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Adams Street In Mankato Reopened As First Roundabout Completed

Adams Street In Mankato Reopened As First Roundabout Completed

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The traffic circle opened a few days early than it was scheduled to thanks to cooperative weather and an aggressive construction schedule. More>>

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Retrofit Recycling Offers Incentives In Disposal Of Fluorescent Bulbs

Retrofit Recycling Offers Incentives In Disposal Of Fluorescent Bulbs

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EXCEL covered the cost of recycling up to 10 fluorescent bulbs for free, and charged a reduced fee for all other lights after that. More>>

Collin Luitjens To Get New Heart Video included

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The family of Mankato teen Collin Luitjens received news this morning that Collin is getting a new heart today.  More>>

Prosecution planning to seek a higher penalty against Marlow McDonald

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The prosecution is planning to seek a higher penalty than guidelines call for in a case involving a Blue Earth County Deputy firing at a drug suspect. The case surrounds Marlow McDonald.
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Gaylord man accused of rape

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A Gaylord man is arrested after an alleged rape in the town. Court documents say the incident happened last Thursday evening. Now a 37-year-old resident is facing criminal-sexual conduct charges.

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Looking For Night To Unite Participants

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National Night Out is coming up next week, but Mankato's local effort, called Night To Unite, is still weeks away on August 26th. More>>

UPDATE: Missing Hutchinson Woman Found

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The Hutchinson Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing person.   More>>

UPDATE: State Appeals Dismissal of Attempted Murder Charges Against John LaDue Video included

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Because the same judge is hearing the case, the appeal will have to go to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. More>>

Dakota Meadows Construction Contract Awarded To Mankato's WEB Construction

Dakota Meadows Construction Contract Awarded To Mankato's WEB Construction Video included

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Preliminary construction will begin in the next few days with shovels in the ground by August 18th. More>>

Late Night Fire Damages Mankato Mobile Home Video included

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No one was home at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries. More>>

Ventura Speaks About Defamation Lawsuit Video included

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Ventura says he filed the suit because of the damage done to his reputation and to seek the truth, not because of money. More>>

UPDATE: Isaac Kolstad Speaking, Close to Walking On Own, Throws Football Video included

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Isaac is now speaking, throwing footballs and tennis balls with both arms.  More>>

NCAA to Settle Class-action Head Injury Lawsuit Video included

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A deal between players and the NCAA will require testing for possible brain injuries.  More>>

Proposed HWY 169 Detour in St. Peter Raises Concern Video included

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A meeting held last night by MNDOT and the city of St. Peter saw a number of concerned citizens urging officials to consider a different detour while construction takes place to get Highway 169 out of the flood plain. More>>

Missing Boys Turn Up Playing in The Creek Video included

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Give parents a scare for about an hour before heading back 

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John LaDue's Father Says Son Didn't Mean Harm Video included

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The father of the Waseca teen accused of plotting to bomb the school says he's relieved the attempted murder charges against his son were dropped. More>>

Another 7-Story Building Expected To Begin Construction Along Riverfront Drive

Another 7-Story Building Expected To Begin Construction Along Riverfront Drive Video included

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The 13 million dollar building will be seven stories mixed use structure with office space on the lower 4 floors and condos on the upper 3. More>>

Mankato's YWCA Sees $7,700 Donation From AT&T

Mankato's YWCA Sees $7,700 Donation From AT&T Video included

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AT&T reached out to the YWCA in Mankato a few months ago suggesting they submit a proposal for the donation. More>>

Ventura Wins $1.8 Million in Defamation Lawsuit Video included

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Former Minnesota governor sued the late American Sniper author Chris Kyle over alleged knockout punch story in book More>>

Three Juveniles Injured in One Vehicle Rollover Video included

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Three juveniles were injured after a single vehicle roll-over in Sibley County. More>>

Waseca Public Schools Statement Regarding Dismissal of Charges in John LaDue Case Video included

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Waseca Public School's Superintendent Tom Lee released the following statement on the school district's website in regards to the attempted murder charges against John LaDue being dropped.... More>>

Farmfest Forum's Set for Next Tuesday-Thursday Video included

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The Forums will be held August 5, 6, and 7 on the Gilfillan Estate, southeast of Redwood Falls. More>>

Attempted Murder Charges Dropped in LaDue Case Video included

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Judge rules LaDue needed to make "a substantial step" in order to face those serious charges More>>

Mankato's Domestic Animal Ordinance Goes Back to Work Session Video included

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There's still no resolution regarding Mankato's ordinance on domestic animals. More>>

Death of Baby Born to Teen, 14, Remains Under Investigation Video included

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The investigation continues into the death of a newborn in Watonwan County born to a 14 year old girl.  More>>

Study: Fist Bumps Could Be Healthier For You Video included

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Most of us were taught that a firm handshake can make a good first impression.

