Bill aims to clarify buffalo meat product labeling

Several local bison ranchers are in Washington lobbying for a new bill aimed to clarify meat product labeling.

US vaping illnesses top 500, Missouri man is 8th death

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 530 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 38 states and one U.S. territory, up from 380 a week ago.
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  Delta flight makes emergency landing in Fla. after plunging 30,000 feet

An issue with cabin pressure caused panic aboard a Delta flight as the pilot made an emergency landing.


  Mankato West tops St. Peter

State Street Theater Co. hosts auditions for “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

  Cougars defeat Panthers 2-1

  Crusaders drop contest to Tigers

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  2 dead as Imelda strands drivers, floods homes in Texas

Officials in Harris County, which includes Houston, said there had been a combination of at least 1,000 high-water rescues and evacuations to get people to shelter.

St. Peter Police seek public’s help in locating missing person

  USDA announces sign-up details for 2019-2020 commodity farm program

  Mural rebrands room in the New Ulm Medical Center

  Local youth guide nursing home residents on a sunset walk

  Faribault moves forward one year after tornadoes

  Morristown moves forward one year after tornado

  First independently operated air separation facility coming to southern Minnesota

A portion of Pleasant View Drive will be closed in North Mankato Friday

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Amazon’s Alexa will allow you to make donations to presidential campaigns

Starting next month, users of the voice-controlled home assistant Alexa will be able to dictate their donations to a 2020 presidential campaign.


  Mankato West tops St. Peter

  Cougars defeat Panthers 2-1

  Crusaders drop contest to Tigers

  Prep Athlete: Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s Nick Labat

  Prep Athlete: St. James Area’s Ellie Becker

"I just am very fortunate to have her on our team being a lead and core player."


  Prep Athlete: Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s Nick Labat

LOCASH to kickoff Arnolds Park’s Roof Garden concert series

  What to know for Bier on Belgrade this weekend

Minn. legislators announce formation of Climate Action Caucus

Pioneer Bank to host St. Peter location grand opening Friday

The event will be hosted from 2-7 p.m. at 220 South Third Street in St. Peter.
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  GRAPHIC: Teen stabbed to death as dozens watched, videoed his final moments; arrest made

A teen's murder was live-streamed on social media and recorded by dozens of people who watched and did nothing to help, according to police.

  47th Annual Mankato Pow Wow Sept. 20-22

Former Blue Earth Area football player convicted of assault now faces new charges

Man breaks into home and threatens violence while demanding drugs

  Mankato Area Walk for Recovery Sept. 21


Man fatally shot after leaving St. Paul church

  Upcoming events highlight methods of orthopedic care

  Mother of teen vapers shares experience with the epidemic