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Owatonna Man Enters Guilty Plea in Murder Case Video included

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An Owatonna man enters a guilty plea in connection with a murder in Steele County last year. 

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MIDDAY EXPERT: Manufacturing Industry Booming In Greater Mankato Video included

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Kathryn Reeder with Cambria joined KEYC News 12 this Midday to talk about the recent growth the state's manufacturing industry. 

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Kiss Members Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley Reunite On Stage

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Original Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley have reunited for their first public appearance since their group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.    

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Garage Destroyed, Home Severely Damaged By Fire In Rural Estherville

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A home in rural Estherville is severely damaged in a house fire. 

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Pennsylvania Authorities Seek Help In Locating Missing Teen, Could Be In Minnesota

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The West Whiteland Pennsylvania Police Department is asking for assistance in locating Victoria Lynn Grimaldi, 15, of Pennsylvania. 

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Dayton, GOP Head To Private Mediation Over Veto Battle

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Gov. Mark Dayton and top Republican lawmakers are heading into court-ordered mediation.    

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12-Year-Old Ventriloquist Wins 'America's Got Talent'

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A 12-year-old girl is getting a $1 million prize and her own Las Vegas show after taking the ``America's Got Talent'' crown on the season 12 finale of the NBC reality competition.    

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Judge Rejects Couple's Argument For Refusing Gay Customers

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A federal judge has dismissed a legal challenge by the owners of a Minnesota video company who want to shoot weddings for heterosexual couples only.      

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Austin Police Dept: String Of Pet Food Laced With Hazardous Items Continuing

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The Austin Police Department says a string of dangerous incidents that could seriously pets is continuing. 

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Pres. Trump Issues Disaster Declaration In Puerto Rico

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President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria slammed into the U.S. territory.     

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Bloomington OKs Purchase Of Farm Site For World Fair Bid

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A farm near the Mall of America could become the site of a World's Fair event. 

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Officials: Iowa's Budget Won't Prompt Special Session

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State officials say a projected shortfall in Iowa's roughly $7.2 billion budget has shrunk and will not require a special legislative session to fix. 

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Motorcyclist Injured In Highway 22 Crash

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A motorcyclist is injured in an accident yesterday in Blue Earth County. 

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Minneapolis Council Reaches Agreement With Ex-Police Chief

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The Minneapolis City Council has approved a separation agreement with the city's former police chief, who resigned in July after a police officer fatally shot an Australian woman

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Bloomington OKs Purchase of Farm Site for World's Fair Bid

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 A farm near the Mall of America could become the site of a World's Fair event

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Mother Arrested in Iowa Amber Alert Case

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The mother of the three children reported missing in Clay County, Iowa on Tuesday, 25 year old Danica Arzaga, was located and picked up by authorities within Woodbury County Wednesday late afternoon

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Clobes is September Good Person Video included

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This month's Good People recipient is a man who brings joy to senior citizens with his four–legged friend

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Martin County Put Under Wood Quarantine Because Of Emerald Ash Borers Video included

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Emerald Ash Borers, those tiny insects that can destroy a region's entire population of ash trees, has been found in Martin County.   To combat its spread, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is implementing a quarantine on the county.   Quarantine can sound kind of scary. In this case though, it just about wood products made from ash, and all hardwoods used as firewood.   "There are several regulated articles, which means they can not move out of Martin Count...

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Living Snow Fences Will Benefit All Video included

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With winter almost here it's time to start prepping roads for snow and ice. Farmers are once again being asked to pitch in before they harvest their corn.

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Blue Earth Police Warn Of Mountain Lion Near Town Video included

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The Blue Earth Police Department and Faribault County Sheriff's Office are warning of a possible mountain lion in the area.    The potential predator was spotted on a trail camera on August 22nd. The owner had just recently checked the camera when he found this picture authorities say is a mountain lion walking away in the River Road area, southwest of Putnam Park. They're recommending people keep their pets indoors at night, and to avoid wooded areas between dawn and dusk....

