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Glen Taylor Owned Chicken Farm to Layoff Workers Temporarily Due to Bird Flu

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All 2 million chickens there will have to be euthanized to ensure the complete eradication of the H5N2 virus. More>>

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Sen. Franken, Others to Visit Cuba to Talk Trade

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The meetings will cover opening markets for American farmers and business opportunities in Cuba's telecommunications infrastructure and energy technology. More>>

DNR Prepares for Busy Memorial Day Weekend at State Campgrounds

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 14 camp sites remain available to rent over the weekend at Minneopa but only as first come, first serve.

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New Wrinkle Treatment Uses Much Smaller Needles Video included

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Some people stay away from skin treatments because they don't like needles...or don't want to look like they've had work done.
But now there's a treatment improving damaged skin without bruising or down time.
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Verizon Employee Loses 90 Pounds With Company Wellness Plan Video included

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An employee at the Mankato Verizon Call Center has had a life changing experience after being introduced to the company's health and wellness plan. More>>

New Ulm City Council Looking To Reauthorize Local Sales Tax Video included

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The New Ulm City council is looking at reauthorizing the local option sales tax.  More>>

Looking Back On Perry Dyke's Nearly 35 Years At KEYC News 12 Video included

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Since 1980, Perry Dyke has been a fixture on televisions all across Southern Minnesota.In just over a week,  More>>

New Ulm Adults Receive First 'Minnesota Standard Adult High School Diploma' Video included

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A couple of people from New Ulm are receiving the first "Minnesota Standard Adult High School Diploma." More>>

Mankato Public Schools Celebrate Prairie Winds Middle School Groundbreaking Video included

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 The new school is set to be complete in August of next year. More>>

Owatonna Man Rescued from Grain Bin Video included

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Christopher Johnson, 65, was taken to Saint Mary's hospital in Rochester, where he's been upgraded from fair to good condition. More>>

Sen. Franken Backs USA Freedom Act Video included

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 Senator Al Franken is supporting a bill that would end the National Security Administration's bulk collection of phone records.. More>>

Memorial Day Weekend Kicks Off Summer Driving Season Video included

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AAA reports over 37 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day Weekend, the highest numbers in 10 years.   More>>

Mankato Man Facing 10 Rape Charges

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Marques Lewis James is accused of raping a child from kindergarten until the third grade. More>>

Minnesota Adds 7,400 New Jobs Video included

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Minnesota employers added 7,400 jobs in April, that's according to figures released this morning by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.   More>>

150 Seconds to Success with Cindra: Getting Rid of ANT's

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Our thoughts determine everything we do, how we feel, how we interact with others, and how we feel about ourselves.  More>>

Minnesota Unemployment Rates Falls Again, Mankato Ties for 2nd in Job Growth Video included

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The state's unemployment rate was 3.7% in April, down 0.1% from 3.8% in March. More>>

New Ulm Seniors Send More Than 6,000 Dresses To Help Children Around the World Video included

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A group of New Ulm seniors has dedicated numerous hours creating little dresses out of pillowcases and other donated materials. More>>

Planning For The Post Office Future Video included

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Area residents are putting in their two cents to the city and potential developers on what they'd like to see move in. More>>

ECHO Food Shelf Delivers Video included

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The local food shelf in Mankato is finding new ways to deliver food to homes. More>>

Minn. Speaker Of The House Visits Mankato Video included

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  The Minnesota Speaker of the House visits Mankato, giving his take on the 2015 legislative session.

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Public Safety Stresses Grilling Safety

Public Safety Stresses Grilling Safety Video included

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With Memorial Day weekend serving as an informal kickoff for summer, many people will be firing up their grills.

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Blue Earth County Law Enforcement Win Commissioner's Award

Blue Earth County Law Enforcement Win Commissioner's Award Video included

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14 agencies in Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur counties accepted the Commissioner's Award for public education, enforcement, outreach within the community, and work to improving overall driver safety.

