Kids Get Opportunity To Drive Big Machinery At An Upcoming Event
Kids Get Opportunity To Drive Big Machinery At An Upcoming Event

Deb Newman with the Children's Museum of Southern MN joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about their upcoming event Dig It!  

Cleveland and Mt. Lake Pass Referendums.
Cleveland and Mt. Lake Pass Referendums.

Cleveland could see as much as $20 million in additional funding

Ryan Gustafson
Gusties Invest in Player Safety
Gusties Invest in Player Safety

This offseason, the Gustavus Adolphus College football program purchased Guardian Caps for the team to wear during practices.

The Next Mankato Mayor, Bukata or Najwa
The Next Mankato Mayor, Bukata or Najwa

Back to election coverage now, with the primaries narrowing the non–partisan positions for city and county offices down to two candidates.

Sean Morawczynski
Hagedorn and Feehan Take District 1 U.S. Congressional Primaries
Hagedorn and Feehan Take District 1 U.S. Congressional Primaries

With Congressman Walz not seeking another term, that leaves southern Minnesota's U.S. Congressional seat wide open.

Erika Brooks
Pawlenty Falls, Johnson/Walz Race Set For The General
Pawlenty Falls, Johnson/Walz Race Set For The General

Jeff Johnson will face Rep. Tim Walz for Minnesota Governor.

Sean Morawczynski
The Next Mankato Mayor, Bukata or Najwa
The Next Mankato Mayor, Bukata or Najwa

Back to election coverage now, with the primaries narrowing the non–partisan positions for city and county offices down to two candidates.

Sean Morawczynski
Hagedorn and Feehan Take District 1 U.S. Congressional Primaries
Hagedorn and Feehan Take District 1 U.S. Congressional Primaries

With Congressman Walz not seeking another term, that leaves southern Minnesota's U.S. Congressional seat wide open.

Erika Brooks
Pawlenty Falls, Johnson/Walz Race Set For The General
Pawlenty Falls, Johnson/Walz Race Set For The General

Jeff Johnson will face Rep. Tim Walz for Minnesota Governor.

Sean Morawczynski
DFL Governor Candidate Lori Swanson Concedes Primary Race
DFL Governor Candidate Lori Swanson Concedes Primary Race

Swanson and running mate Rick Nolan have conceded the primary race.

Sean Morawczynski
BENCHS Spots Increase of Strays on Campuses
BENCHS Spots Increase of Strays on Campuses

The Blue Earth Nicollet County Humane Society has noticed that as students move in and out of their apartments, more stray animals have been spotted around college campuses. 

Temi Adeleye
Ellison Nabs MN AG Primary, GOP Selects Wardlow
Ellison Nabs MN AG Primary, GOP Selects Wardlow

Ellison decided to give up his safe Minneapolis-area seat to try for attorney general when incumbent Lori Swanson ran for governor.

Sean Morawczynski
Klobuchar and Newberger Win Senate Primaries
Klobuchar and Newberger Win Senate Primaries

The winner of this race will serve Minnesotans until 2024. Klobuchar has won her last two general elections by margins of 20 points and 35 points respectively.

Erika Brooks
Sen. Smith, Housley On November Ballot for Special Election
Sen. Smith, Housley On November Ballot for Special Election

In the special election for the remainder of Al Franken's term, Senator Tina Smith will face Republican candidate Karin Housley in November.

Erika Brooks
Feehan Campaign Awaiting Election Results at Loose Moose Saloon in Mankato
Feehan Campaign Awaiting Election Results at Loose Moose Saloon in Mankato

"This is the culmination of over a year's worth of work that hopefully will have 80–something days still to go all the way through November and beyond."

Sean Morawczynski
Focus Now Turns To General Election
Focus Now Turns To General Election

With the polls now closed and the primary election in the books, Greater Mankato Growth is now looking toward the General Election.

Erika Brooks
Cougars Look to Build Winning Culture
Cougars Look to Build Winning Culture

East opens the season on the road in Northfield.

Minnesota Primary 2018: High Turnout and Passionate Voters
Minnesota Primary 2018: High Turnout and Passionate Voters

This year's primary was a busy one.  There was high turnout at the polls, some new technology, and voters who want to shape the future of both Minnesota and the nation.

