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The goal is to bring agencies together to confirm everyone's roles and responsibilities in the event that someone in Minnesota is found to have Ebola More>>

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Considine, Kruse Highlight Views on Minnesota's Future Video included

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With election season less than two weeks away, candidates are making their final arguments to the voters. More>>

Yoga Increasing in Popularity with Kids Video included

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The first ever National Kids Yoga Conference was held recently in Washington, DC.  More>>

Fairfax Woman Accused of Helping others Fake ID's

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Mireya Reyes was charged Tuesday in U.S. District Court with five felony counts of aiding and abetting the misuse of Social Security numbers while employed with Triple J Family Farms. More>>

Candidates Meet For Mayoral Debate Video included

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Mayor Anderson touts financial credentials - Bukata Hayes, his community involvement More>>

Accident Damages Fence Outside Prison in Waseca Video included

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Authorities say security was not compromised and there was never any danger to the public. More>>

CLOSING: Seneca Foods Canning Facility in Arlington Video included

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Seneca Foods in Arlington got a surprising announcement earlier this week.   More>>

Wearing Orange to Raise Awareness of Bullying on Unity Day

Wearing Orange to Raise Awareness of Bullying on Unity Day Video included

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October 22 is Unity Day where students are encouraged to wear orange to stand up against bullying. More>>

No Smoking Signs Posted on Property Owned by Waseca County

No Smoking Signs Posted on Property Owned by Waseca County Video included

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Waseca now forbids tobacco products, smoking cigarettes, cigars, and e-cigarettes on county property. More>>

Herrera Pleads Not Guilty to Assault with a Baseball Bat

Herrera Pleads Not Guilty to Assault with a Baseball Bat Video included

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A New Ulm man charged in connection with a baseball bat assault earlier this month in Nicollet County pleads not guilty in one of the cases he's charged with. More>>

Retailers Prepare for a Busy Holiday Season

Retailers Prepare for a Busy Holiday Season Video included

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The next two months will be extremely busy for retailers as the holiday season soon gets underway. More>>

Deadly Shooting at Canada's Parliament Building Video included

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 A developing story in Ottawa, Canada's capital city.   A soldier was shot and killed – at least one gunman is confirmed dead –  and police are investigating whether any more shooters are on the loose.    More>>

Jacob Wetterling Disappearance 25 Years Later Video included

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Jacob was 11 years old when he was abducted by a masked gunman while riding his bicycle near his home in St. Joseph. More>>

Mankato Mayoral Debate Set for Tonight Video included

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The forum begins at 7:00 tonight at the Ellerbe Room in the Verizon Wireless Center. More>>

Human Remains Found near Hutchinson, Death Investigation Underway Video included

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The Wright County Sheriff says human remains, including bone fragments and teeth, were recovered from a fire pit in Hutchinson last week. More>>

Man Arrested in Connection with Waseca Rape

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Authorities say a woman was on a walk last Thursday when a man grabbed her arm, held a knife to her ribs, took her behind a dumpster and raped her. More>>

Minnesota Department of Health Sets Up Ebola Hotline

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Officials say the hotline is designed to provide an easy, reliable source of Ebola information to Minnesota residents. More>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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