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Agent: Coach Didn't Cover Up Xanax Situation

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Attorney James C.W. Bock issued a statement late Monday which says Robinson ``specifically informed the university through multiple channels'' after he became suspicious in late February and early March that team members were using drugs. 

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Shots Fired In Chisago County Home Invasion

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SWAT team officers were called to a house in Chisago County by homeowners who said a man had entered their residence and fired gunshots. 

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Woman In Custody After Setting Someone On Fire

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A woman was in custody after authorities say she set another woman on fire. 

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Zoo Officials Defend Shooting of Gorilla

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 A prosecutor's office says police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a 4-year-old boy entering a gorilla's exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo and the animal being shot to death to protect the child.         The Hamilton County prosecutor's office said Tuesday that police will confer with prosecutors after their investigation is complete.

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Former Minnesota Governor Says He Won't Run For President

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Former  Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he won't run for president.

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Two Owatonna Men Injured In Motorycle Collision

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Two Owatonna men are treated with non-life threatening injuries after their motorcycles collided yesterday afternoon in Blue Earth County. 

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Trump Defends Fundraising for Veterans Groups

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Donald Trump is providing details of the charities that he says received millions of dollars from a veterans' fundraiser that he held earlier this year.         Today's announcement followed sustained pressure from media outlets trying to account for the money he promised.         Trump told reporters at a news conference in New York that his fundraiser raised $5.6 million. 

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Record Number Of Watercraft Inspectors On Minnesota Lakes This Year

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If you headed to the lake this past holiday weekend, you may have gone through an extra step before unloading your boat. 

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Caught on Camera: Florida Road Rage Injures Motorcyclists

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The Florida State Highway patrol is investigating a shocking road rage incident.  Two motorcycle riders were injured after a driver ran them over just north of Tampa, FL, and it was all caught on tape.  

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Parts of Texas Remain Flooded

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Authorities say they have rescued another 40 people from floodwaters in a Texas county near Houston even though rain has stopped in most of the state.         Some rivers and waterways are still rising slowly after torrential rain last week. 

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Closing Arguments Set For Tuesday In Islamic State Group Trial

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Closing arguments are scheduled to begin tomorrow in the trial of three Minnesota men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. 

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Youth In Waseca Learn What Memorial Day Is All About Video included

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Waseca is among all the communities marking Memorial Day Monday. 

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Memorial Day Celebrations Continue Locally Video included

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Memorial Day celebrations continued in North Mankato. 

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Highway 14 Near Eagle Lake Starts Lane Restrictions Tuesday

Highway 14 Near Eagle Lake Starts Lane Restrictions Tuesday Video included

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MnDOT will temporarily restrict Highway 14 traffic to one lane both ways near Eagle Lake as intersections make various safety improvements.

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Competing In The Sport... Of Pizza-Making

Competing In The Sport... Of Pizza-Making Video included

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One doesn't typically associate pizza with competition, but one local pizza chain has done just that.

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Pathstone Living Celebrates Memorial Day Video included

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Pathstone Living celebrates Memorial Day with a number of veterans on hand for the ceremony. 

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White House Placed on Lockdown After Object Thrown Over Gate

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Reporters were not allowed to venture out of the White House press room and a call to the Secret Service was not immediately returned.   

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Obama Marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery Video included

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Obama's appearance at Arlington National Cemetery carries on a longstanding presidential tradition and comes as the U.S. struggles to end various conflicts in the Middle East. 

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Hundreds Participate in the 10Kato RunStrong Race Video included

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Hundreds of runners hit the streets in Mankato this morning taking part in the Scheels 10Kato RunStrong race. 

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Veterans See Tax Break as Way to Make Minnesota Competitive Video included

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The legislation that awaits action from Gov. Mark Dayton includes a provision exempting military retirement pay from being taxed by the state. 

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Montgomery Brewing Company Celebrates One Year Of Sunday Growler Sales Video included

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It's been a year since growler sales on a Sunday have been approved in Minnesota. 

