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Building to House Ice Cream Shop Ruled Nuisance in St. Peter Video included

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The city of St. Peter declares a building in the city's historic downtown a public nuisance, leaving officials and the building's owner looking for a way to move forward.When they bought this building located at 214 Minnesota Avenue South three years ago, the Gatchell's figured it would make for a great second location of Mom and Pop's, along with their Mankato spot on Riverfront Drive.But the more and more they, they're contractors and the city inspected the building, the more and more they ... More>>

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Final Touches to HWY 169 Project in Blue Earth Start Soon Video included

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Blue Earth motorists will again have to pay close attention to detour signs along Highway 169 next week as crews finish some work and tackle another project.The roundabout project in Blue Earth has been on pause since winter weather came this way last November, but starting next week, detour signs will be back up taking drivers on different route while unfinished work get done. Scholtes says, "For the next thirty days or so there'll be some detours. I think most of the detours are going to be... More>>

New Study Raises Health Concerns Over Marijuana Video included

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The study raises concerns just as more state debate legalizing cannabis. More>>

MSU Receives Software Grant

MSU Receives Software Grant Video included

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Minnesota State University receives an in–kind software grant with a commercial value of over 300 million dollars. More>>

Meat Prices At Record Levels

Meat Prices At Record Levels Video included

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The start of summer is just around the corner, and that means, so is grilling season.But the next time you stop at the local grocery store or meat market, you may find the prices are higher than ever. More>>

Suspects in Drug Overdose Case Post Bail

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A Mankato man charged with murder in connection with two drug overdose deaths is out of jail. More>>

Playing It Safe With Flood Insurance

Playing It Safe With Flood Insurance Video included

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Although we've had a mild winter, what Mother Nature has in store for us is never certain. More>>

St. Peter Police Join Search For Mankato Burglary Suspect Video included

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The Saint Peter Police Department believes they are looking for an individual that Mankato Public Safety are searching for, after an attempted burglary on Tuesday morning at a Saint Peter business. More>>

MSU and MnSCU Seek Audit Regarding Hoffner Matter Video included

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MSU President, Richard Davenport, is asking the State Office of the Legislative Auditor to review the school's actions surrounding Todd Hoffner. More>>

Public invited to see new Mankato fire station Video included

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The general public is being invited to check out a new $1.2 million Mankato fire station. More>>

Minnesota Senate Passes Cell Phone Tracking Bill Video included

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People being tracked must eventually be notified that their information was collected. More>>

Lawmakers to Crack Down on Access to Citizen Data Video included

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The bill would also specify that only certain government employees would be able to see people's private information - those who need it to do their jobs. More>>

Minnesota Senate to Vote on "Economic Security Act" Video included

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It would require many companies with government contracts to certify they pay men and women similarly. More>>

40th Annual Riverblenders Show This Weekend Video included

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There are two shows on Saturday, at 2 and 7 PM. Both shows will be at Crossview Covenant Church in North Mankato. More>>

Study Looks at Whether Stroke Patients Get Stroke Medicine Quickly Video included

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If doctors administer a clot dissolving drug within 60 minutes after arriving at the hospital, it can benefit a patient's recovery.           More>>

Victim Identified in Mankato Shooting Video included

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Police have identified the victim as 22 year old Poth Acouth from Bellevue, Nebraska. More>>

Fairmont Area Residents Voice Opinions Over Proposed High Voltage Transmission Lines

Fairmont Area Residents Voice Opinions Over Proposed High Voltage Transmission Lines Video included

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ITC Midwest is proposing a $300 million dollar high-voltage transmission line to more efficiently transmit power, but property owners in its proposed path were present to voice their concerns about changes to their land.
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UPDATE: TEEN FACES THIRD DEGREE MURDER CHARGES

Teen Faces Third-Degree Murder Charges

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Trace Colton Hafner of Blue Earth is now facing third degree murder charges. More>>

Its Earth Day...Here Are Some Eco-Friendly Tips

Its Earth Day...Here Are Some Eco-Friendly Tips Video included

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Today the world will celebrate the 42nd annual Earth Day. More>>

Highway Construction Underway in Mankato

Highway Construction Underway in Mankato Video included

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The roundabouts on Highway 169 going through Blue Earth have been open since November, but in a few short days, detour signs will be back up. More>>

New Ulm Water Tower to Get Upgrade

New Ulm Water Tower to Get Upgrade Video included

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The Public Utilities Committee in New Ulm is preparing to accept a bid for upgrades to the water tower.  More>>

Burglary at the Loose Moose Saloon

Burglary at the Loose Moose Saloon Video included

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 Mankato Public safety officials say a burglary occurred at the Loose Moose Saloon and Conference Center early this morning. More>>

New Ulm Man Advances Medical Marijuana Case

New Ulm Man Advances Medical Marijuana Case Video included

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A New Ulm man makes his latest court appearance on marijuana charges. More>>

