ST. JAMES — Three people, including a 2-year-old, received non-life threatening injuries in a crash at 3:20 p.m. Friday near St. James.

MANKATO — A Le Sueur man faces four felonies after investigators reportedly found 57 grams of methamphetamine in his vehicle in July.

WASHINGTON — Here's how area senators voted on major issues during the legislative week ending Aug. 7. The House was in recess.

MANKATO — A man allegedly tackled his pregnant ex-girlfriend to the ground in July at her apartment in Mankato, according to charges filed against him this week.

Democrats haven’t had much success against Republican state Rep. Paul Torkelson of Lake Hanska. After a narrow victory in his first run for the Legislature in 2008, Torkelson has defeated every DFLer by 24 percentage points or more in subsequent elections.


MANKATO — There was no love lost between Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn and Democrat Dan Feehan Wednesday during a virtual forum on agriculture.

MANKATO — A 7-year-old boy on a bicycle was injured Tuesday in Mankato after getting hit by a car driven by a New Ulm motorist.

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Some area school districts are announcing tentative plans for a hybrid of remote and in-person learning in the fall.

NORTH MANKATO — Longtime North Mankato Mayor Mark Dehen has filed for re-election, seeking a sixth two-year term.


MANKATO — Bandmates of Minnesota Music Hall of Fame inductee Steve Murphy, a Mankato-based guitar player, singer and songwriter who died Sunday, say his talent was only eclipsed by his humility and kindness.

MANKATO — Charter Communications has opened a new store that provides customers in the Mankato area with a convenient option for adding or managing their Spectrum internet, television, mobile and voice services.


MANKATO — Private schools will welcome students back to their buildings full time this fall — with some new precautions.

MANKATO — Mankato’s Department of Public Safety has been instituting for several years the policies and approaches to policing demanded nationwide in the wake of the George Floyd killing by a Minneapolis cop, officials told the City Council during a two-hour presentation Monday night.


MANKATO — More people in the Mankato area are buying campers, motorhomes and boats this summer compared to previous years; and that increased demand, compounded by the temporary shutdown of factories to quell the spread of COVID-19 in March and April, has left dealers in short supply this summer.