The Free Press
Housing is tough enough to get in normal times, but try finding a home when you’re eight months pregnant and rebuilding your life.
“OK boomer” is the slang phrase used by millennials to call out or dismiss out-of-touch or close-minded opinions associated with the baby boomers and older people in general.
ST. JAMES — A St. James High School graduate was among the National Guardsmen who died Thursday in a helicopter crash near St. Cloud.
Even as other universities in the state watch enrollments fall and severe budget problems arise, Minnesota State University is preparing to grow.
After contract negotiations with management hit an impasse, unionized nurses from Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato picketed outside the hospital Thursday.
The student reportedly admitted to displaying the switchblade at least three times and to once threatening to use it to harm another student.
ST. CLAIR — A Pemberton man is charged with three felonies after he was seen on St. Clair School property. There was a restraining order against him prohibiting him from being near the school.
With another harvest behind them, farmers are beginning to sit down with their landlords to look at farm land rental contracts for the year ahead. In most cases, it’s the landlords who hold the cards.
MANKATO — A new 117-room Marriott hotel would be the latest in a string of recent multi-million investments in downtown Mankato under a proposal coming before the Mankato Economic Development Authority Monday.
Australian artist Guido van Helten has added figures to his work on the west side of the Ardent Mills silos in Mankato during the last few weeks. He hopes to work a bit longer before plummeting temperatures force him to pause for the winter.
MANKATO — Programs for boys, youths with disabilities and survivors of domestic violence will be among the beneficiaries of Mankato Marathon fundraising in 2020.
MANKATO — After bringing a “green wave” to traffic signals on Highway 169 in St. Peter last summer, state transportation workers are looking to do the same on Highways 22 and 169 in Mankato starting next week.
A day after issuing an executive order stating that “climate change is an existential threat that impacts all Minnesotans,” Gov. Tim Walz was in Mankato Tuesday to reinforce the message.
The co-presidents of the Bridges Advisory Committee don't yet have a proposed location or any other specifics for their idea. They're starting with gauging interest and hope to build a “ground swell” of support.
MANKATO — Blue Earth County officials say it could cost $1.5 million to $2 million to repair the Rapidan Dam after this spring’s flooding, with another $1 million needed to improve the structure.
SPRINGFIELD — Mayo Clinic Health System will close its Springfield hospital and clinic in March, the health care organization announced Tuesday.
Doris Anderson age 83 died Thursday, December 05, 2019. Memorial service 1:30 p.m., Saturday, December 14, 2019, Trinity Lutheran Church, Madelia. Visitation one hour before service. Survived by husband, Eugene, Madelia, daughter, Maren, Fargo. Arrangements Mankato Mortuary.
Ronald D. Arndt, 87 of St. Peter passed away on December 7, 2019. Memorial service: 2:00pm, Saturday, December 14th at Union Presbyterian, St. Peter. Visitation: 4:00-6:00pm Friday at St. Peter Funeral Home and 1:00pm at church Saturday.
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- Mayo health system announces Springfield hospital closure
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- Go Fund Me set up for child with leukemia
- Woman ignored sexual assaults on child, charges say
- Overdose killed man found in truck in Brown County cornfield