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Saints Peter And Paul Catholic Church Accepting Donations For Hurricane Victims Video included

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A local church has an opportunity for anyone interested in helping hurricane victims

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Not Too Soon To Get A Flu Shot Video included

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Flu season typically takes place December through March, but cases can begin popping up as early as late fall.

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Gustavus Professor Continues To Stay In Contact With Family In San Juan Video included

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With Hurricane Maria wreaking havoc in the Caribbean, one Minnesota professor is staying up–to–date with the storm, as it spins through a familiar place. 

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Charges On Former Butterfield Superintendent Dismissed Video included

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Charges on former Butterfield–Odin superintendent Lisa Shellum have been dropped. 

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State Officials Crank Up Pressure To Protect MinnesotaCare Video included

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Minnesota officials are pressing President Donald Trump's administration to reverse massive planned cuts to a critical state health care program for low-income residents.      

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MIDDAY EXPERT: Owner Of WYSIWYG Talks Juicing Video included

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Kristi Schuck with WYSIWYG Juice Co. of Mankato joined KEYC News 12 this Midday to talk about the concept of juicing. 

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Minnesota Airport Gets Automated Security Lanes

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The Transportation Security Administration says new automated security lanes will make air travel safer and more efficient at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.      

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Judge Orders New Minnesota Lake Home To Be Demolished

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A judge in central Minnesota says a new lake home must be torn down after a neighbor complained about the size of the building. 

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Jay Leno Bringing Comedy Tour To Mankato In October

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If you're looking for a night of laughter, this will be a show you won't want to miss. Jay Leno is bringing his comedy tour to the Verizon Center Grand Hall in Mankato on Friday, October 20. 

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Rochester Settles Police Bias Case For $1 Million

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The city of Rochester will pay a police officer $1 million to settle a discrimination and retaliation claim.   

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Missing 4-Year-Old Found Safe In Rice County

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A four-year-old girl from Rice County who went missing last night has been found safe. 

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Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall In Puerto Rico

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 Hurricane Maria has made landfall in Puerto Rico.     

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Death Toll Rises Following Major Earthquake In Mexico

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   The head of Mexico's national Civil Defense Agency has lowered the number of confirmed dead in Tuesday's earthquake to 217.   

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Minnesota Capitol Panel Reluctant To Tighten Protest Rules

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Minnesota government leaders are hesitant to tighten rules against Capitol protests that don't have permits even though some recent demonstrations turned into heated confrontations. 

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Reinsurance Approval Costly For Minnesota

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Minnesota should get federal approval for a new program to control health insurance premiums but may lose hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding. 

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Man Arrested in Crash That Killed St. Thomas Student

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Man arrested in crash that killed St. Thomas student

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Amber Alert Issued For Northwest Iowa

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Iowa law enforcement has determined that 3 children have been abducted

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Hansen Joins 1,000 Digs Club Video included

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The Sleepy Eye St. Mary's volleyball team battled the Springfield Tigers Tuesday night. 

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Iowa Amber Alert Canceled; Mother Still at Large

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The children turned up in Sanborn, Iowa... where they were apparently abandoned by their mother.

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Minnesota Super Bowl Ring Tour Video included

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Jostens, best known for making high school rings, also happens to have made the majority of Super Bowl rings

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Importance of Car Seat Safety Video included

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A vehicle is the most dangerous place a child can be - traffic crashes are the leading killer of youth.

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THRIVE: Osteoporosis Video included

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Millions of Americans are dealing with osteoporosis. 

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Construction Begins On $10 Million Affordable Housing Complex In Mankato Video included

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Apart from housing local employees, there will be five Section 811 units reserved for people with disabilities as well as seven units reserved for households experiencing homelessness.

