A woman in Mankato is facing charges for allegedly assaulting two people with a baseball bat. Blue Earth County sheriff's office says 59-year-old Shirley Weimern attempted to swing the bat at a woman's face during an argument, striking another man who had blocked the bat with his arm.
This week’s stories include NASCAR champion Joey Logano breaking the world record for longest Hot Wheels track, a child who is dedicated to helping veterans, and a 82-year-old female bodybuilder who subdued an intruder in her home.
Jessica Beyer from Greater Mankato Growth joined KEYC News 12 Midday to talk about the City Center Partnership’s passport, encouraging shoppers to support local businesses, as well as other new developments at GMG.
The Minnesota Association of Townships will hold its Educational Conference and Annual Meeting today and tomorrow at the Mankato Civic Center. The Governor and Secretary of State Steve Simon will be attending the conference.
Authorities in Redwood Falls ask for the public's help in identifying suspected thieves taking items from vehicles. Anyone with information on two suspected thieves caught on camera are asked to contact the Redwood Falls Police Department.
Fraternity and Sorority students at Minnesota State University - Mankato are partnering with the university’s community engagement office all week to recognize Hunger and Homelessness Week, which begins today.
The department says it received a phone call yesterday from a concerned parent who reported the threat. Authorities say they have investigated the threat, spoken to the school and students involved and have determined it to be unsubstantiated.