Mankato news

Minnesota Man Admitted to Mankato Officer Known from School He Shot at Protestors in Minneapolis

protests in minneapolis

The Mankato police quickly released information to the media about the connection between a Minnesota man, a Mankato police officer and protesters who were shot this past week during rallies in support of Jamar Clark, a young black man who died after being shot by Minneapolis police officers. A man, identified as having gone to high school with the Mankato officer, admitted to shooting at protestors. Mankato police say they have cooperated with investigators from Minneapolis.

New Ulm Parade of Lights

2014 parade

The holiday season will soon be upon us, and with that comes the 27th Annual New Ulm Parade of Lights! The parade, which is organized by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce, is always held the Friday after Thanksgiving. FULL STORY

DNR seeking applications for Aquatic Invasive Species Advisory Committee

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking applications from people interested in serving on the statewide Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Advisory Committee. FULL STORY

BEC Taxpayer Services Director Retires After 37 Years

Patty O'Connor

Blue Earth County has extended an invitation for a retirement send-off for Patty O’Connor, Blue Earth County Taxpayer Services Director. FULL STORY

Vikings in Wild Card Status Even After Losing to Packers

Minnesota Vikings are a Wild Card team even after a disappointing loss to rival Green Bay Sunday. The team heads to Georgia to face the Atlanta Falcons. FULL STORY

DNR Claims MN Hunters Registered Almost 120K Deer Already

Minnesota firearms hunters registered 118,599 deer through the second weekend of firearms deer season, up from 104,785 from the same period in 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. FULL STORY

Tailwind Group Honored in Greater Mankato Business Hall of Fame

Mavericks Beat Rival Gophers in Overtime Over Weekend

The Minnesota State University, Mankato Mavericks got their revenge against their in state rival, the University of Minnesota Gophers in Hockey over the weekend. FULL STORY

40th Anniversary MN Valley Sweet Adeline Chorus

MN Valley Sweet Adeline Chorus

A 40th Anniversary celebration and party was held on November 7th by the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adeline Chorus. FULL STORY

Mavericks Face In-State Rival Gophers in Hockey This Weekend

The Minnesota State University, Mankato Mavericks hockey team will battle with the University of Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team.