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New Study Links Heart Deaths To Common Antibiotic Video included

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The Danish study found clarithromycin increased the risk of cardiac death by 76% compared to a type of penicillin. More>>

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Highwater Ethanol Moving on to Next Phase Video included

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An ethanol plant in Lamberton is celebrating the completion of a phase which will allow them the ability to produce a new renewable fuel in the future. More>>

GM Recalls Impacting Local Businesses Video included

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General Motors has seen several makes and models recalled over the last few months. More>>

Pioneer Bank Taking Ice Bucket Challenge Too Video included

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ALS fundraiser goes corporate More>>

U of M's SROC in Waseca receives award from National Weather Service Video included

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For 100 years, the University of Minnesota's Southern Research and Outreach Center (SROC) in Waseca has been gathering detailed, weather data. Today, the location was honored for their work by the National Weather Service.

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Kids Still Not Eating Enough Fruits And Veggies Video included

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Are your kids getting enough fruits and veggies? A recent study from the CDC says most are not. More>>

Obama: Justice will be Sought after American Journalist's Execution Video included

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A video released online shows Islamic militants executing an American journalist in retaliation for US air strikes in Iraq. The US Intelligence community has reviewed the video and says it is authentic.  More>>

Two Arrested After Attempted Shoplifting, Damage at Mankato WalMart Store Video included

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The Mankato Department of Public Safety says Emily Riley and Michael Severin were both arrested around 2:30 this morning. More>>

Wells Man Charged Following Assault

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24 year old Clint Farley has been summoned to appear in Faribault County court in connection with the case. More>>

Charges Filed, Warrant Issued for Faribault County Man

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Charges have been filed and a warrant issued for the man accused of an assault in Bricelyn More>>

Madison and 22 Roundabout Expected to Open Monday Video included

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The Madison Avenue and Highway 22 roundabout is set to open on Monday, according to the project manager and MnDOT. More>>

No Room in the Dorms at Iowa State University Video included

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University officials are now planning to build another residence hall due to the record number of housing applications. More>>

Minnesota Tops in ACT Scoring

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It's the 9th straight year that Minnesota students topped the list. More>>

Free Car Seat Safety Clinic Video included

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Three out of four child restraints are improperly used. More>>

FDA: Scammers Offering Bogus Ebola Cures, Prevention Video included

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The United States has yet to see any confirmed cases of Ebola.

But that isn't stopping some scammers from trying to make a quick buck at a time when the fatal disease is making headlines.
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Neighborhood Objects To Tailwind Project Video included

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Plus: Developers explain all of the extra costs that come with their bid More>>

SMILES Hosts City-Wide Block Party Video included

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SMILES of Mankato hosted a city–wide block party.  More>>

'Heart of New Ulm Project' Wins National Award Video included

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New Ulm celebrates national recognition of its effort to eliminate heart attacks.  More>>

High School Girls Learn Life Lessons At Camp Video included

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A group of Mankato high school girls are learning life lessons that go well beyond this classroom this week. More>>

Possible Plea Deal for Windom Man Charged with Attempted Murder

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Authorities say Nickson Otema threatened a pregnant woman with a knife and kicked her back in June. More>>

Mankato Department of Public Safety Participates in Hazmat Training

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The Mankato Department of Public Safety teamed up with the National Guard for haz–mat training for most of the day today.  More>>

Owatonna Councilman Ray Truelson Dies

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Truelson had served for decades on various boards and commissions within the city of Owatonna and Steele County, including the city's planning commission, the charter commission, as well as Steele County Safety Council and CAER. More>>

Prosecutors Appeal in LaDue Case Moves Forward Video included

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On July 28th, Judge Gerald Wolf tossed out four counts of attempted murder and two counts of attempted damage to property. More>>

Minnesota Crops Showing Need for Rain Video included

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crops progress and condition report that six days were rated suitable for fieldwork across the state last week. More>>

Minnesota Primary Voter Turnout Around 10 Percent Video included

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Turnout was slightly better than 2012, but below 2010 when the state last had a competitive gubernatorial primary. More>>

Meet Barb Kaus, the Greater Mankato Area United Way's New President Video included

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Barb Kaus brings over 30 years of experience as a successful corporate executive as well as a strong history of community service and leadership. More>>

Front St. Project Planned to Be Done By Friday Video included

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The construction along Front Street downtown Mankato is moving forward as scheduled.  More>>

With One Week Until Classes Start, MSU President Richard Davenport Welcomes Back Staff Video included

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It may be hard to believe that summer is almost over. More>>

New Research Shows Major Strides In Fight Against Heart Disease And Stroke Video included

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A study published in the journal Circulation shows hospitalizations and deaths from heart disease and stroke dropped significantly in the last ten years.

