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Twins clinch AL Central with win over Tigers, Cleveland loss

By |2019-09-26T04:39:05-05:00September 26th, 2019|

DETROIT (AP) — On this night, the stars were Randy Dobnak, Luis Arraez and Eddie Rosario — but really it could have been anyone. The Minnesota Twins are AL Central champions because of contributions from all over the roster. Arraez and Rosario homered, and Dobnak allowed one hit in six sparkling innings to lead Minnesota to a 5-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. The Twins later clinched the division title when Cleveland lost to the White Sox in Chicago. It's the first division title for Minnesota since 2010 and will be only its second postseason appearance since then. [...]

House where Jayme Closs was kidnapped has been torn down

By |2019-08-07T06:28:05-05:00August 7th, 2019|

The house where Jayme Closs was kidnapped and her parents were fatally shot has been torn down in northwestern Wisconsin. The bank that owns the house near Barron had it demolished Tuesday after consulting with relatives about the property. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald tells the Star Tribune his department released the crime scene back to the estate several months ago. The 13-year-old Closs was abducted Oct. 15 after Jake Patterson shot his way into her home and killed her parents, James and Denise Closs. Patterson held Jayme captive at his cabin in Douglas County, about 60 miles (97 kilometers) northeast [...]

Extra Enforcement Campaign Results

By |2020-09-15T09:11:53-05:00September 15th, 2020|

Extra Enforcement Campaign Results During the end-of-summer DWI campaign that began Aug.14 and ran through Sept. 7, officers, deputies and troopers arrested 1,649 drivers for driving impaired compared with 1,479 DWI arrests during the same period in 2019. 312 law enforcement agencies across Minnesota participated in the campaign conducted by the Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety (DPS-OTS). There were 294 move over citations issued on Aug. 31. This year marked the 20th anniversary of Corporal Ted Foss’ death that led to the Move Over Law.  Extra Enforcement History 2019 324 agencies reported 1,479 DWI arrests 314 move over [...]

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak (April 24)

By |2020-04-24T11:47:07-05:00April 24th, 2020|

Most Americans expect the lost jobs to return once the coronavirus crisis is over. That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Also, the maker of Lysol reminds people: Don't inject the disinfectant despite the suggestion by President Donald Trump. In other news, the stars of a sitcom will reunite for a show to raise money for the coronavirus. Here are some of AP’s top stories Friday on the world’s coronavirus pandemic. Follow APNews.com/VirusOutbreak for updates through the day and APNews.com/UnderstandingtheOutbreak for stories explaining some of its complexities. WHAT’S HAPPENING TODAY: — One of [...]

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak (April 21)

By |2020-04-21T10:34:57-05:00April 21st, 2020|

Here are some of AP’s top stories Tuesday on the world’s coronavirus pandemic. Follow APNews.com/VirusOutbreak for updates through the day and APNews.com/UnderstandingtheOutbreak for stories explaining some of its complexities. WHAT’S HAPPENING TODAY: — Countries across Europe and beyond — joined in the U.S. by a cascade of states — moved to gradually reopen amid warnings that acting too quickly could enable the virus to come back with a vengeance. That includes Spain soon to allow children out of their homes for brief periods and the planned reopening of the Copenhagen amusement park that inspired Walt Disney. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says [...]

WYSIWYG Juice Co. opening new location in Spicer, MN

By |2020-02-25T10:59:25-06:00February 25th, 2020|

Mankato, MN (Feb. 25, 2020) - WYSIWYG Juice Co., a growing and beloved juice bar announces the opening of its location in Spicer, Minnesota on Thursday, March 5th at 7:00 am. WYSIWYG is known for its organic cold-pressed juices, nut milks, juice cleanses, smoothies and smoothie bowls. “We met Kristi and Marie (co-founders of WYSIWYG) two years ago and felt that we align with their values so much,” said Elyse Hagen, co-owner of the Spicer location. “Our biggest vision and heart is to see people really thrive in body and soul. We feel this (WYSIWYG) is a way to get in front of [...]

Talking Chronic Wasting Disease with U of M

By |2019-10-30T11:21:36-05:00October 30th, 2019|

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a neurodegenerative disease, is spreading throughout Minnesota’s whitetail deer population. Tiffany Wolf with the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine answers questions about what CWD is, where it is found and precautions that should be taken when eating venison. Q: What is CWD? Prof. Wolf: CWD is a contagious and 100 percent fatal neurodegenerative disease of cervids, such as deer, moose, elk, caribou and reindeer. When deer become infected with the CWD-causing prion protein, it causes other normal prion proteins within the nervous system to behave unnaturally. CWD belongs to a family of well-known prion diseases. Infected [...]

Mark Patrick Seminars

By |2019-09-03T13:16:20-05:00September 3rd, 2019|

Mark Patrick Hypnosis is coming to Mankato on October 7th for one day only! 5:30 PM For the Weight Loss Seminar. 8:00 PM For the Quit Smoking Seminar. Lose weight or stop smoking now through hypnosis. Join the over half a million people who have stopped smoking and lost weight the Mark Patrick way. That's right. Join America's best-known hypnotist Mark Patrick. Weight loss hypnosis seminar is Monday, October 7th from 5:30-7:30 pm. Stop smoking hypnosis seminar is from 8-10 pm. Both are at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel at 901 Raintree Road. Registration starts 30 minutes prior to sessions. Seating [...]

Mark Patrick Seminars

By |2019-09-03T13:16:21-05:00September 3rd, 2019|

Mark Patrick Hypnosis is coming to Mankato on October 7th for one day only! 5:30 PM For the Weight Loss Seminar. 8:00 PM For the Quit Smoking Seminar. Lose weight or stop smoking now through hypnosis. Join the over half a million people who have stopped smoking and lost weight the Mark Patrick way. That's right. Join America's best-known hypnotist Mark Patrick. Weight loss hypnosis seminar is Monday, October 7th from 5:30-7:30 pm. Stop smoking hypnosis seminar is from 8-10 pm. Both are at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel at 901 Raintree Road. Registration starts 30 minutes prior to sessions. Seating [...]

2018 Crash Facts Shows 6% Increase in Traffic Deaths

By |2019-08-29T11:51:43-05:00August 29th, 2019|

A young, pregnant wife and mother lost her life when a distracted truck driver rear-ended her vehicle. A wife grieved the loss of her husband, a construction worker who was killed by a driver charged with streaming videos on his phone. A 21-year-old man riding in a horse and buggy lost his life after being struck by a drunk, hit-and-run driver. These are just a few of the stories behind the 381 lives lost on Minnesota roadways in 2018.   The data is reported in Minnesota Motor Vehicle Crash Facts 2018 and published by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety (DPS-OTS). Crash [...]

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