Mankato news

VIDEO: Twin Cities Police Officer Grabs Black Man for Walking Near Construction Site

An Edina police officer, Tim Olson, faces criticism for the way he handled a routine request for a black man to step aside for traffic because he forcibly grabbed the man, and now video of the event has gone viral on YouTube and ended up on national news.

Both St. Anthony Police Who Shot Philando Castile Were MNSU Grads 2010

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It turns out the two police officers involved in the shooting of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights were buddies and graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Structure Fire at 367 Parry Street in Mankato

See the housing fires locations in Mankato in Google Maps and read about the most recent structure fire in town.

Attend Draft Housing Study Informational Session for Real Estate and Development Biz

Sinclair Lewis House in Mankato via Wikipedia

Attend an informational session about a draft housing study completed by a Lake Elmo research group.

ALDI Looks to Quickly Build and Hire in New Ulm as Part of German Company's Expansion Goals

ALDI in Germany

New Ulm will be the site of a new ALDI grocery store as the company continues to expand in the US. Matt Lilla, the aribault Division Vice President, answered some questions from the Mankato Gazette about the new facility.

Are U.S. Extreme Right Wing Movements Mostly Racist?

Jamar Clark Protests

Extreme right wing groups have gone from a fringe group to larger numbers as Trump gains momentum. Are racists trying to claim the right wing as their own? The man that shot protestors in Minneapolis may provide some clues.

Blue Earth County | Ponderosa Landfill Recycling and Customer Service Building Now Open for Public Use

Blue Earth County offices announced the opening of the Ponderosa Landfill Customer Service and Recycling Building.

Glenn Taylor Looking to Sell Part of Timberwolves

Tyus Jones, MN Timberwolves

Glenn Taylor is reportedly selling part of the Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball team franchise. One of the two buyers is a Chinese investor.

Blue Earth County Absentee Ballots Available

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Blue Earth County announced availability of absentee ballots

Two Fishing Records Set on Same Day in Two Different Rivers, Two Different Fish

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Two fishing records are set in Minnesota on two different rivers on the same day, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).