The Minnesota Vikings say the 52nd training camp in Mankato will be their last one away from headquarters. The Vikings announced on Tuesday that they plan to hold training camp at their new practice facility in the Twin Cities suburb of Eagan starting in 2018.
The family of a Mankato man killed at an auto repair shop has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Brady John Schaffer was killed in December 2014 at Tire Associates when he was run over by a Mack truck while working there.
Authorities in southern Minnesota are treating the death of a 16-year-old girl whose body was found in a field as suspicious. The Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office was called around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday about a car sitting in a field off of Highway 68 northwest of Mankato.
Mankato is getting ready for another Minnesota Vikings training camp. The 50th anniversary of the Vikings in Mankato starts Saturday, and runs through August 13th. Visit Mankato spokesman Chris Willaert says the fan experience has changed a lot over the past 50 years.
A 46-year-old bicyclist has died after he was struck by a car in Mankato. Police say David Winters was hit early this morning (Wednesday). Reports say that emergency crews arrived to find Winters was not breathing