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Special Report: Dealing with a Deadly Pig Virus in Southern Minnesota Video included

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KEYC News 12 takes an in-depth look at the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) virus--a deadly disease which affects piglets. More>>

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Melodee Hoffner Calls off Planned News Conference with County Attorney Candidate Video included

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Birkholtz announced the conference earlier this week, touting the endorsement of Melodee Hoffner.  More>>

Doctors Urge Caution When Choosing Halloween Makeup Video included

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Cleveland Clinic dermatologist Dr. Melissa Piliang says skin reactions to face paints and makeup are common.  More>>

Exorcist Comes To MSU Video included

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Father Vince Lampert, out of the Diocese of Indianapolis, is one of 50 exorcists working with the Catholic Church in the U.S. More>>

Mankato Bars Taking Extra Steps for Halloween Weekend Video included

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With Halloween falling on a Friday night this year, Mankato's downtown bars are expecting large crowds this weekend.  More>>

Suspect at-large after crash in Darfur, MN Video included

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A suspect is at-large after fleeing from law enforcement in Darfur, MN this morning. The Watonwan County Sheriff's Department says the incident started with a suspicious person report in Darfur around 7:15 this morning.
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Fairmont Man "Comes On Down" to Be A Contestant On The Price Is Right Video included

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A Fairmont man got his chance to come on down to be a contestant on the Price is Right. More>>

Mankato Police Ask for Public's Help to Find Missing Teen

Mankato Police Ask for Public's Help to Find Missing Teen Video included

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The Mankato Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's help in locating David Cook, an endangered 15–year–old. More>>

LCWM High School Evacuates Due to Gas Fumes Video included

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Students and staff at Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial high school unexpectedly spent a few minutes outside due to strong natural gas fumes. More>>

Community Notification Meeting Scheduled in Redwood Falls Ahead of Level 3 Predatory Offender Release

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23 year old Christopher Cody Johnson is expected to be released on November 6th and has indicated that he will move to the vicinity of Ocean Avenue and County Highway 24 in rural Redwood Falls. More>>

Report: Improper Use of Restraints at St. Peter Security Hospital

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The report says the patient was placed in restraints or seclusion 55 times in one month. More>>

Absentee Voting Up in Minnesota Thanks to Changed Law

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Deputy Secretary of State Beth Frazier says voters no longer need a valid reason to vote early. More>>

Hwy. 19 to Close for Flood Damage Repairs

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MN DOT says traffic will be detoured to Highway 93 until mid-November. More>>

LeSueur Couple to Rebuild After Mudslide Destroys Home

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Mud from a nearby hill cascaded into Randy and Terry Carlson's home in Le Sueur during record rainfall. More>>

With Less Than A Week To Go, Campaigns Rally Supporters Video included

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With less than a week to go until the election, Republicans and Democrats are rallying supporters to turn out to vote on Tuesday. More>>

Mankato West Falls In Boys Soccer State Semifinal

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In sports this mid-day, the Mankato West boys soccer team's state tournament hopes came to a close this morning. More>>

Council Candidates Debate in Mankato Video included

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 Hosts: League of Women Voters/Greater Mankato Growth

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Researchers Link 30 Genes to Likelihood of Autism Video included

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Scientists are calling new research on autism a major turning point in understanding how genes play a role.
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Regional Treatment Center Patient Sentenced for Murdering Fellow Patient Video included

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Today in court Whitefeather apologized to the victim's family.  More>>

Change Your Batteries when you Change Your Clocks

Change Your Batteries when You Change Your Clocks Video included

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With daylight saving time this weekend, Mankato Public Safety is reminding residents to check the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

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Blue Earth Stays Step Ahead as City Plans for Growth

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As the city of Blue Earth prepares for potential growth, they're also ready to supply the extra power when needed. More>>

Suspect in Two Criminal Sexual Conduct Cases Makes Plea Deal

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Richard George Bersaw was facing multiple charges in two separate court cases.  More>>

North Mankato Couple Charged with Wrongfully Obtaining Public Assistance Video included

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A North Mankato couple is charged with wrongfully obtaining public assistance. Court documents say it all started when Justin and Jennifer Kozitza applied for public assistance benefits on behalf of themselves and their daughter.
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Safety Tips as Halloween Approaches

Safety Tips as Halloween Approaches Video included

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With Halloween approaching, safety precautions are encouraged before setting out for a night of tricks or treats.

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Owatonna Police Investigating Rash of Home Burglaries

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The unknown suspect or suspects appear to be targeting personal electronics, alcohol, cash/change and gift cards. More>>

North Mankato Man Accused Of Rape

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Alleged sexual assault occurred in August More>>

Anderson, Hayes Have Vision for Mankato in Race for Mayor Video included

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We talked to Mankato mayor Eric Anderson, who first ran for mayor back in 2010, and his challenger, Bukata Hayes, current director of Greater Mankato's Diversity Council. More>>

Pope Francis Talks Evolution, "Big Bang Theory" Video included

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He said the Big Bang theory, which evolutionists believe brought the universe into being, does not exclude God's role in creation. More>>

Mankato Water Utility Rate Proposal Sees Ups and Downs Video included

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As the city of Mankato tries to evenly distribute the cost of the city's utility fund, some property owners don't like the proposed plan. More>>

Sports Commission Meets in Mankato Video included

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Community seeks way to bring in additional events More>>

