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First of Two Highway 22 Roundabouts in Mankato Open Video included

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The roundabout on highway 22 and Adams street in Mankato has been open for three hours now, and businesses affected most by the construction are glad to get back to normal. More>>

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Experimental Procedure Giving Children the Chance to Hear Video included

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Doctors at Children's Hospital in Los Angeles are taking part in an experimental trial. 

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Eagle Lake Man Sentenced For Child Porn Conviction

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Scott Schaible was given five years in prison, but the Blue Earth County Attorney's Office says that term will be stayed as long as Schaible follows his five-year probation requirements. More>>

Woman Gets New Smile at Mission of Mercy Video included

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The common fear so many have of going to the dentist is put into a new light when you see the hundreds who camped out last night. More>>

President Obama and Congress Share Separate Views on Immigration Video included

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President Obama is delivering a message to three Central American presidents about the influx of unaccompanied minors to the U.S. borders. And Congress is delivering a message to President Obama.   More>>

Fire Alarm Wakes Vikings Video included

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The night going into the first official day of the Viking Training camp was interrupted by an accidental fire alarm. More>>

Pick of the Litter- July 25th Video included

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

Soon To Be 100-Year-Old Still Does Push-Ups, Workout Routine Video included

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Fairmont resident Herbie Haertel isn't letting his age slow him down.  ... More>>

AgStar Names New CEO

AgStar Names New CEO

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Farm financial services company AgStar has named a new CEO.

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Vikings Training Camp Boosts Local Economy Video included

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 Now that the Vikes are here, Many local business expect their profits to increase. More>>

Drug Overdose Murder Suspect a No-show for Court Today Video included

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A man charged with murder in connection with two drug overdose deaths in Mankato was a no-show in court today. Tyler Caputo was supposed to appear for an omnibus hearing this morning. More>>

Space-Bound Soy Sauce Video included

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A Texas company is expanding the reach of its soy sauce into space. Little Soya is a Houston-based company run by Gary Murphy. Murphy said NASA called him a few years ago, saying they were trying to find single serving soy sauce packets that wouldn't spill or squirt in space. More>>

Mankato Ranks 3rd on Forbes "Best Small Places for Business and Careers" List Video included

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The Mankato Region was named to one top 10 last year, and now the area has moved up in the ranks again. The metropolitan statistical area (MS) now ranks third in the nation by Forbes for best small places for business and careers.

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Vikings Take the Field for First Day of Camp Video included

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Last year's starter Matt Cassell took some reps with the crew, as well as former MSU standout wide receiver Adam Thielen. More>>

Hundreds Of Volunteers Make A Difference At Minnesota's Mission Of Mercy Video included

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The Minnesota Dental Foundation and the Minnesota Dental Association teamed up to host the third annual Minnesota Mission of Mercy. More>>

More Iowa Counties Declared Presidential Disaster Areas

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The presidential disaster declaration includes counties in the northern part of the state that experienced damage from winds, tornadoes, rain and flooding. More>>

Franken: EPA May Scale Back Projected Cuts to Biofuel Production Video included

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An Environmental Protection Agency proposal for renewable fuel standards would reduce by almost 3 billion gallons the amounts of ethanol and other biofuels blended into gasoline in 2014 than the law requires. More>>

Government: 173 Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in Minnesota Video included

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U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison is leading efforts to bring to the state more unaccompanied children who've fled Central America for the U.S. More>>

Blue Earth County Historical Society is Growing Video included

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The Blue Earth County Historical Society will be expanding to the lower level of their building on the corner of 5th and Cherry Streets in Mankato.YC News 12 More>>

Roundabout Fair Preps Drivers Before Intersection Opens Video included

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In less than 24 hours, the roundabout at Highway 22 and Adams street is expected to open.   More>>

Judge: St. Peter Teacher's Statements Not Suppressed in Reported Assault Video included

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A judge has rejected a request to suppress a statement a Saint Peter Public Schools teacher made in connection with an alleged-assault case. More>>

