year round, for now they are flooding the outdoor courts for summer play. It’s considered a lifelong sport, and it is great exercise to help you live a long life. 

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Stay Healthy and Hydrated This Summer Video included

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The warmer weather is upon us, so staying hydrated is extra important! New Ulm Hy Vee dietitian Laura Schmidt says a general rule of thumb is eight 8-oz glasses of water a day. But, she says, there are lots of choices for hydration, such as energy drinks and even chocolate milk. 

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Limit Light For A Better Night's Sleep Video included

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Because of the nicer weather, many of us tend to be more active during the summer months. But those long days may not be the best for getting a good’s night’s sleep. Throughout this Thrive campaign we’ve talked about the importance of good sleep maintenance. But with the change of seasons, and the days getting longer and longer, that might prove to be a challenge.  

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  • Hanska Rained Out at Town Ball Classic

    Hanska Rained Out at Town Ball Classic

    Saturday, July 23 2016 7:56 PM EDT2016-07-23 23:56:52 GMT

    Lakers unable to take the diamond at Target Field.

    Lakers unable to take the diamond at Target Field.

  • Moondogs Catch Pokemon GO Fever

    Moondogs Catch Pokemon GO Fever

    Friday, July 22 2016 11:47 PM EDT2016-07-23 03:47:59 GMT

    Popular new app catches on in Mankato dugout.

    Popular new app catches on in Mankato dugout.

  • Mankato United U-19 Falls to Three Rivers

    Mankato United U-19 Falls to Three Rivers

    Friday, July 22 2016 12:28 AM EDT2016-07-22 04:28:38 GMT

    The Caswell Soccer complex in North Mankato was hopping Thursday night, with teams from all over the state competing. The Mankato United under-19 team battled Three Rivers in the state semifinal contest. Athletes from all across south central Minnesota make up Mankato United. On Tuesday night, the Mankato topped Inver Grove Heights 9-0. Mid-way through the first half of Thursday's contest Three Rivers scored their first goal.  They went on...

    The Caswell Soccer complex in North Mankato was hopping Thursday night, with teams from all over the state competing. The Mankato United under-19 team battled Three Rivers in the state semifinal contest. Athletes from all across south central Minnesota make up Mankato United. On Tuesday night, the Mankato topped Inver Grove Heights 9-0. Mid-way through the first half of Thursday's contest Three Rivers scored their first goal.  They went on...

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  • Break The Fast with Breakfast Melons!

    Break The Fast with Breakfast Melons!

    Tuesday, July 19 2016 11:52 PM EDT2016-07-20 03:52:48 GMT

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day according to Hy Vee Dietitian Laura Schmidt, who also says melons are a great option this time of year to get your day off to a delicious and healthy start.  

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day according to Hy Vee Dietitian Laura Schmidt, who also says melons are a great option this time of year to get your day off to a delicious and healthy start.  

  • Cycling for Fun and Health

    Cycling for Fun and Health

    Tuesday, July 19 2016 1:44 PM EDT2016-07-19 17:44:25 GMT

    Dozens gather at Scheels in Mankato each Thursday evening. It's called a Social Ride, but for many its turned into so much more. 

    Dozens gather at Scheels in Mankato each Thursday evening. It's called a Social Ride, but for many its turned into so much more. 

  • Food Hub Provides Local Fruits and Veggies

    Food Hub Provides Local Fruits and Veggies

    Tuesday, July 12 2016 10:09 PM EDT2016-07-13 02:09:39 GMT

    Now there is really no excuse not to eat your vegetables. The MVAC Food Hub in Mankato cleans and preps the veggies for you, all you have to do is pick them up each week. 

    Now there is really no excuse not to eat your vegetables. The MVAC Food Hub in Mankato cleans and preps the veggies for you, all you have to do is pick them up each week. 

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  • 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.

  • A Helpful Smile and Genuine Care For Her Students

    A Helpful Smile and Genuine Care For Her Students

    A Helpful Smile and Genuine Care For Her Students

    Wednesday, March 9 2016 7:49 PM EST2016-03-10 00:49:41 GMT

    A welcoming smile and genuine care can make a big difference in a student's life. Mankato East's Mary Nelson believes in taking an active role in her school.

    A welcoming smile and genuine care can make a big difference in a student's life. Mankato East's Mary Nelson believes in taking an active role in her school.