Fire crews called to second fire at Angie’s BOOMCHIKAPOP Plant
NORTH MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - The North Mankato Fire Department was called to a second fire at Angie’s BOOMCHIKAPOP Plant. No word on what caused the fire Wednesday morning or if there were any injuries. Parents of students at Dakota Meadows Middle School received a note from the school...
HyLife workers vacate former Norwood Inn
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - HyLife Foods in Windom ended operations last Friday now that an Iowa Pork producer bought the plant. Employees can reapply for their jobs under new ownership, but those with H2-B work visas can no longer work at the plant and were forced to leave the country. Many of those plant workers had lived at the former Norwood Inn in North Mankato, until Saturday.
No injuries after equipment fire at Angie’s BOOMCHIKAPOP Plant
NORTH MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - The North Mankato Fire Department was called to Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP Plant for an equipment fire Monday, June 5 around 7 p.m. Emergency crews arrived to find workers had evacuated due to smoke in a portion of the production area. Firefighters extinguished the fire and ventilated the production area, and there were no injuries.
Mankato East bounces back from semifinal loss to New Prague, defeats Scarlets 3-2 in extra innings
NEW ULM, Minn. (KEYC) - The third-seeded Mankato East baseball team squared off against top-seed New Prague in the Section 2AAA semifinal on Tuesday at Johnson Park in New Ulm. The Cougars couldn’t match the Trojans and eventually fell 7-2 to fall to the elimination bracket. In the elimination...
St. Peter boys golf duo makes state with birdies on same hole
The par 3, 12th hole Tuesday at New Prague Golf Club turned the tide in favor of St. Peter juniors Blake Magelee and Kaiden Brovold. Both made birdie 2s on the hole to propel them to 1-over par 73s and a trip to the state tournament at noon June 13-14 at Ridges at Sand Prairie in Jordan. “The best hole for me today was the par 3 with a bunker...
'A mini-county fair': Janesville Hay Daze set for mid-June
With school out of session and the warm weather finally upon us, Janesville is ready to kick off one of the most exciting parts of summer in southern Minnesota: fair season. Every year, the city of Janesville hosts the Hay Daze celebration to kick off fair season in Waseca County. This year, the festivities are already well underway, with setup expected to take place next week. “We kind of start...
NEW ULM COULD GET UBER OR LYFT
The New Ulm City Council approved a first consideration for changes to the city’s taxi ordinance which would include ride-share companies, including Uber and Lyft. Only taxis are allowed to operate within the city and not ride-share companies. If you are looking to drive for Uber or Lyft, you would need to pay the city a $50 fee, the same taxi services pay. City Manager Chris Dalton told the council that Uber and Lyft take care of insurance and making sure their drivers are safe. The ordinance will require a second consideration before final approval.
Pequot Lakes Softball Returning to State Tournament for 1st Time Since 2016
The Pequot Lakes softball team made it to the final game of the section championship the past two seasons only to fall short. This year, Pequot Lakes finally got over the hump after having to win three straight from the elimination bracket, but adversity isn’t a problem for the Patriots.
Family, friends of Sabrina Schnoor create memorial under overpass
The site of the I-35 overpass behind the Steele County Administration building isn’t what people might expect these days. Following the death of 25-year-old Sabrina Schnoor, of Elysian, family and friends of the young woman gathered over the weekend to clean the area where her body was found last week. A memorial was created to remember Schnoor, described by those who love her as a “pure soul” with a “beautiful...
Public safety leaders as for public’s help to curb 911 misdials
Cooler temperatures will stick around following a weak cold front before more showers, thunderstorms return Friday. After a few isolated t-storms Wednesday morning, the next few days will be mostly dry, cooler and less hazy. T-storms will return late Friday and Saturday. Mankato YMCA Day of Giving sees success. Updated:...
Cathedral preps for state tournament run
NORTH MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) -Despite all of the odds, the New Ulm Cathedral Greyhounds softball team is heading to the state tournament after their section championship win over Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s. The Greyhounds won two games against one of their biggest Tomohawk Conference rivals to clinch a spot at this year’s Class A state tournament.
Netflix password sharing crackdown begins
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - The warning from Netflix about cracking down on password sharing has finally begun. The new rule has rocked the globe, leaving many subscribers unsure about the future of their subscription. Each user living outside of the Netflix subscriber’s household, trying to use that account, will now...
Albert Baseball’s Season comes to an end, as West knocks off the Tigers 5-1
Section 2AAA Tournament in New Ulm on Tuesday, 4th seeded Mankato West 5, 6th seeded Albert Lea 1. Tigers scored in the top of 2nd to go up 1-0, West would answer with 3 in the 2nd and 2 in the 4th. Tigers were held to just 2 hits in the loss. Albert Lea wraps up the season with a 11-10 record. West would play again Tuesday night and fall 3-2 to East in 9 innings. East will take on New Prague in the Section 2AAA Title game on Thursday, New Prague needs just one win, East needs to win twice.
Mankato YMCA Day of Giving sees success
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - A full day of giving took place at the Mankato Family YMCA. “When we get donations and contributions from the community. We can use that to make sure that everybody has an opportunity to be a Y member.”. This is the first time the nonprofit hosted...
North Mankato Fire Dept puts out equipment fire at Angie’s popcorn plant
The North Mankato Fire Department put out an equipment fire at Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP plant Monday evening. Crews were called at 7 p.m. to the plant, at 1918 Lookout Dr. Firefighters arrived to find that workers had evacuated because of smoke in part of the production area. Crews extinguished the fire and ventilated the production area.
KEYC News Now This Morning Forecast Update 6-7-2023
If you can’t imagine leaving your pet behind, Amber Pietan has some great tips for traveling with your pets. Dr. Ethan with TOV Chiropractic is in the studio to talk about the negative effects of bad posture and some tips on how to correct it. Tuesday Tunes: Matt McAllister.
Rock Ridge tennis downs St. Peter, moves into state semifinal
MINNEAPOLIS—The Rock Ridge tennis team needed some clutch points at the end of their Class A State quarterfinal match with St. Peter. Trailing 3-2 with first singles and third doubles still left on court, the Wolverines managed to secure wins at both spots, pulling off the 4-3 win and advancing themselves into Wednesday’s state semifinals. Rock Ridge will begin play today at 8 a.m. when they take on Rochester Lourdes....
Legion Riders host benefit for local woman with ataxia
A line of 34 motorcycles revved up their engines outside William R. Witty American Legion Post 37 on Saturday morning to raise funds for a local woman in need of medical treatment. Stephanie Miller, a St. Peter native now residing in Cleveland with her family, looked on with tears in her eyes, as rows of Legion Riders sped off north on S. Third Street for her benefit. "It's overwhelming. I'm...
PHOTOS: St. Peter comes together for Summer Kick Off
Hundreds of children and families flocked to Gorman Park for a night of games, crafts, food, performances and more as St. Peter celebrated the start of the summer. Organized by the St. Peter Recreation Department, St. Peter Police Department and St. Peter Public Library, Gorman Park was bustling with bounce houses, emergency vehicles, food trucks and face painting on Monday, June 5 for the Summer Kick Off. The annual event,...
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