Nick Kruszalnicki
VINE Hosts 'iPhoneography'
VINE Hosts 'iPhoneography'

VINE played host to a class Tuesday called iPhoneography, which teaches iPhone users about the modes and tools in their camera app.

Lauren Andrego
MIDDAY EXPERT: New Child Care Center Coming To Mankato
MIDDAY EXPERT: New Child Care Center Coming To Mankato

Candice Deal-Bartell joined KEYC News 12 this Midday to talk about Cultivate Mankato, a child care center opening up in Mankato in April of 2019.

Kelsey Barchenger
Mayo Clinic in Rochester Ranked #1 Hospital In State & Nation
Mayo Clinic in Rochester Ranked #1 Hospital In State & Nation

Mayo Clinic in Rochester has been named the best hospital, both across the nation and right here in Minnesota.   

Kelsey Barchenger

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Cleveland Public Schools Offering Tips For Referendum Voters
Cleveland Public Schools Offering Tips For Referendum Voters

The Cleveland Public School District is giving voters some clarification as they head to the polls to vote on the school's referendum.  

Kelsey Barchenger
Sleepy Eye Man Arrested Following Alleged Sexual Assault
Sleepy Eye Man Arrested Following Alleged Sexual Assault

A 24-year-old Sleepy Eye man is arrested following a reported sexual assault.  

Kelsey Barchenger
Alpha Motorcyclist Injured In Crash In Jackson County
Alpha Motorcyclist Injured In Crash In Jackson County

An Alpha man is airlifted following a crash between an SUV and a motorcycle in Jackson County. 

Kelsey Barchenger
The Great North Kato Cookoff To Benefit Lasting Imprint
The Great North Kato Cookoff To Benefit Lasting Imprint

Kristen Thomas also talked about The Great North Kato Cookoff which takes place Saturday, August 18th at the Circle Inn Bar in North Mankato.

Sarah Meilner
Walz Votes in Primary
Walz Votes in Primary

Switching from his run for congress, Tim Walz was on the ballot for governor this time around

Ashley Hanley
High Expectations Again for Scarlet Football Squad
High Expectations Again for Scarlet Football Squad

The Scarlets open the season on Friday, August 31st at home against Rochester Century.

Camp Sweet Life Hosts Week-long Session
Camp Sweet Life Hosts Week-long Session

For once a week in the summer on the banks of Lake Washington kids with Type 1 Diabetes can just be kids.

Erika Brooks
Child Care Center Gets Funding; Archery Rules Approved at Mankato City Council
Child Care Center Gets Funding; Archery Rules Approved at Mankato City Council

The up–to $125,000 loan for the new child-care center is provided over an eight–year term at 5% interest.

Sean Morawczynski
Cleveland Referendum Will Be On Tuesday's Ballot
Cleveland Referendum Will Be On Tuesday's Ballot

The Cleveland School District is reminding local residents to get out and vote on two questions Tuesday.

Erika Brooks
As Primary Nears, Johnson Stops By North Mankato
As Primary Nears, Johnson Stops By North Mankato

Jeff Johnson is ready to take on his republican counterpart Tim Pawlenty in the primary, to secure a spot on November's general election ballot. 

Temi Adeleye
And Mankato's Ambassador Award Goes To...
And Mankato's Ambassador Award Goes To...

The Mankato City Council awarded the founders of Mankato Zero Waste on Monday, with an Ambassador Award, for their exemplary work, in making our community a cleaner and greener environment.

Temi Adeleye
Kids Head Down To The Farm For Camp
Kids Head Down To The Farm For Camp

City kids and even some farm kids are spending 4 days at Farmamerica, learning about life on a modern farm.    Farm Camp Minnesota is run by farmers and ag industry workers.

Nick Kruszalnicki
Windom Football Team Spending Season on the Road
Windom Football Team Spending Season on the Road

In Windom, Island Park won't be playable this fall sports season meaning the Eagle football team will spend the year  exclusively on the road.

Rob Clark
Man Charged Following Police Standoff
Man Charged Following Police Standoff

59-year-old Scott Douglas Johnston is accused of allegedly pointing a weapon at two juveniles, ages 8 and 9, and threatening to shoot them if they did not stop playing on his lawn.

Erika Brooks
Mankato Man Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Child
Mankato Man Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Child

47-year-old Timothy Joseph Jensen faces second degree criminal sexual conduct charges, according to police.

Lauren Andrego

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