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Memorial Tent Is Displayed Outside Waseca Courthouse Video included

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A tent has been set up outside the Waseca courthouse to help people remember the real purpose for Memorial Day weekend. 

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10Kato Run Strong Race Raises Money for Local Cause Video included

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A Memorial Day race is raising money for a local cause.

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Farmers and Makers Market at Former Dutler's Bowling Alley Video included

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What many know as Dutler's Bowling Alley is hosting a vintage flea market every Sunday.

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St. Paul Woman Dies After Being Hit By Car

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 A 34-year-old St. Paul woman hit by a car while crossing the street last week has died. 

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Man Dies After Fight in Alexandria

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Police in Alexandria say a 31-year-old Glenwood man died after a reported fight in a park.

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Photographer Captures Portraits of Veterans in Southern Minnesota, Northern Iowa Video included

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But these pictures capture thousands of stories of service and sacrifice for our country.

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Learning The Adventures Geocaching Offers

Learning The Adventures Geocaching Offers Video included

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Geocaching uses a GPS device to help guide adventurous outdoors people to specific locations where they find hidden markers.

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Local Business Reaches Shoppers with Social Media Video included

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People primarily use Snap Chat, Facebook and Instagram to connect with family and friends but a local business is using social media to connect to customers.

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'Yoga on Tap' Integrates Exercise, Beer, and Animal Lovers Video included

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Yoga lovers and beer lovers combined on Saturday morning at Mankato Brewery to educate and raise money for a local cause.

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Le Sueur Saddle Club Saddles up For Another Competition Video included

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Le Sueur Saddle Club held one of their annual point shows earlier today. 

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Police Seek Man Accused of Attacking Woman With Frozen Brats

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Des Moines police are looking for a man they say knocked out his father's girlfriend with a package of frozen bratwurst. 

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Man Charged With Throwing Hot Coffee in Salvation Army Line

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Police say they arrested a 61-year-old man after he threw scalding hot coffee on another man during an argument at the St. Paul Salvation Army. 

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Prosecutors Drop Charges in Teen Kidnapping Case in St .Paul

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Prosecutors in St. Paul are dropping kidnapping and sexual assault charges against a man accused of chaining up a teen in his basement for days because the alleged victim doesn't want to cooperate with them. 

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Man Charged With Recording Video in Women's Locker Room in Duluth

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A Wisconsin man has been charged with secretly recording video in a woman's locker room in a Duluth law enforcement building. 

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Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office Responds to Rollover, Gun Fire at Home

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The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of a one vehicle rollover just after 4 Friday morning. 

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Popular Activities for the Holiday Weekend

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As many of you are in the midst of enjoying your holiday weekend, Trip Advisor took a look at how people plan to spend the extended time. 

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UPDATE: 21-Year-Old Killed in Le Sueur County Crash

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The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident Friday night in Le Sueur County.

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Local Golf Tournament Honors Former Jamie's Pub Owner Video included

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A local golf tournament honored a former Pemberton restaurant owner.

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W.W. Mayo House Hosts Themed Tours Video included

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The W.W. Mayo House in Le Sueur is now in open season for tours.

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Many Packing Into Area Campgrounds For Unofficial Start To Summer Video included

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Kiesler's Campground in Waseca is prepared for a busy weekend, allowing families to do more than just spending time together around a campfire. 

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Building A Dream, Remembering A Legacy Video included

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It was a big day for Kamp Dels, cutting the ribbon on one of their biggest projects yet. 

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Annual All Breed Dog Show Continues It's Tradition Video included

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Key City Kennel Club held their annual All Breed Dog Show early on Saturday. 

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Valleyfair Offering Free Admission to Military Service Members

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Valleyfair is celebrating Memorial Day Weekend with free admission for all military service members through Memorial Day. 

