Ashley Hanley

About Ashley Hanley

Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!

Highway 22 south of Mankato closing for slide repairs November 2

By |2020-10-26T11:35:30-05:00October 26th, 2020|

Weather permitting, motorists can expect a month-long detour of Highway 22 south of Mankato beginning Monday, November 2 as crews repair slopes in two locations that were damaged during the rains on July 25. The Highway 22 detour for through traffic will consist of Highway 83 and Blue Earth County Road 90. Local traffic will be allowed to businesses within the closure from Blue Earth County Road 90 to 200th Street. Access to residential properties within the closed section of Highway 22 will also be maintained. The first slope failure that includes installing a new culvert is located near Maple Hill Road [...]

COVID Cases Rise by 1,578 in MN (Oct. 26)

By |2020-10-26T11:28:42-05:00October 26th, 2020|

Daily Update: Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths. Total positive cases (cumulative) 135,372 Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 134,993 Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 379 Newly reported cases 1,578 Newly reported confirmed cases 1,570 Newly reported probable cases 8 Newly reported cases detail County Newly reported confirmed cases Newly reported probable cases Anoka 204 0 Becker 10 0 Beltrami 12 0 Benton 10 0 Big Stone 3 0 Blue Earth 2 0 Brown 3 0 [...]

Election is just over a week away

By |2020-10-26T05:54:46-05:00October 26th, 2020|

The November 3rd election is just over a week away. Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon says even though mail-in votes will continue to be counted up to a week after election day... "I strongly suspect and predict that we will know the vast majority of results and winners earlier rather than later, either on election night or shortly thereafter." Simon says mail-in votes must be postmarked no later than November 3rd and will be counted as long as they arrive by November 10th. For more information about polling places and voting, visit mnvotes.org.

Early Voting Options Expand For Blue Earth County

By |2020-10-26T05:28:46-05:00October 26th, 2020|

Beginning Tuesday, October 27, Blue Earth County residents will have an additional early voting option for the November 3 general election.  A second early voting location will open at 15 Map Drive in Mankato.  The other early voting location will also remain open at the Historic Courthouse at 204 S 5th Street in Mankato. Hours for the locations are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The offices will be open extended hours on Saturday, October 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, November 2. Voters entering voting locations will be required [...]

Governor Tim Walz to Lead a “Joe’s in Your Corner” Tour in Southern Minnesota

By |2020-10-23T11:47:17-05:00October 23rd, 2020|

On Saturday, October 24, Governor Tim Walz will lead a “Joe’s in Your Corner” tour across Southern Minnesota. The tour will kick off in Preston, Minnesota where Governor Walz will tour an ethanol production facility and discuss Joe Biden’s agenda for rural America with Minnesota farmers. Governor Walz will then highlight the Biden-Harris plan to uphold our nation’s sacred obligation to veterans at a listening session event in Rochester with Minnesota veterans and military families. Finally, Gov. Walz will travel to Mankato and hold a Minnesota Students for Biden Get Out the Vote Mobilization Event. Media interested in attending must RSVP and will be required to adhere [...]

COVID Cases Rise by 1,693 in MN (Oct. 23)

By |2020-10-23T11:22:56-05:00October 23rd, 2020|

Daily Update: Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths. Total positive cases (cumulative) 129,863 Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 129,511 Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 352 Newly reported cases 1,721 Newly reported confirmed cases 1,693 Newly reported probable cases 28 Newly reported cases detail Newly reported deaths 13 Newly reported deaths detail County of residence Age group Number of newly reported deaths Dakota 45-49 years 1 Hennepin 90-94 years 1 Mahnomen 85-89 years 1 Mille Lacs [...]

General Election: Additional Early Voting Option for Blue Earth County Voters

By |2020-10-23T09:44:03-05:00October 23rd, 2020|

Beginning Tuesday, October 27, Blue Earth County residents will have an additional early voting option for the November 3 general election.  A second early voting location will open at 15 Map Drive in Mankato.  The other early voting location will also remain open at the Historic Courthouse at 204 S 5th Street in Mankato. Hours for the locations are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The offices will be open extended hours on Saturday, October 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, November 2. Voters entering voting locations will be required [...]

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