Lisa returns to her familiar seat behind the anchor desk at KEYC. She first joined KEYC back in 1992 as the 10 pm news anchor. Her career went on to crisscross the country before she landed back in Mankato with her family 10 years ago where she was the anchor of KEYC This Midday. Having covered nights and mid-days, she is anxious now to lend her talents in the morning!
Her love of the region shines through in all she does not only in her role delivering the news to southern Minnesota and northern Iowa but in her community endeavors as well. Lisa serves as a strategic writer for the nonprofit MRCI. She is also an active volunteer including at her children’s schools and through other local organizations such as Greater Mankato Rotary, Lasting Imprint, Greater Mankato Growth and Dream Closet. She also serves as an adjunct professor in the Communications Department at Minnesota State University, Mankato and is Editor of Connect Business Magazine.
City of Mankato Spokesperson Edell Fiedler says city leaders want public input ahead of the special Mankato City Council hearing Monday, where they will vote on whether or not to require face coverings be worn in places of public accommodation.
As students, teachers, and administrators look forward to hearing the state’s guidance at the start of the new school year, they are also taking time to reflect on how this school year ended in unprecedented fashion.
This week, KEYC News Now takes some time to highlight area seniors who are trying to understand this time in life, a time that’s supposed to be full of hope and celebration. In this Senior Spotlight, we highlight Ben Maes from Mankato West High School.
Gyms and fitness studios remain closed under the governor’s order, and for many, it’s been an exercise in creativity to stay connected to clients. Now eight area gyms are working together to make sure all of us can work out this weekend.
The Minnesota Golf Association hopes to settle things so the season can start on time and is seeking clarification on Governor Tim Walz’s executive orders that cover outdoor activities and the closure of public accommodations, through May 1.
The university alerted students and employees this morning that a staff person has been diagnosed with lab-confirmed COVID-19. The Minnesota Department of Health, though, has determined that the risk of exposure at the university is low.
Matthew Hodgden from Bodikey Physical Therapy joined KEYC News Now at Noon to talk about how the Graston Technique can treat tight muscles that come from repetitive movements like typing on a keyboard.