Woman injured in rural Mapleton crash
A woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Faribault County when she failed to stop for the sign at a t-intersection. The crash happened Wednesday around 7 p.m. in rural Mapleton. The Faribault County Sheriff’s Office says Rahma Starrett, 57, of Delavan was southbound on 580th Ave when her Ford Fusion drove through the stop sign at the intersection, struck the ditch, and came to a stop about 30 yards into a field.
Kilkenny Fire Department Ignites Community Spirit with Safety Initiatives and Annual Fireman's Dance
The Kilkenny Fire Department (KFD) has long been the beating heart of community engagement and safety in Kilkenny, and 2023 is no different. With a history dating back to 1892, the much-loved Annual Fireman's Dance continues to be a cornerstone of community spirit. Set for July 15th, with the beloved band SUPERTUESDAY performing, the event is not only a night of revelry but also a vital fundraiser supporting the volunteer firefighters who protect the town. The tradition, interwoven with the Firemen’s Beer Stand at the Wo-Zha-Wa Fall Festival, exemplifies the KFD's enduring connection with the people it serves.
East Triumphs Over St. Peter in Season Opener Non-Conference Match
Catch the thrilling season opener where East triumphs over St. Peter in a non-conference match. Witness the impressive plays, from Madson's early bucket to Nobles' buzzer-beater, culminating in a decisive 78-55 victory for the defending section 23A boys basketball champions, the Cougars.
2023 Holiday Train stopping in Waseca, Janesville
The Holiday Train will make stops in two area towns next week. The Canadian Pacific holiday tradition is in its 25th year and brings live music and Christmas cheer to communities in exchange for donations to local food banks. The festive train will roll into Waseca at 5:15 p.m. on...
East tops St. Peter in season opener
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) -The Mankato East boys basketball team played host to St. Peter for its season opener Thursday night. East tops St. Peter by a final of 78-55.
MSU Mankato ranks 8th nationally in Open Doors Report; rank highest ever for the University
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Minnesota State University (MSU) at Mankato got its highest ranking yet, when it comes to embracing international visitors with open arms. According to a release from Institute of International Education that came out last Monday, the annual Open Doors Report mentioned university rose up a spot and now ranks eighth nationally in international student population among master’s institutions,
Cats in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in mankato, MN?
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of mankato..
Experience the Thrills of Drag About It! An Open Stage Competition
Get ready to witness a thrilling display of talent, creativity, and charisma at the upcoming event: Drag About It! An Open Stage Competition. This spectacular event is set to take place on Sat, Dec 02, from 7pm to 10pm at the vibrant Wine Cafe located at 301 North Riverfront Drive, Mankato, MN 56001.
MnDOT retimes Highway 169 traffic signals in St. Peter
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - In South Central Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has about 47 traffic signals which over time need to be modified to meet the drivers and pedestrians changing needs. Over the last few weeks, MnDOT has been updating the timing on the traffic signals in downtown...
MSU women's basketball off to tough start
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - It’s been a slow start to the year with a three and four record for the Minnesota State women’s basketball team. The message still remains the same, it’s all about stepping up. Coach Thiesse said, “We were really having to learn on the...
State’s first Latina police chief is looking for ways to connect and serve
This week, the small town of Le Sueur between Mankato and the Twin Cities made history when it swore in Pilar Stier as its police chief. Stier is believed to be the state’s first Latina police chief. She spoke to All Things Considered host Tom Crann on her first day on the job about her new role.
Mankato East/Loyola Cougars dig deep in the third to win against Hutchinson Tigers
The Hutchinson Tigers and the visiting Mankato East/Loyola Cougars were tied going into the third, but Mankato East/Loyola pulled away for a 2-1 victory in game action. Mankato East/Loyola's Caden Hansen scored the game-winning goal. The visiting Cougars took the lead late in the first period, with a goal from...
Today the gas price is close to $3.02 in Mapleton as of 2023-12-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.248, a week ago the price is $3.265 , according to AAA.
Bluejays lose against Blooming Prairie, win against Cannon Falls
After beginning the season with an overpowering 50-19 win over Medford, the Waseca girls basketball team lost for the first time season last Tuesday night against Blooming Prairie,. But the Bluejays bounced back with a win over Cannon Falls Thursday. The Bluejays opened their season with a three-game home stretch, winning two out of the three. In the loss against Blooming Prairie, the Bluejays were out-rebounded 38-16 while shooting 19%...
MnDOT Updates Traffic Signal Timing on Highway 169 for Enhanced Safety and Efficiency
Discover how the Minnesota Department of Transportation is enhancing safety and efficiency on Highway 169 in St. Peter. Learn about the retiming of traffic signals, the reduction in travel times, and the innovative measures taken to improve pedestrian safety.
Local Bemidji State Track and Field Team Kicks Off Indoor Season at Chuck Peterson Open
The Bemidji State University Track and Field team will begin the new indoor season at the Chuck Peterson Open in Mankato, Minnesota, this Saturday. This is the first of two December meets, with the second one in Duluth on December 9 for the St. Scholastica Open. The team last opened the indoor season in Mankato in the 2007-08 season.
Step into a Victorian Christmas Wonderland: Experience the Magic at Christmas at Hubbard House!
🎄 Get into the holiday spirit at the Christmas at Hubbard House tours! 🏰🎅 Mankato's historic Hubbard House is opening its doors this weekend for a festive holiday experience. 🎉 Step into a Victorian Christmas wonderland as you explore the beautifully decorated home. 🎁🏰
Local preschoolers get up-close look at snow plow
MnDOT brought a snow plow and a payloader truck to Maple River to teach preschoolers about how the winter season operates.