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Toys for Tots Distribute Thousands to Local Families Video included

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It's been months of planning, but the day has finally arrived for the Toys for Tots Distribution in Mankato. More>>

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Mav Fans Rally in Mankato Video included

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Mav fans rallied at their favorite eaters getting pumped for the big game. More>>

Northern Star Bank in Mankato Shutdown by Minnesota Department of Commerce Video included

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A Mankato Bank has been shutdown by the Minnesota Department of Commerce. More>>

MSU Football Fans Enjoy Game Day Experience in Kansas City Video included

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Fans from all across the country made their way to Kansas City in hopes of seeing a national title for the Mavericks. More>>

Mavs, ThunderWolves Ready for National Title Brawl Video included

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The sign may say "soccer capital of America" ... but Saturday afternoon it'll be "the football capital." Sporting Park will be overtaken by a sea of purple, gold, and blue for the NCAA D–II Championship game.  More>>

MSU Football Team Joins Fans for Pep Rally in Kansas City Video included

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It's been the headline all week long... the MSU football team is set to take on Colorado State Pueblo in the NCAA Division II championship game... We took a look at the match–up earlier... Tonight... a pep rally was held in downtown Kansas City... to get fans and players pumped for this weekends premier event... KEYC News 12 Sports Claire Dau is in KC and shares the excitement from the rally... More>>

KEYC Staff Drops Off Toys for Tots Donations Video included

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The end of the Toys for Tots drive means Christmas is that much closer. Friday was drop-off day down at the Mankato armory. More>>

MSU Fans Travel From California For Title Game Video included

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We're less than 24 hours away from the kick off to the MSU football team's national title game.  More>>

Flu Now Widespread in 29 States Video included

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So far this season, the virus has led to the deaths of 11 children.   More>>

Woman Accused of Stealing Pulltabs

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Corinna Fay Nielsen is charged with third degree burglary and unlawful possession of gaming equipment. More>>

Seven Mile Creek Gets $1.7 Million For Cleaner Water Video included

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Watershed will work with farms on finding solutions to runoff pollution More>>

MSU Football Team to Make History at Sporting Park in Kansas City Video included

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The Mavericks have never made this trip.  They want it to be a success and plan to make a little history along the way. More>>

Mankato Salvation Army Donations Double Friday, Saturday Video included

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The days are numbered as the Salvation Army locks in on this year's Red Kettle Campaign. Currently around one hundred thousand dollars short of their goal, donations going to Mankato's Salvation Army will be doubled today and tomorrow. More>>

Mavericks Give Back Before Team's Historic Game in Kansas City Video included

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The MSU Football Team is busy preparing for their national title games to be played Saturday.

But today, they handed out stockings and gifts to veterans at a local hospital.
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Mankato Public School District Offers New Option for Adult Education Video included

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The Diploma Program is an alternative to the traditional K through 12 completions and GED.The new program is competency-based versus the traditional standardized testing of a GED. More>>

UPDATE: Authorities Ask for the Public's Help in Locating the Suspect of an Armed Bank Robbery Video included

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 In the town of Hope, authorities say the First National Bank was robbed at gunpoint around 8:30 this morning shortly after the bank opened.

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President Obama Makes History with Final Press Briefing of 2014 Video included

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President Obama checks off one last item on his to do list before leaving for vacation with the first family in Hawaii.

He held his end of the year news conference in the briefing room and at the close of 2014 there are a number of pressing and developing issues.
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Car Starts On Fire On 169, No Injuries Video included

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The Mankato Fire Department was called to a vehicle fire on northbound highway 169 this afternoon. More>>

River Hills Mall Ready for Biggest Shopping Weekend of the Year Video included

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It's the last weekend before Christmas and management at the River Hills Mall is ready for all the shoppers.  More>>

Hope, MN Bank Robbed at Gunpoint

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Investigators say it happened around 8:30 Friday morning.   More>>

UPDATE: Caramel Apples Linked to 5 Deaths, Illness in 10 States Including Minnesota

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says investigators are trying to determine the specific brands that were involved. But consumers are being warned not to eat prepackaged caramel apples until more is known. More>>

Judge Dismisses Sibley East School Referendum Lawsuit Video included

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In his ruling, Sibley County judge Kevin Eide stated that election turnout was similar to years' past, and the failure to publish the notice on time did not affect voter turnout.   More>>

Last Weekend to Catch Santa with the Kiwanis Holiday Lights Video included

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Organizers say the days leading up to Christmas and the holiday itself tend to be busy, with many making a visit to the park a part of their holiday tradition. More>>

Special Delivery: Blankets from Mankato Elks to Fargo VA

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The Elks have already delivered 400 blankets this year. More>>

MSU Football Players to Thanks Veterans in Kansas City Video included

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The MSU football team is taking the time to thank our veterans in Kansas City as they prepare for their championship match up against Colorado State Pueblo.As part of the planned activities, the team will be visiting the KC Veterans Affairs Medical Center to visit with veterans and thank them for their service.Senior OL Chris Reed says, "Just expressing my gratitude towards them, they've given a lot to this country and we do a small part by playing football and I know it helps some people I k... More>>

Habitat For Humanity Receives Anonymous Gift of $740,000 Video included

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 It's the largest amount given to the company since beginning in 1990.

