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Permanent Deer Stands on State, County Land in Question

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The DNR manages about 4 million acres of forest land, mostly in northern Minnesota. More>>

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Twin Cities Builders Association Sues Over New Law

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The law which took effect Saturday requires a sprinkler system for all new homes that are 4,500 square feet or larger. More>>

Gov. Dayton Signs $17.3M Flood and Disaster Relief Bill Video included

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Governor Dayton has signed a bill to help rebuild Minnesota roads and restore lands hit by flooding last June. More>>

Scientists "Unboil" an Egg Video included

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The new technique could one day help develop treatments for cancer. More>>

Coaches Versus Cancer A Huge Success At Maple River Video included

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$1,500 raised for cancer research at Tuesday's game More>>

UPDATE: Dayton Releases Budget, Includes Emphasis on Education Video included

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has introduced a budget that would expand early–learning programs for Minnesota 4–year–olds, ramp up spending on a broadband build–out and provide modest new property tax relief. More>>

MVAC Welcomes New Director Video included

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Amanda Mackie previously directed the South Central Crisis Center in Mankato. More>>

Local Coaches React to New Sideline Concussion Test Video included

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The buzzer sounds and the adrenaline soars. The quarterback calls the play and helmets crash as players collide.Sometimes, even the smallest of head collisions between athletes can have a lasting, harmful effect on players. More>>

PBS Mascot Pays Visit to Local Contest Winner Video included

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A Loyola first grader and his classmates were greeted by PBS mascot Daniel Tiger today. More>>

Plea Deal in Blue Earth County Criminal Sexual Conduct Case

Plea Deal in Blue Earth County Criminal Sexual Conduct Case Video included

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A Lake Crystal man who was facing multiple sex assault charges involving a minor makes a plea deal in Blue Earth County court. More>>

Lawmakers Approve Flood Aid Funding, Heads to Gov. Dayton Video included

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Both the House and Senate passed the bill unanimously.   More>>

Two Officers Shot Outside New Hope City Hall Video included

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Hennepin County sheriff's officials say two new officers were sworn in Monday during a city council meeting at New Hope City Hall. More>>

Iowa Governor Released from Hospital Video included

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Branstad was taken by ambulance to Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines on Monday after he required assistance at a ribbon-cutting event. More>>

Job Growth Continues in Greater Mankato Video included

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The December jobs report continues to show strength in the economy of the greater Mankato area. More>>

Warm Weather Has Officials Urging Lake Safety

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The sun is belting down on local lakes as the unseasonably warm weather continues to melt the ice.And as the warm streak continues, officials say you can't judge the thickness of the ice by its initial appearance. More>>

Blue Earth County Accepting Applications For Citizen's Academy

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Blue Earth County is once again accepting applications for its Citizens Academy Program. More>>

Gov. Dayton Proposes Gas Tax Increase For Transportation Plan Video included

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Governor Dayton releases a six billion dollar transportation plan over the next 10 years. More>>

Mankato Council Approves Bus Garage, Suspends Liquor License Video included

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Oleander Saloon will not be able to serve alcohol for four days in February 

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Minnesota's Energy Assistance Program Receives Millions in Statewide Funding Video included

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The Minnesota Department of Commerce has announced that the state will receive $9,958,577 for Minnesota's Energy Assistance Program. More>>

Study Sheds Light on Diversity of Genetic Links to Autism Video included

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New research suggests the genetics of autism are more complicated than previously thought. More>>

SNAP Education Month Helping End Hunger Video included

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Governor Mark Dayton has made January Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education month.  More>>

Blizzard to Blast Northeast Video included

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Much of the area can expect up to two feet of snow, some parts could even get three feet.  More>>

Drone Causes Scare at White House Video included

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Shortly after 3:00 Monday morning flood lights lit up the lawn after an officer heard a small drone that crashed on the southeast side of the complex. More>>

Bloomington Considers Medical Marijuana Ban Video included

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The City Council votes Monday on the one-year moratorium. Bloomington planning manager Glen Markegard says the moratorium would give the city time to develop a better understanding of how to regulate such facilities.  More>>

MSU Cancels Big Bobber Ice Fishing Tourney Video included

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Planning committee members made the unanimously decision to forego this year's event, schedule for January 31, after taking into consideration the thin ice conditions and consulting with local officials.  More>>

Company Purchases Wells Food Processing Video included

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A private holding company in Minneapolis recently purchased the Wells Food Processing plant in Wells. More>>

LED Lighting Providing Efficiency And Savings Video included

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Want to save money on your energy bill? You may want to consider LED lighting. More>>

Heart of New Ulm Receives Grant to Expand Partnerships Video included

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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 Video included

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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 Video included

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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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    Tuesday, January 27 2015 11:55 PM EST2015-01-28 04:55:32 GMT
    A Florida cat appears to be back from the dead, after it was hit by a car...buried...then showed up at its owner's back door.
    A Florida cat appears to be back from the dead, after it was hit by a car...buried...then showed up at its owner's back door.
  • PBS Mascot Pays Visit to Local Contest Winner

    PBS Mascot Pays Visit to Local Contest Winner

    Tuesday, January 27 2015 8:22 PM EST2015-01-28 01:22:57 GMT
    A Loyola first grader and his classmates were greeted by PBS mascot Daniel Tiger today.
    A Loyola first grader and his classmates were greeted by PBS mascot Daniel Tiger today.
  • Bubble Wrap Popping Record Attempt

    Bubble Wrap Popping Record Attempt

    Tuesday, January 27 2015 3:56 PM EST2015-01-27 20:56:41 GMT
    The current record was set last May by an Elk River elementary school.
    The current record was set last May by an Elk River elementary school.
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