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Two arrested following early morning chase

MANKATO - Two people are in custody following a police chase that started in Mankato early Tuesday morning. Police attempted to stop a vehicle driven by Angel Sabillon, 29, of Cleveland, on Highway 22 near South Victory Drive at 12:25 a.m. A pursuit into Blue Earth County ended after officers deploy

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-03-20 15:44:00

Man charged with threatening wife and police

GOOD THUNDER - A Good Thunder man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly threatened to kill his wife and repeatedly threatened a police officer who was taking him to detox. The Tri-City Police Department was called to a disturbance at Kevin Allen Peterson's residence Friday and Peterson, 44,

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-03-20 20:26:00

KEYC - Suspect Wanted In Robbery

Mankato police are currently investigating a robbery that took place Tuesday night at the Cherry Ridge apartments. At approximately 11:06 p.m., a 28-year-old male from Mankato was robbed inside the lobby doors. Officials say the male scheduled a meeting with the suspect over social media and when th

KEYC - 2018-03-21 19:27:00

City: Code enforcement up eightfold

The gathering was the first of several at which the city will offer a short presentation on some aspect of its operations, then open things up for questions from citizens. Mayor Debbie Foster said she and City Administrator Mike Humpal had several goals in mind when they were batting around the conc


State Fire Marshal's Office called in to help investigate after a house fire in Alden

The State Fire Marshal's Office is being called in to assist with an investigation after a house catches on fire. According to the Freeborn County Sheriff's Office, the fire happened on Tuesday around 7:53 p.m. at 280 Euclid Street in Alden. When firefighters and deputies arrived, there was thick sm

KTTC - 2018-03-21 17:19:00

Mankato man assaulted, robbed

MANKATO - A 28-year-old Mankato man was assaulted and his wallet and cellphone were taken Tuesday night at downtown apartment complex. The victim came to the Law Enforcement Center immediately after the robbery. Police say the victim had met someone on a social media site and agreed to meet them at

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-03-21 15:10:00

Two charged in North Iowa drug bust

FOREST CITY | Two men were arrested on felony drug charges Monday evening after a large amount of marijuana allegedly was found at a Forest City residence. The Forest City Police Department executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 100 block of Bob Johnson Drive shared by Jonah P. Remker, 23

GLOBE GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 20:10:00

KEYC - Mankato Man and Woman Arrested for Assault and Handguns

Two people were arrested last Saturday, on assault and weapons charges, at the College Station Apartments complex. Both 19-year-olds, Colette Comeau Thompson and Ahmed Mohamed Ali, were detained after being tied to a complaint. Mankato Public Safety Commander Dan Schisel said the call referred to i

KEYC - 2018-03-20 02:12:00

KEYC - Man Arrested In Assault Involving Handgun

A New Ulm man was arrested in connection with a reported assault involving a handgun. Mankato Police were called to an apartment on the 100 block of East Cherry Street around midnight Wednesday. Police say when officers arrived, 20 year old Christian Alexander Mayhew Ykema was being detained by resi


Shot fired during suspected drug deal

MANKATO - No one was injured when a shot was fired during a confrontation over a suspected drug deal inside a Mankato apartment early Wednesday morning. Christian Alexander Mayhew-Ykema, 20, of New Ulm, allegedly brandished a gun during a dispute with another man reported just after midnight in an a


Efforts underway to help victim's family

Community members are coming together to organize a fundraiser for the family of Krista Hesebeck. Hesebeck, from Lakota, died March 3 in what authorities describe as a domestic assault, and her death has been ruled a homicide. She leaves behind three teenage children. In order to help Hesebeck's fam


Nicollet County seeks man on warrant

The Nicollet County Sheriff's Office asked for the public's help in locating Adam Joseph Willaert, 36, on Thursday morning. Willaert is wanted on an outstanding warrant and is suspected in several other recent crimes, including stolen vehicles from multiple counties in southern Minnesota, a news rel


Zierke Built mfg. settles in Fairmont

Cole Sharp welds a fuel tank at Zierke Built Manufacturing in Fairmont. As he walks through the new Zierke Built Manufacturing building in Fairmont, Greg Zierke proudly points out the open spaces and high ceilings in the remodeled. Take all the pictures you want, he says, but make sure he's not in a


KEYC - Fairmont Woman Killed in Rollover Crash

A Fairmont woman was killed early Sunday morning in a one vehicle rollover. It happened just after 12:15 Sunday morning on Highway 263 near mile marker 8 in Rolling Green Township in Martin County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the truck was northbound on Highway 263 when it left the road


Former mail carrier charged with mail theft

MANKATO - A mail carrier allegedly stole rebate checks from at least a dozen Mankato area households. David Dean Maine, 61, of Madison Lake, was charged with 12 counts of felony mail theft Wednesday in Blue Earth County District Court. In June, a representative of Menards alerted authorities that tw