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MSU Department Of Social Work Receives $400K Grant Video included

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Chair of Department of Social Work David Beimers says, "We are going to use the funds to support social work students who are completing a practicum in field education... those students will ideally enter into the workforce after graduation."

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Fall Leaves Changing On Schedule Video included

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The first day of fall may be Friday, but you may have already noticed the leaves changing. Sarah Malchow, Assistant Manager at Drummers Garden Center, said the changing colors first became noticeable after Labor Day, which is right on schedule. She said three factors that affect how trees change their colors are day length, moisture, and the temperature. She said a moist and cooler August has set us up for great colors this season. "It sure is pretty so far, and o...

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Portion Of Highway 4 in Downtown St. James Reopens Video included

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Highway 4 in St. James has officially reopened to traffic. 

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GOP Warns Legislature Could Run Out Of Money Video included

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A report filed by attorneys for the Republican-led Legislature says lawmakers will have to start furloughing employees in December and shut down completely by February unless there's a resolution to a legal battle with Gov. Mark Dayton over its operating budget.    

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Crop Maturity Moving Forward After Recent Rainfall Video included

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Corn and soybeans planted earlier in the season are reaching maturity, but other crops are continuing to mature. For now they'd like to see more days of sunshine and above average temperatures continue through the month of September to help prepare crops for harvest.

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MIDDAY EXPERT: Tips For Avoiding Dry, Damaged Hair Video included

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Tiffany Ward with Indulge Salon & Tanning in North Mankato joined KEYC News 12 this Midday to talk about hair health.

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Michigan Doctor Charged With Genital Mutilation Wins Release

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A Detroit-area doctor charged with performing genital mutilation on girls in a Muslim sect will be released from jail as she awaits trial.    

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Businesses In Rochester Work To Grow Music Scene

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Some southeast Minnesota businesses are providing spaces for local musicians to flourish. 

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Open Door Health Center Provides Free Legal Checkups To Patients Video included

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Open Door Health Center is providing free legal checkups to patients to help identify problems and possible situations. 

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Leech Lake Band Granted $3 Million For Veterans Cemetery

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The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe has a $3 million federal grant to construct a veterans cemetery in Cass Lake.     

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Pres. Trump: US To "Totally Destroy" North Korea If Threatened

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   President Donald Trump says the United States will have no choice but to ``totally destroy'' North Korea if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the North's aggression.       

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Appeals Court Ruling Voids Funding Method For New Roads

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A Minnesota Court of Appeals ruling means growing communities may need to find new ways to pay for roads.  

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Pursuit Near Spirit Lake, Iowa Turns Fatal

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One man is dead after leading police on pursuit that ended in East Okoboji Lake. 

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Le Sueur Police Department Warning Businesses Of Counterfeit Bills

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The Le Sueur Police Department is reminding business owners to verify bills after receiving reports of counterfeits circulating in the area. 

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Hurricane Maria Regains Category 5 Strength

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Hurricane Maria has regained Category 5 strength, upping its top wind speeds after it had briefly dropped to a Category 4 storm overnight near the island of Dominica.     

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Some Iowa Cities Consider Firework Bans After Complaints

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Some Iowa cities are considering new restrictions and in some cases outright bans on fireworks after a rash of Fourth of July complaints. 

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Warm Conditions Help Major Minnesota Crops Mature

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Warm conditions this past week helped Minnesota's corn and soybean crops to mature and fueled a rapid harvest pace for dry beans

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Kiwanis Holiday Lights Display Preparations Underway Video included

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Mark your calendars, it's almost time for the 6th annual Kiwanis Holiday Lights display

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Minnesota Reaching Deadline to Get Insurance Rate Approval

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Minnesota is running out of time to receive approval from the federal government for its plan to lower health insurance premiums next year

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Waseca Couple Spreading Joy Through "Rock Hunt" Video included

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A Waseca couple has found a new way to spread joy to the community. And they're hoping you'll join in to spread the love

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Teen Dies at North Dakota State University Dorm

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A teenager believed to be from Minnesota died after being found unresponsive in a North Dakota State University residence hall

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North Mankato Greenlights TIF For Birchwood Cottages and Blue Star Systems

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Finally a plan for Tschohl property

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Guilty Plea in BENCHS Theft Case Video included

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Molly Harvey pleaded guilty to one count of theft while another count was dismissed.

