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.
Fans are ecstatic for the Minnesota State Men’s Maverick hockey team making it to the Frozen Four. However, due to COVID protocols, the team was only alloted 300 tickets and those got snatched up right away.
The Minnesota Department of Health reports case growth is down 68% since the peak of new infections in mid-November. Meanwhile, the spread of the coronavirus may be increasing again in Iowa as the positivity rate ticked higher in recent days.
Due to COVID, this year more than ever people may be in need of help to pay their monthly energy bills. Minnesota Valley Action Council wants everyone to know, help is available through their Energy Assistance program.
Like other events around the region, this year's Deep Valley Book Festival is transitioning to a virtual format. The goal though remains the same: to bring people together to celebrate our region’s vibrant literary culture
Sibley County Sheriff’s Office says a family member of 37-year-old Lucas Pfarr located his vehicle in rural Sibley County. Authorities discovered the body of an adult male after a search of the family member’s property. The body was transported to Anoka County for an autopsy and identification.