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One Person Dead, Three Others Injured in Overnight Shooting

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One person is dead after an overnight shooting in Mankato. A news release from the Mankato Department of Public Safety says officers responded to a report of shots fired just before 2:00 Sunday morning. It happened at the Kato Entertainment Center on East Chestnut Street. Authorities say a total of four people were shot. All were taken to Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato. One person died, and the other three were treated for what's described as non-life-threatening injuries. One person was a... More>>

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North Mankato Hosts the Bunny Run

North Mankato Hosts the Bunny Run Video included

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More than 75 participants took part in North Mankato's Bunny Run.  More>>

Protesting for Peace

Protesting for Peace Video included

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A group of people spent their afternoon outside the Blue Earth County Historic Courthouse protesting for peace and awareness in South Sudan. More>>

St. Peter's Annual Jaycee's Easter Egg Hunt

St. Peter's Annual Jaycee's Easter Egg Hunt Video included

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It's just a short bunny hop away from Easter and kids all across Southern Minnesota are getting ready for the big day. More>>

Person with day pass from MN Security Hospital has not returned

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A person with a day pass from the Minnesota Security Hospital in Saint Peter has not returned.Chief Deputy Karl Jensen of the Nicollet County Sheriff's Department confirmed to KEYC News 12 the suspect is still at-large.We will have more information on this story as it becomes available. More>>

Fitness Class Incorporates Surfing Video included

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The fitness moves are all done on a surf board...  but that board is not in the water it's on a gym floor. More>>

Cell Phone Companies to Include Anti-Theft Tool Video included

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The wireless industry is making it harder for thieves to get money from a stolen smartphone. Major phone manufacturers have agreed to include an anti–theft tool in their products next summer. At one point More>>

Body Cams Finding Their Way Onto Police Force Video included

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Study shows cams protect both civilians and cops More>>

Christian Churches Observe Good Friday Video included

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Churches around the area observed Good Friday today. 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>>

MSU Mankato Hosts Severe Weather Seminar Video included

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Minnesotans are no strangers to severe weather. More>>

Eggs Everywhere...Even In The Water Video included

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Usually when you think of an Easter egg hunt, you picture the eggs hidden in the grass or under a bush. More>>

St. James Man Faces 5 Drug Charges Video included

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A St James man is facing five drug felony charges. More>>

Robbery Suspect Sought, Three Others Jailed Video included

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Authorities stopped a vehicle matching the suspect's vehicle shortly afterwards. Three men were taken in to custody, but the driver got out and fled on foot. He is still at large. Authorities say they are looking for Denzell Lamar Lewis, 19. More>>

Captain in South Korean Ferry Disaster Criminally Charged Video included

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A court issued an arrest warrant for the ship's captain Friday. Investigators say he was not at the controls when the ferry took a sharp turn, tipped on its side, and started sinking. More>>

2nd Charge of Aiding & Abetting Murder Filed in Drug Deaths Video included

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This morning, an additional charge of aiding and abetting murder was filed against Tyler Caputo in the death of 17-year-old Chloe Moses. More>>

MPCA Fines Buffalo Lake Ethanol Plant

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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued a 10-thousand dollar fine to the ethanol plant in Buffalo Lake formerly owned by Minnesota Energy. The plant now owned by Buffalo Lake Advanced Biofuels More>>

April is National County Government Month Video included

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Blue Earth County was established in 1853, five years before Minnesota became a State More>>

Minnesota Couple Accused of Welfare Fraud Can't Afford Bail Video included

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The Chisholms were charged in March with making $167,420 in fraudulent medical and food-stamp claims in Florida and Minnesota. More>>

Officer Charged with Sexually Assaulting Teen

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Prosecutors say he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old resident of the North Homes Juvenile Correctional Facility in Grand Rapids. More>>

Officials Warn of Spreading Horse Virus Video included

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The American Quarter Horse Association rescheduled events this month in Minnesota because of the cases. More>>

Iowa Unemployment Rates Up Slightly

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Despite the higher rate, employment reached a record high of 1.6 million people. More>>