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Gull Lake Rec Area Reopens After Storm 10 Months Ago

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 The Gull Lake Dam and Recreation Area in northern Minnesota is reopening to the public for the first time since it was damaged in a summer storm that swept the Brainerd Lakes area 10 months ago. 

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Survivor of I-35 Bridge Collapse Believed to Have Joined IS

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One of the survivors of a 2007 Minnesota bridge collapse that killed 13 people and injured 145 is now believed to be in Syria with the Islamic State group.  

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$500 Reward Offered Regarding Stolen Golf Items In Le Sueur County

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The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $500 reward for more information regarding stolen golf items belonging to the Le Sueur High School Golf Team. 

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Try Tennis To Get Moving This Summer Video included

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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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After Club Theft, Giants Play Through Sections Video included

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The Le Sueur Henderson/Cleveland boy's golf team hits the links for section tournament play without a number of its equipment after seven golf bags were stolen from a storage facility at the Le Sueur Country Club. 

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Study Considered Preliminary Claims Cell Phone Radiation Led to Tumors in Rats

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A new study is linking tumors in rats to exposure to cell phone radiation.  But the study is raising more questions than answers and is being challenged by some.

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Progress Made To Decrease Nitrate Levels In Fairmont Drinking Water Video included

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Progress is being made to decrease the dangerously high nitrate levels in the drinking water in the city of Fairmont. 

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Minneapolis Approves Paid Sick Time Policy In Long Ordinance Process Video included

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The Minneapolis City Council approves an ordinance requiring some employers in the city to provide up to 48 hours of paid sick time a year if they have more than six employees. 

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'Unofficial' Highway 169 Detour Sees Increase in Daily Vehicles Video included

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Drivers have deviated from the official Highway 169 detour on Highway 99 and County Road 13 between St. Peter and North Mankato.

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Think Twice Before Posting Location To Social Media Video included

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If you're getting away this holiday weekend and are itching to tell your family and friends where you are, you may want to think twice before you click share on social media. 

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Church Welcomes New Steeple Video included

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A 4,000 pound and 30 feet tall steeple was hoisted into place on top of the church.

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Okoboji Tourism Kicks Off With Memorial Day Weekend Video included

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Not everyone is heading north for Memorial Day weekend.

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UPDATED: Mankato's Deputy City Manager Moving On Video included

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Tanya Ange has accepted the Deputy City Manager position in Boulder, Colorado.  Ange’s been with the city of Mankato for 11 years.  

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Experts: Drug in Minnesota Investigation is Rising Problem Video included

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University police are investigating allegations that several wrestlers sold and used drugs including the anti-anxiety medication Xanax.

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Fate of Automatic Tobacco Tax Hike in Dayton's Hands Video included

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When the DFL-controlled Legislature hiked the cigarette tax in 2013, it included an automatic yearly increase in Minnesota's per-pack tobacco tax.

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KETELSEN REPORT: Property Taxes Video included

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A big issue for farmers in Minnesota are high property taxes and the disparity in taxes with neighboring states. Property taxes have long been a major revenue source for school districts in the state, but with fewer farmers, the tax burden has grown.

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107-Year-Old Goes to First Baseball Game Video included

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Virginia McLaurin from her White house visit earlier this year, where her dance with President Barack Obama. The 107-year old has found a new dance partner, this time at the ball park.

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Fate of Automatic Tobacco Tax Hike in Dayton's Hands

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Cigarette smokers in Minnesota would catch a break if Gov. Mark Dayton signs into law a tax package that includes a provision rolling back automatic hikes in the state's tobacco tax. 

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MN Man Accused of Trying to Join Islamic State Takes the Stand

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A Minnesota man on trial for plotting to go to Syria to join the Islamic State group is testifying in his own defense. 

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Audit Calls for Formal Deer Management Plan in Minnesota

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Minnesota's legislative auditor says the Department of Natural Resources should develop a formal deer management plan that includes strategies to improve and maintain hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities. 

