Dr. Seth Consoer had the advantage but Dr. Nathan Carpenter knew he’d still be the first to cross the finish line on three wheels.
Property owners struggling with buckthorn and other invasive species could soon have an alternative eradication method to chemical herbicides and backbreaking labor.
A one-time Mexican immigrant to St. James, an Atlanta businesswomen has commissioned a mural for the small town that she says depicts the welcoming people that helped her to succeed and as she soon becomes a U.S. citizen.
It’s early June and the streets of Mankato are mostly empty as people stay indoors to escape the relentless sun and heavy heat as the temperature climbs up to the mid-90s.
When Joe Tougas and Ann Fee set out to write the song “Daddy’s Car” several years ago, they thought it’d be funny, and that Fee’s sorrowful lyrics would be a humorous riff on the 1970s-era country music trope of songs being sad enough to make you cry.
A hot sunny 100-degree day probably doesn’t evoke thoughts of flooding, but Federal Emergency Management Agency staff gave residents plenty to think about.
Schell’s Brewery has opened a new taproom in its renovated visitors center that unlike its former lower-level taproom will sell a variety of Schell’s, Grain Belt and sour beers.
MANKATO — A long and continuing stretch of hot dry weather has Mankato’s water pumps laboring and city officials pleading with residents to follow restrictions on irrigation and other water use.
Despite students having to complete their high school careers remotely, the on-time graduation rate for Minnesota and Mankato’s classes of 2020 held steady.
MANKATO — Air conditioners are working extra hard to keep homes, businesses and buildings cool as the sweltering heat wave continues and daily temperatures hit above 90 degrees.
Blue Earth County Historical Society History Center, Mankato — Paintings by Mary Ann (Morness) Jensen through June 30 and works by the late Marian Anderson through mid-September at 424 Warren St. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
Opposition to increasing the capital gains tax, the concentration of meatpacking ownership and climate change proposals by President Biden’s administration were high on the list of concerns by farmers during a town hall with U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn.
A conservative group came to Mankato claiming proposed changes to state standards for social studies education would stop teaching about wars and instead implant liberal views on race and equity.
MANKATO — Nearly four months after her grandson’s fatal overdose in February, Nancy Sack shared his story Wednesday in the hopes it’ll reduce assumptions surrounding addiction.
Last year flooding devastated much of Terri Anderson’s Valley Veggies & Flowers near Judson. This year she’s doing nothing but watering her 5 acres of flowers and vegetables.
NORTH MANKATO — When Cpl. Dylan Rohlfing of Mankato gets his mail just before July 4th, his fellow soldiers probably won't be too surprised that he scored a care package from back home.
MANKATO — Advocates are hailing a newly approved drug designed to slow Alzheimer’s disease progression, saying it could lead more people to seek early screenings.
ARLINGTON — The State Patrol has provided the names of two more passengers in a van-pickup crash Sunday evening a few miles south of Arlington.
MANKATO — Rentable electric scooters will be zipping around the Minnesota State University campus and nearby neighborhoods later this summer, according to Mankato city officials. The City Council wants to explore the possibility of expanding scooter-sharing services to other parts of Mankato as well.
NORTH MANKATO — The North Mankato City Council approved selling nearly $11.4 million in general obligation bonds to fund street projects and up to $9 million for upgrades to Caswell Park.
George Marten Williamson, 31, who doesn't have a permanent address, was charged Monday in connection with the chases and crash that shut down the highway on Friday.
This Week's Circulars
- Dietitian column: Setting the record straight on bananas
- Teen murder suspect has criminal history
- Ask Us: Little well house on the prairie has 'electrifying' past
- Two men wanted in Mankato burglary
- UPDATE: Fire destroys rural New Ulm house
- Gardening: Avoid mowing grass in prolonged heat wave
- Pursuit, crash causes Highway 169 shutdown
- As heat wave continues, Mankato reminds residents of water restrictions
- Man allegedly punched, threatened woman
- Drunken driver four times over limit, charges say