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Fairmont Opera House Seeks $10 Million For Renovation Video included

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The renovation will include roof repairs, improved handicap accessibility and a loading dock to help improve the quality and safety for the staff and guest experience.

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Fairmont High School Receives Grant For Virtual Welding Simulator

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The software allows students to apply their skills both in and outside of the workshop."It'll tell you if you're going too fast or too slow and it'll tell you if you need to correct yourself," Matthew Anderson, a junior at Fairmont High School says. 

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Pedestrian Struck By Semi In North Mankato Video included

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 A 31-year-old pedestrian is injured after being struck by a semi at a North Mankato intersection. 

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112 MPH Police Chase With Baby In Back Leads To Child Endangerment Charges

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Criminal complaint: 21-year-old Sheldan Christian Luna of St. Clair allegedly led police on a high speed chase Friday night

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Jury Selection Begins For Owatonna Man Accused Of Murder Video included

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Jury selection begins today for an Owatonna man facing first degree murder charges. 

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Oak Ridge Boys Coming To Mankato In January Video included

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One of the longest-running groups in country music is bringing its tour to Mankato. 

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MIDDAY EXPERT: Back To School Organization Video included

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Jessica Blais, owner and founder of Mankato Moms Blog joined KEYC News 12 this Midday with some tips for families on back to school organization.

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Appeals Court: Minneapolis Employers Must Provide Sick Leave

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A Minnesota appeals court has ruled employers in Minneapolis still have to provide paid sick leave for their workers.     

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3 Arrested In St. Paul School Fight

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A lockdown at St. Paul Central High School has ended with the arrest of three teens.   

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Iowa Premium Reduction Revives Workers' Compensation Debate

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The Iowa governor's office and the organization that sets workers' compensation rates are disputing over whether a new law influenced a recent rate reduction in premiums for employers.    

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Iowa Rape Cases Delayed By Lab Testing Backlog

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Sexual assault cases move ahead slowly in Iowa because of a testing backlog at the state crime lab. 

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Emmetsburg Man Charged After Leading Police On Chase In Stolen Vehicle

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A 20-year-old Emmetsburg, Iowa man is charged after leading police on a pursuit through Palo Alto County. Authorities tried to pull Blake Michael Gibson over on Highway 18 just before 10 p.m. Friday night. 

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Two People Injured In Rear-End Accident

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Two people are injured in a rear-end crash in Nicollet County yesterday. 

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Riders From Around Midwest Competed In Weekend Flat Track Races Video included

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Hundreds flocked to New Ulm this weekend, as both kids and adults sought the need for speed. 

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Bethany Lutheran College Kicks Off Annual Hawk Watch Video included

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This week the public is invited to a "Migration Through Mankato" discussion as well as a bird walk led by Chad Heins, an assistant professor of biology at Bethany Lutheran College.

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79-Year-Old Man Dies In Bulldozer Rollover

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Authorities in northeastern Minnesota say a 79-year-old man was killed in a bulldozer rollover.    

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Immanuel Lutheran Church Celebrates 150 Years Video included

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Hundreds gathered inside the gymnasium of the school to commemorate the building's history. 

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Auto Restorer's Club Hosts 41st Annual Car Show, Swap Meet Video included

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Car enthusiasts from all across Minnesota, Iowa and even Wisconsin come together each year to participate in the auto event."Seeing all the vehicles. It's really fun seeing a car you've never seen before.

