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19A Candidates Debate in St. Peter Video included

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The midterm election is just two weeks away. Tuesday, the state house candidates for district 19A faced off at a forum in St. Peter. More>>

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Candidates for Blue Earth County Attorney Hold Public Forum Video included

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With only two weeks to go before hitting the polls the candidates for Blue Earth County attorney want their voices to be heard. More>>

Envision 2020 Seeks Help for Greater Mankato's Future Video included

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With six years left to go, a Greater Mankato organization focusing on the city's future re energized tonight at the same time looking for community input.  More>>

Cell Transplant Helps Paralyzed Man Walk Video included

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European researchers are calling it a major breakthrough: A paralyzed man is now able to walk again thanks to a pioneering cell transplant. More>>

Prosecutors: Threat Suspect No Stranger to Marathon Organizers Video included

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We now know the events that led up to a man making bomb threats along the route of the Mankato Marathon. More>>

Brown County Seeks More Than $200,000 in Federal Aid for Flood Damage Repair Video included

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A Costly aftermath left over by one of the worst flood seasons in the state's history Brown County continues to repair its infrastructure and is seeking federal financial help. More>>

BENCO Receives $18 Million Loan

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Will go toward rural improvements More>>

Woman's Eraser Collection Tops 100,000

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Zhu Yue of Taicang City China has been collecting erasers from over the world since 1989.  More>>

Harvest Season is in Full Swing, Wide Range on Yields

Harvest Season is in Full Swing, Wide Range on Yields Video included

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Yields are variable this year due to the wet June and areas of early frost. More>>

Vikings Stadium Progress Report

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The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority says more than 650 workers are at the site daily, and over 200 Minnesota companies are part of the project. More>>

Deer Harvest to be Lower in Minnesota this Year

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The DNR says the harvest could come in around 120,000, a level not seen since the early 1980s. More>>

OSHA Inspects Willmar Plant After Workers Suffer Mass Illness

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The plant had to be evacuated last Friday when 28 employees got sick with flu-like symptoms. More>>

Volunteers Needed to Help Setup Kiwanis Holiday Lights Video included

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Volunteers are needed for set-up Saturdays and Sundays starting Oct. 25 from 9 am.to Noon and 1 to 4 p.m. More>>

Man Accused of Threats Toward Mankato Marathon Appears in Court

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56 year-old Brian Mechler of North Mankato was arrested Saturday after authorities say he said he had received a call that there were bombs along the marathon route. More>>

UPDATE: Man Enters Plea in "Wet Willy" Case Video included

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A wet-willy: When it's unwanted touching, It's no joke. More>>

UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Redwood County Crash

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A two vehicle crash in Redwood County killed one and injured four others on Sunday afternoon. More>>

Despite Bomb Scare, Marathon Organizers Say Event Went Smoothly Video included

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The man accused of calling in a bomb threat along the Mankato Marathon route is expected in court tomorrow morning. More>>

CDC Releases New Protocols for Treating Ebola Patients Video included

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The guidelines are expected to be much more strict that previous protocols. More>>

Fun.com Buzzing With Halloween Business Video included

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North Mankato distributor still seeking additional workers More>>

The Future for the Trash and Treasure Ditched at the Mankato Marathon

The Future for the Trash and Treasure Ditched at the Mankato Marathon Video included

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"In this town there's a lot of homeless. And they don't have nice, warm clothes and this is a shame to just throw them out when all they need is just a washing."

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Pregnant Woman Taken to the Hospital After Vehicle Rollover Video included

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A pregnant woman has been taken to the hospital after authorities say she rolled her vehicle north of Vernon Center.  More>>

Gaylord Man Dies in Ditch Accident

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Officials identify the victim as 62–year–old Mike John Fenske.  More>>

Mankato ChiliFest is Canceled this Year, Final ChiliFest Next Year

Mankato ChiliFest is Canceled this Year, Final ChiliFest Next Year Video included

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After six successful years, the Mankato ChiliFest will soon be hanging up its hat for good. More>>

Leaf Pick-Up Begins in North Mankato Video included

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Lower North services starts Monday More>>

Water Conservation Meets New, Bead-Agitating Washing Machines Video included

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British scientists have developed a new washing machine that uses plastic beads to help get stains out of clothes.  Major US hotel chains are using the new technology and engineers say they're working on model that can be used at home.   More>>

Watch: Underwater Pumpkin Carving Video included

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While creating their underwater masterpieces, divers were challenged to keep the hollowed out pumpkins from floating off while they carved their works of art. More>>

Mankato Police Seek Help in Locating Suspects in Handgun Incident Video included

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A 20-year-old white male reported he was confronted by two males in a parking lot at 1200 South Riverfront Drive who displayed a silver or grey semi-automatic handgun and demanded money and other items.
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Estherville Woman Killed in Rollover Crash

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The crash happened Friday evening on 420th Avenue northeast of Wallingford More>>

