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Dozens displaced after fire scorches Mankato apartment complex
MANKATO, Minn. -- Dozens are without a home after a fire tore through a southern Minnesota apartment complex Friday afternoon.Mankato city officials say first responders were called to the 1200 block of Pohl Road on a report of a fire around 1:25 p.m.Crews evacuated the entire building and extinguished fire in the third-floor attic and an exterior wall.There were no reported injuries, but 42 people were displaced by the fire.Temporary shelter is being determined.The cause of the fire, which is estimated to have caused nearly a quarter million dollars in damage, is under investigation.
BCA identifies Mankato officer involved in chase that led to discovery of stabbed passenger
MANKATO, Minn. -- More details have been released in a Mankato police chase that led to the discovery of a stabbing victim earlier this week. Early Tuesday afternoon, a Mankato police officer began pursuing a motorist who was reported to be driving erratically. After initially ending the chase, the officers restarted it, eventually following the driver down a dead-end street. There, an officer rammed the vehicle and stopped it.Officers arrested the driver and found that their passenger was a woman who had suffered several stab wounds. A knife was also found at the crash scene. She was taken to a local hospital with critical injuries. In an update Friday, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension identified the officer who rammed the suspect vehicle as Mankato Police Officer Courtney Walker, saying he has 12 years of law enforcement experience. The suspect, a 33-year-old Good Thunder man, was treated at a hospital before being taken into custody.The BCA says the victim is now in stable condition. When its investigation is complete, the BCA says it will present the findings to the Blue Earth County Attorney's Office for review. The agency was asked by the Minnesota Department of Safety to review.
Firefighters called to fire at Mankato apartment complex
We’re here at the Taylor Wildlife Management Area as we followed along with the DNR as they actively did their third annual collaring of the fawns research project. Minnyak prepare to host Fishing tournament. Updated: 10 hours ago. MinnYak is set to host their first kayak bass fishing tournament...
Suspect identified in Owatonna homicide investigation
OWATONNA, Minn. – A suspect in the killing of Sabrina Lee Schnoor, 25 of Elysian, has been identified. The Owatonna Police Department says it is asking for the public’s help in locating a Jason Lee Horner, 38. Horner is described as 6’3’’ tall, weighing 215 pounds, short brown hair and hazel eyes, and has tattoos on his arms, hands and legs.
Pursuit & stabbing suspect charged with attempted murder and more
The woman who was discovered with critical stab wounds after a police chase in Mankato Tuesday was stabbed 36 times, according to court records. Blue Earth County prosecutors have filed multiple felony charges against Dustin Lee Murilla,33, of Good Thunder, including attempted murder, kidnapping, 1st-degree assault, and fleeing police. Police...
Gas station leak in Lake Crystal
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Gasoline has leaked from a gas station in Lake Crystal. That has the city and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency working to make sure it hasn’t reached the city’s water supply. City leaders say that so far, the water is safe. About a week...
Police: Man impersonated officer when he made threat with replica gun
A North Mankato man allegedly impersonated an officer when he threatened another man with a replica weapon. Corey L. Spiess, 26, is now behind bars awaiting charges of threats of violence, assaulting a peace officer, obstruction of the legal process, drug possession, and impersonating an officer. North Mankato Police responded...
Minnesota Original Music Festival coming to St. Peter
Gov. Tim Walz and MN DEED announced $5 million in loans will be distributed to 22 businesses. One of the businesses is Mankato-based AmeriStar Manufacturing. KEYC News Now’s Sofia Martinez joined the newscast, live, from the Mankato Civic Center Plaza, the venue for Songs on the Lawn. KEYC News...
Mankato police chase car in which female passenger was stabbed multiple times
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating after Mankato police struck another vehicle during a pursuit. At about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Mankato Department of Public Safety received a report of a man driving erratically in west Mankato. Officers responded and started to pursue the vehicle but ended the pursuit at that time. The driver of the fleeing vehicle continued to drive erratically so officers restarted the pursuit.
Road work to close Highway 169 ramp to Lookout Drive
NORTH MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - A heads up for drivers in the Mankato and North Mankato area next week, a temporary road closure to tell you about. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the Northbound Highway 169 ramp to Lookout Drive and Center Street into North Mankato will be closed on Monday and Tuesday for pavement repairs.
North Mankato Police searching for theft suspect
North Mankato Police are asking the public for help in identifying the suspect in two thefts from motor vehicles at Caswell Sports Complex on Monday at about 5:30 p.m. A vehicle with recording capabilities was parked directly behind the suspect’s vehicle at the time of the thefts and captured the incidents on camera, according to police.
Mankato Police Crash Into Fleeing Vehicle, Finds Stabbed Woman
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating after a Mankato police officer used his squad car to end a pursuit.
Elysian woman's body identified after being found under I-35 underpass
A body found by police earlier this week has been identified, and the cause of death has been made public. According to the Owatonna Police Department, 25-year-old Sabrina Lee Schnoor, of Elysian, was found dead Tuesday night under the Interstate 35 overpass near Florence Avenue. Police say Schnoor died of a single gunshot wound in what is believed to be a targeted attack. The investigation is still active and ongoing....
Caswell Park throws ribbon cutting ceremony after $2 million renovation
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - North Mankato Mayor Scott Carlson threw out the first pitch in today’s ribbon cutting ceremony at Caswell Park. Greater Mankato Grown and city staff joined Carlson in cutting the ribbon. The Park underwent a two million dollar renovation, something Carlson says will be good for...
Woman Critically Injured in Southern Minnesota Stabbing & Pursuit
Mankato, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Minnesota BCA is investigating a pursuit and stabbing that happened in Mankato Tuesday afternoon. A news release from the BCA says Mankato Public Safety responded to the report of an erratic driver in western Mankato around 1:30 p.m. Officers pursued the vehicles, called it off then restarted the chase as the vehicle continued to drive erratically.
Vanderwerf, Kelly become Mankato East’s first state qualifiers in eight years
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - The Mankato East doubles team of Madden Vanderwerf (Mankato East Jr.) and Quinn Kelly (Mankato Loyola Jr.) qualified for the Class AA individual state tennis tournament after a runner-up finish in the section tournament. The duo is the first to represent Mankato East/Loyola at state in eight years.
Songs on the Lawn kicked off today
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Today is the first day of June and its first Thursday. Which means Mankato’s Songs on the Lawn kicks off for another year. Songs on the Lawn kicked off for another year. 2023 marks 20 years for the event. The biggest change:. “The size and...
Mankato business one of 22 receiving monetary support
ST. PAUL, Minn. (KEYC) - The Minnesota Government puts more money forward to support small businesses across the state. Governor Tim Walz and the state Department of Employment and Economic Development announcing $5 million in loans will be distributed to 22 businesses. One of the businesses selected is Mankato-based AmeriStar...
Living Earth Center opens new building
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - The Living Earth Center officially opened their new building. The center moved from their building off of Good Counsel Hill to a new location on Riverfront Drive so that they can stay connected to the community. The ribbon cutting event included seed planting activities, food trucks...
MinnYak prepares to host Kayak Fishing Tournament
MADISON LAKE, Minn. (KEYC) -The Minnesota Bass Fishing League, also known as MINNYAK, is hosting their first kayak bass fishing tournament of the season. Approximately 40 anglers will fish five lakes around around the Mankato area. Participants are excited for the first tournament of the season. “It’s exciting,” said MinnYak...
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