CDC: Vaccination Rates for HPV 'Unacceptably Low' Video included

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HPV is a common sexually transmitted infection that can cause cervical cancer in women and throat and mouth cancer in men.  More>>

Bike Tour of the Sakatah Trail Video included

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The Sakatah Trail.spans 39 miles from Faribault to Mankato.  More>>

Three Generations at the BMX Track Video included

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 Austin family has made racing a tradition

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Fairmont Considers Charging Residents for Fire Calls

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A measure on the Fairmont City Council agenda would pave the way to charge residents for fire calls. Under the proposal, all fire calls would be charged, and the City Administrator says these calls would include motor-vehicle accident extrication by the local fire department.
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DWI All-Stars Recognized At Target Field Video included

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There's no reason to drink and drive, and with some DWI all-stars on duty, anyone who tries can count on being caught. More>>

Moving Wall Pays Homage To Vietnam Veterans In Cleveland Video included

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Dozens of bikers escorted this traveling Vietnam Veteran's wall from St. Peter to Cleveland today. More>>

Priefer Addresses Media Regarding Suspension Video included

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While fans and players are excited for camp the Vikings front office felt the need to address the dark cloud surrounding the squad after a 7-month investigation.Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman along with Special teams Coordinator, Mike Priefer addressed the media Thursday afternoon as players were checking-in for training camp.Last Friday, the Minnesota franchise suspended Priefer for 3 games.The Coordinator was suspended in response to an investigation by independent lawyers ... More>>

Vikings Fans Welcome Players To Training Camp Video included

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Vikings arrive for the start of another season...  More>>

Fans Eager for Vikings Training Camp Video included

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It's the 49th year the purple has used Mankato as it summer home. More>>

Crash Near Silver Lake Claims the Life of a Glencoe Man

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The State Patrol was assisted by the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office, Silver Lake Police and the Hutchinson Fire Department. News 12 More>>

Traveling Vietnam Wall Arrives in Cleveland Video included

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The moving wall be up from now until Monday, with a welcoming ceremony on Saturday at 10 AM. More>>

Mankato Symphony Orchestra Gearing up for their 65th Season Video included

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The Mankato Symphony has two opportunities for board members beginning this season and is working to develop a pool of candidates for future years. More>>

Marty Seifert Gets Endorsement From Local Lawmakers Video included

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Gubernatorial candidate Marty Seifert made a campaign stop at the American Legion in Lake Crystal this afternoon. More>>

Mankato Woman Climbs 350,000 Stairs Video included

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One Mankato mom is setting high goals for herself and breaking them. More>>

New VINE Adult Community Center Holds Open House Video included

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The old Nichols Building has been under construction for a year now but last month VINE Adult Community Center employees moved into their facility. More>>

Suspect in Le Center Standoff Charged Video included

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Matthew Jason Schloesser faces two felony counts of reckless discharge of a firearm.  More>>

Root River Trail, The Cadillac Of The Bike Trails

Root River Trail, The Cadillac Of The Bike Trails Video included

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Towns are scattered along this 62–mile trial that once used to be a railroad. Trestles still span the rivers, now ferrying bikers and runners over the water. More>>

Hwy. 22 and Adams Roundabout to Partially Open Friday Video included

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Work continues on the roundabout at highway 22 and Madison Avenue. More>>

State Patrol completes investigation into March fatal crash on Highway 169 Video included

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A violent crash back in March on U.S. Highway 169 resulted in three fatalities. The collision happened between Mankato and Saint Peter. The Minnesota State Patrol has also finished its investigation into the accident.

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Clean Up Continues For River Trails, Parks After Flooding Video included

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As the area continues its cleanup from the floods More>>

Warrant issued for drug suspect charged with murder

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A Saint Peter man charged with murder in connection with two drug overdose deaths now has a warrant out for his arrest. The Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office says Tyler Caputo violated the conditions of his release.

