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Mankato Clinic Nears Opening of New Pediatric Clinic

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 Expect to start seeing patients on September 15th

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A Look Inside USC's New $28 Million School

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Today community members of the United South Central School district got a chance to check out the brand new school just days before classes begin. More>>

Highway 169 Detour Ends Video included

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The detour along Highway 169 in St. Peter is now open. MNDOT officials made the announcement shortly before 3 p.m. More>>

Iowa Lakes Community College Opens Its Doors On A New Facility.

Iowa Lakes Community College Opens Its Doors On A New Facility. Video included

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Opening its doors on a new facility, the Iowa Lakes Community College is preparing a new work force in the energy and environmental industry. More>>

Farmers gather at area town hall to talk tile Video included

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 Farmers filed in for a town hall meeting today in Nicollet County. The gathering had nothing to do with politics, but rather preservation. Soil preservation that is. More>>

Windom Area Middle-High School Embraces Technology Video included

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When the bell rings at the Windom Area School, there isn't a single student without an IPAD in tow. More>>

Kizer enters 'not guilty' pleas to charges in alleged rape case Video included

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A Gaylord man jailed in connection with an alleged rape case pleads not guilty to all charges. Thirty-eight year-old Stephen Kizer was led into Sibley County Court today.

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Isaac Kolstad to Attend MSU Football Home-Opener Game Video included

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It's been announced Isaac Kolstad will be among the fans flocking to Blakeslee Stadium for MSU football's season home-opener against longtime rival St. Cloud State University. Kolstad will help lead the team out onto the field and serve as an honorary captain for the game. More>>

Okoboji Woman Facing Felony Drug Charges

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A traffic stop in Clay County leads to multiple drug chargers for an Okoboji woman, including three felonies. More>>

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office Looking For Help In Burglaries

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The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office is looking for help from the public in solving some burglaries. More>>

2nd Person with Minnesota Ties Reported to Have Been Killed Fighting for ISIS Video included

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The news comes following confirmation another Minnesotan, Douglas McCcain died fighting alongside the terrorists over the weekend.... More>>

Amboy's Arts n More Festival Video included

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This festival is a project of the Amboy Community Club whose mission is to provide social, cultural, and environmental contributions to the Amboy area. More>>

Hagedorn Apologizes, Hits Campaign Trail After Controversial Blog Posts Uncovered Video included

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Just over two weeks after his surprise primary victory, Republican congressional candidate Jim Hagedorn is making headlines once again. . More>>

Study Highlights Importance of Detecting Color Blindness Early Video included

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The first major study on color blindness finds certain boys are most likely to be born with the condition. More>>

North Mankato, New Ulm Among Safest MN Cities Video included

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 The website Safe Choice Security News says Hibbing is ranked number one, followed by Lino Lakes and Farmington.  More>>

New Helmets Aim For A Safer Football Game Video included

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Seven players on the Sleepy Eye St. Mary's team will don lighter, more flexible helmets this season More>>

Mankato West Grad in Finals at State Fair Talent Contest Video included

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Will go for the win on Sunday at the Grandstand More>>

Vehicle stalls, catches fire along detour route Video included

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Some dramatic moments as a stalled vehicle along the U.S. Highway 169 detour near St Peter caught fire this afternoon. More>>

NHTSA opens investigation into Ford Explorer police vehicles Video included

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation regarding police vehicles. The agency says the issue at hand involves brake lines on Ford Explorers used by law enforcement.

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Flavorful Harvest For Apple Farmers Video included

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Apple farmers are getting ready for a whole new season. More>>

American Journalist Freed From Syria Addresses Cameras Video included

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An american held prisoner in syria for 22 months is back in the US and speaking out Wednesday morning.  More>>

Man with Minnesota Ties Dies in Syria Fighting for ISIS Video included

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The state department says 33-year-old Douglas MacArthur McCain was killed over the weekend. More>>

Mankato Officials Offer Fire Safety Information Video included

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The Mankato Department of Public Safety is asking people to close the door if possible to where a fire might be. More>>

North Mankato Officer Resigns Following Guilty Plea

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Jeremy Scott Swenson pleaded guilty to one count of fifth degree drug possession. More>>

3 Vehicle Crash Causes Traffic Back up on 169 Detour Tuesday Evening Video included

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A three vehicle crash causes a traffic back up on the highway 169 detour north of St. Peter last night. More>>

University of Minnesota Steps Up Campus Security Video included

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Students may notice additional police, stricter access to buildings and more discussions about safety. More>>

