Vines and Wines, Minnesota Style
Vines and Wines, Minnesota Style

Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery entertained grape growers with informative sessions while sharing a few of their own secrets that growers can take home.  

Farm to Fork, Meet Farmers at Hy-Vee
Farm to Fork, Meet Farmers at Hy-Vee

From farm to fork, producers chatted with consumers at Mankato's downtown Hy-Vee.  

Alison Durheim
Engineering Machine Design Contest Minnesota State University
Engineering Machine Design Contest Minnesota State University

Young scientists gather at Mankato State University today to compete in 8th annual Rube Goldberg machine contest. 

Joshua Eckl
Highway 4 Reopens Near St. James
Highway 4 Reopens Near St. James

Flooding caused the road closure back on March 17th.

Nick Kruszalnicki
Windom High School Students Filling Sandbags to Fight Flooding
Windom High School Students Filling Sandbags to Fight Flooding

The goal is to have 25,000 sandbags ready for when the Des Moines River crests in the next few days.

Nick Kruszalnicki
Senior Surf Day Offers Free Internet Education Course
Senior Surf Day Offers Free Internet Education Course

Senior Surf Day offers introductory classes on how to operate a computer, use the internet and use email to stay connected with friends and family.

Lauren Andrego
MSU Sports Bubble Receives Final Approval
MSU Sports Bubble Receives Final Approval

“I think the versatility of having both an indoor turf space and an outdoor turf space will be important not only for athletics and campus recreation but for all student users and different user groups across the community."

Ryan Sjoberg
Legislative Panel Takes Up Walz Transportation Plan
Legislative Panel Takes Up Walz Transportation Plan

The Minnesota Legislature has begun work in earnest on Gov. Tim Walz's transportation plan, including his disputed proposal to raise the state's gasoline tax by 20 cents.

March 22nd, 12:13 PM CDT
Canned Dog Food Recall Expanded Due To Elevated Vitamin D
Canned Dog Food Recall Expanded Due To Elevated Vitamin D

(KPLC/Gray News) - The recall for select Hill’s Pet Nutrition canned dog food has been expanded due to elevated vitamin D, according to the FDA. 

Sarah Meilner
Trainer Gives Tips for Getting your Body Right
Trainer Gives Tips for Getting your Body Right

Planet Fitness Personal Trainer Bailey Marshall gives tips for getting your body right for the summer. 

Temi Adeleye
Food Friday: Happy Chef
Food Friday: Happy Chef

Grab those utensils and loosen up those belts because this week's feature is Happy Chef.

Temi Adeleye
'Power of Minnesota' Film Shows How Clean Energy Makes Local Economies Stronger
'Power of Minnesota' Film Shows How Clean Energy Makes Local Economies Stronger

Briana Becker with MN Interfaith Power and Light joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about their upcoming event on Tuesday March 26th at 6pm. 

Sarah Meilner
MN House Passes Bill Allowing Hunters To Use Leashed Dogs
MN House Passes Bill Allowing Hunters To Use Leashed Dogs

In Minnesota, Hunters may be able to use their four-legged friend to track some large game animals. 

Sarah Meilner
Omar Rallies Support For Bill Banning Gay Conversion Therapy
Omar Rallies Support For Bill Banning Gay Conversion Therapy

Rep. Ilhan Omar has rallied LGBTQ youth in support of a Minnesota bill to ban gay conversion therapy for minors or vulnerable adults.

March 22nd, 5:35 AM CDT
Le Sueur Police Warn Residents of Racially-Targeted Scam
Le Sueur Police Warn Residents of Racially-Targeted Scam

The Le Sueur Police Department warns residents of a racially- targeted scam appearing on Facebook.

Sarah Meilner
McLeod County Warns Of Littered Needles
McLeod County Warns Of Littered Needles

As the snow continues to melt, authorities in McLeod County are urging parents to pay attention to what their children or pets are picking up off the ground. 

Sarah Meilner
MN House Passes Bill To Redefine Sexual Harassment
MN House Passes Bill To Redefine Sexual Harassment

The new definition would make it less challenging to litigate potential harassment.

Sarah Meilner
Trial Date Set For Murder Suspect In Kossuth County
Trial Date Set For Murder Suspect In Kossuth County

In other news this morning, A Lakota, Iowa man accused of killing his girlfriend in Kossuth County now has a trial date. 