Man Accused of Killing Officer Enters Plea

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A grand jury indicted Fitch on first-degree murder and three counts of attempted first-degree murder. More>>

Amy Senser to be Freed from Work Release

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Senser was sent to prison for the 2011 hit-and-run death of 38-year-old Anousone Phanthavong on a dark freeway ramp in Minneapolis. More>>

Dayton, Johnson Face Off in 4th Debate

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The final debate is scheduled for Halloween night on public television. More>>

3rd Annual Mankato YWCA's Women's Leadership Conference Video included

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The Mankato YWCA is hosting their 3rd Annual Woman's Leadership Conference on November 5th & 6th at the Verizon Wireless Center in downtown Mankato. More>>

As Quarantine Ends for One Family, Officials Prepare New Ebola Plans Video included

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Monday marks a significant turning point for family members of the Liberian national who died from Ebola. More>>

Organizers: 5th Annual Mankato Marathon Finishes as Success Video included

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This weekend brings in an estimated $1.3 million to Mankato and this year drew extra attention after authorities say a bomb threat was called in Saturday for somewhere along the marathon route. More>>

Feel Strong, Look Strong: A 52.4 Mile Journey at the Mankato Marathon Video included

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Before the finish line even marked the end, before the sun greeted thousands of eager athletes, Ryan Chukuske of Lake Crystal, prepared for his 52.4 mile journey. More>>

Married Couple Runs for a Cause Video included

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A married couple hit the Marathon racecourse for a good cause. Chaun Cox ran his fifth Mankato Marathon Sunday and his wife, Kate, completed the half. They ran all those miles to benefit an adolescent mentoring program. More>>

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  • FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis

    FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 3:27 AM EDT2014-10-22 07:27:21 GMT
    Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions.
    Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions.
  • FedEx predicts increase in holiday deliveries

    FedEx predicts increase in holiday deliveries

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-10-22 13:38:46 GMT
    FedEx expects another record for holiday-season deliveries.
    FedEx expects another record for holiday-season deliveries.
  • North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

    North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-10-22 13:38:39 GMT
    An Ohio man detained nearly six months in North Korea is expected to arrive home.
    An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children.
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  • The Junk DrawerMore>>

  • White Lion Cubs Make Debut at Belgrade Zoo

    White Lion Cubs Make Debut at Belgrade Zoo

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-10-22 01:21:39 GMT
    Once they're old enough, the cubs will be moved to different zoos in Europe as part of the Belgrade's animal exchange program.
    Once they're old enough, the cubs will be moved to different zoos in Europe as part of the Belgrade's animal exchange program.
  • Woman's Eraser Collection Tops 100,000

    Woman's Eraser Collection Tops 100,000

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-10-22 01:13:49 GMT
    Zhu Yue of Taicang City China has been collecting erasers from over the world since 1989. 
    Zhu Yue of Taicang City China has been collecting erasers from over the world since 1989. 
  • Royals Announce Baby's Due Date

    Royals Announce Baby's Due Date

    Monday, October 20 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-10-21 00:12:12 GMT
    Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge say their second child is due next April. 
    Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge say their second child is due next April. 
  • TechnologyMore>>

  • Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

    Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-10-22 13:38:34 GMT
    People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are...
    People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too:...
  • 3rd spacewalk in 3 weeks at space station

    3rd spacewalk in 3 weeks at space station

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-10-22 13:38:26 GMT
    For the third week in a row, astronauts are spacewalking up at the International Space Station. This time, it's on the Russian side of the house.
    For the third week in a row, astronauts are spacewalking up at the International Space Station. This time, it's on the Russian side of the house.
  • Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

    Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-10-22 12:48:07 GMT
    The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.
    The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.
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  • Prosecutors: Threat Suspect No Stranger to Marathon Organizers

    Prosecutors: Threat Suspect No Stranger to Marathon Organizers

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-10-22 04:02:15 GMT
    We now know the events that led up to a man making bomb threats along the route of the Mankato Marathon.
    We now know the events that led up to a man making bomb threats along the route of the Mankato Marathon.
  • UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Redwood County Crash

    UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Redwood County Crash

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 8:21 AM EDT2014-10-21 12:21:28 GMT
    A two vehicle crash in Redwood County killed one and injured four others on Sunday afternoon.
    A two vehicle crash in Redwood County killed one and injured four others on Sunday afternoon.
  • Mankato Police Seek Help in Locating Suspects in Handgun Incident

    Mankato Police Seek Help in Locating Suspects in Handgun Incident

    Monday, October 20 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-10-20 19:53:33 GMT
    A 20-year-old white male reported he was confronted by two males in a parking lot at 1200 South Riverfront Drive who displayed a silver or grey semi-automatic handgun and demanded money and other items.
    A 20-year-old white male reported he was confronted by two males in a parking lot at 1200 South Riverfront Drive who displayed a silver or grey semi-automatic handgun and demanded money and other items.