Charges Upgraded To Murder, Manslaughter In 2-Month-Old's DeathKristopher Henderson, of Mankato, is accused of causing fatal injuries to his daughter in September. The child died earlier this month. The 39-year-old Henderson was originally charged with first-degree assault.
Charlie Kirk Exploits Racial Divide To Reach Gen ZOn a tour of college towns, Charlie Kirk blasts schools and local governments for teaching about racism, with a confrontational style some call dangerous. Yet he is drawing large crowds of millennials and Gen Zers, millions of online followers and donor cash, often with little media attention.
2-Month Old Baby Dies After Alleged Assault; Father ChargedThe Mankato Department of Public Safety reported that the child passed away on Wednesday at Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
Man Charged With Hitting 2 Police Cars In MankatoThe Mankato Free Press reported 37-year-old Daniel Devens was charged Monday with fleeing police and property damage, both felonies, as well as gross misdemeanor counts of driving while intoxicated and obstructing the legal process.
Southern Minnesota Task Force Warns Of Fentanyl On The Streets Following 4 Fatal OverdosesIn a statement Tuesday, Lt. Jeff Wersal, the commander of the Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force, said there have been numerous overdoses in the Mankato area this month, with four of them fatal.
4-Year-Old Nytalia Ashes Dies In Mankato After Tree Branch Falls On Tent During Overnight StormsOfficials in Mankato say a 4-year-old girl died Friday morning after a tree branch fell on the tent she was in overnight.
Sanborn Woman, 83, Killed In Crash Near WillmarA southern Minnesota woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon near Willmar, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Arrest Made In May Overdose Death Of Jesse Barnhart In MankatoA 26-year-old man is in the Blue Earth County jail in connection to the overdose death of Jesse Barnhart back in May in Mankato.
CAIR-MN Calls For Investigation After Car Was Vandalized Outside Mankato MosqueThe Minnesota Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling on authorities in southern Minnesota to investigate a possible bias crime targeting worshippers at a Mankato mosque.
Minnesota Department Of Health Announces Relocation Of Mankato COVID Testing SiteThe Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday the relocation of the Mankato COVID-19 testing site to the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center.
Largest MN Cities Face Decision Whether To End Mask Mandates When State DoesAs of right now, Minneapolis, St. Paul and Mankato authorities say they're looking into the situation.