Toxicology Results Prompt New Charges Video included

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New charges are filed for two Mankato men accused of obtaining and selling drugs that authorities believe may have contributed to the deaths of two young people last month. Suspicious drugs in blue baggies More>>

Post to Buy Michael Foods

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Among its facilities, Michael Foods runs a major egg operation in Gaylord.  More>>

Are Foods Making Your Allergies Worse? Video included

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What you eat can also bring on the sneezing and watery itchy eyes.  And most people don't even realize their food is the culprit. More>>

Former County Fraud Investigator Sentenced in Theft Case

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Jeffrey Matthews was originally charged with theft of public funds for not working hours he listed on his time card. More>>

Report: Fairmont Facility Negligent After Client Death from Hypothermia Video included

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An assisted-living facility in Fairmont was negligent after a client there died after being outside in the cold. That's the finding by the Minnesota Department of Health in regard to an incident at Goldfinch Estates. More>>

Mav Football Team Agrees to Play Under Hoffner Video included

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Team says they're comfortable with the situation going forward More>>

2,600 Jobs Added In March Statewide Video included

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The Mankato area ranked second when it comes to job growth, coming in at a 2.1 percent. More>>

Hoffner Looks Forward to Working in New MSU Football Culture Video included

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Head Coach will observe team practice to get a sense of how they play 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>>

T-Rex Finds New Home at DC Smithsonian

T-Rex Finds New Home at DC Smithsonian Video included

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The skeleton was discovered in Montana in 1988 and is one of the few almost intact fossils of a T-Rex ever found. It's on loan to the Smithsonian for 50 years.


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Just for Fun: 18,000-Piece Puzzle Video included

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Leroy Knoch of Fort Madison, Iowa has a hobby that sets him apart from most people.
It's not because the hobby is all that unusual. But because Leroy doesn't do anything small.
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    Coach Hoffner Joins MSU Football Team for Spring Practice

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:13:54 GMT
    Practice finally resumed today on the football fields at Minnesota State University! KEYC News 12's Claire Dau was at MSU for today's events...
    Practice finally resumed today on the football fields at Minnesota State University! KEYC News 12's Claire Dau was at MSU for today's events...
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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Jason Vargas pitched seven shutdown innings, Mike Moustakas cracked a two-run er and the Kansas City Royals romped to a 5-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Alcides
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    The MSU FOOTBALL TEAM WILL BE led into the future by head coach Todd hoffner. That FACT was confirmed at a press conference TODAY By UNIVERSITY DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS Kevin Buismen..STILL IT APPEARS THEIR
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  • Person with day pass from MN Security Hospital has not returned

    Person with day pass from MN Security Hospital has not returned

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:58:47 GMT
    A person with a day pass from the Minnesota Security Hospital in Saint Peter has not returned.Chief Deputy Karl Jensen of the Nicollet County Sheriff's Department confirmed to KEYC News 12 the suspect is still at-large.We will have more information on this story as it becomes available.
    A person with a day pass from the Minnesota Security Hospital in Saint Peter has not returned.Chief Deputy Karl Jensen of the Nicollet County Sheriff's Department confirmed to KEYC News 12 the suspect is still at-large.We will have more information on this story as it becomes available.
  • Robbery Suspect Sought, Three Others Jailed

    Robbery Suspect Sought, Three Others Jailed

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:53:18 GMT
    Authorities stopped a vehicle matching the suspect's vehicle shortly afterwards. Three men were taken in to custody, but the driver got out and fled on foot. He is still at large. 
    Authorities stopped a vehicle matching the suspect's vehicle shortly afterwards. Three men were taken in to custody, but the driver got out and fled on foot. He is still at large. Authorities say they are looking for Denzell Lamar Lewis, 19.
  • North Mankato Hosts the Bunny Run

    North Mankato Hosts the Bunny Run

    North Mankato Hosts the Bunny Run

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-04-20 04:01:25 GMT
    More than 75 participants took part in North Mankato's Bunny Run. 
    More than 75 participants took part in North Mankato's Bunny Run.