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

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Mankato's Domestic Animal Ordinance Goes Back to Work Session

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

Judge in John LaDue Case Drops Several Charges Video included

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A Waseca County judge has dismissed the most serious charges against a student accused of plotting to kill fellow students and his family. More>>

Local Muslims Celebrate the End of Ramadan Video included

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

Riverfront Park Set Up for RibFest

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

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

4 hurt after crash in Faribault County

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 A two-vehicle crash in Fairbault County resulted in four people sustaining injury today. The Minnesota State Patrol says the collision happened along Interstate 90, West of the City of Blue Earth.
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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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Authorities investigating newborn death in Butterfield Video included

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Authorities in Watonwan County are investigating the death of a newborn in Butterfield. More>>

Legislation Changes Ways for Iowa Businesses Accepting Food Stamps

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The Iowa Department of Human Services is warning that some Iowa businesses will have to pay for equipment and supplies, or pay transaction fees, to accept food stamp payments.   More>>

Farm Uses New Robotic Dairy Technology

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Family operated Forest Lawn Holsteins in Nicollet is home to more than 250 dairy cows and is the home of 4 robotic milking machines. More>>

Nebraska Couple Invents Beer "Claw" Machine Video included

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It's a quick, cheap way to quench a thirst.  More>>

Iowa Has Unusually Cool July Video included

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The state of Iowa is on track to having one of the coolest July's in history.  More>>

New Playground for Sleepy Eye School Video included

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In Sleepy Eye, faculty and volunteers helped to install a playground for the students of St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran School early this morning.
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Minnesota Yet to Find Medical Marijuana Manufacturers Video included

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After a long push to legalize medical marijuana, Minnesota's work has started putting the medicine into patients' hands.  More>>

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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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>>

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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  • Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

    Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:55:00 GMT
    A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said.
    A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.
  • Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:39:08 GMT
    Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
    Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
  • FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video

    FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:26:10 GMT
    A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
    The FBI thoroughly searched its archives and found no evidence that more videos of the Oklahoma City bombing exist, agency employees told a judge Monday in a trial that has rekindled questions about whether any others were...
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  • Darden CEO to step down amid Olive Garden troubles

    Darden CEO to step down amid Olive Garden troubles

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:25:23 GMT
    Darden Restaurants says CEO and chairman Clarence Otis is stepping down as the company fights to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain following the sale of Red Lobster.
    Darden Restaurants CEO and Chairman Clarence Otis is stepping down as the company fights to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain following its contested sale of Red Lobster.
  • Rule aims to help clear air around Grand Canyon

    Rule aims to help clear air around Grand Canyon

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:30:37 GMT
    The federal government has come up with a final version of a rule meant to cut haze-causing emissions from the largest coal-fired power plant in the West.
    The largest coal-fired power plant in the West will produce one-third less energy by 2020 and could close in 2044 under a proposal that the federal government adopted to cut haze-causing emissions of nitrogen oxide at...
  • FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

    FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:20:58 GMT
    The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing...
    The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.
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