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Fmr. Gopher QB Pleads Guilty In Assault Case

A plea hearing will be held in Mankato Wednesday for former Gophers quarterback Phillip Nelson. It comes after he decided to plead guilty to fifth-degree assault for his part in a fight that nearly killed former MSU-Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad.

01/21/2015

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Fmr. Gopher QB Philip Nelson Enters Guilty Plea In Mankato Assault

Former Gopher quarterback Philip Nelson filed a petition to enter a guilty plea Tuesday in the attack that left former Mankato State University linebacker Isaac Kolstad with brain trauma. According to Nelson’s attorney James D. Fleming, Nelson filed a petition to plea guilty to fifth degree assault, a misdemeanor charge, and have all felonies dropped.

01/20/2015

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WCCO’s Mike Max Goes 1-On-1 With Former Gophers QB Philip Nelson

A fight in Mankato that lasted only a few seconds changed three young lives forever. One person is struggling to walk and talk because of his injuries. Two others face the possibility of prison. One of them is former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson.

01/19/2015

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Squad Car Footage Released Of Former Gophers QB

New video out Wednesday night shows a former Gopher quarterback in the back of a squad car during his arrest last May.

01/14/2015

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Police: Man With Knife Entered Unlocked Home, Raped Woman

Mankato Police are investigating after a stranger sexually assaulted a woman in her home early Monday morning. Police say the man had a knife when he went into an unlocked home on the 100 block of Maple Drive at about 2:30 a.m.

01/14/2015

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Authorities: Vulnerable Adult, 33, Missing In Mankato

The City of Mankato officials say a 33-year-old woman is missing after she was last seen late Monday morning. Jessica Ann Scofield, of Mankato, was last seen wearing a pink jacket and blue jeans at 11:30 a.m. Monday on 201 North Victory Drive.

01/13/2015

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MSU-Mankato Ranked No. 1 In 2 Hockey Polls

Minnesota State’s hockey team is ranked No. 1 in two national polls after a weekend sweep of Lake Superior State.

01/12/2015

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Pregnant Woman Killed In Crash Remembered For Charity Work For Dogs

Icy roads are being blamed for a crash that killed a pregnant woman and her unborn child. Now, she’s being remembered for her volunteer work in dog rescues that touched lives around the country.

12/28/2014

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Wander Minnesota: December Festivities (Part 4)

We’re coming down the home stretch, but there’s still plenty to do.

12/15/2014

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Man Shoots Self After Leading Mankato Police On Chase

Police say a 27-year-old man is in the hospital after shooting himself in a SUV after leading authorities on a chase around the Mankato area.

12/07/2014

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Minnesota State Returns To NCAA Semifinals

Minnesota State has reached the NCAA Division II football semifinals for the second time in three years.

12/07/2014

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Fatal Tire Store Accident Investigated In Mankato

Police in Mankato are investigating the death of a man who was struck and killed by a truck inside a Mankato tire store. Authorities say the incident happened Monday afternoon at Tire Associates in an industrial area on the north side of the city.

12/02/2014

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Report: Two Trains Collide Near Mankato

Investigators are trying to figure out how two trains possibly collided in the dark early Thursday morning. Reports say the accident occurred in Mankato and sent 10 cars off the tracks.

11/27/2014

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Mom & Baby Rescued From St. James Fire Out Of ICU

A young mother and her 6-month-old baby who were rescued by volunteer firefighters are out of intensive care. Alexis Liemthongsamout and Madysin Murch suffered smoke inhalation last week when a fire started in their mobile home in St. James, which is about 40 miles southwest of Mankato.

11/21/2014

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Eagan Police: Missing Woman Located

Eagan police are asking the public’s help in finding an 82-year-old woman who went missing Tuesday and suffers from significant memory issues.

11/19/2014

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