A woman who was injured in a crash with a school bus northwest of Mapleton can keep disputed financial damages awarded by a jury, a divided Minnesota Supreme Court ruled.
Growing corn, soybeans and other crops contributes significantly to Minnesota’s overall emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases associated with climate change, but a new analysis shows a range of practices can reduce those emissions — and help improve water quality at the same time.
MANKATO — Tamra Rovney had a lot of ground to cover when she was campaigning to represent, geographically, almost half of the city.
Check out The Free Press coverage of the Mankato Marathon in Sunday's edition. Look for features and photo galleries in print and online with a report on the winners and participants.
More Minnesota students than ever are vaping and reporting long-term mental health concerns, according to survey data released Thursday.
With Bob Dylan set to return to Mankato for the first time in 20 years, fans of all ages — even as young as 19-year-old Sophie Komaridis — anxiously await his arrival. See story, Page C1
MANKATO — The Blue Earth County Historical Society is offering free admission and special activities for kids Thursday and Friday during MEA break.
ST. PETER — Highway 169 on St. Peter’s north side could end up looking a lot more like Highway 169 on the city’s southern end in three years.
MANKATO — Abubakar Mohamed said he couldn’t speak English when he came to the U.S. from Africa, so he stayed after school to learn as fast as he could.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washing his hands of America's presence in Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in supporting the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as U.S. partners against Islamic State extremists.
MANKATO — While Australian artist Guido van Helten isn’t releasing a sketch of what he will be painting on the Ardent Mills silos, he’s suggesting the region’s Dakota Indian heritage will play a significant role.
Sun Country Airlines is launching a first-of-its-kind partnership bridging land and air to attract more travelers from cities like Mankato and Duluth.
MANKATO — It wasn’t on the agenda, but Mankato city leaders got an update on the prospects for a new downtown Hy-Vee, the expected construction of a mini-Hy-Vee near the university, a pair of trucking-related businesses on the east side, and several other impending developments.
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Just a month has passed since the last presidential debate, but the state of the Democrats' 2020 race has shifted.
Three area credit unions were among the participants in CU Forward Day — a tradition of spending the Columbus Day/Indigenous People's Day holiday giving back that's coordinated by the Minnesota Credit Union Network.
MANKATO — A planned switch in how Mankato taxes pulltab gambling creates winners and losers among charitable organizations, and the City Council decided Monday night it wasn’t ready to raise or throw in its cards.
MANKATO — The idea of Indigenous People’s Day, held on October 14, originated in 1977, but it wouldn’t be until 1989 when South Dakota became the first state to officially designate that day.
As they waited for Connections Shelter to open Monday, Teresa Padgett assured Vicky Hendley and Jeremy Lorentz they’d found the right place.
MANKATO — Amboy, Eagle Lake, Kasota and Blue Earth received grants from the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation aimed to help towns of 5,000 or less to create collaborative programs to improve their communities.
WINNEBAGO — A driver is suspected of being under the influence of marijuana when he caused a two-vehicle crash that injured himself and another driver Sunday in Winnebago.
Clarence H. Schulze, age 90, of Mankato, MN died Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Hillcrest Rehabilitation Center in Mankato. Services are pending. Woodland Hills Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
- Body identified as missing Minneapolis resident
- Community ed loses adult softball, sand volleyball to North Mankato
- Authorities investigate body found in rural Mankato
- Hanska man accused of molesting 2 girls
- Man charged with assaulting boy
- Nicollet students remember lost classmate
- Elderly man missing in Mankato
- Life remembered: Sheriff lived to 100 with compassion
- Sexual assault by acquaintance reported at MSU
- Potential developments include Hy-Vees, apartments, truck stop