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Mankato man accused of throwing knife during argument

Jun. 02, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Mankato man has been charged with felony assault after he allegedly threw a knife at another man during an argument in April. The Mankato Free Press reported Wednesday that 39-year-old Brent David Steinkopf was charged Tuesday in Blue Earth County District...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

May. 18, 2022 15:03 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. May 14, 2022. Editorial: Trusted leader joins anti-crime effort Andy Luger has returned as U.S. attorney for Minnesota — with a critical new focus. Andy Luger is back as Minnesota’s U.S. attorney, and not a moment too...

Body found in area crews were searching for missing woman

May. 14, 2022 12:37 PM EDT

EAGLE LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are working to determine if a body found in a Minnesota swamp is that of a woman reported missing more than two weeks ago. The Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office said someone in a canoe discovered a body on Friday in the Eagle Lake area, near...

Plane crash in Mankato injures pilot, investigation underway

May. 04, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Investigators from the Federal Aviation Administration are expected in Mankato Wednesday to try to determine why a small plane crashed, injuring the pilot. KEYC-TV reports the crash happened about 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Mankato Regional Airport. ...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Apr. 27, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. April 23, 2022. Editorial: Minnesota lawmakers must move toward compromise With divided state government, one side can’t take all. With less than one month to go in the legislative session, most of the big issues remain...

Hobey Baker winner gets 6-month ban for prohibited substance

Apr. 19, 2022 02:38 AM EDT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota State goaltender and Hobey Baker Award winner Dryden McKay has been given a six-month ban for an anti-doping violation after leading the Mavericks to the Frozen Four national championship game. The suspension was announced Monday by the United...