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!

August 11 is a Reminder to Call Before You Dig

By |2020-08-11T05:49:21-05:00August 11th, 2020|

Aug. 11 serves as a reminder to call the national “Call Before You Dig” number – 811 – prior to any digging project. One call to 811 before digging can prevent injuries, property damage, service disruption and possible costly fines for damaged infrastructure.

Highway 14 Minnesota River Bridge maintenance set for Tuesday night

By |2020-08-11T05:38:31-05:00August 11th, 2020|

Motorists are advised that the eastbound lanes of Highway 14 over the Minnesota River in Mankato will be restricted on Tuesday, August 11 after 6 p.m. as crews will be working. The MnDOT bridge crew will be improving the surface for a smoother ride and to preserve the bridge deck.  Traffic restrictions on the eastbound lane may be in place until 11 p.m.

Attend August 17 virtual open house and provide feedback on the Riverside North Redevelopment Plan

By |2020-08-11T05:37:01-05:00August 11th, 2020|

Attend a live virtual open house at 6 p.m., Monday, August 17 to provide input about the the city of Mankato’s update to the Riverside North Redevelopment Plan (along Highway 169) for those properties within the city. Feedback is important to help develop this plan, which will be utilized for a priority brownfield redevelopment in the area. The plan will look at future land uses, development concepts and road alignment concepts. The open house will include a presentation and opportunity for discussion. For those unable to attend on August 17, a recording of the presentation and meeting materials will be available on Mankato's Community [...]

Five cities, Including Mankato, honored by the League of Minnesota Cities

By |2020-08-10T11:35:47-05:00August 10th, 2020|

(August 10, 2020 –St. Paul, MN) The League of Minnesota Cities recently selected five winning cities for 2020 City of Excellence honors. The awards recognize cities for outstanding programs or projects. Each winning city will receive a plaque, a check for $1,000, and recognition in League publications and promotional activities throughout the coming year. Winning City of Excellence entries were chosen in each of three population categories, and two winners were selected in a special topical category City of Excellence – population under 5,000 City of Wells – City-Wide LED Conversion The City, along with Wells Public Utilities collaborated to improve city [...]

COVID Cases Rise by 9 in BEC, 625 in MN (August 10)

By |2020-08-10T11:14:07-05:00August 10th, 2020|

Daily Update: Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths. 61,516 Total positive cases (cumulative) 625 Newly reported cases 3 Newly reported deaths Newly reported cases detail County Number of newly reported cases Anoka 48 Becker 4 Beltrami 1 Blue Earth 9 Carlton 1 Carver 12 Cass 1 Chippewa 2 Chisago 3 Clay 1 Crow Wing 4 Dakota 63 Dodge 1 Fillmore 2 Freeborn 1 Goodhue 1 Grant 1 Hennepin 207 Hubbard 1 Isanti 3 Kanabec 1 Kandiyohi 2 [...]

Four Involved in Brown County Accident

By |2020-08-10T06:41:38-05:00August 10th, 2020|

Details of Incident: On 08-08-2020, at 1911 hrs, a 2004 Toyota Corolla driven by Joshua Michael Moldan was traveling westbound on 150th St. when it was struck on the driver's side door by a 2004 Ford pickup driven by Lucas William Vogel traveling northbound on 420th Ave, Stately Township, Springfield MN, Brown County. The collision caused Moldan's vehicle to skid into the ditch and upon entering the ditch, rolled one-half times. Moldan and a passenger, Parker William Gluth, were trapped within the vehicle before being assisted out by bystanders. Upon Vogel's vehicle colliding with the Moldan vehicle, the airbags deployed and [...]

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