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Highway 169 Construction Changes Proposed Video included

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MnDot is holding a public meeting to discuss traffic and scheduling changes to their Highway 169 development. More>>

Netherlands Marks Day of Mourning for Downed Malaysian Jetliner Victims Video included

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The remains of about 200 of the plane's 298 victims arrived from Ukraine on a national day of mourning as the investigation into who shot down the plane continues.  More>>

Mankato Public Safety Offering Citizens Academy Video included

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The Mankato Department of Public Safety is asking residents from the city to enroll in the Citizens Academy. More>>

LeSueur Based Davisco to Sell Dairy Processing Assets Video included

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Quebec-based Agropur says they will acquire three Davisco cheese processing factories, including one in Le Sueur, as well as the cheese shop located there. More>>

VINE Adult Community Center Dedication Tonight Video included

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The building will be open for tours and the VINE Staff and Board Members will be available to answer questions.YC News 12 More>>

Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall in Cleveland Video included

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The memorial will be open 24 hours a day at the Veterans Memorial park near the water tower starting on Thursday, July 24 through Monday July 28. 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>>

Kevin Love Trade Rumors Re-Surface

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Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders was seen talking to Warriors GM Bob Myers during summer league play in Las Vegas Sunday. 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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  • Twins Lose 9-5 to White Sox in Game Two of Series in Minneapolis

    Twins Lose 9-5 to White Sox in Game Two of Series in Minneapolis

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:37:37 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Jose Abreu hit his major league-leading 30th homer and drove in three runs, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Minnesota Twins 9-5 on Friday night. Abreu had two hits and scored twice. The Cuban rookie has 77 RBIs _ Detroit's Miguel Cabrera began the day leading the majors with 80. Alexei Ramirez and Tyler Flowers also homered for the White Sox. Dayan Viciedo tied a career high with four of Chicago's 17 hits. John Danks (9-6), the subject of recent trade rumors, gav...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Jose Abreu hit his major league-leading 30th homer and drove in three runs, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Minnesota Twins 9-5 on Friday night. Abreu had two hits and scored twice. The Cuban rookie has 77 RBIs _ Detroit's Miguel Cabrera began the day leading the majors with 80. Alexei Ramirez and Tyler Flowers also homered for the White Sox. Dayan Viciedo tied a career high with four of Chicago's 17 hits. John Danks (9-6), the subject of recent trade rumors, gav...
  • Vikings Arrive in Mankato for 49th Training Camp

    Vikings Arrive in Mankato for 49th Training Camp

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:58:16 GMT
    The Vikings have "checked–in" to Mankato for the 49th training camp... This year... the Purple and Gold are under a new regime after Mike Zimmer was hired as the 9th head coach in Vikings history... News 12 Sports Claire Dau has more as Zimmer takes the reins in his first training camp as head coach...
    The Vikings have "checked–in" to Mankato for the 49th training camp... This year... the Purple and Gold are under a new regime after Mike Zimmer was hired as the 9th head coach in Vikings history... News 12 Sports Claire Dau has more as Zimmer takes the reins in his first training camp as head coach...
  • Twins Lose 5-2 to White Sox in Series Opener at Target Field

    Twins Lose 5-2 to White Sox in Series Opener at Target Field

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:51:39 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Hector Noesi allowed three hits over 7 2-3 innings and Adam Eaton had three hits and two RBIs to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Noesi (5-7) gave up two runs, struck out three and walked one in an impressive performance. Alexei Ramirez added two hits and an RBI for Chicago and Jake Petricka went one inning to pick up his fifth save in six chances. Phil Hughes (10-7) gave up two runs and four hits and struck out fo...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Hector Noesi allowed three hits over 7 2-3 innings and Adam Eaton had three hits and two RBIs to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Noesi (5-7) gave up two runs, struck out three and walked one in an impressive performance. Alexei Ramirez added two hits and an RBI for Chicago and Jake Petricka went one inning to pick up his fifth save in six chances. Phil Hughes (10-7) gave up two runs and four hits and struck out fo...
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