3 Injured in Chain Reaction Crash on Highway 22 Saturday
3 Injured in Chain Reaction Crash on Highway 22 Saturday

A vehicle up ahead of them was changing lanes from left to right, causing the other vehicles in the left lane to hit their brakes and slow down. The Ford Explorer rear ended the Dodge Ram which then rear ended the Toyota Corolla.

Dec. 7th Full Sports Extra
Dec. 7th Full Sports Extra

December 7th Full Sports Extra

Taylor Library Brings Winter Wonderland to North Mankato
Taylor Library Brings Winter Wonderland to North Mankato

The kids were able to meet Santa and build their own stuffed animals thanks to the Friends of the Library program.

Sean Morawczynski
New Historical Society Exhibit Examines Treaties Between US/Native Nations
New Historical Society Exhibit Examines Treaties Between US/Native Nations

The United States and indigenous people have made over 400 treaties, none of which have been kept. Blue Earth County Historical Society says 40 of those treaties shaped Minnesota into the state it is today. 

Sean Morawczynski
Mavericks One Win Away from Championship Berth
Mavericks One Win Away from Championship Berth

Just four teams remain in the hunt for the NCAA D-II national title.

#3/4 Mavericks Return to Mankato for WCHA Series with Alaska Anchorage
#3/4 Mavericks Return to Mankato for WCHA Series with Alaska Anchorage

Puck-drop at the Verizon Center in downtown Mankato is set for 7:07PM on both Friday and Saturday.

New Historical Society Exhibit Examines Treaties Between US/Native Nations
New Historical Society Exhibit Examines Treaties Between US/Native Nations

The United States and indigenous people have made over 400 treaties, none of which have been kept. Blue Earth County Historical Society says 40 of those treaties shaped Minnesota into the state it is today. 

Sean Morawczynski
Mavericks One Win Away from Championship Berth
Mavericks One Win Away from Championship Berth

Just four teams remain in the hunt for the NCAA D-II national title.

#3/4 Mavericks Return to Mankato for WCHA Series with Alaska Anchorage
#3/4 Mavericks Return to Mankato for WCHA Series with Alaska Anchorage

Puck-drop at the Verizon Center in downtown Mankato is set for 7:07PM on both Friday and Saturday.

Keeping an Eye on Hay Quality
Keeping an Eye on Hay Quality

There's been plenty of ups and downs for farmers and ranchers this year and the record rainfall this summer with the wet fall can lead to some concerns about hay quality. 

Alison Durheim
Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office Adds K-9
Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office Adds K-9

Now a 15-month-old German Shepard, the Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office welcomed Jett as an 8-week-old puppy.

Lauren Andrego
Teens Make Perfect Buddies For Pre-K Kids At YMCA
Teens Make Perfect Buddies For Pre-K Kids At YMCA

As part of their college prep class, Mankato West Seniors read, draw and play games with the Pre-K kids at the YMCA.

Nick Kruszalnicki
Road Fatalities Nearing 2017 Total
Road Fatalities Nearing 2017 Total

With only 24 days remaining in 2018, road fatalities are already nearing the 2017 total.

Ryan Sjoberg
Minnesota May Have Holiday Cash Waiting For You
Minnesota May Have Holiday Cash Waiting For You

The Minnesota Department of Commerce has millions of dollars of unclaimed money.  Do you have some waiting for you?

Nick Kruszalnicki
Pick of the Litter: Dovey
Pick of the Litter: Dovey

Dovey is an energetic and playful feline that came to BENCHS as a stray. 

Temi Adeleye
Volunteers Needed For 2019 NCAA Men's Final Four In Minneapolis
Volunteers Needed For 2019 NCAA Men's Final Four In Minneapolis

You can be part of the 2019 NCAA Men's Final Four.    

Kelsey Barchenger
MN Vikings Send Care Packages To Those Serving Overseas
MN Vikings Send Care Packages To Those Serving Overseas

The Minnesota Vikings are doing their part to give back this holiday season.   

Kelsey Barchenger
MSU Mankato A Tekne Award Winner
MSU Mankato A Tekne Award Winner

 Minnesota State University Mankato receives statewide recognition for innovation seen within its engineering programs.    

Kelsey Barchenger
Mankato Boutique Offers Holiday Fashion Tips
Mankato Boutique Offers Holiday Fashion Tips

Sharry Swart with Vivian Rose Boutique in Mankato joined KEYC News 12 This Morning with some fashion tips if you're headed to a holiday event this season. 

