Day 1 at the Minnesota State Fair

The State Fair kicked off at the State Fairgrounds in Falcon Heights Thursday morning.

WWII veteran earns high school diploma

John Wapienik was presented with his high school diploma Thursday, 77 years after being drafted.
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  Caught on camera: Strong winds send restaurant workers flying into the air

Howling winds and strong rain battered Clemson on Monday evening as Esso Club employees fought the storm to try and hold down their event tent.


  Minnesota State University students move back to town

  Under the Sun Herb Farm brings unique flavor to local farmers markets

678 drivers cited statewide during first week of Hands-Free Law

Crystal Valley appoints new Vice President of Energy

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  Man tried to rob woman in Chicago; he didn’t know she was a boxer

Right now in Chicago, there's a man who's got to be sorry he ever tried to rob one woman. She's a boxer, and when he tried to snag her phone, she unleashed on him in the place where no man wants to be hit.

Paradise Community Theater hosting “Peter Pan” auditions

Man who recorded pig’s treatment banned from Iowa State Fair

Father pleads guilty to manslaughter in son’s death

  Bent River Outfitters announcing new events for this fall

  Republican Jason Lewis to challenge Sen. Tina Smith

  Second robbery, assault suspect turns self in

  Bid Kato works to help people buy, sell treasures

  United Way of the Brown County Area launches weekend food program

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  Amazon fires stir bitter dispute over who is to blame

The World Meteorological Organization said this week that satellite images show smoke from Amazon fires is reaching the Atlantic coast and Sao Paulo.


  Mavs are preparing for another big season on the ice

  Mankato West Scarlets hope to continue winning ways in 2019

The team will try to make it four straight appearances at state in 2019.


  City of St. James seeks answers in second case of park vandalism

  1 charged in Mankato robbery, assault

  66th Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned

  Car show prep part of the thrill of owning model cars

  Podcast series created to help incoming, first-generation, first-year college students

The podcast series, titled "Finding Your Place," introduces students to the most important and challenging issues of the college experience.
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Driver blames GPS after dump truck falls through parking deck in Boston

At least one car was damaged.

  Minnesota State Mavericks Women’s Hockey Team returns to the ice

  Toody’s Sweet Treats; Henderson’s sweet tooth fixer

  New play store will officially open Saturday

  Minnesota Department of Commerce alerts public on high robocall activity


  Congressman Jim Hagedorn visits Mankato’s Jones Metal

  Panthers are clawing for another state tournament berth

  “Miracle on Ice” forward Pavelich charged with assault


  New pizza option in Nicollet

  DFL hosts “Hands Off Our Health Care” Tour

  BridgeWater at Mankato is expanding, hiring


  New play store will officially open Saturday

  Congressman Jim Hagedorn visits Mankato’s Jones Metal