Audubon Society wants Bird Safe Glass in New Vikings Stadium Video included

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The Audubon Society delivered more than 70,000 signatures in a petition to Gov. Mark Dayton's office.... More>>

Early Registration Deadline Approaches for Mankato Marathon Video included

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Runners who haven't registered for Mankato Marathon races have until August 31 to take advantage of the early bird discount on registration. More>>

Salvation Army Hosts Night to Unite Block Party Video included

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While most cities across the nation celebrated the event weeks ago, Mankato's tradition of waiting until college students return from summer break still holds true.  More>>

Study Looks at Ways to Better Help Teens Seek Help for Depression Video included

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For many teens, asking for and receiving help for depression is difficult.   More>>

Night To Unite Comes With Birthday Donation Video included

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 5th grader donates books, toys to kids along Rogers Street
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Farmland Prices Dip Video included

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Falling commodity prices the big driver in land prices More>>

Mankato Schools Above State Average on MCA Testing Video included

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The department of education releases the results of the 2014 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments or MCAs. More>>

St. Peter Tackles Child Care Shortage Video included

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Finding the right child care provider can be a tough decision for some parents, but in St. Peter there aren't that many options. More>>

Highway 169 To Reopen This Thursday, Weather Permitting

Highway 169 To Reopen This Thursday, Weather Permitting Video included

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Initially expected to be completed by September 1st, the three-week detour was put in place to ensure Highway 169's reconstruction would be entirely completed and reopened this fall. More>>

President Obama on ISIS: "America Does Not Forget" Video included

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The US is considering expanding its bombing missions against the Sunni militant group known as ISIS. The terrorist group has already killed one American hostage and is still holding several others captive. More>>

Mankato Honors Local Pilot After 44 years of Service Video included

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The calendar says Tuesday but in the City of Mankato it's also George Sugden Day. More>>

Expert: Minnesota Farmland Value Down Video included

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Economist Joe Mahon says prices per acre are about 4.5 percent less than they were a year ago. More>>

Doctors' Group Recommends Later Start to School Video included

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The nation's leading group of pediatricians wants adolescents and teens to get more sleep. They're recommending big changes to the school day. More>>

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  • Mankato West Football Team Ready to Host Albert Lea

    Mankato West Football Team Ready to Host Albert Lea

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-08-28 04:03:09 GMT
    The Vikes aren't the only football team on the field tomorrow night,,on the high school front,The Mankato West scarlets open their season at Todnam Field hosting the Tigers of Albert Lea...
    The Vikes aren't the only football team on the field tomorrow night,,on the high school front,The Mankato West scarlets open their season at Todnam Field hosting the Tigers of Albert Lea...
  • Twins Lose 6-1 to Royals Wednesday Night in Kansas City

    Twins Lose 6-1 to Royals Wednesday Night in Kansas City

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:57:54 GMT
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2) pitched a perfect eighth to earn his second straight win, and All-Star closer Greg Holland worked around a single in t...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2) pitched a perfect eighth to earn his second straight win, and All-Star closer Greg Holland worked around a single in t...
  • Scarlets Beat Winhawks in 5

    Scarlets Beat Winhawks in 5

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:30 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:30:25 GMT
    The Mankato West volleyball team opened their season at home by defeating Winona 3-2 in some Big 9 conference action.
    The Mankato West volleyball team opened their season at home by defeating Winona 3-2 in some Big 9 conference action.
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  • Shearing the World's Woolliest Sheep

    Shearing the World's Woolliest Sheep

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:43:23 GMT
    The sheep just missing the record for heaviest wool after being shorn for the first time in Midlands. The wool weighing 52 pounds.
    The sheep just missing the record for heaviest wool after being shorn for the first time in Midlands. The wool weighing 52 pounds.
  • Rebuilt Humpty Dumpty makes His Return

    Rebuilt Humpty Dumpty makes His Return

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:52:09 GMT
    Less than two months after his great fall off the wall at the Enchanted Forest in Salem, the iconic statue is back in its rightful spot thanks to the efforts of the 84–year–old artist who made the original.
    Less than two months after his great fall off the wall at the Enchanted Forest in Salem, the iconic statue is back in its rightful spot thanks to the efforts of the 84–year–old artist who made the original.
  • Spain's Annual Festival is Ripe With Fun

    Spain's Annual Festival is Ripe With Fun

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:43:57 GMT
    La Tomatina is a food fight festival held on the last Wednesday of August each year.
    La Tomatina is a food fight festival held on the last Wednesday of August each year.
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