Popular media has been riddled of late with stories about the value of “essential workers” and the new knowledge and appreciation customers are gaining about them.
MANKATO — A plan to use a one-of-a-kind historic bridge as a pedestrian connection between Sibley Park and Land of Memories Park is one of three finalists selected by a panel of transportation and preservation experts for the next life of the 147-year-old Kern Bridge.
MANKATO — With just more than a week left until the Nov. 3 election, the race between Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn and Democratic candidate Dan Feehan has ended up right where it was this time two years ago: a toss-up.
Q: We have called the Mankato street department numerous times about the massive heavy equipment and trucks going down our little road, Owen Street, from the Pathstone development. We were told the trucks weren’t supposed to be traveling on our street, and they — the street department — would talk to the developers.
Halloween is almost here, as evidenced by the bags of candy clogging the aisles at the grocery stores and the fact the Hallmark Channel already has kicked off its Christmas movie marathon.
MANKATO — A Fargo development firm that is building a large indoor golf/entertainment complex in Fargo has plans to redevelop the site where the former Dutler’s Bowl as well as an adjacent car wash and shop building now sit.
Over the years, after I first naively lit up a Camel Blue Crush cigarette that grew into an addiction, I’ve heard plenty of people say, “Smoking is bad for you,” or “Cigarettes are disgusting,” or “You know, those things are going to kill you.”
MANKATO — Discussing parenthood with Whoopie Goldberg on “The View,” writing essays for the Washington Post and the New York Times and appearing on national television shows such as “Good Morning America” and the “Today” show are just a few of writer Clint Edwards’ accomplishments since completing graduate school in Mankato in 2012.
MANKATO — After an encouraging end to September and first half of October, south-central Minnesota’s COVID-19 positivity rates jumped back up over the last week.
ST. PETER — Tom Freeman’s life experiences gave him familiarity with a wide range of topics. That’s why it was good to be on his trivia team.
MANKATO — Minnesota Medical Association’s incoming presidents often have a specific initiative in mind for their one-year terms.
Between a historian and internet sleuth, the truth behind some urban legends and stories from around Minnesota are being brought to light.
NORTH MANKATO — Arrest warrants have been issued for two men now charged in an armed robbery outside of a North Mankato apartment building last month.
MANKATO — The state is opening a COVID-19 saliva testing site Friday in Mankato. It is the fifth saliva testing site in the state and will offer free tests to anyone.
ST. PETER — A patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital allegedly cornered and threatened a nurse and later said he regretted not hurting the nurse.
Isn’t it rewarding when you finally get the garden/yard project done after several years of procrastinating, forgetting until it’s too late or just plain avoiding it? Even a small project like finally getting those red Asiatic lilies moved after several has been very satisfying!
MANKATO — If a lack of complaints, criticisms or suggestions is a sign of support, Minnesota State University received a favorable reaction Tuesday to its efforts to reform criminal justice education on the campus following the death of George Floyd.
This Week's Circulars
- Glimpse of the Past: Sibley County ghost town once busy river village
- From My Farmhouse Kitchen: The combine roars to life as another harvest is underway
- Area's COVID-19 positivity rates jump up
- Pandemic pushes down public school enrollment
- Lakefield man dies in crash between St. Peter and Le Sueur
- Early blast brings wet, heavy snow to the region
- Bloody burglary suspect charged in more thefts
- Mankato man charged with breaking man's nose
- Mankato schools had 7 coronavirus cases over past week
- UPDATE: Gas leak contained in North Mankato