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MSU Alumnus Preps For Ribfest Competition With Free Demo Video included

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Are you ready for some ribs? One MSU alumnus is.  More>>

Blue Earth County Fair Opens in Garden City Video included

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The Blue Earth County Fair returns to Garden City. More>>

New minimum wage requirements start tomorrow in Minnesota Video included

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 New minimum wages take effect tomorrow across Minnesota. While the news sounds good for many employees, some business managers are sharing their concerns.

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Caputo Back In Blue Earth County Jail Video included

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A Mankato man charged in connection with a synthetic drug linked to the deaths of two people is back in southern Minnesota. More>>

Mankato Teen Collin Luitjens Receives Heart Overnight Video included

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According to his Caringbridge page, Collin went into the operating room at 9:52 Wednesday evening. More>>

Man Accused of Shooting Mendota Heights Officer in Custody Video included

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A St. Paul police spokesman says 39-year-old Brian Fitch Sr. got out of a minivan firing at officers Wednesday evening. More>>

Mission of Mercy Serves 1,500 Patients Video included

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Last week's Mission of Mercy in Mankato provided $900,000 in free dental care. More>>

3 Cases of West Nile Virus in Iowa Video included

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Officials say the best way to avoid the disease is to avoid outdoor activities at dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active, use insect repellent and wear long-sleeve shirts and pants. More>>

17th Annual Ribfest Kicking Off Video included

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The 17th Annual RibFest will be held July 31 - August 3, 2014 at Riverfront Park. More>>

Target Announces New CEO Video included

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The retailer says Pepsi executive Brian Cornell will take over as chairman and CEO on August 12th. More>>

Mankato Charity Removes Equipment from Facility Video included

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More questions surrounding a prominent Mankato charity tonight. More>>

Collin Luitjens To Get New Heart Video included

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The family of Mankato teen Collin Luitjens received news this morning that Collin is getting a new heart today.  More>>

UPDATE: Missing Hutchinson Woman Found

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The Hutchinson Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing person.   More>>

Adams Street In Mankato Reopened As First Roundabout Completed

Adams Street In Mankato Reopened As First Roundabout Completed Video included

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The traffic circle opened a few days early than it was scheduled to thanks to cooperative weather and an aggressive construction schedule. More>>

Prosecution planning to seek a higher penalty against Marlow McDonald

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The prosecution is planning to seek a higher penalty than guidelines call for in a case involving a Blue Earth County Deputy firing at a drug suspect. The case surrounds Marlow McDonald.
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ATV Pulls Out, Gets Hit by Pickup Video included

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An accident involving a Ford Super Duty truck and an ATV sends one to Rochester.  More>>

The View From Profinium Place Video included

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 The Tailwind Group's Front Street Project continues

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Gaylord man accused of rape Video included

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A Gaylord man is arrested after an alleged rape in the town. Court documents say the incident happened last Thursday evening. Now a 37-year-old resident is facing criminal-sexual conduct charges.

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Retrofit Recycling Offers Incentives In Disposal Of Fluorescent Bulbs

Retrofit Recycling Offers Incentives In Disposal Of Fluorescent Bulbs Video included

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EXCEL covered the cost of recycling up to 10 fluorescent bulbs for free, and charged a reduced fee for all other lights after that. More>>

Looking For Night To Unite Participants Video included

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National Night Out is coming up next week, but Mankato's local effort, called Night To Unite, is still weeks away on August 26th. More>>

UPDATE: State Appeals Dismissal of Attempted Murder Charges Against John LaDue Video included

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Because the same judge is hearing the case, the appeal will have to go to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. More>>

Dakota Meadows Construction Contract Awarded To Mankato's WEB Construction

Dakota Meadows Construction Contract Awarded To Mankato's WEB Construction Video included

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Preliminary construction will begin in the next few days with shovels in the ground by August 18th. More>>

Late Night Fire Damages Mankato Mobile Home Video included

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No one was home at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries. More>>

Ventura Speaks About Defamation Lawsuit Video included

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Ventura says he filed the suit because of the damage done to his reputation and to seek the truth, not because of money. More>>

UPDATE: Isaac Kolstad Speaking, Close to Walking On Own, Throws Football Video included

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Isaac is now speaking, throwing footballs and tennis balls with both arms.  More>>

NCAA to Settle Class-action Head Injury Lawsuit Video included

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A deal between players and the NCAA will require testing for possible brain injuries.  More>>

Proposed HWY 169 Detour in St. Peter Raises Concern Video included

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A meeting held last night by MNDOT and the city of St. Peter saw a number of concerned citizens urging officials to consider a different detour while construction takes place to get Highway 169 out of the flood plain. More>>

Missing Boys Turn Up Playing in The Creek Video included

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Give parents a scare for about an hour before heading back 

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John LaDue's Father Says Son Didn't Mean Harm Video included

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The father of the Waseca teen accused of plotting to bomb the school says he's relieved the attempted murder charges against his son were dropped. More>>

Another 7-Story Building Expected To Begin Construction Along Riverfront Drive

Another 7-Story Building Expected To Begin Construction Along Riverfront Drive Video included

