DNR Leads Walk That Showcases Southern Minnesota's Native Prairies
DNR Leads Walk That Showcases Southern Minnesota's Native Prairies

The once dominating prairie of Southern Minnesota is now a threatened ecosystem, making the Scientific and Natural Area especially important.   

Perry Dyke to Share Survival Story at Relay for Life
Perry Dyke to Share Survival Story at Relay for Life

At this year's Relay for Life of Blue Earth County, Perry is serving as Honorary Survivor—sharing his story with all those impacted by cancer. 

Dion Cheney
Maple Grove Man Arrested Following Police Chase Thursday Night
Maple Grove Man Arrested Following Police Chase Thursday Night

Mordhorst appeared to be under the influence and could face charges of fleeing police and obstruction with force, among others.

Tyler Seggerman
Polka Music & Spätzle Highlight Day Two Of Bavarian Blast
Polka Music & Spätzle Highlight Day Two Of Bavarian Blast

The tunes weren't the only thing visitors got a taste of, for pork schnitzel, spätzle and apple strudel beckoned visitors to grab a bite.

Tyler Seggerman
Minnesota Medical Association Turns 165
Minnesota Medical Association Turns 165

Back in 1853 a group of doctors met together in the Saint Paul courthouse and formed the association. Since that time, they have been setting standards for professionalism and elevating the level of medical care in the state.   

Nick Kruszalnicki
A Win For Waseca: Former Brown Printing Facility Sold For $4 Million
A Win For Waseca: Former Brown Printing Facility Sold For $4 Million

A group of investors from Southern Minnesota has purchased the former Quad Graphics and longtime Brown Printing plant for $4 million.  The search is on for tenants to fill the building.

Nick Kruszalnicki
Polka Music & Spätzle Highlight Day Two Of Bavarian Blast
Polka Music & Spätzle Highlight Day Two Of Bavarian Blast

The tunes weren't the only thing visitors got a taste of, for pork schnitzel, spätzle and apple strudel beckoned visitors to grab a bite.

Tyler Seggerman
Minnesota Medical Association Turns 165
Minnesota Medical Association Turns 165

Back in 1853 a group of doctors met together in the Saint Paul courthouse and formed the association. Since that time, they have been setting standards for professionalism and elevating the level of medical care in the state.   

Nick Kruszalnicki
A Win For Waseca: Former Brown Printing Facility Sold For $4 Million
A Win For Waseca: Former Brown Printing Facility Sold For $4 Million

A group of investors from Southern Minnesota has purchased the former Quad Graphics and longtime Brown Printing plant for $4 million.  The search is on for tenants to fill the building.

Nick Kruszalnicki
Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office Increases Reward
Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office Increases Reward

The Le Sueur County Sheriff's office is increasing its reward in its investigation of illegal garbage dumping.   

Sarah Meilner
Pick of The Litter: Machiavelli and Rum Tum Tugger
Pick of The Litter: Machiavelli and Rum Tum Tugger

These adorable and playful male kittens, are just two of seven kittens.

Temi Adeleye
Owatonna Elementary School Offering Support Following Drowning Of 7-Year-Old Student
Owatonna Elementary School Offering Support Following Drowning Of 7-Year-Old Student

An elementary school in Owatonna is offering its support to grieving families after one of its 7-year-old students tragically drowned.

Kelsey Barchenger
Highway 169 Single-Lane Closures Begin July 23 For Storm Sewer Inspections
Highway 169 Single-Lane Closures Begin July 23 For Storm Sewer Inspections

A recent sinkhole that formed along Highway 169 a few weeks ago is prompting inspections along the roadway.  

Kelsey Barchenger
Former Quad/Graphics Building Sold In Waseca
Former Quad/Graphics Building Sold In Waseca

The former Quad/Graphics and Brown Printing building in Waseca has a new owner.   

Kelsey Barchenger
United Hospital District Completes Acquisition Of Smart Clinic In Fairmont
United Hospital District Completes Acquisition Of Smart Clinic In Fairmont

United Hospital District has completed its purchase of Smart Clinic in Fairmont.  

Kelsey Barchenger
New Ulm Police Investigating Theft At Car Dealership
New Ulm Police Investigating Theft At Car Dealership

Authorities say tires and rims were reported stolen from Kohl-Weelborg Chevrolet sometime Wednesday night.

Kelsey Barchenger
Food Friday Presents Lola: An American Bistro
Food Friday Presents Lola: An American Bistro

As you walk through the door of Lola: An American Bistro, you are either presented with the smell of freshly baked goods and coffee, or some of the best menu items you will ever try in Southern Minnesota. 

Temi Adeleye
Box Office Rundown
Box Office Rundown

Local movie reviewer Mike Lagerquist joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk "Won't You Be My Neighbor", "A Quiet Place" and "Incredibles 2." 

