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.
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.
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.