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Bees, Butterflies to get Better Habitat Along Interstate 35

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Six states and the Federal Highway Administration have agreed to make the roadsides along Interstate 35 friendlier for bees and butterflies to help the insects boost their declining populations. 

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Remains of Two World War II Soldiers from Minnesota to Return Home

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The remains of two World War II soldiers from Minnesota will be returned to their respective hometowns this Memorial Day weekend, nearly 72 years after their deaths.

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St. Paul Archdiocese Plan Offers at Least $65M to Creditors

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The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed a bankruptcy reorganization plan that would set aside at least $65 million to pay clergy abuse victims and other creditors. 

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Storm Damage Limited in Fairmont, Sherburn Video included

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The high winds came a month earlier than last year, but less damage this time around

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The Truck Is Too High Video included

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The train trestle going over Sibley Parkway was a teensy bit too low for one of the trucks that wanted to pass under it

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'Beat The Peak' Competition Coming to Lake Crystal Video included

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The city of Lake Crystal is looking to cut down on energy costs this summer with a friendly competition. 

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Waseca Man Charged In Birthday Suit Burglary

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A Waseca man is charged in the naked home invasion in Otter Tail County Sunday. 

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Second Highest Memorial Day Travel Expected On Record Video included

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If you have plans to travel this holiday weekend, you're certainly not alone.

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Summer Tune Up Tips for Your Vehicle Video included

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Driving safely is a key for getting to any destination and a safe car is a component.

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Mankato Elementary Counselor Receives 'Counselor of Year' Award

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A school counselor has received a prestigious award for her work at two Mankato elementary schools.

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Farmers Assessing Fields After Weather Video included

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Farmers are assessing their fields after severe weather last night.

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Eagle Lake Second Fastest Growing City In Minnesota Video included

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The last few years have seen once wide–open farm fields turn into sprawling residential areas. 

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Mankato YMCA Faces Civil Suit For Negligence In 1985 Sex Abuse Case

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The Mankato Family YMCA is facing a civil lawsuit for acting negligent involving the sex abuse of a former employee. 

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Hastings Man Sentenced to More Than 20 years in Prison for Drug Charge

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Deangelas Demoyne Cook was sentenced on one charge first degree drug sales. 

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A Healthy Commute Video included

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There’s a mode of transportation that is becoming more and more popular. It’s good for the budget, the environment, and our health. Bicycling! In fact more and more people, like Mankato Clinic Physicians Assistant Vicki Rose, are putting down their keys and biking to work.  Vicki Rose says, “Last summer I started to minimize the use of my car four days a week." Vicki commutes the six blocks from her home to her office on Main Street, but that is real...

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Work Beginning on One of Minnesota's Largest Solar Projects

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The 62-megawatt solar center being built in Lyon County will generate enough electricity to power about 15,000 homes.

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Man with Knife Jumped Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Fence Video included

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Last year, airport officials acknowledged 10 intrusions since 2004.

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State Says Group Home Failed to give CPR to Resident Who Died

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Emergency responders arrived and took the resident to the hospital where a heartbeat was temporarily restored. The resident later died.

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Man Accused of Leaving Threatening Notes, Knife at Capitol Video included

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A complaint says the man entered the Capitol through a closed construction zone Tuesday night and posted messages referencing murder, religion and a war against his family.

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Decoration Day Ceremony to Commemorate Fallen Soldiers

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Decoration Day Ceremony will take place at Historic Lincoln Park on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 2 p.m. rain or shine.

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Subsidies for Iron Range Plant Awaiting Gov. Dayton's OK

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Subsidies would include a $10 million appropriation, a production incentive of up to $3 million annually for up to 10 years and a sales tax exemption for building materials. 

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After Last Minute Failure, Special Session Sought For Bonding Video included

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Two area Republican lawmakers are hosting a series of town halls to recap the session and discuss the possibility of a special session. 

