The Free Press was founded in 1887 and is published daily except Christmas by The Free Press Co., a Division of Newspaper Holdings, Inc. at
418 S. 2nd St.
P. O. Box 3287
Mankato MN 56002-3287.
The online version, MankatoFreePress.com was started in October 1994.
The Free Press is the official paper of Mankato, North Mankato and of Blue Earth County, Minn. and a member of the Associated Press.
Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5.p.m.
Reader Service phone lines are open Monday - Friday: 5 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday and Holidays (except Christmas): 5 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Sunday: 5 a.m. to 11 a.m.