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MANKATO - 3/11/15 Unemployment rates were released recently and our area once again leads the state in growth with a 2.1 percent increase. The Mankato – North Mankato Statistical Area gained 1,134 jobs from January 2014-January 2015, bringing total
ST. PAUL - 3/11/15 Rep. Jack Considine, in support of Sen. Sheran’s bill to offer tax credit for other businesses outside the hospitality industry that receive tips, collected signatures in the house recently to help put this bill in motion. The ho
MANKATO - 3/11/15 Visit Mankato scheduled a round table discussion about citywide taxes, job growth and community entertainment. Chris Willaert, Visit Mankato Sports Commission Director says there is a lot of concern around taxes as facilities are being
MANKATO - 3/11/15 Flashing yellow arrow traffic signals will be activated March 18 on Highway 22 for left turns. These will operate the same as those recently implemented on Victory Drive. These will be at the following intersections: Bassett Drive, Hwy.
ST. PAUL - 3/6/15 A bill was passed yesterday in the House that cuts down on the role of seniority in layoff decisions for teachers. Rep. Paul Marquart (DFL-Dilworth) doesn’t agree with how the bill was laid out and is concerned for the students. &
MANKATO - 3/6/15 A Lake Crystal man faces sentencing, Monday, after being convicted of 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct. 51-year-old Warren Beaty was original charged with five felony counts, but three were dismissed in January’s hearing. Beaty w
ST. PAUL - 3/6/15 The Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture sent out a release confirming a serious strain of bird flu in a flock of Turkeys in northwestern Minnesota. H5N2 was found after a test done on a Pope County commercial farm. The MDA says no human has
Donate food and personal care items to ECHO! We're 6-9th grade girls from the YWCA Mankato Girls Inc. program, working on a project to help the ECHO food shelf. WE WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE! There will be THREE drop off locations & times. **YWCA
GAYLORD – Investigations continue in the death of a Gaylord man. 62-year-old Mike John Fenske was found in water of a ditch yesterday morning. So far Sibley Co. authorities say he accidently entered the water and couldn’t get out after fieldwo
REDWOOD CO. – Names still have no been released in the fatal crash in Redwood Co. over the weekend. Late Sunday afternoon a semi collided with a van a couple miles north of Walnut Grove. One was airlifted and later died while the other four were tra
MANKATO – Trial continues for a Mankato man convicted of criminal sexual conduct in two separate incidents. 63-year-old Richard Bersaw was arrested back in June after someone came forward with the allegations and then a second one. He’s curren
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials are confident the Minnesota Vikings' new $1 billion stadium will be completed on time in 2016. Nine months after the old Metrodome was demolished, officials say the new stadium is 23 percent complete as of the end of
ATLANTA (AP) — Armed with new safety guidelines for head-to-toe protection of health workers treating Ebola patients, federal officials are taking the show on the road today to demonstrate recommended techniques. Thousands are expected to attend a m
WASHINGTON (AP) — One expert says the end of quarantine for people who shared an apartment with the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. underscores what doctors have said all along: Ebola is not that easily spread. It's not clear why E
ST. PETER – Names were just released from the fatal crash in St. Peter yesterday. Both Allen Cole and his wife, Marilyn died after being hit as they pulled into oncoming traffic on Hwy. 169 south near the Security Hospital. Driver of vehicle two, 34
MANKATO - 3/11/15 Unemployment rates were released recently and our area once again leads the state in growth with a 2.1 percent increase. The Mankato – North Mankato Statistical Area gained 1,134 jobs from January 2014-January 2015, bringing total
ST. PAUL - 3/11/15 Rep. Jack Considine, in support of Sen. Sheran’s bill to offer tax credit for other businesses outside the hospitality industry that receive tips, collected signatures in the house recently to help put this bill in motion. The ho
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials are confident the Minnesota Vikings' new $1 billion stadium will be completed on time in 2016. Nine months after the old Metrodome was demolished, officials say the new stadium is 23 percent complete as of the end of
ATLANTA (AP) — Armed with new safety guidelines for head-to-toe protection of health workers treating Ebola patients, federal officials are taking the show on the road today to demonstrate recommended techniques. Thousands are expected to attend a m
WASHINGTON (AP) — One expert says the end of quarantine for people who shared an apartment with the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. underscores what doctors have said all along: Ebola is not that easily spread. It's not clear why E
MANKATO – MnDOT in Mankato will be performing child car seat checks on Thursday at no cost. From 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at 2151 Bassett Drive, safety officials will be available to look at the seats you have and if they’re buckled properly. Appointments are preferred and can be made by calling 612-275-0916. This information can be found online at 3Enews.net or our Three Eagles News
MANKATO – Primary election results were in last night and Pat McDermott and Jacob Birkholz will face off in the upcoming election for the County Attorney’s seat. McDermott came out on top with over 2,000 votes putting him just above 47 percent. Birkholz was in a close second with 30 percent. Other results can be found below--FULL LIST HERE
 
BLUE EARTH CO. – The second set of applicant briefings will be held starting today for public assistance from the June flooding. Those within the 18-county list are encouraged to attend and fill out an application if any of your things were damaged between June 11 and July 11 due to flooding.
 
BLUE EARTH CO. (8/7/14) - A reminder for manufactured homeowners in Blue Earth County that the fist half of their 2014 taxes must be paid by Sept. 2nd to avoid late fees. This can be done at the historic courthouse on South 5th street as well as a variety banks within town. A complete list of the banks can be found at 3Enews.net
 
REDWOOD COUNTY – Trauma education is coming to farmfest this year through the Southwestern Minnesota Regional Advisory Trauma Committee and Mayo Clinic Health System.
Minnesota Finance Authority Release--

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Rural Finance Authority (RFA) is expanding the eligibility of its zero percent interest rate Disaster Loan program.
MANKATO -  Forbes recently released its list of “Best Small Places for Business and Careers,” ranking Mankato 3rd best in the United States.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two public meetings have been set to discuss planning for Minnesota's new medical marijuana program. The first meeting is on July 31st and will be used to familiarize a 16-member Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research with its duties. The Office of Medical Cannabis will hold the second meeting in August to brief potential manufacturers and others
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Duluth police have arrested a third man who escaped from the Northeastern Minnesota Regional Corrections Center last week. Officers found 22-year-old Tyler Sandstrom at a home in Duluth and arrested him without incident yesterday. Sandstrom was the last of the three escapees who was still at large.
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a standoff at a western Minnesota pharmacy has ended after SWAT team members swept the building and found no one inside. Breckenridge Police Chief Nate Harder says officers arrived yesterday evening within 30 seconds of a call reporting an attempted armed robbery. Harder says there was mass confusion as customers and employees were fleeing the