St. Peter Hires New Principal

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The Saint Peter school district has hired a new principal for its middle and high school.Paul Preimesberger will fill the vacancy left by Dr. Paul Peterson when Peterson becomes superintendent of the district July 1. More>>

Supreme Court Weighing the Future of Broadcast TV Video included

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The Supreme Court is looking at a case pitting an Internet startup called Aereo against the four major broadcasters. More>>

Archbishop's Deposition to be Released Video included

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Nienstedt testified under oath April 2 about the way church officials have responded to allegations of sexual abuse by priests. More>>

Proposed Changes to Feedlot Permits Video included

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About 1,300 large feedlots in Minnesota, with at least 1,000 head of beef cattle, 700 dairy cows or 2,500 hogs, currently operate under both those permits. More>>

Lawmakers Working Toward End of Session Video included

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The session must end by May 19, but many around the Capitol are banking on a quicker finish. More>>

Vikings Release Pre-Season Schedule

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The team will get a taste of playing at their temporary home of TCF Bank Stadium to start the 2014 pre-season. More>>

Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota Video included

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This is severe weather awareness week in Minnesota. KEYC News 12 has partnered with the Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office to produce educational videos on staying safe during severe weather. Thursday is the statewide tornado drill. There are two times: 1:45 and 6:55. More>>

Study: Codeine Over-used in Children Video included

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For years, the "American Academy of Pediatrics" has warned of the potential dangers of prescribing the painkiller and cough suppressant, codeine, to children.
But a new study finds far too many young patients are still being given the drug.
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Kato Ballroom Owner, South Sudanese Community Speak on Tragic Shooting

Kato Ballroom Owner, South Sudanese Community Speak on Tragic Shooting Video included

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Mankato Public Safety is continuing to look for the suspect in a deadly shooting incident outside the Kato Entertainment Center early Sunday morning More>>

Shooting Update: Names of Arrested Suspects Released

Shooting Update: Names of Arrested Suspects Released

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The Mankato Department of Public Safety has released the names of those arrested in connection to Sunday morning's shooting at the Kato Entertainment Center.  More>>

Mankato School Board Keeps Activity Fees Steady Video included

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For Mankato Area Schools, activity fees will remain the same after a school board vote Monday night. More>>

Stowaway Boy Survives Flight from CA to HI

Stowaway Boy Survives Flight from CA to HI Video included

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Security at the San Jose airport in California is being examined after a 16 year old boy managed to board a plane as stowaway.He was not detected until the flight landed in Hawaii. Authorities say the boy is lucky to be alive.Paramedics wheeled the 16 year old stowaway to an ambulance after he was found on the tarmac in Maui.The FBI says the boy hopped a fence in San Jose...hid in the cramped wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet.....and survived a five and half hour flight at 38,000 feet in... More>>

USC Student Faces Year Long Expulsion

USC Student Faces Year Long Expulsion Video included

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A junior at United South Central High School is being suspended and faces expulsion after bringing a knife to school. More>>

Study: Fuels From Corn Waste Not Better Than Gas Video included

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A $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and released Sunday in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change concludes that biofuels made with corn residue release 7 percent more greenhouse gases in the early years compared with conventional gasoline. More>>

So Far, So Good With Boston Marathon Video included

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Nine thousand more people are running this year than last including many who were unable to finish because of the bombings, and others who were inspired to run because of the tragedy. More>>

Security Measures Examined After Boy Stowaway on Plane Video included

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The FBI says the boy hopped a fence in San Jose, hid in the cramped wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet, and survived a five and half hour flight at 38,000 feet in subzero temperatures. More>>

Pick of the Litter April 18th Video included

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This week's pick of the litter is Aria, a two and a half year old Great Pyrenees Mix. More>>

Therapy Dogs Part of Treatment at Illinois Hospital Video included

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Certified therapy dogs are now strolling the halls at an Illinois Medical Center. More>>

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    To celebrate: a gigantic cake has been made in the shape of the stadium.
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    The super sized 20-pound delight is made from only the best Belgian chocolate.
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    Top officials at Minnesota State, Mankato are asking state auditors to review the dismissal of head football coach Todd Hoffner.
    Top officials at Minnesota State, Mankato are asking state auditors to review the dismissal of head football coach Todd Hoffner.
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    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:05:30 GMT
    Police have identified the victim as 22 year old Poth Acouth from Bellevue, Nebraska.
    Police have identified the victim as 22 year old Poth Acouth from Bellevue, Nebraska.
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    Teen Faces Third-Degree Murder Charges

    Teen Faces Third-Degree Murder Charges

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:46:03 GMT
    Trace Colton Hafner of Blue Earth is now facing third degree murder charges.
    Trace Colton Hafner of Blue Earth is now facing third degree murder charges.