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Lawmakers Call For Special Session In Order To Complete Highway 14 Construction Video included

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11 weeks proved not long enough for legislators to agree on a bonding bill, and now lawmakers are asking the governor for a second chance. 

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Putting Their Inventions To The Test Video included

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Engineering students at East and West get a taste of the college experience

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Arlington Man Dies After Tree Falls On Him Video included

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An Arlington man dies after a falling tree landed on him Tuesday in stormy weather. 

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Two St. Peter Residents Face Welfare Fraud Charges Video included

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Two St. Peter residents are facing charges connected with a welfare fraud investigation. 

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Fifth-Grade Students Put Manners to the Test Video included

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Sixty local fifth–grade students put their manners to the test on Wednesday in Mankato.

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More Twins Moves Include 60-Day Disabled List for Perkins

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The Minnesota Twins have added an eighth reliever to their overworked bullpen, selecting the contract of left-hander Buddy Boshers from Triple-A Rochester.         Reserve outfielder Darin Mastroianni was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique muscle before the game Wednesday against Kansas City.

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Old Highway 66 to Close for Roadwork Between Mankato and Good Thunder Video included

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This project is the first phase of the turnback of old Highway 66 between Good Thunder and Mankato from MnDOT to Blue Earth County. 

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Ending The School Year On A High Note

Ending The School Year On A High Note Video included

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Even at the end of the school year, practice continues. Because when you have high standards, good enough is not an excuse.

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Statute Of Limitation Extension For Priest Abuse Claims Ends Video included

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May 25 is the end of Minnesota's temporary statute of limitation extension for filing civil claims of sexual abuse.? 

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Mankato's Washington Elementary Receives Another Automated Threat Video included

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 Mankato's Washington Elementary was evacuated because of another robo-call bomb threat.   Washington Elementary was one of many schools across the country to receive this seemingly automated phone call on Monday On Wednesday morning, the district received another one of those calls.   

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Salvation Army's Mobile Outreach Meals Program To Double Number of Sites Video included

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Greater Mankato Area United Way says surplus from last year's fundraising campaign was key to additional sites.

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Land O'Lakes, State Agree to Partner on Water Quality Video included

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Gov. Mark Dayton and Land O'Lakes officials will announce details Wednesday, but the basic outline calls for Land O'Lakes' more than 4,000 member farms to implement better practices on water quality.     

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New Prague Parish Sued in Sexual Abuse Case

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A civil court complaint say the victim was allegedly sexually abused when he was 12 by father Louis Heitzer in 1965.

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Mankato Looks for Volunteer Firefighters Video included

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An informational meeting will be held at Fire Station Number 3 on Pohl Road on Tuesday June 7, at 6:30 p.m.

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Driver Arrested After Striking Boy in Olmsted County

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The boy was in a wagon near the edge of the road west of Byron Tuesday evening when he was struck.

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Lightning Strikes Near St. Peter School Video included

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Electricity traveled through ground to disable locks in school.

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Woodbury Police Say Man Fatally Beat Wife, Killed Self Video included

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Preliminary autopsy results show 85-year-old Beverly Miller died of blunt force trauma to her head

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Hibbing Man Accused of Killing Roommate, Burning Body Video included

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Dylan Gilbertson was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder in the death of Jaysen Greenwood.

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Prince Estate Claimants Object to DNA Test Requirement Video included

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A joint filing says they have satisfied Minnesota law for presumption of paternity.

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MSU Gets Million-Dollar grant to Help Train Special Education Teachers

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As part of the grant program, MSU will partner with three school districts in Minnesota.

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Cleveland, Tri-City United Referendums Fail Video included

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Unofficial results show voters in the Tri–City United School and Cleveland school districts turned away bonding questions. 

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Authorities Investigate Bomb Threats at Minnesota Schools Video included

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The latest threats led to the evacuation of schools in Colorado, Delaware, New Hampshire, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
 

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Getting Ready For Gardening Video included

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We're rolling into prime time for gardening season

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Annual Mayor's Ride Pedals Off Video included

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The annual mayor's bicycle ride in Mankato and North Mankato pedaled off Wednesday highlighting the growth of cycling in the communities. 

