2.8 magnitude shake follows Mankato quarry blast

It was the talk of Mankato, and beyond. The ground started shaking around 11 a.m.—enough to trigger a 2.8 reading on the United States Geological Survey’s sensors. Even a sensor in Rapid City, South Dakota, felt it.

Boy accidentally hangs himself in changing room

Police in Mankato, Minnesota say a 4-year-old boy died of an accidental strangulation over the weekend when he went into a changing room by himself and got his hooded sweatshirt stuck on a coat hanger.