Carnival Sets Up Shop in River Hills Mall Parking Lot
Carnival Sets Up Shop in River Hills Mall Parking Lot

The Family Fun Shows began in 1996 and the carnival has set up shop in Mankato every Memorial Day weekend for about 25 years. 

Mountain Lake Couple Promotes Health at Jubilee Market and Peacemeals
Mountain Lake Couple Promotes Health at Jubilee Market and Peacemeals

A Mountain Lake farm and eatery providing locally sourced produce got its start after the owners retired from the medical field and continued their mission. Jubilee Market and Peacemeals, originally known as Jubilee Fruits and Vegetables in 2010, moved out of their garage and to their current location on Mountain Lake Road in 2015. 

Alison Durheim
MSU Encourages Students to Begin College Search
MSU Encourages Students to Begin College Search

The week of June 24-28, if you visit a school within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, you can apply free of charge.

Ryan Sjoberg
Wisconsin Man will Spend Rest of His Life in Prison for Kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and Killing Her Parents
Mitch Keegan
North Mankato Farmers Market Seeks More Vendors
North Mankato Farmers Market Seeks More Vendors

The North Mankato Farmers Market is very self–sufficient. It relies more so on the vendors and you, the customers, to keep it operating.

Ryan Sjoberg
Mankato Police Still Searching for Wendy Khan
Mankato Police Still Searching for Wendy Khan

Mankato Public Safety says with almost a year of investigating and no suspects in holding, they want to assure the public they’re consistently working on the case.

Temi Adeleye
Local Legislators Discuss Bipartisan Legislative Session
Local Legislators Discuss Bipartisan Legislative Session

Local legislators Jeremy Munson and the Jack Considine share their thoughts, just after the regular session ends and a special session going to progress Friday morning.   

Temi Adeleye
Pick of the Litter: Tracy
Pick of the Litter: Tracy

This week's Pick of the Litter is Tracy. She is lovable and curious orange kitten who loves to cuddle.

Temi Adeleye
Mankato Police Investigating After Missing Girl Found
Mankato Police Investigating After Missing Girl Found

Mankato Police said they are still working with the minor to learn more on where she was for the day and a half she was missing.

Temi Adeleye
Woman Found Deceased in Mankato Apartment Building Elevator
Woman Found Deceased in Mankato Apartment Building Elevator

Mankato Public Safety says they believe the woman died shortly before being discovered.

Temi Adeleye
Mankato Zero Waste Encourages Reduced Use of Plastics
Mankato Zero Waste Encourages Reduced Use of Plastics

They also want a city ordinance that helps reduce plastic bag use and supports the use of reusable carryout bags and compostable to-go containers.

Mitch Keegan
Meal Prep Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend
Meal Prep Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

Tina McClain with Inspire Health & Wellness joined KEYC News 12 This Morning with some meal prep ideas ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. 

Kelsey Barchenger
Police Seek Help Finding Suspicious Male in New Richland
Police Seek Help Finding Suspicious Male in New Richland

Police say they’ve received multiple reports of a man pulling up to underage girls walking home from school and demanding they get in his vehicle. 

Sean Morawczynski
Waseca Man Sentenced for 2017 Rape
Waseca Man Sentenced for 2017 Rape

Zimmerman will serve 60 days with work release then five years probation.

Sean Morawczynski
East’s Madson Collects 500th Career Win
East’s Madson Collects 500th Career Win

Madson reaches milestone in Section 2AAA victory over Worthington.

Rob Clark
Seasonal Delicacies at Cup N' Saucer
Seasonal Delicacies at Cup N' Saucer

Minnesota's state mushroom, morels, are begging to pop-up, so Cup N' Saucer in Sherburn is taking advantage of the seasonal delicacies.

Alison Durheim
MCW Teacher and Community Staple Retires
MCW Teacher and Community Staple Retires

One Martin County West second grade teacher who wears many hats in the community is ready to retire, but her impact will last in the halls for years to come. ducat...

Alison Durheim
LEEP Hosts Draft Party For Legends Game
LEEP Hosts Draft Party For Legends Game

Players for both teams were announced in a draft format, complete with commentary, pictures and their jersey.

