Mankato Newspaper | Living in Mankato

Peacepipe Park to Close for Construction

At 7 a.m., Wednesday (July 29), the Peacepipe Park playground, 2401 Fair Street, will be closed so sand under playground equipment can be replaced with woodchips. FULL STORY

Night to Unite a Community Affair

Mankato-Get involved with the city of Mankato: Host a Night to Unite event on Tuesday, August 25 Citizens connect at Night to Unite. FULL STORY

Mankato Taking Green Steps in the Right Directions

The city of Mankato was recognized and honored for its continued participation in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program. FULL STORY

Community Garden Partners with Sentence to Serve and Gets New Manager

Blue Earth County Community Farm

2015 Growing Season Underway at Blue Earth County Community Farm with New Partnership and Farm Manager. FULL STORY

New Adult Abuse Reporting Center Opening in County

Minnesota Department of Human Services is launching a new central system for reporting the suspected maltreatment of vulnerable adults on July 1, 2015. FULL STORY

Organic Waste Recycling Pilot Program in Kato

Mankato-The city of Mankato is partnering with Mankato Zero Waste (MZW) on an organics recycling pilot project to recycle food waste. FULL STORY

Plants Taken in Sibley Park

Mankato-This week, flowers and plants at Sibley Park were removed and taken. The stolen garden items have a value of around $200. FULL STORY

Keep the Local Environment Clean

Help keep streets and rivers clean by cleaning up grass clippings so that when it rains, they don't end up in storm drains, create blockages and make their way to the rivers. FULL STORY

Library Open House After Recent Renovations

The Blue Earth County Library in Mankato invites the public to attend an open house on Tues., May 19 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. as a way to showcase recent renovations made to the facility. FULL STORY

Neighborhood Meeting on Park Work

A neighborhood meeting will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday (May 21), to discuss a Columbia Park renovation project, 2022 Fifth Avenue.