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Joint Effort Saves Historic Dodd Ford Bridge Near Amboy Video included

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It may seem like just a way to carry the roadway over the river, but in Amboy it's remembered as so much more. 

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Farmers Asked To Avoid New Soybean Seed, At Least For Now Video included

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The latest innovation from Monsanto is being avoided by farmers, at least for now. 

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Minneopa State Park Moves To Online Campsite Registration

Minneopa State Park Moves To Online Campsite Registration Video included

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The park system moved to online or phone campsite registration so potential visitors "know before you go" if there are sites available.

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A Thrilling Proposal Video included

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Mankato man proposes using blood and violence....

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Outside the Box Ideas for Grilling Video included

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Many will be firing up the grill this holiday weekend. Hy Vee Dietitian April Graf asks you to consider throwing something besides steak, burgers or hot dogs on the flame. 

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Voters Turn Out For School Bonding Referendums

Voters Turn Out For School Bonding Referendums

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Two different school bonding referendum votes are underway today.

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Six More Charged In Soccer Match Brawl Video included

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Six more people have been charged in the April 24 fight at Land of Memories Park following a soccer match.

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Head of TSA Security Operations Removed From Position Video included

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Kelly Hoggan's ouster comes amid major problems with the TSA, including massive security lines at airports this summer, causing people to miss their flights.    

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Local Lawmakers Disappointed in Session's End, Hope For Special Session Video included

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Gov. Mark Dayton is calling it a tragedy that state lawmakers have adjourned without approving a package of public works and transportation projects. 

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Mankato Looks At Sales Tax And Hockey Lease Video included

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The Mankato City council gets an idea of what to expect now that the Legislature approved their optional sales tax proposal, as well as the civic center lease agreement with MSU

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Click It Or Ticket Campaign Kicks Off Video included

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Memorial Day is right around the corner and local law enforcement agencies will have extra eyes out on the roads to make sure everyone is buckled up. 

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Curb Of Misfit Toys Video included

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Stuffed animals lined up on a 169 South entrance ramp have left Mankato citizens a little confused. 

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MSU Crosses Fingers For Special Session Video included

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That lack of action taken by legislators is impacting some close to home. 

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Local Girl Scouts Give KEYC News 12's Mark Tarello His Own Badge Video included

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A fun surprise during Monday's 5:00 weather: three girl scouts join Mark Tarello and Stacy Steinhagen on set to present their favorite meteorologist with a badge all his own!

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Narcotics Complaint Leads To Robbery Arrest Video included

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A narcotics complaint leads to an arrest early Monday morning of a man wanted for a robbery back in December. 

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Appeals Court Upholds Ruling In Statz's Wrongful Death Case

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In November 2012, Waseca High School assistant football coach Fred  Statz was killed in a crash at the intersection of Old Highway 14 and County Road 27. His family filed an appeal, trying to get their wrongful death lawsuit against the state reinstated... and today they received the ruling.

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Minnesota Court of Appeals Rules Against Statz Family in Wrongful Death Suit Video included

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Fred Statz died in a crash in November 2012 at the intersection of Old Highway 14 and County Road 27.

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GMG President's Battle with Cancer & Community Progress Video included

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Jonathan Zierdt leads the organization’s performance in advancing business for a stronger community. Not only that, Zierdt continues to be a commanding voice in the greater Mankato area discussing his battle with a number of cancers over several years. 

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Fire Deaths on the Rise in Minnesota Video included

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The Department of Public Safety's State Fire Marshal Division released the numbers Monday along with the cause of the fatal fires.

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Teen Dies Hours After Attending Prom in St. Paul

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18-year-old Anna Jaskulka became unresponsive Saturday night at her Maplewood home shortly after her parents picked her up from the prom at Landmark Center in St. Paul.     