Erika Brooks
Opening Day Nears for Minnesota’s Only Professional Softball Team
Rob Clark
Final Preparations Underway for Minnesota Air Spectacular
Final Preparations Underway for Minnesota Air Spectacular

The Minnesota Air Spectacular returns to Mankato June 15 and 16.

MSU Mankato Staff And Faculty Plant Flowers Around Campus
MSU Mankato Staff And Faculty Plant Flowers Around Campus

For 19 years, campus staff have volunteered to plant nearly 5,000 flowers across the school.

Nick Kruszalnicki

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LEEP Hosts Draft Party For Legends Game
LEEP Hosts Draft Party For Legends Game

Players for both teams were announced in a draft format, complete with commentary, pictures and their jersey.

Erika Brooks
Opening Day Nears for Minnesota’s Only Professional Softball Team
Rob Clark
Final Preparations Underway for Minnesota Air Spectacular
Final Preparations Underway for Minnesota Air Spectacular

The Minnesota Air Spectacular returns to Mankato June 15 and 16.

MSU Mankato Staff And Faculty Plant Flowers Around Campus
MSU Mankato Staff And Faculty Plant Flowers Around Campus

For 19 years, campus staff have volunteered to plant nearly 5,000 flowers across the school.

Nick Kruszalnicki
BENCHS Celebrates 50th Anniversary
BENCHS Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Last year, the shelter found homes for over 1,200 cats and dogs.

Nick Kruszalnicki
Six Southern Minnesota Communities Benefit From New Foundation
Six Southern Minnesota Communities Benefit From New Foundation

Bricelyn, Easton, Freeborn, Kiester, Walters and Wells are going to be the beneficiaries of the first-ever Our Town USA Community Foundation fund distribution.

Ryan Sjoberg
Dodge Center Woman Indicted on 1st Degree Murder Charges
Dodge Center Woman Indicted on 1st Degree Murder Charges

Lois Riess was indicted Wednesday on one count of first-degree premeditated murder and one count of second-degree murder for the death of her husband.

Debris Removal Set for Creek Near Lake Dorothy
Debris Removal Set for Creek Near Lake Dorothy

 Recent rainfall here at home has crews busy removing debris from the creek running into Lake Dorothy.

Temi Adeleye
Cyber Insurance Encouraged for Data Breaches
Cyber Insurance Encouraged for Data Breaches

As data breaches become more common in the workplace, one local expert is suggesting cyber insurance as a way to protect information.

Temi Adeleye
Superintendent of Nicollet Public Schools Announces Retirement
Superintendent of Nicollet Public Schools Announces Retirement

As the school year winds down, the Superintendent of Nicollet Public Schools announces his retirement.

Kelsey Barchenger
Practicing Gratitude: Local Life Coach Offers Tips For Changing Your Mindset
Practicing Gratitude: Local Life Coach Offers Tips For Changing Your Mindset

Life Coach Darla Makela joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about gratitude and how to change your mindset. She also spoke about the importance of documenting what you're thankful for on a daily basis and gave some ideas on ways to do so.

Kelsey Barchenger
Cyber Insurance: How It Works & Why It May Be Worth It For Businesses
Cyber Insurance: How It Works & Why It May Be Worth It For Businesses

Jason Olson with Eide Bailly joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about cyber insurance and why it may be a good option for a company looking to protect information.

Kelsey Barchenger
Mankato Public Schools Presents Spirit of Youth Awards
Mankato Public Schools Presents Spirit of Youth Awards

Members of the Mankato community were recognized for their work in promoting healthy youth development.

Erika Brooks
Bill Targets Drug "Evergreening"
Bill Targets Drug "Evergreening"

Senator Tina Smith has introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at stopping big pharmaceutical companies from extending their patents when they make minor changes to a drug.

Erika Brooks
Mankato East Honors Arts, Academics and Athletics
Mankato East Honors Arts, Academics and Athletics

Mankato East honored students with scholarships, academic accolades and artistic competition honors.  

Alison Durheim

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