Mankato Area Community Band is back in action

Crowds of all ages gathered at Sibley Park, coming prepared with their own seats and ready to listen and enjoy music performed by band members from the community.

  Popular Greek restaurant, Nupa, is expanding to Mankato

Previous patients of Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato share their stories at award luncheon

  Spring Lake Park Pool nearing completion

  Cooking cheap and healthy meals with Friends in the Kitchen

  North Mankato brings history tours ahead of Fun Days

U of M wrestlers released from jail without charges

Continued Coverage

Gov. Walz criticizes DFL official for ‘murder boat’ remark

Mankato CCP director likely returning to New Ulm

’Financially Caring for a Disabled Child’: local author, attorney discusses new book

New 2019 Minnesota State Fair foods announced

Start date for Commerce Drive Project pushed to July

New Ulm man pleads guilty to child solicitation

Former Estherville Lincoln Central Booster Club Treasurer accused of embezzlement

An 8-month-long investigation ended this week with a felony theft charge for 54-year-old Timothy Loock, of Estherville.

Two boys charged in juvenile court in a fatal carjacking attempt in Hennepin County

The petition says the boys later stole an SUV in St. Louis Park and burglarized two cellphone stores later that night.

A look back at swimsuit season in the 1940s

essica Potter with the Blue Earth County Historical Society joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about what bathing suits looked like for women in the 1940s.

Blue Earth County Historical Center revamps with new roof

New life comes to the Blue Earth County Historical Society, as construction on a brand new roof nears its end.

Cultivate Mankato, Bellissimo Pant & Coatings team up for art infusion project

Man charged in hospitalization of friend allegedly caused by synthetic marijuana

  Mankato DPS participates in Special Olympics torch run

  Multiples charges filed following hotel conflict in Mankato area

  Amazing Footage Of A Landspout Near Terril, IA June 17, 2019

New art opportunities at VINE

  North Mankato City Council meeting discusses Commerce Drive and more

Commerce Drive construction was set to begin on approximately June 17 according to the meeting agenda. The grant-supported project is seeing the addition of new features among new surface to the road.

  Latest USDA WESDA report predicts lower corn yields than previous month

The USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report released last week stayed neutral for the soybean market but for those with, or without, their corn in the ground, it raises more questions than answers.

  North Dakota man accused of multi-million dollar fraud scheme takes plea deal

Authorities say 22-year-old Hunter Hanson, of Leeds, bilked about 60 farmers, elevators and commodity brokers in North Dakota, Minnesota and Canada.

  It’s showtime for local group performing ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

They received grants from the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council and The City Center Partnership.

  Community members remember home invasion victim with tree planting ceremony

Adams lost her life in a home invasion this year.

  ‘Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming in 2020

A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem.

  Minnesota sees highest speed-related traffic deaths in 10 years

Preliminary reports show 113 motorists died on Minnesota roads in 2018 in speed-related crashes

Calling All Artists: Public art opportunities available in North Mankato

She also talked about 3 public art projects recently added to North Mankato as part of their support to the arts community.

  Gov. Walz to undergo knee surgery, transfer power to Lt. Governor

Governor Tim Walz will have surgery on his left knee Thursday for a medial meniscus tea

St. Paul Police Union leader: “Police Chief broke state law”

Axtell announced the firings on Thursday.

Becker County man drowns rescuing child

Bystanders brought the child to shore, but Schultz never resurfaced.

Haefner Drive construction begins today

Starting today, the intersection of Madison Avenue and Haefner Drive will be closed for roundabout construction.

  Former MSU Pitcher signs with the St. Louis Cardinals

Former Minnesota State pitcher Dalton Roach has signed a free agent contract with the St. Louis Cardinals.

Minnesota River levels push back Highway 14, 15 construction in New Ulm

With high levels of the Minnesota River, The Minnesota Department of Transportation says it expects to resume work on the Highway 14, 15 bridge in the next few weeks.

11 Minnesota nursing homes in need of greater oversight

The U.S. Senate Committee on Aging released a list of 400 nursing homes across the country that are in need of tighter oversight.

Farmfest 2019 to feature Hemp Demo Plot

Farmfest takes place in Redwood County, Aug.6 through the 8th.

No Injuries, FAA Investigating Incident at Mankato Regional Airport

No injuries in aircraft tip-over.

Fathers Day celebrations at the final day of the Minnesota Air Spectacular

Father's Day celebrations were all the more special with the weekend's debut of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds at the Minnesota Air Spectacular.

The Air National Guard recruits using F-22 simulator

The Air National Guard reached out to the community at the Air Show Spectacular in efforts to recruit.

Peppers off to strong start in 2019

The Peppers are currently on a three-game winning streak

Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota teaches children the importance of bees

Kids also learned about the process of pollination and gathering nectar.

Janesville Fire Department turns 125

The Janesville Fire Department is small, with just 24 members. But for some of those members, being part of the team is something that runs in the family.

Okoboji Summer Theatre upgrades ready in time for shows

“Some of these people have been coming since the late ’50s, early ’60s,” Burke said.

