MANKATO NEWS

The James Nibbe murder case was featured on the Oxygen television show "Snapped" Sunday night. Jennifer Nibbe's videotaped confession of the murder of her husband, James was played. AUDIO
The new Belgrade Business Center is expected to open in the fall.
Listen to Jack Kolars' interview with KTOE Radio founder Don Linder on the station's 63rd Anniversary.
Mankato police say a marijuana sale went bad when the buyer pulled a gun and stole the pot.
This weekend is the fishing opener... and one local expert predicts it will be busier than usual on southern Minnesota lakes.
Mankato's Riverfront Park 2013 summer concert lineup has been announced, featuring the return of Art by the River and the 15th Annual Mankato Ribfest. Read more for performers.
Same Sex Marriage bill passes in Minnesota House with Republican crossover votes.
Bail was set for two men facing first degree drug charges in a suspected Minnesota and Iowa meth operation.
The Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota has received a major donation from the Greater Mankato Rotary Club, $200-thousand dollars.
An attorney for Inter Faculty Organization confirms KTOE News report that former MSU Head Football Coach Todd Hoffner was fired by the school Tuesday.
The County Road 17 construction project slated to begin this spring was just one vote shy of a major complication.
The School Board voted to launch the three year plan to give iPad Minis to teachers and students in grades 7 and 8.
21-year old David Sandmeyer died in an accident Saturday near Newport, North Carolina when a pickup pulled onto the road and struck Sandmeyer's motorcycle.
There is no indication that the Minnesota Senate will support a Bonding Bill proposal that would include expansion of the Mankato Civic Center and improvements for the Ice Arena.
A bill inspired by the murder of James Nibbe is expected to get a vote in the full State House today. It would allow a judge to protect personal belonging and marital assets until a murder case is re
The City of North Mankato is continuing the process of approving plans for the Marigold Apartment development despite a pending court case brought by a resident who wants to shut the project down.
A Cessna 414 filled with thick smoke made an emergency landing at the Mankato Airport Friday afternoon.
The Vernon Center Republican celebrated his 62nd Birthday with 18 pies from the Dam Store in Rapidan, shared with his colleagues at the Minnesota State Capitol today.
Mankato firefighters get trench rescue training from FEMA Search and Rescue team.
The Speechless Film festival is in Mankato this weekend. It is an international festival featuring 85 film submissions from over 26 countries.