Kelsey Barchenger
What You Should Consider Before Giving A Pet As A Gift This Christmas
What You Should Consider Before Giving A Pet As A Gift This Christmas

Laurel Viera with BENCHS joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about what to take into consideration if you're thinking about adopting a dog or cat and giving it as a gift this holiday season. 

Kelsey Barchenger
STYX Coming To Mankato In February
STYX Coming To Mankato In February

Get ready to rock, because STYX is coming to Mankato early next year! 

Kelsey Barchenger

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Food Friday: 2 Pins Bakery
Food Friday: 2 Pins Bakery

In Arizona Olive Oil Company, is where you can find 2 Pins Bakery by Tony Friesen. The business opened October 4, and Friesen said he is just getting started. 

Temi Adeleye
Mavs Host Ferris State in 3rd National Semifinal Appearance
Mavs Host Ferris State in 3rd National Semifinal Appearance

The 13-0 Mavericks will take on the 14-0 Ferris State Bulldogs at 2PM on Saturday.

GreenSeam Hosts Rural Legislative Forum
GreenSeam Hosts Rural Legislative Forum

The 36th annual GreenSeam Legislative Forum was a chance for farmers, lawmakers, educators and students to come together to discuss the future of agriculture and Ag business.

Santa Claus Is Coming to Janesville
Santa Claus Is Coming to Janesville

The Janesville Police Department is spreading holiday cheer with a special visit from the jolly man himself.

Erika Brooks
A New St. Lucia Receives Her Crown of Candles
A New St. Lucia Receives Her Crown of Candles

Christmas tradition continued at Gustavus Adolphus College with the 78th Annual Festival of St. Lucia.  

Alison Durheim
Crews Work to Prepare Local Ice Rinks
Crews Work to Prepare Local Ice Rinks

Hard surface rinks will be ready in the coming days while soft surface rinks may be another week or so.

Ryan Sjoberg
Study: 1 In 40 Kids Has Autism
Study: 1 In 40 Kids Has Autism

More kids are being diagnosed with autism, partly because the diagnostic criteria has changed and parents are more aware of the condition.

Nick Kruszalnicki
THROWBACK THURSDAY: Christmas On Front Street In 1966
THROWBACK THURSDAY: Christmas On Front Street In 1966

Jessica Potter with Blue Earth County Historical Society joined KEYC News 12 This Midday with a Throwback Thursday featuring Christmas on Front Street in Mankato in 1966. 

Kelsey Barchenger
Minnesota budget forecast expected to show surplus
Minnesota budget forecast expected to show surplus

Minnesota officials are preparing to release a budget forecast that will set the stage for the debate over taxes and spending in the 2019 legislative session.

December 6th, 11:32 AM CST
Mail-only ballots discussed for presidential primary
Mail-only ballots discussed for presidential primary

Minnesota political party leaders and state and local officials are considering mail balloting for the 2020 presidential primary, a dramatic change from past practices in which citizens make their selections in party...

December 6th, 11:30 AM CST
MnDOT Warns Snowmobilers Of Open Water In New Ulm
MnDOT Warns Snowmobilers Of Open Water In New Ulm

MnDOT is warning snowmobilers of open waters near the Minnesota River bridge in New Ulm. 

Sarah Meilner
Major Donation Pushes Twin Rivers Council for the Arts Closer to Fundraising Goal
Major Donation Pushes Twin Rivers Council for the Arts Closer to Fundraising Goal

The generosity of one local donor means the Twin Rivers Council for the Arts is one step closer to making a big project in Old Town a reality.

Temi Adeleye
Shopko Closing 39 Stores Across the Country
Shopko Closing 39 Stores Across the Country

Shopko currently operates 363 stores throughout the Central, Western and Pacific Northwest regions. In 2005, it was purchased by Sun Capital Partners.

Mitch Keegan
MN Study Shows Growth in Telemedicine
MN Study Shows Growth in Telemedicine

 Telemedicine grew at a rapid pace in Minnesota with visits jumping from around 11,000 in 2010 to 86,000 in 2015. 

Sarah Meilner
Ice Castles Preparation Underway In Excelsior
Ice Castles Preparation Underway In Excelsior

 Ice Castles is bringing their acre-sized attraction to the city of Excelsior. It's expected to open to spectators in late December.

Sarah Meilner

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