GMG Welcomes Federated Insurance to Mankato
GMG Welcomes Federated Insurance to Mankato

With 36 brand new employees starting Monday to accompany 10 seasoned vets, this company's goal is to ultimately employ 200 people in the Mankato area.

Southern Minnesota Companies Fined For Air Quality Violations
Southern Minnesota Companies Fined For Air Quality Violations

31 different companies across the state are receiving getting cited by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

Nick Kruszalnicki
Roosevelt Special Ed Teacher Wins Golden Apple
Roosevelt Special Ed Teacher Wins Golden Apple

Roosevelt Elementary special education teacher Lisa Jackson has taught academic and social skills in southern Minnesota for more than 15 years.

Lauren Andrego
Ways To Ward Off The Winter Blues With Cozy Decor
Ways To Ward Off The Winter Blues With Cozy Decor

Denise David with Whimsy & Weathered in Mankato joined KEYC News 12 This Midday with some advice for spicing up your decor after you take down your Christmas decorations. 

Kelsey Barchenger
Waseca Man Killed In Single Vehicle Crash
Waseca Man Killed In Single Vehicle Crash

A Waseca man is killed in a single vehicle crash in Sibley County. 

Sarah Meilner
Body Concepts Brings in Salt Rooms to Draw Out Toxins
Body Concepts Brings in Salt Rooms to Draw Out Toxins

A local woman is shining light on a new health concept in Mankato meant to help those with respiratory problems.

Temi Adeleye
New Ulm Declares Downtown Snow Emergency
New Ulm Declares Downtown Snow Emergency

The Downtown Snow Emergency begins Wednesday, January 23 at 1:30 AM and is in effect until completion. 

Mitch Keegan
Locale Brewery To Celebrate Grand Opening
Locale Brewery To Celebrate Grand Opening

Jim Parejko Brewer and Vice President at Locale Brewing Co. joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about their Grand Opening party and why they chose to open in Mankato.  

Sarah Meilner
Salt Room: A New Trend For Spa Lovers
Salt Room: A New Trend For Spa Lovers

Gari Jo owner of Body Concepts in Mankato joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about what a salt room is and the benefits it has on your health. 

Sarah Meilner
Allina Health Implementing Visitor Restrictions
Allina Health Implementing Visitor Restrictions

Due to the rise in cases of influenza statewide, Allina Health is implementing restricted visitor guidelines. 

Sarah Meilner
Progress Continues On Mt. Olive Lutheran Church And School Building Project
Progress Continues On Mt. Olive Lutheran Church And School Building Project

We're getting a closer look at ongoing construction at Mount Olive Lutheran Church and School in Mankato. 

Sarah Meilner
Mankato Celebrates 35th Annual Pathfinder Award
Mankato Celebrates 35th Annual Pathfinder Award

The 2019 Pathfinder Award, Young Pathfinder Award, Business Pathfinder and for the first time this year, the Leadership Pathfinder Award are all honored at this community celebration.

Ryan Sjoberg
Owatonna Man Walks Away After Vehicle Crashes Through Ice on Cedar Lake
Owatonna Man Walks Away After Vehicle Crashes Through Ice on Cedar Lake

"By the snap of your fingers there was water flooding into my feet and into my door especially as that's where all the pressure came from.  It was happening very fast and I had to tell myself to keep working to get out of the vehicle."

Ryan Sjoberg
Twins Caravan Stops in Madison Lake for Some Ice Fishing
Twins Caravan Stops in Madison Lake for Some Ice Fishing

Veteran anglers on the ice Monday were all set to battle the elements. For others, ice fishing is a whole new ball game.

Sean Morawczynski
Historic New Ulm Building to Become Affordable Housing Development
Historic New Ulm Building to Become Affordable Housing Development

The building, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1915 but has only been used by the State Street Theater Company since 2005.

Alex Tejada
Gustavus Adolphus College Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Gustavus Adolphus College Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Reverend Dr. Luke Powery serves as the Dean of Duke University Chapel.

Alex Tejada
Owatonna Man Walks Away After Vehicle Crashes Through Ice on Cedar Lake
Owatonna Man Walks Away After Vehicle Crashes Through Ice on Cedar Lake

"By the snap of your fingers there was water flooding into my feet and into my door especially as that's where all the pressure came from.  It was happening very fast and I had to tell myself to keep working to get out of the vehicle."

Ryan Sjoberg
Twins Caravan Stops in Madison Lake for Some Ice Fishing
Twins Caravan Stops in Madison Lake for Some Ice Fishing

Veteran anglers on the ice Monday were all set to battle the elements. For others, ice fishing is a whole new ball game.

