Minnesota State Mankato student competes in national eSports tournament

A local Minnesota State University, Mankato student is getting some national recognition.

  Biden’s virus plan: 100 million shots just the start

Called the “American Rescue Plan,” the legislative proposal would meet President-elect Joe Biden's goal of administering 100 million vaccines by the 100th day of his administration, and advance his objective of reopening most schools by the spring.
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  Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

The Biden plan comes as a divided nation remains caught in the grip of the pandemic’s most dangerous wave yet. So far, more than 380,000 Americans have died.


  Pick of the Litter: Chester

  Mankato Area Public Schools students to return to in-person hybrid learning

  KEYC News Now Weather Forecast

Minnesota Girls’ High School Basketball Rankings

Minnesota Boys’ High School Basketball Rankings

The Minnesota boys high school preseason basketball rankings, as provided by Minnesota Basketball News, a statewide basketball publication.
  • National

  Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it ‘vote of conscience’

A single article of impeachment — for “incitement of insurrection” — was approved by the House on Wednesday, one week after a violent mob of Trump supporters invaded the Capitol.

  Snowfall totals in southern Minn., northwest Iowa

  New athletic center coming to Martin Luther College

  Curling season back in action

  MDH: 33 additional deaths tied to COVID-19, 1,640 new confirmed positive cases

  Survey details challenges of athlete mask mandate

  Madelia Fire Department: check your carbon monoxide detectors

  Winter storm wreaks havoc on Minnesota roads

UPDATE: MnDOT reopens state highways in Southwestern Minnesota

  • National

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2 million amid vaccine rollout

The milestone was reached just over a year after the coronavirus was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan.


  Minnesota State Mankato student competes in national eSports tournament

  Survey details challenges of athlete mask mandate

A grassroots organization made of up parents, coaches, and athletes releases results of a statewide survey from the first week of athlete mask mandates.


  Cleveland teen launches GoFundMe for teacher

  Hy-Vee to begin rapid antibody testing

  MAPS learning program and winter sports spectator information announced

  No. 12 Mavericks top Augustana, 25-13

  Mankato tourism looks to rebound after 2020

With travel down and people isolating due to COVID, concerns the number of people visiting Mankato has gone down and has forced cancellations of events.
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  Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops

An Associated Press review of public records, social media posts and videos shows at least 21 current or former members of the U.S. military or law enforcement have been identified as being at or near the Capitol riot, with more than a dozen others under investigation but not yet named.

  Matson joins lawmakers introducing bill that increases penalties for attempted murder of police

  Anglers celebrating ‘Take a Kid Ice Fishing’ this weekend

  Rep. Jeremy Munson speaks out after House launches investigation on 6 GOP reps

  Minnesota Department of Transportations gives tips for first blizzard of 2021


  Security officials urge Minnesotans to avoid state Capitol

  WEM girls’ basketball leaning on experience for 2021


  Minnesota lawmakers introduce anti-copper mining legislation

  Iowa National Guard sending 250 troops to Washington, D.C.


  Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

  Stars return to inauguration, with J.Lo, Gaga set to perform

  National Guard troops flooding in as Washington locks down