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Fairmont Warns of Phone Scam

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The City says they've gotten several reports of scammers trying to collect money from commercial and business utility account customers over the phone.  More>>

NFL Players Union Asks Federal Court to Hold NFL, Goodell in Contempt Video included

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The union believes the NFL has violated the collective bargaining agreement reached in 2011. More>>

Historic Downtown Post Office Reuse Meeting Tonight Video included

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The presentation, developed by the Post Office Reuse Taskforce, will help inform attendees on the scope of the project and review the top six ideas generated from the online engagement tool back in September. More>>

SCC Students Create 80-Foot Mural

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Dan Smith and Kendra Schleusner, two graphic communication students from South Central College create an 80-foot long mural for the Lincoln Community Center. More>>

Special Session Leaves Open Possibility For New Gas Tax Video included

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Duct Tape Truck makes a trip through town More>>

Windom Man EMT For 36 Years Video included

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This week marks National Emergency Medical Services Week, and one man from Windom has spent more than three decades as an EMT. More>>

Blue Earth County Shows Off Renovations To Its Library Video included

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County put $400,000 into facility More>>

20 Years After Meningitis Scare Shook Mankato, Janavaras' Memory Lives On Video included

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20 years ago Mankato experienced a scare over a bacterial meningitis outbreak. More>>

Legislative Session Ends As Special Session Likely Video included

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The regular legislative session may have ended at its midnight deadline, but work on a budget will continue in a special session.  More>>

New Ulm's Highway 14 Task Force Recommends Local Road Improvements Video included

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New Ulm's Highway 14 Special Task force has spent months working with the community to come up with an investment plan to present to MnDOT to improve roads along the New Ulm Corridor. More>>

Springfield Boy Starts Bike Repair Business At 14-years-old Video included

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A Springfield boy's passion for bikes drives him to start his own bike repair shop at just 14–years–old. More>>

The Price WAS Right For This MSU Mankato Student

The Price WAS Right For This MSU Mankato Student Video included

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In case you missed it, today's Price of Right had a winning bid that sounded familiar to the Mankato area.

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Level Three Offender Moving to Renville County

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The Renville County Sheriff's Office says  Jeffrey Joseph Lingl has moved into a residence between Olivia and Danube. More>>

Education Bill Veto Will Force Special Session

Education Bill Veto Will Force Special Session

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Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed an education budget that he says isn't big enough, setting up a special session of the Minnesota Legislature. More>>

Dedication Ceremony for Boy in Blue Civil War Memorial Video included

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The re-dedication will be on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 10:00 am in Historic Lincoln Park Lincoln, Grove and Broad Street intersection in Mankato. More>>

Realignments Cause Layoffs for New Ulm Pontoon Manufacturer

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Dozens of workers have been laid off from Palm Beach Marinecraft in New Ulm. More>>

Marathon Bombing Survivors Testify at Tsarnaev Trial

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Those who lost limbs – and family members – told the court how they stared death in the face. More>>

UPDATE: Multi-Million-Dollar Downtown Development Takes Shape

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 Several construction projects in downtown Mankato to change the urban core's look.

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Mankato Apartment Fire "Difficult to Chase Down and Root Out"

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Five apartments in a Mankato house were evacuated after a fire broke out Thursday night.


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'I Believe in Miracles' Comes to an End

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On Sunday morning, a fixture of programming here at KEYC came to an end.  More>>

One of Two Missing Ice Fishers Found

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Authorities have recovered the body of one of two people missing while ice fishing on a lake in southwestern Minnesota. The Lincoln County sheriff's office says divers recovered the body of 29–year–old Brianna Jean Thooft from Lake Benton on Saturday. Thooft and 54–year–old Bradley Allen Lund were last heard from early on Feb. 1 when they apparently left a fish house on the lake. Lund's pickup was later recovered from the bottom of the lake. Authorities continued the search for Lund on Sunday. More>>

City of St. Paul Considering Police Body Cams

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The city of St. Paul is considering whether to join the growing list of cities whose police officers wear body cameras.  More>>

U.S. Global Soy Trade Exchange Coming to Minnesota

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The United States Soy Global Trade Exchange is coming to Minnesota. The exchange will be held this coming September from the 9th to the 12th.The exchange is the biggest event of the year for the United States Soybean Export Council and officials say their customers are excited to visit the Gopher state, one of the top producing soybean states in the country. Bruce Abbe from Midwest Shippers Associations says, "The fact that it's here in Minnesota now, and that the event has gone to this sta... More>>

Heart of New Ulm Receives Grant to Expand Partnerships

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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

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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

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A St. Clair man with car trouble accepted help from strangers and ended up getting robbed.  More>>

Groundbreaking Today for Mankato's New Middle School Video included

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If you are interested in attending, you are asked to park at East Junior High and ride a shuttle bus starting at 9:15. More>>

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