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Man Arrested After High Speed Chase in Waseca, Steele Counties Video included

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Authorities say they tried to stop a car after a reported theft at the Hy–Vee in Waseca when the vehicle took off.

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Counterfeit $20 Bills Circulating In Fairmont Video included

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The Fairmont Police Department is warning residents and area businesses of counterfeit $20 bills being passed in the area. 

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Fairmont Police Dept. Receives Grant For AEDs Video included

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A grant recently received by the Fairmont Police Department will help make the city safer for residents and visitors. 

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Bluejays On 12-Game Winning Streak Video included

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 The Bluejays are currently enjoying a 12–game winning streak despite falling in their first two contests this season. 

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2018 Ag Symposium To Talk Changes In Farming Video included

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Speakers will talk about some of the changes the modern producer faces on a daily basis.

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Swap Shops In Iowa Video included

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A swap shop is a room full of hazardous wastes commonly found in homes, such as paints, cleaners, weed control, etc. 

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Speculative Building Nearing Completion Video included

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This 30,000 square foot building will be tailored to any manufacturing company and will also include a couple of loading docks. 

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Safety First For Snowmobile Riders Video included

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Keep safety in mind before revving those engines.

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Tax Preparation Tips Ahead Of Filing Season Video included

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Dean Portner with Eide Bailly said now is the time to get organized.

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Former USC Teacher Sentenced on Child Porn Charges

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Former United South Central teacher John Marvin Degner pled guilty last month to two counts of possessing child pornography.

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Miss Bonnie Lass Royalty Talk About Upcoming Burns Celebration Video included

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The Reigning Miss Bonnie Lass Kayla Rigdon and the First Runner Up Hallie Hicks talked to KEYC News 12 This Morning today about the upcoming Burns Celebration. The Program will take place on Saturday January 20th at 6 p.m. and include bagpipe music, Scottish songs, and dancing. All are welcome to attend the event which will also feature the crowning of Miss Bonnie Lass 2018. 

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MSU Welcomes Willow The Therapy Dog To Staff Of Advisors Video included

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MSU is welcoming a new four-legged member to its staff of advisors. 

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MIDDAY EXPERT: Previewing The 2018 Ag Symposium At South Central College Video included

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Brad Schloesser with South Central College joined KEYC News 12 to talk about the upcoming Ag Symposium happening on Jan. 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

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Genesis Classical Academy Exceeds Funding Goal Video included

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A Christian school in Winnebago is thanking the community after reaching their December 31 matching funds challenge. 

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St. Paul Man Enters Guilty Plea In 2016 Fatal Crash In Faribault

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A 41-year-old St. Paul man enters a guilty plea following a fatal crash back in August of 2016 in Faribault. 

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Bartz Brother's Unveil Newest Snow Sculpture

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The Bartz brothers are known for creating snowy masterpieces of sea creatures outside their north metro home. 

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Local Senators Assess 2018 Bill Proposal Video included

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Local senators spoke on Gov. Mark Dayton's public works bill proposal on Tuesday. The proposal seeks $1.5 billion for local and statewide projects. 

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Desired 35 MPH Speed Limit Unlikely In Elysian Video included

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Getting drivers to slow down is about much more than the posted speed limit

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Waseca High School Play Honors Fallen Waseca Marine Video included

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A group of students from Waseca high school are busy preparing for an upcoming play that's unlike anything they've done before. 

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MSU Welcomes Guest Speaker To Campus Video included

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Pinheiro's presentations focus a lot on how technology has impacted literacy.

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THRIVE: Healthy Choices Prevent Osteoporosis Video included

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As we get older, bone growth slows down, which can lead to osteoporosis.

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UPDATE: Fire Destroys Home In Bird Island Video included

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Fire crews were called to 260 Dogwood Avenue a little before 5:00 p.m. Monday

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MIDDAY EXPERT: Staying Committed To Healthy Eating In 2018 Video included

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Kristi Wempen, Clinical Dietitian with Mayo Clinic Health System joined KEYC News 12 this Midday with some advice for those who have committed to a healthy diet for their New Year's resolution.

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Crews Respond To House Fire In Nicollet Video included

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Multiple agencies respond to a house fire in Nicollet Tuesday morning. 

