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Public Safety Warns of Fake Cop Calls

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The Mankato Department of Public Safety has received reports that someone has been calling residents and posing as police. More>>

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Motorist in Sunday Crash Passes Away

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A post on her Caring Bridge website says 44 year old Jody Volk of Madison Lake passed away Thursday evening.


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Mankato Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Minor

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According to the criminal complaint, 60 year old David Lee Hermanson is accused of sexually assaulting a mentally impaired minor. More>>

Sale of Fairmont Foods One Step Closer Video included

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Just six weeks ago Fairmont Foods announced that they would be closing their doors. More>>

St. Peter Teacher Sentenced After Hitting Student With Backpack

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A St. Peter high school teacher accused of hitting a student with an eleven–pound backpack has been sentenced More>>

Bethany Lutheran College Names New President

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Pfeifer earned his doctorate in education, curriculum, and instruction at the University of Minnesota. More>>

New Hormone Pill Shows Promise for Menopausal Women Video included

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Could a new hormone pill help menopausal women enjoy better health, prevent weight gain and diabetes, all without side effects? More>>

UPDATE: Annual Hospital Errors Report Shows More Errors, Fewer Deaths Video included

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Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato reported six adverse health events. More>>

State Legislature Discussing Bill To Retain Information From License Plate Readers Video included

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The state legislature is discussing a bill allowing law enforcement to use and keep information gathered from automated license plate readers. More>>

UPDATE: Multi-Million-Dollar Downtown Development Takes Shape Video included

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

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MSU Anticipating Large Crowd For Championship Weekend

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The men's hockey team is shooting for their first regular season title in their current conference. More>>

Judge Rules In Favor Of Adrian Peterson Video included

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A judge has ordered that Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson should be reinstated. More>>

Iowa Man Injured in Rollover Crash in LeSueur County

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The State Patrol says the driver fell asleep.  More>>

Iowa Gas Tax Approved, Goes into Effect Sunday Video included

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The legislation will provide more than $200 million annually for Iowa's network of bridges and roads, many of which are considered deteriorating or deficient. More>>

Lake Superior Ice Caves to Open Saturday Video included

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The ice caves drew more than 138,000 tourists last year as the deep freeze made the caves accessible to pedestrians for the first time in nearly five years. More>>

Schwan's Teams Up With Jack Nicklaus Video included

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Schwan's Food Company based out of Marshall has partnered with legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus to make premium ice cream. More>>

DNR Reminds Fishers To Remove Ice Houses By Monday Video included

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DNR Conservation officers are reminding people to remove their ice houses before Monday's deadline. More>>

Can Obsession with Healthy Eating Be an Eating Disorder? Video included

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Health experts say there is such a thing as trying to eat too healthy... and it could have dangerous consequences. More>>

Verizon Career Development Builds a Better Mankato Video included

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A local business is helping residents join the work force. More>>

Snow Leads To Four Snowplow-Involved Accidents In Southern Minnesota Video included

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MnDOT officials urge drivers to be more cautious More>>

Snow Causing Problems On Roadways Video included

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The roller coaster winter continues after snow left much of southern Minnesota with less than ideal road conditions causing multiple accidents including one that closed off all lanes of Highway 169 for a short period of time this morning.  More>>

Highway 169 Re-Opens Following Closure Video included

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Shortly after eight this morning, MnDOT says all lanes of Highway 169 were blocked off due to power lines lying across the highway. More>>

Rep. Walz Helps Introduce Bill to Help First Responders Handle Rail Accidents Video included

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According to the Washington Post, only about 10 percent of U.S. crude moves by rail, but nearly 70 percent of crude from the North Dakota's Bakken field heads to refineries via rail routes. More>>

Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis Plans to Sell property to Pay Debt Video included

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The archdiocese filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in mid-January, saying it was the best way to fairly compensate victims of clergy sexual abuse while continuing the church's mission. More>>

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Video included

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Since 1973, the YWCA has honored over 130 women and 3 organizations for their leadership, their significant impact on the community and their dedication to the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. More>>

Cigarette Ignites North Mankato Deck

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North Mankato police say a cigarette is to blame for starting a home's deck on fire. More>>

Feeding Tube Becomes Lifeline For Sherburn 2-Year-Old Video included

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A family in Sherburn is thanking a feeding tube for being a lifeline to their nearly 2–year–old son. More>>

Video: Isaac Kolstad Runs on His Road to Recovery Video included

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CaringBridge: Isaac Kolstad runs the length of a basketball court and back in 11 seconds. His wife, Molly Kolstad, also said in the post Isaac is enjoying the independence of staying home alone a few hours at a time and looks forward to returning to work. More>>

Jury Finds Gunman Guilty in 'American Sniper' Murders Video included

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.Jurors returned the verdict Tuesday night against Eddie Ray Routh, whose attorneys had mounted an insanity defense.  More>>

