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Mankato Ranked 3rd on Forbes "Best Small Places for Business" List

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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>>

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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>>

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>>

Study Finds Yogurt with Probiotics Could Lower Blood Pressure Video included

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Researchers in Australia found eating probiotics lowered patients' blood pressure 3 points on the top number, and 2 points on the bottom. More>>

First Look at New Mankato Junior High School Video included

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Construction on East junior high and expansion of Dakota Meadows slated for Summer 2015 More>>

Obama Signs Disaster Declaration for Eight MN Counties Video included

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President Obama has declared a major disaster in the State of Minnesota in the wake of recent severe storms, straight–line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides.   More>>

Renville County to Hold Offender Notification Meeting Video included

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The Renville County Sheriff's Office says Jeffrey Joseph Lingl has moved to a residence on 820th Avenue in Troy Township in rural Olivia/Danube.  More>>

Injured Army Ranger Thomas Block Awarded Soldier Of The Year

Injured Army Ranger Thomas Block Awarded Soldier Of The Year Video included

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Block is honored along with four other winners in the Military Times newspaper and at a ceremony in Washington D.C. More>>

Mankato Residents Deal with the High Temperatures Video included

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Today we all felt the heat as it was one of the hottest days on record so far this year. More>>

Mankato Welcomes the Vikings Back this Week Video included

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It's that time of year again with the Vikings Training Camp just around the corner. More>>

Minnesota Man Loses Brother and Sister-in-Law on MH17 Video included

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Arjen and Yvonne Ryder were making their trip back home to Australia, after a trip to the Netherlands and France. More>>

Train Loaded With Plane Crash Victims Leaves Ukraine Station Video included

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the remains of 282 of the crash victims currently in Torez are being moved by train to Kharkiv in Ukraine, where they will be handed over to Dutch authorities.   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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Wildfire out of control in Washington State Video included

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An out-of-control wildfire is causing a lot of problems in Washington State. CBS News reports more than 100 homes have already been destroyed by the inferno.

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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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  • Deliberations in Ventura trial enter Day 3

    Deliberations in Ventura trial enter Day 3

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:33:43 GMT
    A jury in St. Paul is set to resume deliberating for a third day whether a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history libeled former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his memoir.
    A jury in St. Paul has reconvened for a third day to deliberate whether a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history defamed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his memoir.
  • How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, executions went awry

    How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, executions went awry

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:35:50 GMT
    By The Associated Press Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The...
    By The Associated Press Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated...
  • Slow North Dakota city fire alert raises concern

    Slow North Dakota city fire alert raises concern

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:23:59 GMT
    A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and residents said, after authorities failed to alert the public for more than...
    A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and residents said, after authorities failed to alert the public for more than six...
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  • UK: Former reporter sentenced for phone hacking

    UK: Former reporter sentenced for phone hacking

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:47 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:47:14 GMT
    A former British tabloid reporter was given a 10-month suspended prison sentence Thursday for his role in the long-running phone hacking scandal that shook Rupert Murdoch's media empire.
    A former British tabloid reporter was given a 10-month suspended prison sentence Thursday for his role in the long-running phone hacking scandal that shook Rupert Murdoch's media empire.
  • Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

    Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:23 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:23:42 GMT
    For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are preparing excavate a sinkhole-type cave in northern Wyoming that contains the ancient remains of tens of thousands of animals.
    For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of late Pleistocene fossils: The bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet...
  • LG Electronics says 2Q profit more than doubled

    LG Electronics says 2Q profit more than doubled

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:02:16 GMT
    LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday its quarterly profit more than doubled as its mobile division ended three quarters of losses.
    LG Electronics Inc. reported a forecast-beating quarterly profit Thursday and gave an upbeat outlook for smartphone profitability as its mobile division ended a streak of losses.
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