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Highway 169 Detour Ends Video included

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The detour along Highway 169 in St. Peter is now open. MNDOT officials made the announcement shortly before 3 p.m. More>>

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FDA: Parents Should Think Hard Before Getting Contacts for Kids Video included

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The Food and Drug Administration telling parents that Kids and contact lenses are not always the best fit.  More>>

Mankato Clinic Nears Opening of New Pediatric Clinic Video included

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 Expect to start seeing patients on September 15th

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Isaac Kolstad to Attend MSU Football Home-Opener Game Video included

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It's been announced Isaac Kolstad will be among the fans flocking to Blakeslee Stadium for MSU football's season home-opener against longtime rival St. Cloud State University. Kolstad will help lead the team out onto the field and serve as an honorary captain for the game. More>>

A Look Inside USC's New $28 Million School Video included

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Today community members of the United South Central School district got a chance to check out the brand new school just days before classes begin. More>>

Farmers Gather at Area Town Hall to Talk Tile Video included

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 Farmers filed in for a town hall meeting today in Nicollet County. The gathering had nothing to do with politics, but rather preservation. Soil preservation that is. More>>

Gaylord Man Pleads Not Guilty in Alleged Rape Case Video included

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A Gaylord man jailed in connection with an alleged rape case pleads not guilty to all charges. 38-year-old Stephen Kizer was led into Sibley County Court Thursday.

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Iowa Lakes Community College Opens Its Doors On A New Facility.

Iowa Lakes Community College Opens Its Doors On A New Facility. Video included

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Opening its doors on a new facility, the Iowa Lakes Community College is preparing a new work force in the energy and environmental industry. More>>

Windom Area Middle-High School Embraces Technology Video included

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When the bell rings at the Windom Area School, there isn't a single student without an IPAD in tow. More>>

Okoboji Woman Facing Felony Drug Charges

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A traffic stop in Clay County leads to multiple drug chargers for an Okoboji woman, including three felonies. More>>

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office Looking For Help In Burglaries

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The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office is looking for help from the public in solving some burglaries. More>>

2nd Person with Minnesota Ties Reported to Have Been Killed Fighting for ISIS Video included

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The news comes following confirmation another Minnesotan, Douglas McCcain died fighting alongside the terrorists over the weekend.... More>>

Amboy's Arts n More Festival Video included

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This festival is a project of the Amboy Community Club whose mission is to provide social, cultural, and environmental contributions to the Amboy area. More>>

Hagedorn Apologizes, Hits Campaign Trail After Controversial Blog Posts Uncovered Video included

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Just over two weeks after his surprise primary victory, Republican congressional candidate Jim Hagedorn is making headlines once again. . More>>

Study Highlights Importance of Detecting Color Blindness Early Video included

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The first major study on color blindness finds certain boys are most likely to be born with the condition. More>>

North Mankato, New Ulm Among Safest MN Cities Video included

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 The website Safe Choice Security News says Hibbing is ranked number one, followed by Lino Lakes and Farmington.  More>>

New Helmets Aim For A Safer Football Game Video included

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Seven players on the Sleepy Eye St. Mary's team will don lighter, more flexible helmets this season More>>

Mankato West Grad in Finals at State Fair Talent Contest Video included

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Will go for the win on Sunday at the Grandstand More>>

Vehicle stalls, catches fire along detour route Video included

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Some dramatic moments as a stalled vehicle along the U.S. Highway 169 detour near St Peter caught fire this afternoon. More>>

NHTSA opens investigation into Ford Explorer police vehicles Video included

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation regarding police vehicles. The agency says the issue at hand involves brake lines on Ford Explorers used by law enforcement.

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Flavorful Harvest For Apple Farmers Video included

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Apple farmers are getting ready for a whole new season. More>>

American Journalist Freed From Syria Addresses Cameras Video included

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An american held prisoner in syria for 22 months is back in the US and speaking out Wednesday morning.  More>>

Man with Minnesota Ties Dies in Syria Fighting for ISIS Video included

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The state department says 33-year-old Douglas MacArthur McCain was killed over the weekend. More>>

Mankato Officials Offer Fire Safety Information Video included

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The Mankato Department of Public Safety is asking people to close the door if possible to where a fire might be. More>>

North Mankato Officer Resigns Following Guilty Plea

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Jeremy Scott Swenson pleaded guilty to one count of fifth degree drug possession. More>>

3 Vehicle Crash Causes Traffic Back up on 169 Detour Tuesday Evening Video included

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A three vehicle crash causes a traffic back up on the highway 169 detour north of St. Peter last night. More>>

