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Mankato to Hold Open House on Long Range Transportation Plan

The City of Mankato will hold a public open house to discuss a long range transportation plan". FULL STORY

County Rd 1 to be Closed for Culvert Repairs

Blue Earth County will close part of County Rd 1 for culvert work. FULL STORY

Rare Bison and Calves Released at Minneopa State Park Near Mankato

bison in mankato

Rare bison and calves born at Blue Mounds State Park were released to Minneopa State Park near Mankato. FULL STORY

Mystery Cave Announces a Fall Tour Schedule in Forestville

Forestville Myster Cave DNR Photo

Autumn is a beautiful time of year to make the scenic drive to Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park in the southeastern corner of Minnesota. Fall color typically peaks in early to mid-October, and cave tours will continue through Nov. 1. FULL STORY

Motor Vehicle Crashes on Hwy 22 Between Mankato and Saint Peter

MN Hwy 22 crash between Mankato and Saint Peter

There have been some motor vehicle crashes on Hwy. 22 between Mankato and Saint Peter during road construction as this photo depicts. Drivers should be cautionary, particularly as winter season approaches. FULL STORY

DNR Seeks Partnerships with Local Govt for Watercraft Inspections

The Department of Natural Resources has been partnering with local governments such as counties and cities to increase the number of watercraft inspectors at public water accesses in Minnesota... FULL STORY

Tree Trek at Country Club Park

Rob Lawson photo

Go on a tree trek in Country Club Park, 109 Pebble Creek Drive; and Lions Park, 491 Homestead Drive. FULL STORY

Riverfront Drive and Monks Avenue Projects Update

Mankato-Project updates for Riverfront Drive and Monks Avenue: FULL STORY

Street work updates

Mankato-Some Mankato streets are scheduled for sealcoating the week of July 6. The primary reason to sealcoat pavement is to extend the life of a street by protecting it from environmental effects--water and sun. FULL STORY


Road Closures for Tree Trimming

Weather permitting, at 7:30 a.m., Wednesday (July 1), the trail in West Mankato (between South Riverfront Drive and Indian Creek Road) will be closed so trees along trail can be trimmed. FULL STORY