Franken Rallies to Gain Support at Area Colleges Video included

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Senator Al Franken was in the area this afternoon rallying young voters to join his campaign and get to the ballot boxes on Election Day.  More>>

Mankato Council Roundup: Utility Fee Increase, Civic Center Expansion Plans Video included

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Starting next year, Mankato residents may see an increase to their utility rates. More>>

Bomb Threat Suspect's Request to Be Released Denied By Judge Video included

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The man accused of calling in a bomb threat to the Mankato Marathon appears in court this morning. More>>

Switzerland Approves Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine Video included

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About 120 volunteers are expected to take part in its study set to begin on Friday, testing a World Health Organization backed Ebola vaccine.  More>>

Highway 66 was Closed as MnDOT Creates a Temporary Fix

Highway 66 Reopens After Crews Complete Temporary Fix of Flood Damage Video included

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Highway 66 construction was completed just after 3:00 PM Tuesday and the road has since reopened to traffic. More>>

Down the Road: More Construction for St. Peter Video included

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Flood mitigation project for Highway 22 slated for Spring 2015 More>>

Southern Minnesota Autism Coalition Holds Educational Session Video included

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The Southern Minnesota Autism Coalition held two educational sessions at South Central Service Cooperative Tuesday. More>>

Franken Targets Youth Vote in Mankato Video included

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Senator Al Franken was in the area Tuesday afternoon rallying young voters to join his campaign and get to the ballot boxes on Election Day.  More>>

The Race for North Mankato Mayor Heats Up Video included

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Local races are heating up as we step into the final week before voters cast their ballots on Election Day. More>>

Mankato School District Receives the Environment Health Excellence Award 2014

Mankato School District Receives the Environment Health Excellence Award 2014 Video included

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Mankato Public Schools receiving an award this morning for exceeding state and federal guidelines in providing a healthy learning environment for their students.

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President Obama: Ebola Response Needs to be Sensible Video included

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President Obama addressed the battle against Ebola Tuesday and said the response needs to be sensible and that health care workers should be supported. He spoke after another Dallas nurse was given a clean bill of health and released from the hospital. More>>

Semi Hauling Fertilizer Overturned South of Waseca

Semi Hauling Fertilizer Overturned South of Waseca Video included

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Around 7:40 this morning, a semi overturned at the eastbound Highway 14 entrance ramp south of Waseca.
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UPDATE: Renville County Farm Accident Victim Identified

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The Renville County Sheriff's Department says Eugene LeRoy Schwitters, 65, died Monday afternoon when he was run over by a combine at a farm near Maynard. More>>

Weekend Fire Damages Apartment In Marshall

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An apartment fire in Marshall over the weekend has displaced 14 individuals. More>>

Financial Status of Campaigns in Final Week Before Election Day

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Money advantages won't equal a win but help candidates get their messages out with ads and direct mail. More>>

Legislative Auditor Releases Report on MNSure Video included

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Minnesota's legislative auditor says the state's health insurance exchange mishandled over $925,000 in marketing work. More>>

Mayo Clinic Gets Grant to Study Brain Disorders Video included

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The research is intended to improve scientists' understanding of diseases that kill cells in brain areas that control executive functioning, speech and memory. More>>

Thin Blue Line Memorial Car Coming to Mankato Video included

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The Thin Blue Line Memorial Vehicle is dedicated to all Minnesota Law Enforcement officers who have lost their life in the line of duty.  More>>

Senate Hopeful Mike McFadden Stops in Mankato Tonight Video included

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After a debate Sunday morning in Minneapolis, U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden made a stop in downtown Mankato Sunday night. The Republican challenger to incumbent Senator Al Franken met with a small group of constituents at Number Four.

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Trick-Or-Treat with the Mavs Video included

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It was a full-court press of Halloween fun at the Taylor Center at MSU Sunday afternoon. Several people made their way on campus to trick-or-treat with the Mavs.

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  • Greyhounds and Knights Battle for State Berth

    Greyhounds and Knights Battle for State Berth

    Thursday, October 30 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-10-31 03:58:38 GMT
    Friday night, football teams across the state will take the field to battle for a state berth.In the Section 2A title game the Knights of Sleepy Eye St. Mary's look to upset the unbeaten Greyhounds of New Ulm Cathedral.KEYC News 12 Sports Claire Dau has more on the Tomahawk Conference rematch.
    Friday night, football teams across the state will take the field to battle for a state berth.In the Section 2A title game the Knights of Sleepy Eye St. Mary's look to upset the unbeaten Greyhounds of New Ulm Cathedral.KEYC News 12 Sports Claire Dau has more on the Tomahawk Conference rematch.
  • MCW Wins South Sub-Section 2A With 3-1 Victory

    MCW Wins South Sub-Section 2A With 3-1 Victory

    Thursday, October 30 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-10-31 03:52:33 GMT
    The Martin County West volleyball team defeated Windom Area 3-1 in the Section 2A South Sub-Section game Thursday night in Mankato.
    The Martin County West volleyball team defeated Windom Area 3-1 in the Section 2A South Sub-Section game Thursday night in Mankato.
  • Mankato West Falls In Boys Soccer State Semifinal

    Mankato West Falls In Boys Soccer State Semifinal

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-10-30 03:58:20 GMT
    In sports this mid-day, the Mankato West boys soccer team's state tournament hopes came to a close this morning.
    In sports this mid-day, the Mankato West boys soccer team's state tournament hopes came to a close this morning.
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