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Mankato Police Chief’s License Suspended For Training Errors

Mankato’s police chief will have his peace officer license suspended for five days. Todd Miller signed an agreement with the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training following its investigation into his department’s training and documenting of a dozen new part-time officers.

07/25/2015

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10 Things To Watch At Vikings Training Camp

It’s the middle of July, but the football season is officially just around the corner. The Minnesota Vikings report to the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato, on Saturday for training camp. So what should we keep an eye on as the team practices in Mankato?

07/22/2015

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Jack Link’s To Pay $50K To Former Minnesota Employee

Beef jerky maker Jack Link’s has agreed to pay $50,000 to a former employee who quit after working several months at a Mankato facility because her supervisor made repeated sexual advances toward her.

07/22/2015

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Waconia Teen Killed In Crash Remembered For Her Smile

Some of the top high school softball players in Minnesota are packing up to head to nationals in Tennessee. However, the Minnesota Vortex will be one player short.

07/21/2015

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Officials ID Construction Worker Killed In Fall

Officials have identified the construction worker who died Friday morning after falling from the roof of a work site in Jordan.

07/12/2015

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Waconia Student Athlete, 16, Killed In Crash Near Mankato

A Waconia high school athlete was killed Friday evening in a car crash near Mankato, according to her softball team. Alexia Kretsch, 16, was driving northbound on Highway 169 when a car traveling eastbound on County Road 33 crossed in front of her, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

07/11/2015

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2 Men Charged After Teenage Girl Injured In Loon Lake Jet Ski Accident

A 16-year old Mankato girl is being treated for severe injuries after the inner tube she was riding on slammed into a dock. Witnesses say 23-year-old Lance Jones (pictured) was using a jet ski to pull the girl and another woman.

06/30/2015

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Authorities: Cyclist Killed In Mankato Crash

A 46-year-old Mankato man is dead after colliding with a vehicle while riding his bike Wednesday morning, according to Mankato officials.

06/24/2015

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6 People Thrown From Boat Into Minnesota River

Authorities in south-central Minnesota say six people including two children were thrown overboard from a boat on the Minnesota River. The Nicollet County Sheriff’s office was notified of the accident north of Mankato around 12:45 a.m. Saturday.

06/13/2015

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Clinton Building Vast Network Of Campaign Staff, Volunteers

Scott Hogan wanted to know why his batch of potential volunteers was “ready for Hillary.” The campaign staffer didn’t get the answer he wanted, but it was enough to get the conversation started.

06/10/2015

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Minnesota Vikings Will Start Training Camp July 25

The Minnesota Vikings released their 2015 training camp schedule on Tuesday. For the 50th straight year, the team will hold their camp on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato.

06/09/2015

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1 Dead In Blue Earth Rollover

A Mankato man died Sunday morning after a rollover accident in Blue Earth county. According to the accident report, Timothy D. Steffl, 32, was traveling westbound on 179th Street just east of Highway 22 when he left the road on the south side.

06/01/2015

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5K Run Honors Isaac Kolstad’s Supporters

An event in Mankato Saturday is meant to thank everyone for helping a family during a difficult time. It’s called “Kruisin for Kolstad,” and it’s a 5K run held at Sibley Park starting at 10 a.m.

05/09/2015

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Dozens Cited For Underage Drinking In Mankato Bowling Alley

The bust came Wednesday at Jerry Dutler’s Bowl and Rumor’s Lounge. Some of the 61 people arrested told police they drank before they got there, others admitted to illegally getting it at that business.

05/02/2015

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Children’s Museum Of Southern Minnesota Opens In Mankato

The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota has finally opened after a decade of planning and fundraising. The doors first opened Friday after construction began last year on the permanent $5 million home in Mankato.

05/02/2015

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Mankato Will Offer Dakota Language Courses

Minnesota State University, Mankato will offer Dakota language and culture courses beginning this fall. University president Richard Davenport says the courses will help preserve the culture and heritage of the Dakota people in the region and state.

04/30/2015

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Blue Earth County Crash Leaves 2 Motorcyclists Dead

Authorities say a 30-year-old Judson woman was driving south on 519th Avenue with two children in her car when they collided with a motorcycle heading east on Highway 68.

04/18/2015

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Minnesota State Wins Record-Setting D-2 Game 41-20

The Minnesota State Mavericks sure have their swings in shape. They swept a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader at Bemidji State on Saturday by scores of 10-9 in seven innings and, yes, 41-20 in eight innings. The Mavericks had 53 hits, including eight home runs, in 101 at-bats over the two games.

04/12/2015

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MSU’s Hastings Gets National Coach Of Year Award

Minnesota State’s Mike Hastings has been chosen as the American Hockey Coaches Association’s Coach of the Year for NCAA Division I men’s hockey. The award was announced Wednesday.

04/08/2015

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4 Things To Know: GermanWings Crash Update, The Frozen Four & More

These are the four things you need to know about for Friday, March 27, including a case-breaking update in the French Alps plane crash, and the Gophers’ appearance in the “Frozen Four” NCAA Hockey Tournament.

03/27/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Pieology Pizzeria

It’s been around for thousands of years, but right now it doesn’t get hotter than pizza. Matt Kalil is a 25-year-old offensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings, and the big name behind Pieology Pizza in Maple Grove, St. Paul and Mankato.

03/21/2015

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‘Pocket Dial’ Leads To Triple Arrest In Mankato Burglary

Three Mankato residents are in custody in connection to a burglary that police first got wind of due to a 911 pocket dial. The Blue County Sheriff’s office says a 911 dispatcher received a call from a cell phone at about 3:45 a.m. Thursday.

03/19/2015

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5 Indicted In Alleged Synthetic Drug Ring

Federal prosecutors have announced the indictment of five people accused of being members of a multi-million-dollar synthetic drug ring operating in Minnesota. U.S. Attorney Andy Luger said Thursday the indictment charges the five with conspiring to distribute synthetic cannabinoids.

03/19/2015

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Mankato Man Arrested, Child Abuse Charges Pending

Police arrested a Mankato man Tuesday night after officials say an investigation showed he might have abused two young children.

03/11/2015

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No Jail Time For Fmr. Gophers QB In Mankato Bar Brawl

Former University of Minnesota football player Philip Nelson will not serve any jail time following a fight outside a Mankato bar last May. Nelson heard his sentence before a packed courtroom in Blue Earth County Monday.

03/02/2015

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