Greater Mankato News

Oct. 16 is deadline to pre-register to vote in MN

Minnesota voters have until October 16 to pre-register to vote. Blue Earth County’s Director of Taxpayer Services Michael Stalberger, says there’s a few steps to make sure you get registered in time, including updating your address. Blue Earth County residents can also vote in person at the historic courthouse.Continue Reading

Two Face Murder Charges in Drug Overdose in Martin County

On October 9th the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force, Truman Police Department, and the Minnesota BCA made two arrests in the investigation into the overdose death of Mariah Lynn Miller on August 19, 2018. Troy Michael Meeker 51, of Truman was arrested for Murder in the 3rd Degree. Dominic Terel…Continue Reading

SCC Wraps Up Global Conference

South Central College concludes its Global Conference. The event featured vendors, food, speakers and music. More than 500 people from around the community attended. This year’s theme was Latin. Coordinator Amy Magnus says she hopes participants could immerse themselves in something new The conference runs every two years.Continue Reading

Mt. Kato Prepares For Season

With the first few flakes coming down this morning, many people might be starting to think of winter activities.  John Nelson is the general manager of Mt. Kato. He says they’ve been busy getting ready for the season. Nelson says Mt. Kato typically opens the Friday after Thanksgiving, but they could open sooner, weather depending.Continue Reading

NMPD Provides Halloween Safety Tips

With the first few flakes coming down this morning, many people might be starting to think of winter activities. John Nelson is the general manager of Mt. Kato. He says they’ve been busy getting ready for the season. Nelson says Mt. Kato typically opens the Friday after Thanksgiving, but they could open sooner, weather depending.Continue Reading

Minnesota fugitive who vowed she’d “never be caught” arrested in Indiana

A fugitive from Minnesota who taunted authorities on social media by vowing she’d “never be caught” has been arrested in northern Indiana. The Twin Cities Apprehension Team took 31-year-old Tiesha Monique Moore into custody Monday in Michigan City. She was wanted on 16 outstanding warrants, including felony theft and domestic assault, all from Minnesota. She’s being…Continue Reading

Mayo Clinic sleep specialist suggests short naps rather than longer ones may help decision-making

As discussed on KTOE’s The Morning Blend on Wednesday, a new study has found that taking naps may help your brain process information it receives unconsciously. The Journal of Sleep Research study suggests a person’s decision-making when he or she is awake. Mayo Clinic sleep specialist Dr. Eric Olson said, “A short nap strikes that…Continue Reading

Minnesota teacher resigns after Tweet; “so whose gonna take one for the team and kill Kavanaugh”

A Minnesota teacher has resigned after a message allegedly appeared on her Twitter account suggesting someone should assassinate new U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The Rosemount special education teacher has since deleted her Twitter account, but a tweet that read “so whose gonna take one for the team and kill Kavanaugh” was reported by…Continue Reading