University of Minnesota Steps Up Campus Security Video included

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Students may notice additional police, stricter access to buildings and more discussions about safety. More>>

Audubon Society wants Bird Safe Glass in New Vikings Stadium Video included

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The Audubon Society delivered more than 70,000 signatures in a petition to Gov. Mark Dayton's office.... More>>

Early Registration Deadline Approaches for Mankato Marathon Video included

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Runners who haven't registered for Mankato Marathon races have until August 31 to take advantage of the early bird discount on registration. More>>

Salvation Army Hosts Night to Unite Block Party Video included

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While most cities across the nation celebrated the event weeks ago, Mankato's tradition of waiting until college students return from summer break still holds true.  More>>

Study Looks at Ways to Better Help Teens Seek Help for Depression Video included

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For many teens, asking for and receiving help for depression is difficult.   More>>

Night To Unite Comes With Birthday Donation Video included

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 5th grader donates books, toys to kids along Rogers Street
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Farmland Prices Dip Video included

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Falling commodity prices the big driver in land prices More>>

Mankato Schools Above State Average on MCA Testing Video included

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The department of education releases the results of the 2014 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments or MCAs. More>>

St. Peter Tackles Child Care Shortage Video included

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Finding the right child care provider can be a tough decision for some parents, but in St. Peter there aren't that many options. More>>

Highway 169 To Reopen This Thursday, Weather Permitting

Highway 169 To Reopen This Thursday, Weather Permitting Video included

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Initially expected to be completed by September 1st, the three-week detour was put in place to ensure Highway 169's reconstruction would be entirely completed and reopened this fall. More>>

President Obama on ISIS: "America Does Not Forget" Video included

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The US is considering expanding its bombing missions against the Sunni militant group known as ISIS. The terrorist group has already killed one American hostage and is still holding several others captive. More>>

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  • Marines deactivate decorated 'Walking Dead' unit

    Marines deactivate decorated 'Walking Dead' unit

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:50:42 GMT
    Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."
    Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."
  • Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

    Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:20:01 GMT
    Closing arguments have started in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
    Prosecutors urged jurors on Friday to focus on two questions at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen: Why did a businessman give the couple more than $165,000 in gifts and loans,...
  • Shelley Sterling: Ballmer eager to own Clippers

    Shelley Sterling: Ballmer eager to own Clippers

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:09:52 GMT
    When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in before long she...
    When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in short order she convinced...
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  • BusinessMore>>

  • Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

    Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:50:35 GMT
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin has called on pro-Russian separatists fighting government troops in eastern Ukraine to release Ukrainian soldiers they took prisoner and allow them to return home.
    Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armored vehicles had invaded from Russia.
  • Stock market wavers in late morning trading

    Stock market wavers in late morning trading

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:49:44 GMT
    Tokyo stocks led declines in most Asian markets on Friday after Japanese economic data showed that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike.
    By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer The stock market waffled between small gains and losses in light trading Friday, ahead of the Labor Day holiday. The latest reports on the U.S. economy were mixed:...
  • BRIC wall: Brazil's economy slips into a recession

    BRIC wall: Brazil's economy slips into a recession

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:49:36 GMT
    Brazil's government says the country's gross domestic product contracted 0.6 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months, sending the country's economy into a recession.
    Brazil has slipped into recession, with government figures released Friday showing gross domestic product contracting for a second consecutive quarter.
  • TechnologyMore>>

  • Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 characters

    Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 characters

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:10:58 GMT
    Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo."
    Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo."
  • Chinese e-commerce rivals challenge Alibaba

    Chinese e-commerce rivals challenge Alibaba

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:21 AM EDT2014-08-29 10:21:02 GMT
    China's biggest property developer has launched an e-commerce venture with Internet giants Baidu and Tencent, adding to competition for industry leader Alibaba Group.
    China's biggest property developer, Wanda Group, and Internet giants Baidu and Tencent unveiled a new e-commerce venture Friday in a challenge to industry leader Alibaba Group ahead of its U.S. stock offering.
  • India, Japan each seek deals during Modi's visit

    India, Japan each seek deals during Modi's visit

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:50:31 GMT
    Japan and India both have much to gain from a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than a dozen Indian steel, energy and IT tycoons that begins Saturday in the ancient capital of Kyoto.
    Japan and India both have much to gain from a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than a dozen Indian steel, energy and IT tycoons that begins Saturday in the ancient capital of Kyoto.
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