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Players Buzz Hoffner's Head After Win Over Duluth Video included

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The MSU football team improved to 3–0 on the season Saturday, and it also means head coach Todd Hoffner won't be rocking the visor look on the sideline, at least until his hair grows back.

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Minneapolis Police Seek Driver In Fatal Car Crash

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Minneapolis police are searching for the man who was driving a car that crashed, killing his passenger.
  

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Woman Nearly Paralyzed After Hammock Accident Video included

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A Minnesota woman says she is lucky to be alive after a freak accident left her nearly paralyzed. 

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Camp Sweet Life Hosts 5th Annual Glow In The Park

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Volunteers were helping set up earlier in the day, to prepare for the festivities. 

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Julee's Jewelry To Raise Money For Local Police Departments Video included

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Saturday, Julee's Jewelry hosted "Diamonds and Donuts," to kick off their month–long fundraiser. 

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Community Leaders: Guard's False Report Put Blacks At Risk Video included

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Community leaders say a St. Catherine University security guard put African–American men at risk when he allegedly falsely reported that he was shot by a black male. 

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Redwood County Sheriff's Office Investigating Hit And Run Crash

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The Redwood County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hit and run incident. 

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Madelia Woman Injured In Two Car Collision

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A Madelia woman was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries after a collision between two vehicles Friday night.  

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79-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In Submerged Car In Duluth

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A 79-year-old woman was found dead inside a submerged car in a Duluth Lake. Authorities say Darlene Lukovsky was found Saturday morning in Island Lake, in Duluth's Fredenburg Township. 

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Knights/Crusaders Clash in Match-Up Between Two New 9-Man Teams Video included

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The Knights are off to an unbeaten, 2-0 start while the Saders were 1-1 after the first two weeks.

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Mavs Fall to #11 Winona State in Home Opener Video included

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The Minnesota State Volleyball team battled the 11th-ranked Winona State Warriors on Thursday night in their home opener. Winona State beat the Mavs in three.

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Johnson Nabs 1,000th Dig in Saints Comeback Win Video included

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St. Peter senior Ellie Johnson nabbed her 1,000th career dig on Thursday night in Fairmont in the Saints 3-2 comeback win over the Cardinals.

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THRIVE: Children Vision Screenings Video included

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Every experience starting at a young age is an opportunity for growth and development.. but if vision isn't up to par, a delay in that can happen. 

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Doris Weber is August Good Person Video included

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This month’s Good Person makes a difference in the community of Springfield

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Drake is July "Good Person" Video included

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This month’s Good People award winner has a vision for helping the blind

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Minnesota High School Football Polls: Sept 13th Video included

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Minneapolis (AP) The Associated Press state high school football polls for the week of September 13, first-place votes in parentheses, record and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers.                                          

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Hoffner and Bednarski Reflect on MSU's Home Opening Win Video included

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The MSU football team is 2-0 through the first two weeks of play. KEYC News 12 Sports Director, Claire Dau sat down with Maverick head football coach, Todd Hoffner and junior kicker Casey Bednarski, to talk about last Saturday's home opening win over Minnesota-Crookston.

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THRIVE: Wearing Ear Protection Video included

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Noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss, and one of the most common occupational illnesses in the United States.

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Peterson's Return Bittersweet for Vikings Fans Video included

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Adrian Peterson returned to Minnesota on Monday night to take on the Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. KEYC News 12 Sports Director, Claire Dau caught up with fans prior to kickoff.

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East and West Face-Off in 45th Jug Game Video included

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Mankato East and Mankato West battled in the 45th annual Jug Game on Friday at Blakeslee Stadium. It's been over a decade since the Cougars have topped the Scarlets. The Cougars opened their 2017 campaign at home last week with a tough 31-14 loss to Northfield. West on the other hand shut-out Rochester Century 28-0 on the road.

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Scarlets Top Cougars in Five Video included

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The Mankato East volleyball team traveled across town on Thursday night to battle the Scarlets of Mankato West. East won the first game 25-23, but the Scarlets powered back for the 3-2 win over the Cougars.

