Mankato Brewery is a newcomer on the rapidly growing Minnesota scene. Geographically separated from many of the other recent startups, the North Mankato-based brewery primarily serves southern Minnesota, with distribution reaching north toward the Mississippi River. The brewery is working to extend ... More >>
The GOP's First District convention was one for the record books. It started Saturday afternoon in North Mankato's Kato Ballroom and ended just before 2 a.m. Sunday, when ballroom manager Larry Bowers said he had to kick the Republicans out lest the Ballroom lose its liquor license.After 14 hours an ... More >>
When is the right time to bring American troops home from Afghanistan? Whatever you think the answer is, you probably believe it has little to do with how the domestic job market is faring -- unless you're Mike Parry.Minnesota Senator Parry, R-Waseca, is running against former state representative A ... More >>
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Anne Stensrud was nearly four times over the limitAnnie Stensrud has been charged with a DWI in connection with a December arrest for drunk driving.
Stensrud became a national celebrity in early December after slurring her way through the opening of a news broadcast for KEYC Mankato, a CBS-F ... More >>
Mankato Brewery brings locally brewed beer to MankatoThe new breweries just keep on coming in this exploding Minnesota beer scene. Last week saw the launch of the Minneapolis-based and Belgian-inspired Boom Island Brewing Company at Pig and Fiddle, the Edina beer pub recently opened by the ow ... More >>
Under fire.It's probably fair to assume that television weathermen who sign up for duty in the Minnesota hinterlands do not expect "Under Fire" to be part of their job description.
Never the less, KEYC's Mitch Keegan got a shock the other day when a bullet crashed through his mother-in-law' ... More >>
Photo by Bobak Ha'Eri, Wikipedia.50th and France in Edina.A new survey from America's Promise Alliance counts five Minnesota cities in its top-100 "Best Communities for Young People" in the country. Unfortunately, Twin Citians, Minneapolis nor St. Paul made the cut.
Here's who beat us: Edin ... More >>
Maybe Steve Horner needs a stiff oneSteve Horner sounds like a party pooper. It turns out he's the guy who filed complaints about five local bars discriminating against men because they offered "ladies night" drink specials -- an he's never set foot in any of them.
And now we know which bars ... More >>