2 Snowmobilers, 2 Firefighters Injured in Ice Rescue
2 Snowmobilers, 2 Firefighters Injured in Ice Rescue

Two firefighters were injured while rescuing two people who fell through the ice Saturday on Minnesota Lake in Faribault County.

Representative Hagedorn Talks First Two Weeks in Office
Representative Hagedorn Talks First Two Weeks in Office

After more than three terms of campaigning, his persistence paid off. 

Alex Tejada
Snow Emergency Called in Mankato
Snow Emergency Called in Mankato

During a snow emergency there is no parking on streets so snow can be removed quickly and efficiently.

Mitch Keegan
Mavericks Fall to Bulldogs
Rob Clark
Fan Makes $30,000 Shot at MSU Men's Hockey Game
Fan Makes $30,000 Shot at MSU Men's Hockey Game

One lucky fan at the MSU Men's Hockey game left with a little more cash in her pocket.

Sean Morawczynski
MSU Women's Basketball Team Falls to Duluth
MSU Women's Basketball Team Falls to Duluth

The teams were head-to-head throughout the game and went into overtime tied at 57. 

Ally Dudgeon
Area Residents Combat Snow Buildup
Area Residents Combat Snow Buildup

At C&S Supply winter prep supplies have flown off the shelves.

Alex Tejada
Winter Crops Day Highlights Important Topics For Farmers
Winter Crops Day Highlights Important Topics For Farmers

Every year researchers and scientists with the Southern Research and Outreach Center choose topics to discuss based on needs they're hearing from farmers.

Erika Brooks
Picks Of The Litter: Honeysuckle and Burnt Loaf
Picks Of The Litter: Honeysuckle and Burnt Loaf

This week's Pick of The Litter is a dynamic duo of two little kitties.  Honeysuckle and Burnt Loaf are 9 and 10-week-old female striped tabbies.

Nick Kruszalnicki
South Central Service Cooperative Helping Blue Earth Area Schools Find New Superintendent
South Central Service Cooperative Helping Blue Earth Area Schools Find New Superintendent

Both Blue Earth Area Schools and Mankato Area Public Schools are looking for a new superintendent.  The search for a new leader will take a few months to complete.

Nick Kruszalnicki
Mankato Public Safety Increasing Fire Department Staff
Mankato Public Safety Increasing Fire Department Staff

The department is restructuring to fix gaps in staffing levels on the weekends. 

Alex Tejada
One Bright Star Hosting 17th Annual Celebration Of Life Gala
One Bright Star Hosting 17th Annual Celebration Of Life Gala

Amber Bannerman with One Bright Star joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about what this nonprofit organization does and how it helps families who have lost a child. 

Sarah Meilner
Mankato Makeup Helps Spice Up Your Makeup Routine
Mankato Makeup Helps Spice Up Your Makeup Routine

Lacie Amick with Mankato Makeup joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to share tips on how to put on make up properly.

Sarah Meilner
Food Friday: The Farmhouse
Food Friday: The Farmhouse

Each town has its own jewel that adds to its overall value, and for the town of Wanda, that gem is "The Farmhouse."

Temi Adeleye
#9 MSU Thrills in NSIC Win over #19 Upper Iowa
#9 MSU Thrills in NSIC Win over #19 Upper Iowa

The Mavericks trailed 17-10 entering the final two matches and pulled-out the thrilling 18-17 win, improving to 2-0 in NSIC action.

Maple River Tops Tigers at the Taylor Center
Maple River Tops Tigers at the Taylor Center

The Eagles earned the 30-21 win over the Tigers.

Mankato Makeup Helps Spice Up Your Makeup Routine
Mankato Makeup Helps Spice Up Your Makeup Routine

Lacie Amick with Mankato Makeup joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to share tips on how to put on make up properly.

Sarah Meilner
Food Friday: The Farmhouse
Food Friday: The Farmhouse

Each town has its own jewel that adds to its overall value, and for the town of Wanda, that gem is "The Farmhouse."