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Buisman's Hat Trick Helps Scarlets to 6-0 Win Video included

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The Mankato West girls soccer team played host to the Austin Packers on Thursday. McKenna Buisman had a hat trick in West's 6-0 win over the Packers.

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West Wins Cup in Crosstown Battle Video included

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Mankato East and Mankato West battle on the tennis courts on Thursday. The Scarlets topped the Cougars 5-2 to maintain control of "The Cup."

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THRIVE: Treating Reoccurring Ear Infections

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Symptoms of an ear infection may include earaches and thick, yellow fluid coming from the ears.

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THRIVER Izzy Lind Running To Battle Anxiety Video included

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Izzy's struggle with anxiety started to impact her life negatively when she entered six grade. 

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THRIVE: Suffering Less From Sinus Infections

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Sinus infections are broken down from acute, subacute and chronic. 

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THRIVE: Healthy Eating Habit Tips Video included

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Getting your child to eat well and enough during meal times can be a struggle for many parents when raising kids.

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THRIVE: Relaxation Tips Before Bed Video included

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Sleep is an important part of our routine and everyone would like to fall asleep promptly when laying down, but sometimes it can be tricky to. 

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THRIVE: Adult Immunizations Video included

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Every year thousands of adults in the U.S. become seriously ill and are hospitalized because of diseases that immunizations can help prevent. 

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THRIVER: Elissa Dulski's Story Video included

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Nominated Thriver Elissa Dulski says, "I gained 85 pounds with my daughter and during that pregnancy it was hard on me and my self–esteem." 

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THRIVE: Greater Mankato Area United Way To Host 8th Annual Women With Heart Luncheon

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More than 500 women are expected to attend tomorrow's 8th annual Greater Mankato Area United Way Women with Heart Luncheon. CEO Greater Mankato Area United Way Barb Kaus says, "It's a wonderful way to bring the women together of the region to show their support for improving people's lives." United Way focuses on helping families in need lead healthy and successful lives. Kaus says, "We need to include all aspects of who gives to united way and supports the beautif... More>>

Thrive: Preventative Exams For Women Video included

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Preventative exams are important for women as their bodies age and change. Mankato Clinic Dr. Tara Denke says, "As women age and change our bodies age and change and some of the things that happen can affect our ability to just live our lives so as women age we want to see them through the reproductive years. We want to see them through the parimenopause years and of course then the menapausle years and all of those areas of life." The exam consists of a standard physical ...

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Thrive: Pregnancy Myths Part Two Video included

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 With all this advice coming from a variety of sources, it's inevitable that there are some myths in the mix.  Mankato Clinic M.D Mark Taylor says, "The old thing about remember you're eating for two is still out there and pregnancy is not a license to pig out. But you do want to expand your calories a little so it's about 300 calories a day for a normal patient. There are different patients with different." Adding that those extra calories should be healthy choice..

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THRIVE: Pregnancy Myths Video included

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Everything from books to magazines to relatives and neighbors have a plethora of advice about pregnancy do's and don'ts.

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THRIVE: Preparing For Pregnancy Video included

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Becoming the healthiest version of yourself is the best thing you can do when trying to become pregnant. 

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Thrive: Exercise and Pregnancy Video included

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There are several healthy habits to practice when pregnant and exercise is one of them

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THRIVE: Jason Peterson Makes Healthy Lifestyle Change Video included

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Jason Peterson has made changes to his physical health this past year by joining Kato Crossfit and is seen as a Thriver to friends and family.

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THRIVE: Making Exercise A Priority Video included

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We are all busy people and lack of motivation and time to squeeze in a workout can get the best of us. 

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THRIVE: WYSIWYG Offering More Than Just Healthy Nutrition Video included

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What You See Is What You Get is about more than just healthy food options.