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Waseca Bicyclist Suffers Serious Injuries After Being Hit By Car

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A bicyclist suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car in Waseca.

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Dayton Pans Legislators for Adjourning Without Bonding Bill Video included

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 Legislators haggled through the weekend over the biggest pieces of their session before adjourning early Monday with no deal.

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Arrest Made in Iron Range Homicide Video included

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The 19-year-old male suspect is being held in the St. Louis County Jail in Hibbing on a tentative charge of second-degree murder.    

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Death of 4-Year-Old Investigated in Eagan

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Authorities say others were in the indoor pool at an apartment complex Sunday evening when the boy went under.

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This Talk Is For The Birds

This Talk Is For The Birds Video included

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Several dozen people came to the Holy Spirit Retreat Center outside Janesville to learn about nature, specifically birds.

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Man Ejected From Vehicle In Janesville Video included

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A single passenger was ejected from his vehicle near Janesville today. 

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North Mankato Man Makes a Living Clowning Around Video included

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For 36 years he's made a living clowning around. 

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Extra Seatbelt Enforcement Begins Monday Video included

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Starting Monday, extra enforcement is expected on Minnesota roadways as part of the click it or ticket campaign.

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Dayton Signs Law Replacing Caucus With Presidential Primary Video included

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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill into law replacing the state's caucus system with a presidential primary. 

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Last Day of Legislative Session Has A Lot On The Table Video included

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State lawmakers have made headway in St. Paul on tax relief and spending packages but still have much to do as a looming midnight Sunday deadline approaches. 

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Authorities Investigate Homicide on Iron Range

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Authorities Investigate Homicide on Iron Range

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DNR Gives Friends of Fort Ridgely New Offer to Keep Historic Course Open Video included

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Friends of Fort Ridgely are in disagreement about the 90–year–old golf course's future despite a new offer from the DNR.

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Man Dies in Crash Near Faribault

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One person is dead  after a car accident Friday afternoon in Rice County.

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Dancers Use Sculptures For Inspiration Video included

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Fine Arts Youth Dance Theater's program had a performance with a little bit of a twist today at West High School.

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Two Injured from Broadside Accident in Renville County

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Two people suffered non–life threatening injuries in a broadside crash in Renville County on Sunday morning.

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Music Clinic Brings More Than Just Sounds To The Children's Museum Video included

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A music clinic was held at the children's museum today.

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MN Republicans Call for Unity Around Trump

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Minnesota Republican Party leaders are calling for unity behind presumed presidential nominee Donald Trump as GOP faithful gather in Duluth this weekend. 

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Bill to Replace MN's Caucus System With Primary Heads to Governor's Desk

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A measure that would replace Minnesota's caucus system with a presidential primary is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton's desk. 

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Legislature Signs Off On Reducing Sentences For Drug Offenders

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Minnesota lawmakers have voted to reduce drug sentences for many drug offenders.

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Woodbury Police Investigating Possible Murder-Suicide

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Police say the deaths of a couple found in their Woodbury home appear to be a case of murder-suicide. 

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Guilty Plea Reached in Freeborn County Fatal Hit-and-Run

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 A Hartland man has pleaded guilty to killing an Albert Lea woman in a hit-and-run crash.

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Minneapolis Police Looking For Road Rage Suspect

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Minneapolis police are looking for the man who punched a woman in the face during a road rage incident. The victim, a social worker, says she was on her way to see a client when she encountered a driver who seemed to be in a hurry. She says the driver was switching lanes and tailing other drivers. The woman made a turn and heard screeching brakes and when she got to a stop sign Wednesday the angry driver had blocked off her minivan.

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With Two Days to Go, Lawmakers Have Plenty to Do

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The Latest on the final days of the Minnesota legislative session 

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Authorities Investigating Homicide on Iron Range

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 Authorities are investigating a homicide on the Iron Range. 

