Mankato news

Mankato Police Respond to Suicide Attempt Over Minnesota River & 169 Bridge

On Saturday, Mankato police responded to a suicide attempt over the bridge that overpasses the Minnesota River and is an access point to Hwy. 169 North, toward Minneapolis/St. Paul. Police said they needed to close Hwy. 169 Northbound for nearly an hour during the situation. FULL STORY

Mankato Police Ask for Public to Help ID Robbery Suspect from Subway Robbery

Mankato police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a robbery that occurred at 9:26 p.m. yesterday at Subway, 10 Sibley Parkway. . FULL STORY

Vikings Still Strong but Disappointed After Seahawks Loss

The Vikings' record will take a notch down in the records after a disappointing loss Sunday to Seattle and another key NFL game last week. FULL STORY

Upcoming Holiday Event with Santa at the Library

Santa will be making an appearance at the Blue Earth County Library in Mankato on Sat., Dec. 12 at 10:30 a.m. for a special holiday story time. FULL STORY

Winter Scavenger Hunt: New Ulm Selected As 1 of 10 ‘Checkpoint MN’ Hosts

New Ulm, Minn. (Dec. 3, 2015) – For the third consecutive year, Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office, in partnership with Minneapolis-based marketing agency Monopoint Media, will launch a statewide winter scavenger hunt this Thursday, Dec. 3. Coined “Checkpoint MN,” the event highlights 10 iconic travel destinations, including New Ulm, which can be found only in Minnesota this season. FULL STORY

State Job Website to Shutdown Dec 4 and be Replaced by Dec 8: Get Your Data Now

If you use the State of Minnesota online job application system, you should migrate and save your data soon. The deadline to do so is by December 4. FULL STORY

Mankato Cop Said Shooter Had 'Intense Opinions' Politically, Video Shows Racism

Jamar Clark Press Conference

Photo by Tony Webster: Minneapolis NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds speaks to the media at Plymouth and James Avenue North, the site of the Minneapolis Police officer-involved shooting of Jamar Clark.

Minnesota Vikings in Top 3 Conference Teams After Atlanta Falcons Defeat Sunday

Jeremiah Serles

The Minnesota Vikings are having a great season, even after losing to their rival, the Green Bay Packers. The team bounced back to defeat the Atlanta Falcons Sunday. FULL STORY
Photo by Jeffrey Beall via WikiMedia Commons: Jeremiah Sirles, a player on the National Football League for the Minnesota Vikings.

Body Found in Monticello Sunday Afternoon in Search for Tyler Berg

The body of 24-year-old Tyler Berg, who has been missing from his home in St. Cloud since November 22, may have just been found in Monticello on Sunday, but only an autopsy will reveal the identity for sure. FULL STORY

NURBRA Donates $2100 to CADA in New Ulm Thru Fashion Show

NURBRA donates $2109 to CADA in New Ulm Thru Fashion

The New Ulm Business & Retail Association (NUBRA) is pleased to announce that they have donated $2,109.37 to CADA, the Committee Against Domestic Abuse. FULL STORY
Photo Caption:L-R: Jessica Fischer, Gallery 512, Modenschau Committee Chair; Erin Kissner, CADA of Brown County; Heather Hacker Hammer, A to Zinnia Floral & Gifts, NUBRA Chair.