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With the blizzard warnings many area schools decided to dismiss early.MVL in New Ulm started at 9:45 and many other schools quickly followed suit after hind winds and blowing snow are predicted for this afternoon. More>>

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Minnesota Lake Home Destroyed by Fire Video included

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The family was home at the time but were able to escape safely along with their two dogs. More>>

Testimony Begins in Iowa Murder Trial Video included

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During opening arguments, prosecutors said Frederiksen had the opportunity and motive to kill the girl, as well as access to the river where she was found. More>>

Blue Earth County Historical Society's Surrounded by History Fundraiser Video included

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The evening features a historic presentation featuring the people and businesses who built Blue Earth County. More>>

Study Finds Many Parents Want Vaccinations Delayed or Spread Out Video included

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Pediatricians are facing more pressure from parents to delay or space out vaccinations.
And researchers say more doctors are agreeing to do so despite concerns.
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Blue Earth Area School Board Discusses School Closing in Winnebago Video included

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 The Blue Earth Area school board held a meeting tonight to discuss the fate of the elementary school in Winnebago.

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Six Arrested in Connection With Mankato Assault Case Video included

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Police got the report Friday morning where the victim later told officers he was assaulted and robbed while walking to a friend's house. More>>

First Look At Final Design For Civic Center Expansion Video included

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Illuminating panels a prominent feature in proposal More>>

Area Bands Show Off Talent At Region 2AA Large Group Contest Video included

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High School orchestras, symphonic and wind ensembles gathered at Mankato West High School today to show off their musical talent. More>>

Weekend Mavs Hockey Game Made For A Busy Downtown Video included

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With the thousands of fans that crowded into the Verizon Wireless Center this past weekend to watch the Men's Maverick Hockey Game versus Michigan Tech, the downtown bars and restaurants were also packed with guests from all over the Midwest. More>>

UPDATE: Philip Nelson Sentenced to Community Service in Assault Case Video included

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The 21 year old was initially charged with first and third degree assault stemming from a fight last May with former Mankato East and MSU Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad. More>>

Winnebago Elementary Facing Potential Closure

Winnebago Elementary Facing Potential Closure Video included

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The closure of the Winnebago elementary school is being discussed with the Blue Earth Area school board tonight.

If closed, Winnebago would lose its last school and residents aren't pleased.

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New Ulm Felon Sentenced To 25 Years in Prison

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A New Ulm man charged last April with a felony was sentenced in February to 25 years in prison. More>>

Iowa Murder Trial Gets Underway Today Video included

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Prosecutors say Casey Frederiksen was watching 5-year-old Evelyn Miller at the time of her disappearance in July 2005. More>>

Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota Gearing Up for Grand Opening Video included

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The Museum offers a variety of membership packages to suit the needs of individuals, families, and groups. More>>

Midnight Deadline Approaches to Remove Ice Houses in Southern Minnesota Video included

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DNR officials say if houses are left on the lake they can be confiscated. More>>

Fat Tire Bikes Take to Mount Kato to Cruise Its Course

Fat Tire Bikes Take to Mount Kato to Cruise Its Course Video included

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A snowy bike course brought cyclists from as far as Madison and Sioux Falls to Mount Kato.

The one-day event let these fat tire bikers enjoy the last weeks of winter with this unique event.

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A New and Unique Workout Is Trending In Mankato Video included

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Mankato's Frestyl Fitness offers pole dance classes for women in the area who are looking for a unique workout and it's become a popular way to get in shape. More>>

Brides Take Over Verizon Center For Southern MN Wedding Expo Video included

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Many future brides spent their afternoon being overwhelmed with options for their upcoming wedding. More>>

Alhag's Go-Ahead Jumper Lifts East Over West Video included

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The section 3AAA semifinals pitted Manakto East against cross-town rival, Mankato West.The teams split in the regular season; Cougars took the first contest by seven, while the Scarlets earned the second victory by four points.Mankato West lead at the half, but Mankato East earned the 61-60 semifinal victory thanks to a bucket by Gorg Alhag in the final seconds of the contest.Mankato East will face Marshall on Thursday in the section 3AAA finals. More>>

Moore Brothers, Norland and Sanders Nab State Titles Video included

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Champions will be decided tonight More>>

Beer Webshow Taps Mankato Brewery This Weekend Video included

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The second season of Taproom Travelers is underway shooting an episode at the Mankato Brewery Saturday.  More>>

Local Library Celebrates Dr. Suess's Birthday Video included

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Dozens of people went to North Mankato's library today to celebrate Dr. Suess's birthday. More>>

Third Annual Pedal Past Poverty Raises Money For Local Homeless Shelters Video included

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Over 50 teams pedaled their hardest for a cause today.The third annual Pedal Past Poverty took place this morning at the Mankato YMCA to raise money for residents at the Mankato Theresa House and Welcome Inn homeless shelters. More>>

Eighth Annual Kruger Memorial Vintage Snowmobile Races Held To Honor Kruger Family Video included

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Snowmobile lovers from all over the country traveled to participate in the Kruger Memorial Vintage Snowmobile Races today on Clear Lake in Waseca.Eight years ago the community came together to mourn the loss of two of its own. Alec and Tracy Kruger were killed by an intruder in 2007.Today family and friends came together with Zak and Hilary Kruger to celebrate Alec and Tracy's lives, doing exactly what the whole family loved to do on a sunny winter day.Event organizer and family friend Mare B... More>>

Cold Air Means Steamy River Video included

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Some good news, temperatures are slowly warming as we head into the weekend and next week. More>>

UPDATE: Multi-Million-Dollar Downtown Development Takes Shape Video included

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

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Lake Superior Ice Caves to Open Saturday Video included

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The ice caves drew more than 138,000 tourists last year as the deep freeze made the caves accessible to pedestrians for the first time in nearly five years. More>>

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Video included

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Since 1973, the YWCA has honored over 130 women and 3 organizations for their leadership, their significant impact on the community and their dedication to the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. More>>

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

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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>>

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    Celebrating New Hampshire's Cold with Beautiful Ice Castle

    Friday, February 27 2015 8:51 PM EST2015-02-28 01:51:01 GMT
    This man-made ice castle, in Lincoln, New Hampshire, has lots of nooks and crannies for adventurous visitors to explore.
    This man-made ice castle, in Lincoln, New Hampshire, has lots of nooks and crannies for adventurous visitors to explore.
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    Company to Market Bulletproof Hat

    Thursday, February 26 2015 8:12 PM EST2015-02-27 01:12:54 GMT
    Troy–based Bullet Safe makes bullet proof vests for security guards and decided to add head gear to their product line. 
    Troy–based Bullet Safe makes bullet proof vests for security guards and decided to add head gear to their product line. 
  • Lake Superior Ice Caves to Open Saturday

    Lake Superior Ice Caves to Open Saturday

    Thursday, February 26 2015 2:46 PM EST2015-02-26 19:46:22 GMT
    The ice caves drew more than 138,000 tourists last year as the deep freeze made the caves accessible to pedestrians for the first time in nearly five years.
    The ice caves drew more than 138,000 tourists last year as the deep freeze made the caves accessible to pedestrians for the first time in nearly five years.
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