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BEC Plans for Riverfront Drive Roundabout Despite Grant Denial Video included

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Earlier this month the state awarded over $18 million in grants for transportation projects, but Blue Earth County's project was not awarded its requested grant. 

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Madison Lake Chamber Of Commerce Taking Over, Rebranding Former Big Bobber Contest Video included

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A new group is spearheading the  iconic Minnesota State University ice contest, formerly known as the Big Bobber. 

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Taylor Library Speaks on the 2018 Buzz Worthy Books Video included

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Taylor Library Director Katie Hientz joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about the 2018 buzz worthy books. Hientz also talked about upcoming library events for all ages. 

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Mankato Psychotherapist Encourages Voicing Stress Constantly Video included

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The last ten seconds of last night's Vikings-Saints game, left fans worried, but for some it was the most stressful point of this year.

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Vikings Fever Sails Through Mankato Video included

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Vikings Fever is spreading more than ever, and with the team going to the NFC Championships, Scheels said sports apparel sales are booming.

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Pathfinder Awards Held at MSU to Commemorate MLK Day Video included

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The award recognizes individuals or organizations that the board believes "are initiators for equal treatment and human rights" in the spirit of Dr. King. 

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Gustauvs Alumni Makes Big Commitment To Help Expansion On Campus Video included

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A Gustavus Adolphus College alumni is making a big commitment to help expansion and renovations on campus. 

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GMG: KEYC News 12 This Morning Complements Regional Growth Video included

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Lisa Cownie, Kelsey Barchenger and Meteorologist Tom Clements bring more local news and weather to start your day. 

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Twins Players And Coaches Participate In Ice Fishing Tournament Video included

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Many Twins fans came out to have some fun and support a good cause.

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Rural Legislative Forum To Discuss Issues In Rural Economy Video included

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State lawmakers and entrepreneurs will be there to lead conversations on key issues.

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MIDDAY EXPERT: Benefits Of Meditation Video included

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Psychotherapist and Writer Andrew Archer joined KEYC News 12 this Midday to talk about meditation.

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Messy Dog Stresses Reading Fido's Body Language Video included

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Understanding Fido's body language is important to help ensure the happiness and health of your dog.   

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Thrilled Riders Gather for Swan Lake Radar Run Video included

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Locals of all ages, revved up their engines, and raced across Swan Lake for Sunday's Radar Run.

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Just For Kix Holds Annual "Winter Show" Video included

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The art of dance attracted hundreds of supporters to Gustavus for the annual Winter Show. 

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Families Poured Into 1st Meet & Greet Of The Year

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Dozens of families got an up close look at a number of dogs and cats who are searching for a permanent place to stay. 

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International Affairs Expert Visits MSU-Mankato Video included

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Foreign Affairs is a hot topic across the nation, including right here at home, where one policy expert paid a visit to Minnesota State University- Mankato's campus. 

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Senator Receives Local Input for Federal Farm Bill Video included

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Debates on the Federal Farm Bill are approaching, and legislators like Tina Smith, are making sure farmers' voices are being heard.

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Local MCHS Hospitals Recognized For Quality Care Video included

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14 Mayo Clinic hospitals across the nation, including a few right here at home receive high marks for quality care. 

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Gustavus Adolphus College Launches Online Virtual Campus Tours Video included

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One local college is making campus tours a whole lot easier for prospective students. 

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Swimming Lessons For Dogs Video included

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Inside The Paw pet resort, dozens of dogs awaited their turn to take a dip in the water. 

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Jefferson German Watershed Project Receives Clean Water Grant Video included

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The Jefferson German Watershed Project is awarded a grant to improve water quality in the chain of lakes. 

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Mankato Craft Beer Expo Draws Another Huge Crowd Video included

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A silent auction was one of many features added to the expo this year. The other being a VIP deck access that only 150 people got to experience and included specialty rare beers as well as catering from Tav on the Ave.

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THRIVE: Forgetting Fad Diets Video included

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It's important to recognize what's a fad diet and which diets promote healthy weight loss.

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THRIVE: Beating The Winter Blues Video included

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Less sunlight and cold temperatures are often the cause of the winter blues.

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THRIVE: Maintaining Diet Resolutions Video included

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A popular New Year's resolution in to lose weight, and diet plays a big role in reaching that goal.