Kalley Hoshaw
Amboy Residents Charged With Multiple Counts Of Drug Sales, Possession
Amboy Residents Charged With Multiple Counts Of Drug Sales, Possession

The Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force searched the home of 27-year-old Bridget Palmer and 37-year-old Cain Waltermann on Tuesday, where authorities say they found 160 grams of Methamphetamine, along with heroin. 

Kalley Hoshaw
LEEP Legends Round The Bases At Franklin Rogers Park
LEEP Legends Round The Bases At Franklin Rogers Park

The annual event raises funds for recreation and sports programming for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Greater Mankato region.

Erika Brooks
Camp Invention Sparks Creativity Among Students
Camp Invention Sparks Creativity Among Students

Educators want kids to learn as much as they can within the Camp Invention Program, given at Dakota Meadows Middle School. 

Temi Adeleye

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Day Four Of MS Ride Across Minnesota Shortened Due To Rain
Day Four Of MS Ride Across Minnesota Shortened Due To Rain

By the end of tomorrow, this group will have journeyed almost 300 miles with the oldest participant being 83 years old.

Tyler Seggerman
New Non-GMO Soybean Brings Benefits to Farmers and Consumers
New Non-GMO Soybean Brings Benefits to Farmers and Consumers

For decades, soybean oil has been sold as a vegetable oil to cook with but the health concerns surrounding trans-fat led to TruSoya, a non-GMO bean that will give the same food grade advantages as gene edited oils with added health benefits.

Erika Brooks
June Jobs Numbers Show Growth In Mankato
June Jobs Numbers Show Growth In Mankato

Mankato continues to lead the state in job growth, compared to other metropolitan areas.  The Mankato statistical area gained over 2,500 new jobs from June 2017 to June 2018.  1,600 of those new jobs were in the private sector.

Nick Kruszalnicki
St. Peter Bakery Offers 5 Cent Coffee for Seniors
St. Peter Bakery Offers 5 Cent Coffee for Seniors

Diamond Dust Bakery in Saint Peter has slashed the price for a cup of coffee to 5 cents for seniors 55 or older, every Thursday from 9 to 10am. 

Nick Kruszalnicki
Job Numbers Continue To Grow In Minnesota
Job Numbers Continue To Grow In Minnesota

The number of jobs in Minnesota has reached historic numbers, as growth continues in the month of June.

Sarah Meilner
MIDDAY EXPERT: Summer, Fall Fashion Trends For Women
MIDDAY EXPERT: Summer, Fall Fashion Trends For Women

Chelsie Hoffmann with Generations Boutique in St. Peter joined KEYC News 12 this Midday to talk summer and a few fall fashion trends. She talked about simplicity and layering as two major trends that will carry us into fall. 

Kelsey Barchenger
Mankato AAA Office Closing July 27
Mankato AAA Office Closing July 27

Employees at the office have been offered positions at other locations.

Tyler Seggerman
MNsure Again Giving Minnesotans More Time To Shop For Health Coverage In 2019
MNsure Again Giving Minnesotans More Time To Shop For Health Coverage In 2019

MNsure is once again giving Minnesotans more time to shop for health coverage for 2019.    

Kelsey Barchenger
Rasmussen To Spend Day Giving Back To The Community
Rasmussen To Spend Day Giving Back To The Community

Lisa Campbell with Rasmussen College Mankato joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about their 10th Annual Community Service Day on Friday.

Kalley Hoshaw
Renville County Parks Reopen After Flooding
Renville County Parks Reopen After Flooding

Lake Allie, Birch Coulee, Beaver Falls, Vicksburg and Skalbekken are now open. 

Kalley Hoshaw
MSU Partners With Delta For Pilot Program
MSU Partners With Delta For Pilot Program

The Delta Airlines Pilot Career Path Program was announced Wednesday and will identify, select, and develop the next generation of pilots for Delta. 

Kalley Hoshaw
Dodge Center Man Killed In Rollover Crash
Dodge Center Man Killed In Rollover Crash

64-year-old Michael Anderst was driving southbound on Highway 56 in Dodge County.

Kalley Hoshaw
Cadets Take Part in Flight Academy
Cadets Take Part in Flight Academy

Youth cadets from all across the country descended upon Mankato and New Ulm this week to learn to fly.

Erika Brooks
Minnesota Reps Walz and Peterson Introduce Bill to Delay Medicare Plan Transition
Minnesota Reps Walz and Peterson Introduce Bill to Delay Medicare Plan Transition

The "Protect Medicare for Seniors Act of 2018" seeks to delay a Medicare deadline to transition seniors from their Cost plans to Advantage plans

Sean Morawczynski
AG Candidate Debra Hilstrom Campaigns in Mankato
AG Candidate Debra Hilstrom Campaigns in Mankato

Hilstrom stopped by KEYC News 12's studios to spread her message.

Sean Morawczynski

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