Sean Morawczynski
Historic New Ulm Building to Become Affordable Housing Development
Historic New Ulm Building to Become Affordable Housing Development

The building, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1915 but has only been used by the State Street Theater Company since 2005.

Alex Tejada
Gustavus Adolphus College Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Gustavus Adolphus College Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Reverend Dr. Luke Powery serves as the Dean of Duke University Chapel.

Alex Tejada
Marriage & Money Seminar Meant To Help Couples Develop A Financial Plan
Marriage & Money Seminar Meant To Help Couples Develop A Financial Plan

Tabitha Melvin, Regional VP of Primerica joined KEYC News 12 This Midday to talk about Marriage and Money, a seminar being held Jan. 21 at the Profinium building that's free and open to the public. 

Kelsey Barchenger

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Humminbird Mad Bobber Ice Fishing Contest Moved Off Madison To Duck Lake
Humminbird Mad Bobber Ice Fishing Contest Moved Off Madison To Duck Lake

Concerns over unsafe ice conditions have prompted a change in venue for the Humminbird Mad Bobber Ice Fishing Contest.   

Kelsey Barchenger
A Look at the Controversy Around CBD
A Look at the Controversy Around CBD

Since Minnesota's recent legalization of CBD Oil, the product has sparked both interest and misconceptions.

Temi Adeleye
Same Day Surgery Department Now Open At River's Edge Hospital & Clinic
Same Day Surgery Department Now Open At River's Edge Hospital & Clinic

 Another phase of the expansion project at River's Edge Hospital and Clinic is now complete.   

Kelsey Barchenger
CBD Oil Gaining Traction Across Southern Minnesota
CBD Oil Gaining Traction Across Southern Minnesota

Sam Benjegerdes with Rexius Nutrition joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about the growing popularity of CBD oil in various supplements. 

Kelsey Barchenger
BENCHS Names New Executive Director
BENCHS Names New Executive Director

The Blue Earth Nicollet County Humane Society officially has a new leader.    

Kelsey Barchenger
Le Sueur Man Critically Injured In Crash With Snow Plow
Le Sueur Man Critically Injured In Crash With Snow Plow

A Le Sueur man is critically injured in accident involving a plow truck.

Kelsey Barchenger
Volunteers Still Needed For Anthony Ford Pond Hockey Classic
Volunteers Still Needed For Anthony Ford Pond Hockey Classic

Dan Sprague with the Anthony Ford Fund joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about the upcoming Anthony Ford Pond Hockey Classic taking place Jan. 24-27.  They're still in need of volunteers for the event. To sign up, click here. 

Kelsey Barchenger
Players of All Ages Battle in Pond Hockey Tournament
Players of All Ages Battle in Pond Hockey Tournament

Starting Friday, competitive hockey players of all ages battled in five divisions, two adult and three kids leagues. 

Alex Tejada
$30K Hockey Shot Winner Says She'll Never Forget It
$30K Hockey Shot Winner Says She'll Never Forget It

MSU student Morgan Ward recalls nailing a shot in between periods of Friday night's MSU men's hockey game and taking home $30,000.

Lauren Andrego
Garden Center Teaches About Indoor Projects for Winter
Garden Center Teaches About Indoor Projects for Winter

Today's class featured a creative at-home craft, mini gardens. 

Alex Tejada
Extreme Makeover: Room Edition
Extreme Makeover: Room Edition

Thanks to community support and a non-profit group known as My Happy Place, a local girl battling Leukemia got the surprise of a lifetime. 

Alison Durheim
KEYC News 12 & FOX 12 Mankato Returning to DirecTV Lineup
KEYC News 12 & FOX 12 Mankato Returning to DirecTV Lineup

The stations were removed on Monday, January 7 after an agreement couldn't be reached following the expiration of a contract at the end of December.

Mitch Keegan
10 People Uninjured After 3 Different Vehicles Break Through Ice on Madison Lake
10 People Uninjured After 3 Different Vehicles Break Through Ice on Madison Lake

The sheriff's office says they received three separate reports of vehicles breaking through the narrows area on Madison Lake Saturday, which is just southwest of the Point Pleasant Resort and Campground. 

Mitch Keegan
Hikers Enjoy Campfires at State Park's Winter Fest
Hikers Enjoy Campfires at State Park's Winter Fest

Due to the ice, a new trail along the Minneopa Creek bluff was formed. 

Alex Tejada
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.

Lauren Andrego

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