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Experience/Unselfish Attitude Fueling Mankato East's Success Video included

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The state ranked  Mankato East boys' basketball team is a perfect 10–0 this season  with impressive wins against Rochester John Marshall  and Orono in the past week. 

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(7)Cougars Stay Perfect with Win over (6)Orono Video included

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East wins 65-55, improving to 10-0 this season. 

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(7)Cougars Stay Perfect with 75-63 Upset of (9)Rockets Video included

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Mankato East hands the Rockets their first loss of the season and improves to 9-0.

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THRIVE: A Journey Of Mental Health Awareness Video included

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Andrew Archer was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2002.

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THRIVE: Healthy Diet Leads To Healthier Skin Video included

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Avoiding certain foods can increase the quality of your skin.

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New Ulm Middle School Teacher Receives Golden Apple Award

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Christine Kral  is a special education teacher at New Ulm Middle School, focusing on a variety of areas, especially social skills.

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THRIVE: Understanding Kids' Skin Conditions Video included

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The most common skin disorders in children Mankato Clinic Pediatrician Catherine Davis sees are warts, rashes from viruses, excema, and acne as kids get older.

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THRIVE: Recovering With Exercise After Open Heart Surgery Video included

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Thriver Keith Flack keeps health a priority, even after setbacks and struggles.

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THRIVE: Ab Exercises To Reduce Back Pain Video included

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Mankato Clinic Physical Therapist Jacob Nienow says a lot of time when people visit him with back pain, it's because they're not using the right abdominal muscles.

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THRIVE: Watching Portion Sizes Video included

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Before sitting down for a meal, you might want to think about portion sizes.

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Elaine Larson Is November Good Person

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Elaine Larson has been volunteering at the MRCI Thrift Store since 1979.

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Comfrey Public School Music Teacher Wins Golden Apple Award Video included

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A music teacher in Comfrey encourages her students to grow their musical talents.

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THRIVE: Pound Fitness Class Demo Video included

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Pound Pro Laurie Thorstad says, "Pound is a fitness class that utilizes under used muscles."

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THRIVE: Drinking Adequate Amount Of Water Video included

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Although we have a great supply of water here in America, a lot of people choose sodas, coffee or alcoholic beverages to quench their thirst. 

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THRIVE: Preventing Trips And Falls Video included

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The first and most important thing is to make sure you're staying active. 

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THRIVE: Time To Get Your Flu Shot Video included

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Why now is the time to get your flu shot to be prepared for the upcoming season.

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THRIVE: College Students Facing Depression

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College is nothing short of an enormous transition for young adults. 

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THRIVE: Dealing With Bullies Video included

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Bullying is unwanted aggressive behavior that perceives power imbalance.

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THRIVE: Madison East Mall Walking Campaign

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Madison East Mall is a hot spot for many to get in their exercise by walking laps and socializing with friends. 

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THRIVE: Osteoporosis Video included

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Millions of Americans are dealing with osteoporosis. 

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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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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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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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THRIVE: Suffering Less From Sinus Infections

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

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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: 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

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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: 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: 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: 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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  • Augsburg Rolls Over GAC

    Augsburg Rolls Over GAC

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 11:42 PM EST2018-01-18 04:42:39 GMT

     McCiernan's points would be enough to lift the Auggies over GAC 90-59

     McCiernan's points would be enough to lift the Auggies over GAC 90-59

  • Bluejays On 12-Game Winning Streak

    Bluejays On 12-Game Winning Streak

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 8:00 PM EST2018-01-18 01:00:29 GMT

     The Bluejays are currently enjoying a 12–game winning streak despite falling in their first two contests this season. 

     The Bluejays are currently enjoying a 12–game winning streak despite falling in their first two contests this season. 

  • Spartans Shutout Scarlets 3-0

    Spartans Shutout Scarlets 3-0

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:54 PM EST2018-01-17 04:54:55 GMT

    The Mankato West boy's hockey team battled the Rochester Mayo Spartans on Tuesday night at All Seasons Arena. Mayo beat West 3-0.

    The Mankato West boy's hockey team battled the Rochester Mayo Spartans on Tuesday night at All Seasons Arena. Mayo beat West 3-0.