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

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

fishing news

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

Mankato Elminates Organics Recycling Site Fee

Full Circle Organics

There is no longer a fee for using the orgnanics recycling facility in Mankato.

Mankato Water Quality Report Chart

mankato water quality chart

See the chart for Mankato's annual water quality check.

MSU and BECHS Host 1000 Peace Crane Project

BEC Historical Society

The Community Engagement Office and the Memorial Library at Minnesota State University plan to host a project in the community called the 1000 Peace Crane Project at the Blue Earth County Historical Society June 29. msu mankato

Brawlers Played a Tough Football Game Against Pioneers Wednesday Night

St Paul Pioneers Football Team

Head Coach Trever Coxworth, for the Minnesota Brawlers semi pro football team, stood proud after a long hard season despite a disappointing final run and loss against the St. Paul Pioneers Wednesday. Sponsored by:
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Tornado Activity Strong in Southern MN

Storm in Blue Earth County, tornado sighting

The Mankato area saw heavy rain from a storm system. Tornados touched down nearby including Waterville, Vernon Center area and Eagle Lake.

Alleged Counterfeiters Arrested by Mankato Police

mugshots from Mankato police

MANKATO GAZETTE—Three men were charged with counterfeit currency possession after police were tipped off, according to local reports.

Election Filing Info Made Easier to Access in Blue Earth County

Blue Earth County announced easier access for election filing information, which can now be found online.

Month of May Police Reports from City of Mankato

Read a list of the police and emergency reports from the City of Mankato

Minnesota Valley Warriors Defeat Brawlers Saturday in Madelia

The Minnesota Brawlers were defeated by the Minnesota Valley Warriors of Minnetonka on Saturday in Madelia. Watch the full video here.