Sarah Meilner
Local Farmers Sending Supplies to Flood-Stricken Nebraska
Local Farmers Sending Supplies to Flood-Stricken Nebraska

Relief efforts for flooding devastation across the Midwest are in full gear. Neighbors are helping neighbors and one local farmer is making sure his friends in Nebraska aren't forgotten. 

Alison Durheim
Possible Changeover For Mayo Springfield
Possible Changeover For Mayo Springfield

Mayo began looking at possible changes last June, after facing critical physician shortages for a number of years.

Erika Brooks
Cottonwood River Recedes A Couple Feet In New Ulm
Cottonwood River Recedes A Couple Feet In New Ulm

Officials are still closely monitoring the Cottonwood River in New Ulm.

Erika Brooks

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Trial Date Set For Murder Suspect In Kossuth County
Trial Date Set For Murder Suspect In Kossuth County

In other news this morning, A Lakota, Iowa man accused of killing his girlfriend in Kossuth County now has a trial date. 

Sarah Meilner
Local Farmers Sending Supplies to Flood-Stricken Nebraska
Local Farmers Sending Supplies to Flood-Stricken Nebraska

Relief efforts for flooding devastation across the Midwest are in full gear. Neighbors are helping neighbors and one local farmer is making sure his friends in Nebraska aren't forgotten. 

Alison Durheim
Possible Changeover For Mayo Springfield
Possible Changeover For Mayo Springfield

Mayo began looking at possible changes last June, after facing critical physician shortages for a number of years.

Erika Brooks
Cottonwood River Recedes A Couple Feet In New Ulm
Cottonwood River Recedes A Couple Feet In New Ulm

Officials are still closely monitoring the Cottonwood River in New Ulm.

Erika Brooks
Still Recovering, Springfield Preps For Floodwaters
Still Recovering, Springfield Preps For Floodwaters

Still recovering from last summer's flooding, the city of Springfield is closely monitoring the level of the Cottonwood River.

Erika Brooks
Mankato Schools Urging Early Childhood Screening
Mankato Schools Urging Early Childhood Screening

The screening is required by law before children enter kindergarten.

Nick Kruszalnicki
St. Peter Dealing With Rising River
St. Peter Dealing With Rising River

The Highway 99 bridge over the Minnesota River remains closed.  

Nick Kruszalnicki
Emmy Winner Speaks At South Central College
Emmy Winner Speaks At South Central College

Rob Colby has worked with music acts like Prince, Bob Seger, Heart, Genesis, Lady Gaga, and Britney Spears.

Nick Kruszalnicki
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Climbs in February
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Climbs in February

This is the first month of annual job decline since July 2010.

Mitch Keegan
Flood Safety: When To Evacuate Your Home
Flood Safety: When To Evacuate Your Home

Captain Paul Barta with the Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about to remain safe during flooding. 

Sarah Meilner
Local Ag Expert Talks Flooding Impact On Farmers
Local Ag Expert Talks Flooding Impact On Farmers

Kent Thiesse a local Ag Expert joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about the flooding is impacting farmers in our area and what farmers can do if they have damage from the winter and floods. 

Sarah Meilner
Minnesota Governor Sends Guard Helicopter, Crew To Nebraska
Minnesota Governor Sends Guard Helicopter, Crew To Nebraska

Gov. Tim Walz has sent Minnesota Army National Guard troops to Nebraska to help with the flood disaster.

March 21st, 5:42 AM CDT
Steele County Residents Honoring Robinson Family With Memorial
Steele County Residents Honoring Robinson Family With Memorial

First Lutheran Church and Blooming Prairie police are inviting people to honor the 2-year-old girl found dead in Steele County this week after her mother was slain. 

Sarah Meilner
One Critical In Two Vehicle Crash In Mapleton
One Critical In Two Vehicle Crash In Mapleton

The State Patrol says a vehicle driven by 82-year-old Clint Lindemann of Mapleton was southbound on Highway 22 and tried to swerve and avoid hitting a vehicle that pulled out from eastbound 134th Street.

Sarah Meilner
Hwy 99 Bridge In St. Peter Closed Due To Flooding
Hwy 99 Bridge In St. Peter Closed Due To Flooding

High water levels cause another road to be added to the list of closures. 

Sarah Meilner

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