But some doctors prefer to greet their patients with a fist bump.

And science backs up their thinking.
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Cattle Still on Loose in Le Sueur County Video included

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It's been 10 days since a herd of cattle escaped from a Le Sueur farm near Highway 169.  More>>

Riverfront Park Set Up for RibFest Video included

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Things are all set up at Riverfront Park for Mankato's 17th annual Ribfest.  More>>

Vietnam Veteran Moving Wall Attracts Thousands in Cleveland Video included

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The Vietnam Veterans moving wall memorial arrived in Cleveland, Minnesota on Thursday where it is currently on display. More>>

Local Muslims Celebrate the End of Ramadan Video included

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Muslims around the world celebrate the end of Ramadan. More>>

Suspect in Synthetic Drug Deaths Investigation Back In Custody Video included

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After missing his hearing on Friday in his third degree murder case, Blue Earth County Sheriff's Department is reporting that Tyler Caputo was taken into custody in the state of Illinois Monday morning. More>>

Speeding In A Work Zone Now Results In Higher Fines

Speeding In A Work Zone Now Results In Higher Fines Video included

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This new fine now bears a higher cost than the previous 'Fines Double' policy. More>>

Police: No Troubles for New Mankato Roundabout Video included

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For a couple days now drivers have been maneuvering the newly-paved roundabout at Highway 22 and Adams Street in Mankato. More>>

ARGI Funds Provide Grants To Agricultural-Related Industries

ARGI Funds Provide Grants To Ag-Related Industries Video included

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A competitive grant program through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture helps qualifying operations receive grant money. More>>

One Worker Dead Following Workplace Electrocution in Renville County

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The investigation is being conducted by OSHA, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry and the Renville County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Police Look for Alleged Attempted Assault Suspect Video included

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Mankato police are looking for a man involved with an alleged attempted assault. More>>

Vikings Training Camp Goes into High Gear Video included

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It's the first full week of practice for the Vikings on the campus of MSU-Mankato. More>>

Work Zone Fines To Increase Friday Video included

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Officials from the Department of Transportation and the State Patrol hope the steeper penalty will serve as a speeding deterrent. More>>

Man Shot and Killed Following Northern Minnesota Home Invasion

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The home invasion happened at a home in Ray, which is about 20 miles southeast of International Falls. More>>

Mankato's High Forbes Ranking Draws Lots of Attention Video included

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Jonathan Zierdt, President and CEO of Greater Mankato Growth says the greater Mankato area was ranked 10th on last years list. More>>

Waseca Triathlon Successful Despite Strong Winds

Waseca Triathlon Successful Despite Strong Winds Video included

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Between 250 and 300 participants competed in today's event and 100 volunteers assisted along the course. More>>

Montgomery Celebrates Kolacky Days Video included

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This weekend Montgomery celebrated its 80th annual Kolacky Days. More>>

Artistic Minds Show Their Work At Owatonna's Festival Of The Arts

Artistic Minds Show Their Work At Owatonna's Festival Of The Arts Video included

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It's an annual event which allows the artistically gifted from around the area the opportunity to display their work and make a few sales. More>>

Riding lawnmower slides down embankment and pins rider Video included

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A woman cutting grass in Mankato Township encountered some tense moments as she became pinned under a riding lawnmower. At one point the machine slid down a creek embankment and rolled. Authorities say the lawnmower then pinned the woman’s leg.
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Pick of the Litter- July 25th Video included

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This week's Pick of the Litter is a kitty trio. More>>

UPDATE: Philip Nelson Makes Court Appearance Video included

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Philip Nelson is charged with first-degree assault as a result of a confrontation with former Mankato East and Minnesota State Mankato, football player Isaac Kolstad in downtown Mankato May 11. More>>

Disaster Relief Grant for Veterans

Disaster Relief Grant for Veterans Video included

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A $1,000 Disaster Relief Grant is available in 35 counties for Minnesota Veterans.Brown Co... More>>

Matt Little Recognized in Washington, DC for Service Work Video included

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At the national event, Little spoke about his passion for helping servicemen and women, and his involvement with the “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon” campaign.  More>>

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