Temi Adeleye
#9 MSU Thrills in NSIC Win over #19 Upper Iowa
#9 MSU Thrills in NSIC Win over #19 Upper Iowa

The Mavericks trailed 17-10 entering the final two matches and pulled-out the thrilling 18-17 win, improving to 2-0 in NSIC action.

Maple River Tops Tigers at the Taylor Center
Maple River Tops Tigers at the Taylor Center

The Eagles earned the 30-21 win over the Tigers.

#9 MSU Hosts #19 Upper Iowa
#9 MSU Hosts #19 Upper Iowa

MANKATO - On Thursday night, the #9 MSU wrestling team played host to the #19 Upper Iowa Peacocks in a NSIC dual. KEYC News 12 Sports Director Claire Dau caught up with Mavericks head coach Jim Makovsky and has a preview of the match-up.

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LCWM Improves to 15-1
LCWM Improves to 15-1

LCWM wins big, 72-36 over Madelia. 

Rob Clark
Prep Athlete: Mankato West's Charlie Pickell
Prep Athlete: Mankato West's Charlie Pickell

Pickell's dominance is why he's our KEYC News 12 Prep Athlete of the Week brought to you by Scheels.

Rob Clark
Mankato Job Numbers Lead State
Mankato Job Numbers Lead State

Minnesota just released employment figures for December with Greater Mankato leading the pack for metropolitan areas across the state.

Understanding The Ketogenic Diet
Understanding The Ketogenic Diet

It's the beginning of a new year, meaning diets are increasing in popularity. One in particular has become very common.

Fairmont Shopko to Remain Open
Fairmont Shopko to Remain Open

The company announced their filing for voluntary Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Wednesday along with the closure of 38 additional stores.

Mitch Keegan
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation Providing Childcare Dollars
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation Providing Childcare Dollars

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation received a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services to help communities ease the childcare shortage.

Alison Durheim
New Ulm Church Showing Laundry Love To Those In Need
New Ulm Church Showing Laundry Love To Those In Need

Laundry Love is a national movement that helps low-income and homeless people wash their clothes and bedding.

Nick Kruszalnicki
Charges Filed After Child Falls Out of Car in Mankato
Charges Filed After Child Falls Out of Car in Mankato

40-year-old Maimuna Kunow Hassan of Mankato is charged after an incident Monday in Mankato in which a child fell out of Hassan's vehicle.  

Sean Morawczynski
Vagabond Village Offers Creative Space For Aspiring Artists
Vagabond Village Offers Creative Space For Aspiring Artists

Natalie Pierson with Vagabond Village in Mankato joined KEYC News 12 this Midday to talk about what Vagabond Village has to offer and how it helps people find their creative side. 

Kelsey Barchenger
City of Mankato Accepting Community Development Grant Requests
City of Mankato Accepting Community Development Grant Requests

The City of Mankato is now accepting for proposal requests in the Community Development Block Grant Program.  

Alison Durheim
SNAP Participants Receiving February Benefits Early
SNAP Participants Receiving February Benefits Early

According to the Minnesota Department of Human Services, more than 400,000 people receive SNAP, 70 percent of which are children, seniors and people with disabilities. 

Sarah Meilner
Mankato Leads the Way in Job Growth as Unemployment Holds Steady
Mankato Leads the Way in Job Growth as Unemployment Holds Steady

The Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area once again had the highest over-the-year unadjusted growth in the state at 4.0%.

Mitch Keegan
MN TSA Agents Feel Impact Of Government Shutdown
MN TSA Agents Feel Impact Of Government Shutdown

TSA agents at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport are dealing with additional stresses amid the government shutdown.

Sarah Meilner
Greater Mankato Area Opens 8th Kwik Trip Location
Greater Mankato Area Opens 8th Kwik Trip Location

The new convenience store, which opened this morning, is located near the intersection of Hoffman Road and Highway 22. 

Sarah Meilner
Federated Insurance Opening In Mankato
Federated Insurance Opening In Mankato

Owatonna-based Federated Insurance is opening its Mankato location for the first time on Monday. 

Sarah Meilner

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