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Mankato Battles Again Over Animal Ordinance Video included

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Details have yet to form More>>

Sunday Funnel Cloud In Northern Iowa Captured On Tape

Sunday's Funnel Cloud In Northern Iowa Captured On Tape Video included

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A funnel cloud formed about 11 miles east of Estherville near the intersection of State Highway 9 and County Highway N52. More>>

New State Rule Requires Vaccines Video included

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Requirements set in place by the Center of Disease Control and the state of Minnesota require 7th graders to show they've received the vaccine for tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough, as well as meningitis. More>>

Stedman Enters Guilty Plea To 2012 Assault Charge

Stedman Enters Guilty Plea To 2012 Assault Charge

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A Fairmont man accused of pummeling his wife's ex–husband with a fire extinguisher during a fight on Christmas Eve of 2012 enters a plea.
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Steele County Commissioner Charged in Underage Drinking Incident

Steele County Commissioner Charged in Underage Drinking Incident Video included

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A Steele County Commissioner is apologizing after being served a summons for serving alcohol to a minor. More>>

National Guard Called In To Ferguson, Missouri Video included

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Missouri's governor has called in the National Guard to help restore order in the city of Ferguson following nightly clashes between police and protesters for more than a week.  Residents are demanding answers over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed  teenager. According to a private autopsy, the teen was shot at least six times.  More>>

Obama: US To Continue Air Strikes in Iraq Video included

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 The US military is taking aim at Islamic militant targets, helping Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain control of a strategic dam. More>>

Expansion Groundbreaking at Dakota Meadows Middle School Video included

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The expansion will help accommodate student growth and help continue to provide facilities and learning environments for students. More>>

Department of Public Safety Alerting About Tuesday Drill Planned Video included

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The Mankato Department of Public Safety is giving a heads up to citizens about an exercise they have planned for tomorrow. More>>

New Minnesota Rule Requires Certain Vaccines for 7th Graders Video included

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The new requirements were approved last year to bring the state into line with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and other public health groups. More>>

Little Spending by Outside Groups on Minnesota Senate Race Video included

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A Republican consultant says big money hasn't poured into Minnesota because the GOP is eyeing many seats in their effort to regain control of the Senate. More>>

22 Iowa Counties Refuse to Hold Suspects for ICE Video included

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It has been common practice for Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to ask jails to hold individuals suspected of not having proper immigration documentation. More>>

Steele County Fair Video included

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Nice weather, good food, a family fun activities have once again drawn out the crowds to the Steele County Fair in Owatonna. 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>>

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  • Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

    Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:43 AM EDT2014-08-21 07:43:45 GMT
    It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
    To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.
  • Feds order reinstatement of nuclear whistleblower

    Feds order reinstatement of nuclear whistleblower

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:16 AM EDT2014-08-21 07:16:02 GMT
    The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor to reinstate a worker who the department says was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety, officials...
    The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor to reinstate a worker who the department says was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety, officials announced...
  • Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

    Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:16 AM EDT2014-08-21 07:16:01 GMT
    The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by...
    The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice...
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  • BusinessMore>>

  • Report: Russia conducts checks at McDonalds

    Report: Russia conducts checks at McDonalds

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:53 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:53:32 GMT
    Russian news agencies are reporting that the country's food safety agency will conduct checks on McDonald's restaurants in the Urals after safety complaints, a day after four branches of the chain were...
    Russian news agencies are reporting that the country's food safety agency will conduct checks on McDonald's restaurants in the Urals after safety complaints, a day after four branches of the chain were shuttered in...
  • China manufacturing drags on Asia, but Europe up

    China manufacturing drags on Asia, but Europe up

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:43 AM EDT2014-08-21 08:43:32 GMT
    Asian stocks got a slight boost from Wednesday from positive U.S. economic figures that reinforced expectations of eventual Fed rate hikes and a stronger dollar, while European markets drifted lower.
    Asian stock markets were dampened by a weak China manufacturing survey Thursday, but European stocks opened higher. Japan gained on the prospect of a stronger dollar after Fed minutes showed policymakers are leaning toward...
  • BofA's $17B settlement not as large as it appears

    BofA's $17B settlement not as large as it appears

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:15 AM EDT2014-08-21 07:15:51 GMT
    Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide Financial has cost it tens of billions of dollars over the past six years. An expected $17 billion settlement with the Justice Departm ent will increase that toll, but...
    Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide Financial has cost it tens of billions of dollars over the past six years. An expected $17 billion settlement with the Justice Departm ent will increase that toll, but not by a...
  • TechnologyMore>>

  • Police seek mystery pair in selfies after burglary

    Police seek mystery pair in selfies after burglary

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:53:19 GMT
    Authorities are looking for two people whose selfies appeared in the online storage account of a Southern California burglary victim.
    Would burglars be dumb enough to post selfies on their victim's cloud account?
  • UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

    UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:54:22 GMT
    By DAVID KOENIG AP Business Writer Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.
    By DAVID KOENIG AP Business Writer Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.
  • Social media pushes back at militant propaganda

    Social media pushes back at militant propaganda

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:46:21 GMT
    Twitter is trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers the publicity they crave is also gaining momentum.
    The extremists of the Islamic State group have turned their social media into a theater of horror, broadcasting a stomach-turning stream of battles, bombings and beheadings to a global audience.
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