Road Pre-Treatment Could Damage Minnesota Cars Video included

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation to use salt, sand and brine to melt dangerous roads but what are the pre-cautions costing your automobile.  More>>

MnDOT Hosts Bicycle Plan Open House Video included

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Tonight's meeting was one of nine open houses across the state for 2015. More>>

Schell's Moving In To Additional Facility Video included

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 Putting together what will be the home of their Noble Star line of beer More>>

Lawsuit Filed Over Carbon Monoxide Death In Rural Springfield Video included

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The father of Nathan Potter is suing Elite Mechanical Systems More>>

Twin Valley Council Awarded Gold Status By Boy Scouts Of America Video included

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The Mankato Twin Valley Council is recognized for being in the top 10 percent in the nation.The Council received the highest level of recognition— the "Journey to Excellence" gold status for the second year in a row. More>>

High Capacity Electric Car Charging Station Installed in Mankato

High Capacity Electric Car Charging Station Installed in Mankato Video included

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Mankato Motors has installed a high capacity charging station at its dealership for electric vehicles.

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Fairmont Addresses Parking At High School Video included

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The school contacted city officials about the congestion on Johnson Street despite 'No Parking' signs. More>>

MnDOT Present Findings for Improving Safety Along Roadways for Cyclists

MnDOT Present Findings for Improving Safety Along Roadways for Cyclists Video included

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Cyclists and MnDOT have been discussing improving cyclists' safety for years.

Tuesday's meeting with the two groups will showcase the findings that helped create a statewide bike plan.

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Lack Of Access To Dental Care Concerns Lawmakers Video included

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A state lawmaker meets with a dentist in Fairmont discussing a lack of access to dental care. More>>

Lawmakers React to Failed Bill Offering Free Preschool To All Four-Year-Olds Video included

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A bill that would offer free all–day preschool for all four–year–old students in the state failed in the House this morning.But the issue isn't dead just yet. More>>

VA Secretary Apologizes for Misstating Military Record Video included

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When President Obama tapped Bob McDonald to take over the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, one of his selling points is that McDonald himself is a veteran, having graduated from West Point and spending five years in the Army with the 82nd Airborne.  But an off–the–cuff comment caught on camera is now causing problems for the head of the VA. More>>

Keeping Food Safety in Mind at Work Video included

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Glenyce Peterson-Vangness is an Extension Educator in Food Safety with the University of Minnesota and has some food safety tips to keep in mind when it comes to the office. More>>

October 2014 Truman Hog Barn Fire Ruled Accidental Video included

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Firefighters from 10 agencies battled the fire last October. The blaze destroyed three buildings, 3,300 sows and 9,000 piglets.  More>>

Recovering Minneapolis Officer Thankful for Support Following Shooting Video included

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Davis says police officers who work overnight, as he does, don't often see support from the community because they are dealing with ``the worst of the worst.'' More>>

Minnesota Graduation Rate Ticks Upward Video included

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In 2014, the rate was 81.2%, which was up from 79.8% the year before. More>>

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

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


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'I Believe in Miracles' Comes to an End

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

One of Two Missing Ice Fishers Found

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

City of St. Paul Considering Police Body Cams

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

U.S. Global Soy Trade Exchange Coming to Minnesota

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

Heart of New Ulm Receives Grant to Expand Partnerships

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

Man That Sold Gun to LaDue Gets 90 Days

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

Kiwanis Holiday Lights: $50k Raised for Charity

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

Police: Strangers Help Man with Car Trouble, Rob Him

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

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    Company to Market Bulletproof Hat

    Thursday, February 26 2015 8:12 PM EST2015-02-27 01:12:54 GMT
    Troy–based Bullet Safe makes bullet proof vests for security guards and decided to add head gear to their product line. 
    Troy–based Bullet Safe makes bullet proof vests for security guards and decided to add head gear to their product line. 
  • Lake Superior Ice Caves to Open Saturday

    Lake Superior Ice Caves to Open Saturday

    Thursday, February 26 2015 2:46 PM EST2015-02-26 19:46:22 GMT
    The ice caves drew more than 138,000 tourists last year as the deep freeze made the caves accessible to pedestrians for the first time in nearly five years.
    The ice caves drew more than 138,000 tourists last year as the deep freeze made the caves accessible to pedestrians for the first time in nearly five years.
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    Beautiful, Frozen Commute in NYC

    Tuesday, February 24 2015 7:52 PM EST2015-02-25 00:52:56 GMT
    New York City commuters aboard the Staten Island Ferry got a picturesque ride into work Tuesday morning because of the brutal cold snap that's affecting much of the Northeast.
    New York City commuters aboard the Staten Island Ferry got a picturesque ride into work Tuesday morning because of the brutal cold snap that's affecting much of the Northeast.
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