Knott and Blue to Fill in for Hastings
Knott and Blue to Fill in for Hastings

This past May, Hastings was named head coach for the 2019 USA Hockey World Junior team.

Highway 60 Completion, Celebration of a Lifetime
Highway 60 Completion, Celebration of a Lifetime

The portion of Highway 60 stretching from Windom to Mountain Lake officially opened on Thursday, completing the four-lane expansion from Iowa to Mankato and now it's time for celebration as the journey to this milestone was not an easy road. 

Alison Durheim
Student Councils Hold Toys for Tots Drive
Student Councils Hold Toys for Tots Drive

They have received a wide range of items, from scarves, sports equipment, electronics, stuffed animals and more.  

Alex Tejada
Pick of the Litter: Pretty Girl
Pick of the Litter: Pretty Girl

Pretty Girl is a 2-year-old Terrior mix.

Ryan Sjoberg
A Birthday Surprise and Breakfast!
A Birthday Surprise and Breakfast!

MANKATO-- Being hundreds of miles away from their brother did not stop the Lawrence family from throwing him a surprise birthday party.

Temi Adeleye
Food Friday: Olives Mediterranean Restaurant
Food Friday: Olives Mediterranean Restaurant

Olives Mediterranean Restaurant is a staple in the community of Mankato, offering a variety of Meditteranean- Middle Eastern- American cuisine. 

Temi Adeleye
Local Movie Reviewer Previews Movies Hitting Theaters
Local Movie Reviewer Previews Movies Hitting Theaters

Mike Lagerquist, local movie reviewer, joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about some of the upcoming movies hitting theaters around the holiday. 

Kelsey Barchenger
Christ The King Lutheran Church Presents A Cantata
Christ The King Lutheran Church Presents A Cantata

Garrett Steinberg, musical director with Christ the King Lutheran Church joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about the upcoming 'Cantata, Rejoice! How Great Our Joy! 

Kelsey Barchenger
Tickets On Sale For 2019 Minnesota Air Spectacular In Mankato
Tickets On Sale For 2019 Minnesota Air Spectacular In Mankato

 The Minnesota Air Spectacular is flying back to Mankato in the summer of 2019.  Tickets are now on sale for the June 15 and 16 event being held at the Mankato Regional Airport.  

Kelsey Barchenger
Flu Activity On the Rise Across Minnesota
Flu Activity On the Rise Across Minnesota

Health officials said flu activity is slowly increasing across the state.

Temi Adeleye
Estherville Police: 'Bomb Threat Is Part of Nationwide Hoax'
Estherville Police: 'Bomb Threat Is Part of Nationwide Hoax'

Police said a bomb threat reported in Estherville is believed to be part of what is considered a nationwide hoax.

Temi Adeleye
#8 Bluejays Improve to 4-0 with Win over #5 Cougars
#8 Bluejays Improve to 4-0 with Win over #5 Cougars

The Bluejays held the 32-27 lead at halftime and earned the 73-55 win.

Kids Ski Free This Week at Mount Kato
Kids Ski Free This Week at Mount Kato

During lessons from ski instructors, kids will learn how to stop, skate on their skis, and hopefully be ready for a hill by the end of the day.

Sean Morawczynski
Mavericks Return to Mankato
Mavericks Return to Mankato

Opening tip-off on Friday night is set for 5:30PM.

Estherville Police Searching for Man Wanted in Connection with Sexual Assaults
Estherville Police Searching for Man Wanted in Connection with Sexual Assaults

24-Year-Old David Clinton, of Superior, Iowa is currently wanted two felony charges of Sexual Abuse in the 3rd Degree along with  two counts of Supplying Alcohol to Persons Under the Legal Age

Sean Morawczynski
#8 Bluejays Improve to 4-0 with Win over #5 Cougars
#8 Bluejays Improve to 4-0 with Win over #5 Cougars

The Bluejays held the 32-27 lead at halftime and earned the 73-55 win.

Kids Ski Free This Week at Mount Kato
Kids Ski Free This Week at Mount Kato

During lessons from ski instructors, kids will learn how to stop, skate on their skis, and hopefully be ready for a hill by the end of the day.

Sean Morawczynski
Mavericks Return to Mankato
Mavericks Return to Mankato

Opening tip-off on Friday night is set for 5:30PM.