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Bike Tour Takes A Look At Old Town Video included

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The Historic Preservation Committee and Mankato Walking and Biking Coalition teamed up and had the first Old Town Bike Tour. 

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New Ulm's German-Bohemian Immigrant Monument Marks 25th Anniversary Video included

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New Ulm is known for its German heritage.

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Color Run Providing Kids With Healthy Snacks Video included

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Hundreds spent the morning getting in a quick run and plenty of color.? 

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Known For Wine, Chankaska Is Crafting Spirits Video included

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Chankaska Creek is a place people go to uncork a bottle of wine, but they are bottling up a new drink that don't exactly belong in a wine glass. 

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MSU Is Dripping With Passion During CrossFit Competition Video included

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Gameday Competitions is in the middle of a CrossFit event at MSU Meyers Field House.

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Dieting and Mental Health Are More Related Than You Think

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Lisa Cownie sits down with Dr. Olson from the Mankato Clinic to show us how our diet impacts our mental health.

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Defeating Depression, One Woman's Journey Video included

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According to the Anxiety and Depression Association, depression affects nearly 15 million Americans each year, that includes our neighbors and friends. 

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  • "Freedom Rock" Scenes Unveiled in Menlo, Iowa

    Tuesday, May 31 2016 1:41 PM EDT2016-05-31 17:41:19 GMT

    For 18 consecutive years, Bubba Sorensen has painted the Freedom Rock in Menlo to thank Veterans for their service. It's located just off Interstate 80, on Highway 25. Each May, Sorensen paints new scenes on the  90-ton boulder.  

    For 18 consecutive years, Bubba Sorensen has painted the Freedom Rock in Menlo to thank Veterans for their service. It's located just off Interstate 80, on Highway 25. Each May, Sorensen paints new scenes on the  90-ton boulder.  

  • Herman Celebrates 2016 Graduating Class of One

    Herman Celebrates 2016 Graduating Class of One

    Monday, May 30 2016 1:47 PM EDT2016-05-30 17:47:54 GMT

    Caroline Rimel is the only high school graduate of the Herman–Norcross school this year.

    Caroline Rimel is the only high school graduate of the Herman–Norcross school this year.

  • 107-Year-Old Goes to First Baseball Game

    107-Year-Old Goes to First Baseball Game

    Friday, May 27 2016 1:56 PM EDT2016-05-27 17:56:29 GMT

    Virginia McLaurin from her White house visit earlier this year, where her dance with President Barack Obama. The 107-year old has found a new dance partner, this time at the ball park.

    Virginia McLaurin from her White house visit earlier this year, where her dance with President Barack Obama. The 107-year old has found a new dance partner, this time at the ball park.

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  • Ending The School Year On A High Note

    Ending The School Year On A High Note

    Ending The School Year On A High Note

    Wednesday, May 25 2016 7:59 PM EDT2016-05-25 23:59:55 GMT

    Even at the end of the school year, practice continues. Because when you have high standards, good enough is not an excuse.

    Even at the end of the school year, practice continues. Because when you have high standards, good enough is not an excuse.

  • Mankato East H.S. Spanish Teacher Earns Golden Apple Award

    Mankato East H.S. Spanish Teacher Earns Golden Apple Award

    Wednesday, January 13 2016 6:40 PM EST2016-01-13 23:40:27 GMT
    Thursday, January 14 2016 8:24 PM EST2016-01-15 01:24:43 GMT

    Peg Tacheny has taught Spanish for five years of the nine years she's spent in the Mankato School District at Mankato East High School. "There's a saying that kids don't care what you know unless they know you care and I feel that's really true," Peg Tacheny, world language teacher. -- KEYC News 12

    Peg Tacheny has taught Spanish for five years of the nine years she's spent in the Mankato School District at Mankato East High School. "There's a saying that kids don't care what you know unless they know you care and I feel that's really true," Peg Tacheny, world language teacher. -- KEYC News 12

  • 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.