Mankato

Five Women Take Reunion Trip to Fargo to Celebrate 50 Years of Friendship

They've done a reunion every year for the past five years

FARGO, N.D. –Five women who call themselves the “1972 Sistas” truly embody what it means to be lifelong friends. The ladies graduated from Mankato State College in 1972. “One bedroom, three sets of bunk beds, so that’s where the humor really developed,” Alice Foster said. They haven’t seen each other until five years ago. Now, they do a reunion in…

Mother Charged After Toddler Fell Out Of Car

Maimuna Hassan is facing up to one year in prison and a $3,000 fine for the gross misdemeanor.

MANKATO, MN — A 40 year old Mankato, MN woman is charged with endangering a child after her two year old, who was strapped in a car seat, fell out of the car she was driving earlier this week. Maimuna Hassan is facing up to one year in prison and a $3,000 fine for the gross misdemeanor. She is also…

Mankato Police Release New Details on Man Who Drove His Car Through a Crowd

None of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening

MANKATO, Minn. — We have new information in the case of a young man deliberately driving into a crowd in Mankato Sunday. Police say a fight over drugs ended with 21-year-old Juan Lamas Jr. driving a Cadillac CTS sedan into the people in an apartment parking lot, injuring six. None of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening. A tire and…

Alexandria Community Ready to Support Local Teen Reunited with Family After Alleged Abduction

Alexandria Police now have new information in the case

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Fifteen-year-old Jasmine Block went missing on August 8th. She was located Tuesday in rural Grant County just 20 miles from her home in Alexandria. Alexandria Police now have new information in the case and the community is celebrating the return of one of their own. “She’s an amazing woman with a lot of strength,” said Alexandria Police…

Minnesota Pearl Harbor Sailor’s Remains Identified

Gifford was 22 at the time of his death on the USS Oklahoma

MANKATO, Minn. — Yet another Minnesota family has received confirmation about remains of a loved one killed at Pearl Harbor in 1941. Two surviving siblings of Radioman 2nd Class Quentin Gifford of Mankato were told that DNA tests they had submitted last year confirmed their brother’s identity. Gifford was 22 at the time of his death on the USS Oklahoma….

Minnesota Vikings 2017 Season Preview

This is the Vikings first season without Adrian Peterson

MANKATO, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings are a team with lofty goals heading into 2017. KVRR’s Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein break down what we can expect to see from the Vikings this season. Categories: Top Sports Headlines Tags: Mankato, MINNESOTA VIKINGS, Vikings Training Camp

Vikings Training Camp: Moving from Mankato to Minneapolis

This will be the final Vikings Training Camp held in Mankato

MANKATO, Minn. — The Vikings did not finish last season where they hoped they would, but it’s time to turn over a new leaf as they get set for the 2017 season in the same place for one last time. “Mankato is a very cool city and I think they really benefit from it being here and things like that,”…

Accident in Mankato Thrift Store Fitting Room Kills Four-Year-Old

They say Ryu Pena apparently got the hooded sweatshirt he was wearing caught on a hanger attached to a wall

  MANKATO, Minn. — A tragic accident at a thrift store in Mankato, Minnesota. A 4-year-old boy accidentally hanged himself while alone in the changing room. Authorities say it happened Saturday afternoon at Again Thrift & More. They say Ryu Pena apparently got the hooded sweatshirt he was wearing caught on a hanger attached to a wall. Emergency responders took…

Shakopee Teacher Dies in Officer Involved Shooting in Mankato

Police say an officer confronted Chase Tuseth and the two of them struggled before the officer fired at him

A man who died in an officer-involved shooting in Mankato over the weekend was a teacher at a school in Shakopee. Chase Tuseth first started working at the Tokata Learning Center in Shakopee as a science and P.E. teacher in August. Police responded to a disturbance Saturday morning at the Country Inn & Suites in Mankato. They say Tuseth was…