Estherville Police Searching for Man Wanted in Connection with Sexual Assaults
Estherville Police Searching for Man Wanted in Connection with Sexual Assaults

24-Year-Old David Clinton, of Superior, Iowa is currently wanted two felony charges of Sexual Abuse in the 3rd Degree along with  two counts of Supplying Alcohol to Persons Under the Legal Age

Sean Morawczynski
Approved by Congress, Farm Bill Waits on Trump's Desk
Approved by Congress, Farm Bill Waits on Trump's Desk

The 2018 Farm Bill is officially sitting on President Trump's desk waiting for a signature now that the sweeping farm bill has been approved by Congress. 

Alison Durheim

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Highway 15 Bridge Construction to Continue Through the Winter
Highway 15 Bridge Construction to Continue Through the Winter

After a year of late snow and summer flooding, MnDOT is looking to make up for lost time.

Nick Kruszalnicki
Southern Minnesota Woman Surprised with Trip of a Lifetime
Southern Minnesota Woman Surprised with Trip of a Lifetime

After battling the cancer for close to five years, last month, Brummond received the news that her cancer was terminal.

Ryan Sjoberg
Rime Ice Clinging To Trees And Fences
Rime Ice Clinging To Trees And Fences

Rime Ice forms when you have the right combination of fog, freezing temperatures, and a little bit of wind.

Nick Kruszalnicki
MIDDAY EXPERT: Budgeting For The Holidays
MIDDAY EXPERT: Budgeting For The Holidays

Brooke Forstner with Eide Bailly joined KEYC News 12 This Midday with some tips for planning and saving money this holiday season.

Kelsey Barchenger
Minnesota Police Look for Solutions to Recruitment Struggle
Minnesota Police Look for Solutions to Recruitment Struggle

The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association has launched a six-month public relations campaign dubbed "Wear the Badge" to try to increase the number of recruits into the profession.

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TRUE Transit Expanding Services In 2019
TRUE Transit Expanding Services In 2019

An increase in rider demand has TRUE Transit expanding its services beginning in 2019. 

Sarah Meilner
Shopko's Fairmont, Mankato Pharmacies Closing
Shopko's Fairmont, Mankato Pharmacies Closing

 Prescriptions for those locations are being transferred to Hy-Vee. 

Sarah Meilner
Deadline To Enroll For MnSure 2019 Coverage Looming
Deadline To Enroll For MnSure 2019 Coverage Looming

The deadline is looming for Minnesotans looking for coverage through Mnsure  for 2019.   

Kelsey Barchenger
VINE Offering Free Diabetes Prevention Program In 2019
VINE Offering Free Diabetes Prevention Program In 2019

VINE in Mankato is continuing its efforts to help fight an epidemic affecting millions of people across the U.S.   

Kelsey Barchenger
Sibley County Farmer Wants To Create Kangaroo Attraction On Uninhabited Islands
Sibley County Farmer Wants To Create Kangaroo Attraction On Uninhabited Islands

A Sibley County farmer wants to create a seasonal attraction in Gaylord to showcase his exotic animals.
 

Kelsey Barchenger
Portion Of Madison Avenue To Temporarily Close In Mankato
Portion Of Madison Avenue To Temporarily Close In Mankato

Beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, a portion of the east end of Madison Avenue, at County Road 17 between County State Aid Highways 12 and 86 will be temporarily closed for utility work. 

Kelsey Barchenger
New Ulm Police: Man Believed To Be With Missing Waite Park Teen May Have Ties To Area
New Ulm Police: Man Believed To Be With Missing Waite Park Teen May Have Ties To Area

Authorities say a missing 17-year-old and her infant child are believed to be with a man who may have ties to the Brown County area.

Kelsey Barchenger
Best Buy Shows Off Popular Products On Store Shelves This Holiday Season
Best Buy Shows Off Popular Products On Store Shelves This Holiday Season

Anthony Tejada with Best Buy joined KEYC News 12 This Morning with some of the hottest products on their store shelves this holiday season. 

Kelsey Barchenger
Mavericks Look to Build off Solid Start
Mavericks Look to Build off Solid Start

Opening tip-off for Friday's game against the Warriors is set for 7:30PM, with Saturday's contest against the Peacocks scheduled for an 8PM start.

Physics Students at Mankato East and West Learn from NASA Officials
Physics Students at Mankato East and West Learn from NASA Officials

Educators at Mankato East say getting kids interested in this field early has a tremendous benefit, because NASA believes the first person to reach Mars is probably in middle school right now.

Sean Morawczynski

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