NFL Star Adrian Peterson Arrested for Domestic Violence

By |2022-02-14T10:37:26-06:00February 14th, 2022|

NFL star running back, Adrian Peterson was arrested Sunday morning at the LAX airport. Allegedly onboard the flight, Peterson and his wife Ashley had gotten into a verbal and physical altercation, with Peterson being the aggressor. The plane had left the gate but had to return due to a call being made to the Los Angeles Airport Police at 8:30 a.m. Officials investigated the incident and took Peterson into custody at 9:20 a.m. He was later given a $50,000 bail and he was released Sunday afternoon on bond. Peterson's court date is set for June 16. SOURCE:   Intern Darius [...]

2/11/22 Entertainment News

By |2022-02-11T05:39:52-06:00February 11th, 2022|

2/11/22 Entertainment News -- The Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson is coming in on top of Forbes' 2022 list of highest-paid entertainers. This comes after Jackson earned 580 million dollars last year after selling his visual effects firm for one-point-six billion dollars in November. He's only the third person who's become a billionaire for making movies, behind Steven Spielberg and George Lucas. Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and Ye round out the top five on Forbes' richest entertainers list. -- New York Fashion Week is in full swing today. Designers like Michael Kors, Carolina Herrera and Christian [...]

Minnesota Senate Bonding Committee to Visit Mankato Today

By |2021-10-26T06:12:07-05:00October 26th, 2021|

The Minnesota Senate Bonding Committee will make a local stop today. Senate officials say the committee will visit Armstrong Hall on the Minnesota State campus and will discuss the city of Mankato's Water Resource Recovery Facilities Disinfection and Digestion Upgrade Project. The local gathering will be held at 12:55 on the MSU campus. The bonding committee will also make stops in Shakopee, Carver, Jordan, Belle Plaine, Fairmont, Welcome, Sherburne and Jackson today.

Gov Walz: no mask mandate in place, but vaccinations, masking are strongly encouraged

By |2021-08-31T06:46:03-05:00August 31st, 2021|

Hundreds of people gathered on the lawn of the Minnesota State Capitol over the weekend to show opposition to COVID-19 shot mandates that have popped up from state and local governments, schools and businesses. There are currently no statewide mask mandates and Governor Tim Walz cautions... "I think that idea that we would crush this and it would go away in its entirety, that's not going to happen, we're not going to get everybody vaccinated we're seeing the variant start to come up, but there's smart things we can do to manage it." Walz is still urging Minnesotans to get vaccinated [...]

12-11-20 MSU Dept. of Theatre and Dance-Fall Dance Concert

By |2020-12-10T09:58:21-06:00December 11th, 2020| Special thanks to Seniors Arcelia Rivera and Emily Schumacher The 2020 Fall Student Dance Showcase is available for streaming by visiting

Mankato Named 14th Best Hockey Town

By |2020-07-30T12:05:00-05:00July 30th, 2020|

While the future of sporting events, including hockey games, is uncertain due to the pandemic, people are still passionate about hockey and some U.S. cities offer a great place for hockey fans to call home.   As NHL teams get ready to hit the rink in the quarantine bubble on August 1st, SmartAsset has uncovered the best hockey towns in the U.S. for the sixth year in a row. Specifically, we analyzed data reflective of hockey fan intensity and quality of life for 113 cities with a professional team (NHL, AHL or ECHL) or a NCAA Division 1 men’s hockey team. [...]

COVID Cases Rise by 419 in MN (June 17)

By |2020-06-17T11:02:38-05:00June 17th, 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. 31,296 Total positive cases (cumulative) 419 Newly reported cases 12 Newly reported deaths Newly reported cases detail County Number of newly reported cases Anoka 17 Benton 2 Big Stone 1 Blue Earth 5 Carlton 1 Carver 4 Chippewa 1 Chisago 1 Clay 6 Clearwater 1 Cottonwood 4 Crow Wing 1 Dakota 18 Dodge 2 Douglas 3 Faribault 2 Freeborn 13 Goodhue 2 Hennepin 100 Houston 2 Kandiyohi 4 Lake [...]

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