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THRIVE: Understanding Heat Stroke to Avoid It Video included

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As we enter the warmest months of the year, it's important to be aware of heat related illnesses.

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THRIVE: International Men's Health Awareness Week Video included

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Bringing awareness to men and boys getting annual checkups.

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Thrive: Children's Museum Of Southern Minnesota Video included

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The Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota has a temporary exhibit space where they have the ability to rotate exhibits every 3–4 months. 

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Thrive: New Juice Recommendations Video included

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The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends keeping children from drinking juice. 

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Thrive: Sculpture Tour Promoting Wellness

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Sculptures began lining the streets, marking their spot on May 13. 

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Thrive: Shingles Can Strike Years After Chicken Pox Video included

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 Anyone who has experienced the chicken pox virus may have a reactivation known as shingles. 

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THRIVE: Hepatitis C Treatment

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New drugs have made Hepatitis C treatment more effective. 

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THRIVE: Harvest Of The Month Video included

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Eating fruits and vegetables are an essential part of our diets to stay healthy...

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THRIVE: School Snack Carts Video included

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 Participating area schools are utilizing a snack cart in the morning to help keep kids on track.  "A hungry student is a student that might have trouble focusing on their schoolwork, concentrating in the classroom. There might be behavior issues, trouble learning so this is just kind of a morning snack to hold them over until lunch," ISD 77/Mankato Clinic Foundation, Kelsey Rounds said.  The snack carts are brought to the hallways around 9:30 in the morning.

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THRIVE: Less Invasive Bunion Surgery Video included

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A bunion is a bump on your big toe where a normal bone changes position to become more prominent or stick out. 

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THRIVE: Maintaining Behavioral Changes Video included

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Whether it has to do with working out or dieting, making a life change can be difficult enough in itself, but maintaining that behavior change forever is the hardest part.

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THRIVE: Maintaining Sleep Schedule Video included

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Maintaining steady sleep schedule with ways to fall asleep without using medication.

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THRIVE: Prostate Cancer Screenings Video included

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 The men's health forum coming up on April 11 brings health awareness to men.. Focusing in on prostate cancer at this year's event. 

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THRIVE: Upcoming 2017 Men's Health Forum Focuses On Prostate Cancer Video included

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The men's health forum is designed to reach an audience that doesn't necessarily pay as close attention to their health.  

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THRIVE: Nutrition Importance When Working Out Video included

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Often times the importance of nutrition for fueling the body when exercising can be overlooked.

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THRIVE: Cancer Risks From Tanning Beds Video included

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 "Recently saw a statistic that tanning beds cause more than 400 thousand skin cancers in the us a year. Here in the clinic we see skin cancer every day," Mankato Clinic Dermatologist, Dr. Paul Bandelin said.  

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THRIVE: Treating Trauma With Brain Spotting

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Three different ingredients make something traumatic to an individual.  

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THRIVE: SMILES Program Works Toward Reaching Goals Video included

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SMILES is a center for independent living serving people with disabilities in the community.. And after coming across the Mankato Clinic's THRIVE campaign.. one SMILES counselor was inspired to use eat, move sleep into a program if their own. 

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THRIVE: Exercise As Medicine Video included

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Using exercise as a natural medication.

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THRIVE: Health Hazards Of Drinking Pop Video included

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Pop's sweet taste, pleasant fizz and energizing jolt may often seem like just what you need. 

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THRIVE: Benefits Of Weight Resistance Training Video included

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Although cardiovascular training is important.. often times women push weight resistance training off to the side.

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Thrive: Practicing Mindfulness To Change Thinking Video included

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Throughout the day many of us have negative thoughts running through our minds, but would do anything to make it stop and get rid of the worry. Mindfulness is the practice for managing thoughts and selecting your attention to give you an opportunity to worry less and select where you place that attention.  "I use it when I'm caught up in my worries or I'm bombarded with too many thoughts at once or I find myself in this negative space or thinking about myself in a negative w..

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