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Calpine Power Plant Gets Expansion Approval Video included

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Capacity will eventually increase to 725 mW More>>

Mavs Hold First Practice in KC Ahead of Title Game Video included

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The undefeated MSU football team is just two days away from playing for the national title against Colorado State Pueblo.Thursday, the team held its first practice in Kansas City.And it was a homecoming of sorts for on MSU player. KEYC News 12 Sport's Claire Dau is there and brings us the update.The big game is 3pm Saturday in kc...the special reports from Claire Dau and Ashley Hanley will continue over the next two days all the way through Saturday night right here on KEYC.. More>>

Flu Rapidly Spreading Across Minnesota Video included

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 The flu is hitting hard this time of year and right now it's spreading fast.

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Walz Reacts to White House Shift on Cuba Video included

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Congressman Tim Walz says he's cautiously optimistic about the White House's changing policy toward Cuba. President Obama surprised many Wednesday – announcing plans on re–establishing ties to the communist nation. Most of the economic sanctions will remain in place unless the president can convince congress to lift the 53–year–old economic embargo. Congressman Walz says while expanding trade is a good idea, the U.S. needs to be cautious."I think there needs to be accountability for what thi... More>>

City Officials Make Wager Over NCAA Title Game Video included

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As the Mavs prepare to take on CSU Pueblo for the Division II national Football Title, city officials are making a little side bet... Colorado Council President Steve Nawrocki has challenged Mankato Mayor Eric Anderson to a competition of local flavor. If MSU wins the championship Saturday, Mankato will receive a case of Pueblo green chili salsa. Mayor Anderson countered with a case of Compart Family Farms' smoked pulled pork (homegrown in southern Minnesota) if thethe Thunderlves win. And i... More>>

Blue Earth House Fire Contained To Basement, No Injuries Reported Video included

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A fire in a basement of a house in the city of Blue Earth called for mutual aid from Winnebago firefighters this morning. More>>

Gov. Dayton Wants Legislators to Approve Flood Recovery Funding Video included

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Administration officials estimate that at least $8.7 million is needed to cover a gap. More>>

Rep. Walz Talks Veteran Suicide Bill, Cuba Relations and Sony Hacking Video included

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Representative Tim Walz appeared on KEYC News 12 Midday to talk about his American Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill that had support from both Democrats and Republicans, but was blocked in the Senate. More>>

Minn. Jobless Rate Dips to 3.7% for November

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 Year-to-year, the Mankato MSA grew the number of jobs by 3.6%. That's 2,019 new jobs created in the last 12 months.  More>>

Delays Transferring Data Hitting MnSure

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It's a crucial step to bill customers for their plans and send out insurance cards for coverage effective January 1st. More>>

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  • Redheads Gather in Argentina

    Redheads Gather in Argentina

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 8:18 PM EST2014-12-17 01:18:29 GMT
    Dozens of members of Argentina's so–called "Redhead Club" gathered in a central Buenos Aires square on Saturday for its annual convention. The members, all of which have red hair, came together under their mission statement of representing a "minority group". While no official figures exist, the founders say Argentina is the Latin American country with the largest number of redheads per capita. Argentina is one of Latin America's most ethnically diverse countries mainly because of the great ...
    Dozens of members of Argentina's so–called "Redhead Club" gathered in a central Buenos Aires square on Saturday for its annual convention. The members, all of which have red hair, came together under their mission statement of representing a "minority group". While no official figures exist, the founders say Argentina is the Latin American country with the largest number of redheads per capita. Argentina is one of Latin America's most ethnically diverse countries mainly because of the great ...
  • '15' Brought to Times Square Ahead of New Year's Party

    '15' Brought to Times Square Ahead of New Year's Party

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 7:53 PM EST2014-12-17 00:53:48 GMT
    The number "15" arrived in Times Square on a flatbed truck Tuesday morning in preparation for the big New Year's Eve celebration.
    The number "15" arrived in Times Square on a flatbed truck Tuesday morning in preparation for the big New Year's Eve celebration.
  • College Teachers Set New Record for Living Underwater

    College Teachers Set New Record for Living Underwater

    Monday, December 15 2014 11:53 PM EST2014-12-16 04:53:54 GMT
    Two Community College educators break a world's record in the Florida Keys Lagoon.Associate Professor Bruce Cantrell and Adjunct Instructor Jessica Fain set the new record for the longest time a human has ever lived underwater.The pair remained underwater for 73 days, 2 hours and 34 minutes conducting research and teaching online classes.They shattered the previous record of 69 days and 19 minutes.The college educators taught a nine course seminar via Youtube called "Classroom under the sea",...
    Two Community College educators break a world's record in the Florida Keys Lagoon.Associate Professor Bruce Cantrell and Adjunct Instructor Jessica Fain set the new record for the longest time a human has ever lived underwater.The pair remained underwater for 73 days, 2 hours and 34 minutes conducting research and teaching online classes.They shattered the previous record of 69 days and 19 minutes.The college educators taught a nine course seminar via Youtube called "Classroom under the sea",...
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  • AP sources: Cops' killer angry at chokehold death

    AP sources: Cops' killer angry at chokehold death

    Authorities say two New York Police Department officers are in critical condition after being shot inside their patrol car, and the suspect is believed dead.
    A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday...
  • North Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

    North Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

    North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes...
    North Korea proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang...
  • Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

    Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

    President Barack Obama declared that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time...
    The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and sometimes embarrassing executive...
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