North Mankato News


08/31/2018 10:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man charged after blinding helicopter pilot with flashlight 

A rural North Mankato man is facing a criminal charge after he reportedly pointed a flashlight and a medical helicopter and momentarily blinded the pilot. Brent Patrick McGrath, 65, was charged with a gross misdemeanor crime against an aircraft this week in Nicollet County District Court.


08/27/2018 05:11 PM  ~~~Source~~~
North Mankato police officers cleared in stun gun death 

An investigation has concluded that North Mankato police officers were justified in using stun guns on a man who later died. Officers on Feb. 6 responded to a report of a man who had taken multiple prescription medications and was acting aggressively.


08/14/2018 01:21 PM  ~~~Source~~~
MN man charged for threatening to shoot kids playing on lawn Tuesday, August 14 

A North Mankato man has been charged after he allegedly pointed a gun at two children, threatening to shoot them if they did not get off his lawn. Scott Douglas Johnston, 59, was charged on Monday with two counts of felony second-degree assault and one count of felony terroristic threats following the incident in the 200 block of Cross Street in North Mankato on Aug. 10. The girls are 8 and 9 years old, according to the North Mankato Police Department.


08/13/2018 06:30 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man Charged For Threatening To Shoot Children Playing On His Lawn 

On Last Day Of Primary Campaign, Ellison Keeps Quiet Karen Monahan has accused Ellison of emotionally abusing her and dragging her off a bed by her feet. Man Charged For Threatening To Shoot Children Playing On His Lawn A North Mankato man has been charged after he allegedly pointed a gun at two children, threatening to shoot them if they did not get off his lawn.


08/07/2018 09:05 AM  ~~~Source~~~
US cities where incomes are shrinking the fastest 

Total personal income in the United States climbed for the third consecutive year in 2016. Nationwide, the total amount Americans took home rose 1.1% -- from $14.2 trillion in 2015 to $14.4 trillion in 2016.