NASCAR overturns victory for first time since 1960

As for Moffitt, he said he was drinking beers in his motorhome on his way to the airport in nearby Des Moines and was “mad as hell” about losing when he got the call informing him that Chastain had been disqualified.

Minnesota Twins retire Joe Mauer’s jersey number

Joe Mauer spent his entire 15 years in the MLB with the Minnesota Twins.

  Air National Guard recruits at air show

Both the pull–up contest and flight simulator will be there Sunday.

  Authorities find 4 people dead in West Des Moines home

Authorities have identified four people found dead inside a West Des Moines home Saturday morning.

  State prisons try new way to hire correctional officers

Minnesota has been holding employment fairs at state prisons with the aim of hiring more correctional officers.

  Children’s Hospitals of Minnesota nurses end strike, agree new terms

The company also agreed to provide the nurses with their largest wage increases in a decade.

  Highway 22 reopen following car crash

There is no word at this time on injuries, if any or what caused the accident to occur.

  Minnesota Air Spectacular takes flight on day one

Visitors from around Minnesota came to the Minnesota Air Spectacular Saturday to watch acts like John Klatt Airshows, Julie Clark, Shockwave and many more.

  Mankato presents 2nd annual Juneteenth Celebration

A rainy day was not enough to stop the Greater Mankato Diversity’s Juneteenth Celebration, Saturday evening near the Mankato Civic Center.

Moondogs are getting into the swing of things

"As of late we've been playing pretty good baseball."

  The Original Brat Dogs makes its mark on Minnesota

The Original Brat Dogs food stand is growing rapidly and making appearances all around Minnesota.

  15th annual ArtSplash Art Fair

The North Mankato Taylor Library put on its 15th annual ArtSplash Art Fair.

  First ever Pony Days in Lake Crystal

The first ever Pony Days presented by the Mankato Saddle Club took place at the Jones Park Arena.

  Ribbon cutting celebration at Robinson Park

It was a special day for Lake Crystal residents. The town had the opportunity to celebrate long awaited updates to the Robinson Park.

Moondogs top Larks in extra innings

Moondogs win 5-4.

  Minnesota drivers encouraged to use E-15 gasoline

You can use the 15–percent ethanol blend if you have a 2001 or newer vehicle.

  St. Peter Saints finish season with 20-7 record

Saints fall to Minnehaha Academy and Paynesville.

  Winds scrub Friday skydive at Minnesota Air Spectacular

Our own Kelsey Barchenger was set to tandem jump with skydivers from the SOCOM Para Commandos before conditions forced a change of plans.

  Over 1,000 volunteers assist with the Minnesota Air Spectacular

About 1,300 volunteers are helping out behind-the-scenes.

  Celebrating the 11th annual Parent-Child Play Day

Minnesota State University, Mankato's Department of Family and Consumer Sciences put on the 11th annual Parent-Child Play Day.

  Rock Recon rolls on for disabled veterans

It was hard to miss the Landline bus as it tracked across Southern Minnesota Friday. The goal was to raise awareness and funds for DAV Minnesota’s Lyle C Pearson Chapter 10 VA Clinic here in Mankato.

  Soft opening of The Union Market

In efforts to revitalize South Front Street in downtown Mankato, the Union Market is preparing for its grand opening with a soft opening tomorrow.

  MSU international students face additional employment hurdles

Financial burdens and lack of experience can easily become the fate of international students struggling to land work in the United States.

Attorney gets 14 years in prison in porn trolling scheme

Prosecutors say Paul Hansmeier blamed other lawyers who were hired to file lawsuits on his behalf, lied to the courts about his involvement and ordered that evidence be destroyed.

  Veterans relax and reminisce on Lake Jefferson

In this proud group of 25, we had vets from almost every branch of military talking, laughing and even singing with one another.

Minnesota regents expand alcohol sales to basketball, hockey

University of Minnesota regents have voted to allow beer and wine sales in the general seating sections of the school’s basketball and hockey arenas.

Klobuchar supports Trump impeachment process ‘beginning now’

Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she would support impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump “beginning now.”

  Pick of the Litter - Penny

She is of Dachshund descent.

  Traffic changes to note for the Minnesota Air Spectacular

If you’re headed to the Minnesota Air Spectacular this weekend, there are some traffic changes you’ll want to take note of.

Arrest made in Olmsted County homicide

Olmsted County sheriff’s officials say they’ve made an arrest in the death of a man found with multiple gunshot wounds along a rural road earlier this year.

  Behind the scenes of the Minnesota Air Spectacular

As you know the Minnesota Air Spectacular starts this weekend at the Mankato Airport.

  Headed to the Minnesota Air Spectacular in Mankato? Here’s what you need to know

The Minnesota Air Show Spectacular will be held on June 15-16 at the Mankato Regional Airport.

  Ways to keep your pets calm during Minnesota Air Spectacular

Officials warn all those plane buzzing around will be loud enough to cause noise concerns on par with the 4th of July.

SBA disaster assistance available to Minnesota private nonprofits affected by severe winter and spring weather

organizations may borrow up to $2 million to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets.

  UPDATE: Mankato police say suspects who damaged sign at Civic Center have been identified

Surveillance images captured two people damaging a sign in the early morning hours of June 9th.