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Roundabout Fair Preps Drivers Before Intersection Opens

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

CDC: Vaccination Rates for HPV 'Unacceptably Low'

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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>>

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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Mankato Ranks 3rd on Forbes "Best Small Places for Business" List 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 year's list. More>>

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

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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>>

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>>

Tour De Colin, A Ride Along The Red Jacket Trail

Tour De Colin, A Ride Along The Red Jacket Trail Video included

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Explore the Red Jacket Trails and the sights that it offers as KEYC News 12's Colin Oraskovich hits the trail.
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Study Raises More Concerns Over Hysterectomy Technique Video included

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Earlier this year the FDA discouraged the use of morcellators during surgery. 

Now a new study is raising more questions. 
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Fields Finally Dried Out in Southern Minnesota Video included

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USDA lists 11% of Minn. fields as "Short" on moisture More>>

Obama Signs Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act into Law Video included

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President Obama signed the "Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act" into law.  More>>

Japanese Choir Tour Celebrates With Good Counsel Video included

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A Japanese Choir Tour made its way to Good Counsel Hill after a brief stop in Madison Lake. More>>

Sewing Group Makes Quilts Of Valor Video included

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A growing group of women in Blue Earth are quilting away, all for a good cause. More>>

RAGBRAI Rolls Through Ringsted Video included

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The 42nd annual RAGBRAI made a stop in Ringsted Iowa, earlier this morning. More>>

American Red Cross Faces Blood Shortage Video included

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The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage.   More>>

Mideast Crisis Update: Israel Becomes No-Fly Zone for U.S. Video included

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Israel is a temporary no–fly zone for commercial airlines based in the United States. The FAA grounded U.S. flights to and from Israel at least until Wednesday.  More>>

Roundabouts Get Paved Video included

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Some major progress to report on the new roundabout at Madison Avenue and Highway 22 in Mankato. More>>

UPDATE: Le Center Man In Custody Following Armed Standoff Video included

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The standoff in Le Center has ended peacefully. More>>

Man Dies While Riding on RAGBRAI Monday Video included

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According to RAGBRAI’s Medical Director the man died due to a medical condition and not from a traumatic injury, though an exact cause of death is unknown. More>>

Showing Continued Improvement, Isaac Kolstad moving to Intense TBI Rehab Video included

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In the past week, Isaac has been able to stand up from his chair without assistance and walk several laps around the gym with some assistance. More>>

Crops Running Behind Average Video included

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According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, there were 6.2 days suitable for field work in Minnesota last week. More>>

"Ride the Roundabout" Fair this Thursday Video included

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Engineers on golf carts will guide the public through the roundabout providing tips and answering questions. 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>>

Enjoying the summer sun in Mankato Video included

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With temperatures well into the 80s across the Mankato area, making a splash was the activity of choice for many today. Scores of people hit the beach and/or water today at Hiniker Pond.
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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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  • As inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain

    As inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:25:49 GMT
    A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S.
    The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes.
  • Doctor describes Pennsylvania hospital shooting

    Doctor describes Pennsylvania hospital shooting

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:06:21 GMT
    Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus and say they have reports people have been injured and a suspect is in custody.
    A psychiatrist has told police a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex before the doctor pulled out his own gun and exchanged fire with the patient.
  • NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:05:13 GMT
    A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events.
    Some of the hottest tickets in town - to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game - were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than...
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  • Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

    Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:06:54 GMT
    Twitter is acknowledging that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.
    Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.
  • NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:05:13 GMT
    A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events.
    Some of the hottest tickets in town - to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game - were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than...
  • Apple post biggest earnings gain in nearly 2 years

    Apple post biggest earnings gain in nearly 2 years

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:04:24 GMT
    Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.
    Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.
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  • Report: China to declare Qualcomm a monopoly

    Report: China to declare Qualcomm a monopoly

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:24:42 GMT
    A government newspaper says Chinese regulators have concluded Qualcomm Inc., one of the biggest makers of chips used in mobile devices, has a monopoly.
    A government newspaper says Chinese regulators have concluded Qualcomm Inc., one of the biggest makers of chips used in mobile devices, has a monopoly.
  • Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

    Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:06:54 GMT
    Twitter is acknowledging that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.
    Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.
  • Cheaper wireless plans cut into AT&T 2Q profit

    Cheaper wireless plans cut into AT&T 2Q profit

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:05:58 GMT
    AT&T Inc. on Wednesday posted lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US.
    AT&T Inc. on Wednesday posted lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US.
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