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The 13 million dollar building will be seven stories mixed use structure with office space on the lower 4 floors and condos on the upper 3. More>>

Mankato's YWCA Sees $7,700 Donation From AT&T

Mankato's YWCA Sees $7,700 Donation From AT&T Video included

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AT&T reached out to the YWCA in Mankato a few months ago suggesting they submit a proposal for the donation. More>>

Ventura Wins $1.8 Million in Defamation Lawsuit Video included

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Former Minnesota governor sued the late American Sniper author Chris Kyle over alleged knockout punch story in book More>>

Three Juveniles Injured in One Vehicle Rollover Video included

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Three juveniles were injured after a single vehicle roll-over in Sibley County. More>>

Waseca Public Schools Statement Regarding Dismissal of Charges in John LaDue Case Video included

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Waseca Public School's Superintendent Tom Lee released the following statement on the school district's website in regards to the attempted murder charges against John LaDue being dropped.... More>>

Farmfest Forum's Set for Next Tuesday-Thursday Video included

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The Forums will be held August 5, 6, and 7 on the Gilfillan Estate, southeast of Redwood Falls. More>>

Attempted Murder Charges Dropped in LaDue Case Video included

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Judge rules LaDue needed to make "a substantial step" in order to face those serious charges More>>

Mankato's Domestic Animal Ordinance Goes Back to Work Session Video included

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There's still no resolution regarding Mankato's ordinance on domestic animals. More>>

Death of Baby Born to Teen, 14, Remains Under Investigation Video included

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The investigation continues into the death of a newborn in Watonwan County born to a 14 year old girl.  More>>

Study: Fist Bumps Could Be Healthier For You Video included

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Most of us were taught that a firm handshake can make a good first impression.

But some doctors prefer to greet their patients with a fist bump.

And science backs up their thinking.
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Vikings Training Camp Goes into High Gear Video included

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It's the first full week of practice for the Vikings on the campus of MSU-Mankato. More>>

Pick of the Litter- July 25th Video included

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This week's Pick of the Litter is a kitty trio. More>>

UPDATE: Philip Nelson Makes Court Appearance Video included

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Philip Nelson is charged with first-degree assault as a result of a confrontation with former Mankato East and Minnesota State Mankato, football player Isaac Kolstad in downtown Mankato May 11. More>>

Disaster Relief Grant for Veterans

Disaster Relief Grant for Veterans Video included

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A $1,000 Disaster Relief Grant is available in 35 counties for Minnesota Veterans.Brown Co... More>>

Matt Little Recognized in Washington, DC for Service Work Video included

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At the national event, Little spoke about his passion for helping servicemen and women, and his involvement with the “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon” campaign.  More>>

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  • Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in US

    Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in US

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:32:58 GMT
    A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom...
    A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and...
  • Candidate goes homeless to show economic gap

    Candidate goes homeless to show economic gap

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:45:40 GMT
    California's Republican candidate for governor says he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown's claim that the state is making a comeback after the economic...
    The Republican candidate for California governor said Thursday he spent a week living as a homeless person in Fresno to highlight the disparity between the governor's claim that the state is making an economic comeback...
  • Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug

    Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:34:31 GMT
    An Oregon Medicaid committee is expected to significantly scale back access to an effective - but expensive - new drug used to treat hepatitis C.
    An Oregon Medicaid committee on Thursday significantly scaled back access to an effective - but expensive - new drug used to treat hepatitis C.
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  • BusinessMore>>

  • $1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

    $1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:25:37 GMT
    A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.
    The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.
  • Congress sends highway bill to White House

    Congress sends highway bill to White House

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:15:54 GMT
    Congress has approved a bill to prevent a 28 percent cut in federal highway and mass transit aid at the height of the summer construction season.
    Congress has approved a bill to prevent a 28 percent cut in federal highway and mass transit aid at the height of the summer construction season.
  • Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina

    Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:14:49 GMT
    The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering...
    Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a dispute with U.S. creditors is not resolved soon.
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  • NY judge: US warrant can reach email in Ireland

    NY judge: US warrant can reach email in Ireland

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:59:08 GMT
    A judge has ruled against Microsoft Corp., saying U.S. law enforcement can force the company to turn over emails it stores in Ireland.
    U.S. law enforcement can force Microsoft Corp. to turn over emails it stores in Ireland, a judge ruled in a case that technology companies have rallied around as they pursue billions of dollars in data storage business...
  • Facebook's Internet.org expands in Zambia

    Facebook's Internet.org expands in Zambia

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:05:23 GMT
    Facebook's Internet.org project is taking another step toward its goal of bringing the Internet to people who are not yet online with an app launching Thursday in Zambia.
    Facebook's Internet.org project is taking another step toward its goal of bringing the Internet to people who are not yet online, launching an app Thursday in Zambia.
  • NASA to test making rocket fuel ingredient on Mars

    NASA to test making rocket fuel ingredient on Mars

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:45:47 GMT
    NASA plans to make oxygen - a key ingredient of rocket fuel - on Mars early next decade.
    NASA plans to make oxygen - a key ingredient of rocket fuel - on Mars early next decade.
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