Mankato News from a newspaper in the Greater Mankato Area, nestled comfortably in the Minnesota River Valley

DNR begins zebra mussel pilot project treatment

The Department of Natural Resources is initiating pilot projects aimed at treating recently discovered, small infestations of zebra mussels on Minnesota lakes. FULL STORY

Road Maintenance Near Sibley Park

There will be maintenance on roads near Sibley Park starting October 19, according to the City of Mankato. FULL STORY

Mankato Cops Respond to Airplane Crash City Says

Mankato police responded to a plane crash, according to the City of Mankato. FULL STORY

New Ulm Named by Realtor Website as One of 10 Best Affordable Small Towns to Live

New Ulm was listed as one of the best affordable small towns to live by a realtor website recently. FULL STORY

Police Arrest Four Suspects After Shooting Near Birchwood and Dillon

Mankato police say officers heard gunfire. A 911 call confirmed it. A shooting took place near Birchwood and Dillon and four suspects were taken into custody. FULL STORY

Public Meetings in County for Proposed Tax Hike to Fund Transportation

Blue Earth County is looking at raising funds for transportation through a sales tax hike in the county. A list of scheduled public meetings have been released for the public. FULL STORY

Mankato Firefighters Respond to Electrical Transformer Fire

Mankato firefighters responded to a report of a fire in an alley near Walnut Street Saturday. FULL STORY

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

Mankato Police Believe They Have Identified Robbery Suspect

Mankato Robbery Suspect

Mankato-The suspect allegedly involved in an armed robbery on September 29 has been identified as Xavier Lee Heeder, age 25 of Mankato. FULL STORY