About Ashley Hanley

Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!

Woman Convicted Of Murdering Boyfriend In Maple Grove Apartment

By |2021-10-15T04:41:59-05:00October 15th, 2021|

(Maple Grove, MN)  --  A woman is going to prison after she was convicted for murdering her boyfriend.  On Thursday, a jury convicted 31-year-old Stephanie Clark of intentional second-degree murder in the death of Don Juan last March.  According to reports, Clark shot and killed Juan at their Maple Grove apartment following a physical altercation between the couple.  She is scheduled for sentencing on November 18th.

Esports Venue Coming To Mall Of America

By |2021-10-15T04:35:54-05:00October 15th, 2021|

(Bloomington, MN)  -- The esports industry is bringing gaming arenas to Minnesota.  Officials announced Thursday that Wisdom Gaming plans to open a venue early next year at Mall of America.  According to reports, the new facility will be able to seat 120 fans.  It's unclear exactly when the new venue will open.

Health Officials Report Additional COVID-19 Cases, Deaths

By |2021-10-15T04:32:05-05:00October 15th, 2021|

The Minnesota Department of Health is providing an update on COVID-19 cases and deaths in the state.  On Thursday, health officials reported two-thousand-919 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the state's total to just over 752-thousand.  Additionally, 25 more people have died due to complications from COVID-19.  Minnesota's death toll currently stands at eight-thousand-379.

Blue Earth County Attorney’s Office Launches Online Application Process for Sealing Criminal Records

By |2021-10-14T06:46:03-05:00October 14th, 2021|

According to the FBI, nearly one in three adults in America has a criminal record. Long after people  have fulfilled their obligations to the justice system, criminal records and the collateral consequences that  follow serve as barriers to jobs, housing, education and more, preventing people from serving as productive  members in our community. Studies have shown very few people who are eligible to seal their records  successfully apply, but among those whose records are sealed, very few commit new crimes and, on average,  they experience a significant increase in wages and employment within the next two years.  If your criminal record [...]

Mankato Area Public Schools Announces Fall Family Academy Workshops

By |2021-10-14T06:45:01-05:00October 14th, 2021|

Mankato Area Public School fall Family Academy workshops have been announced and registration is open. The MAPS Family Academy features workshops that provide tips, tools and strategies to help children be successful by fostering the partnerships between families and school. The fall Family Academy will be held Tuesday, October 26 with one-hour long workshops being offered at 5:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. Family Academy is free of charge and will be virtual. Registration is required.

Minnesota State Mankato Dental Clinic to Provide Free Dental Care for Kids on Oct. 21

By |2021-10-14T06:42:29-05:00October 14th, 2021|

Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Dental Hygiene Program is offering free dental care to area children 18 years and younger Thursday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.   Patients seeking appointments for cleanings, x-rays, exams, sealants and fluoride should be 18 and under and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.   Exams will be conducted at the public dental clinic in the Clinical Sciences Building, Room 128 (address is 150 South Road; building is located north of the Taylor Center and east of Ford Hall) on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato.   Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment, call [...]

Highway 60 Elysian to Waterville construction nearly complete; detour removed Oct. 15

By |2021-10-14T06:35:06-05:00October 14th, 2021|

Construction on Highway 60 between Elysian and Waterville is expected to be complete, and the second stage detour removed by the end of day on Friday, Oct. 15.  Construction on Highway 60 began in mid-April from the intersection with Highway 14 east of Eagle Lake to Highway 13 at Waterville and was completed in two stages, with separate detours over the construction season.

Minneapolis Singer Advances On The Voice

By |2021-10-14T06:00:09-05:00October 14th, 2021|

(Minneapolis, MN)  -- A singer from Minneapolis is advancing in the television singing competition The Voice.  Libianca was selected to move on by judge Blake Shelton after she performed a duet of the song Save Your Tears.  Libianca was born in the U.S. but spent most of her childhood in Cameroon.  The Voice airs Mondays and Tuesdays on KARE, Channel 11.

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