ST. PETER — With this year's invasion of gnats, Megan Willette's horses are more than happy to get wiped down hoof to ears with pyrethrins, piperonyl butoxide and a mixture of other pesticides.
MANKATO — Though U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn has promised at least 21 town halls across the 21 counties that make up his southern Minnesota congressional district, critics say the Blue Earth Republican needs to be more transparent and meet with more of his constituents.
MANKATO — While Ruth Dutler was closing her Vintage Mall in the former Dutler's Bowl building a couple of weeks ago, a landmark piece of Mankato-North Mankato history disappeared from atop the business' sign.
Budgets set for Mankato and St. Peter public schools will fund a few new staff and integration initiatives, but for the most part will maintain the status quo.
MANKATO — Evelyn Adams helped plant numerous trees at area parks before her untimely death, so her friends and family gathered Monday to dedicate a tree in her honor.
(This modified version corrects the date of a rebroadcast of an archived "Minnesota Morning" show and the relationship between Marilee Rickard and Jim Gullickson).
Cotey James Bandow broke into B&J Laundromat, Southside Auto Salvage, R&R Bait and Tackle and a mobile home in New Ulm, as well as Carl's Corner Bar in Essig in August 2018
MANKATO — With the thunderstorms and rain safely to the east, crowds nearly doubled on the second day of the Minnesota Air Spectacular, with a second chance to see the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds after severe weather led to the cancellation of their scheduled performance the first day.
Fans who went back to the Minnesota Air Spectacular on Sunday were treated to a great show featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds after their performance was canceled by the weather Saturday.
A majority of area respondents support Blue Earth County building a new Mankato-based public works facility within the next few years, according to a Free Press online question.
MANKATO — Before the Mankato air show started today, a small aircraft on the ground tipped over at the Mankato Regional Airport because of wind from another aircraft.
When Mankato mechanic Tony Baumann drove by the building that he would later house his automotive repair business, he didn’t think much of it, let alone its historical significance.
The Minnesota Air Spectacular show, 2019 edition, took to the skies on a sunny afternoon at the Mankato Regional Airport on Saturday. Various information booths and vendors lined the airfield for the crowds to visit before or during the show. As clouds began to loom in the distance, a variet…
MANKATO — Most of the MN Air Spectacular show went on as scheduled, but as the USAF Thunderbirds were moving toward the runway the rain fell and their show was canceled.
MANKATO — Winter was brutal. Go to work in the morning before the sun would even begin to rise, then come back home from the office with the sun hanging onto threads at the horizon.
A designer clothing and accessories boutique in the new Union Market raises funds for S.S. Boutique, a nonprofit that provides free apparel and home goods to families.
NEW ULM -- Dan Backer wasn't looking to receive likes, publicity or fanfare when he decided to take a stroll down an alley off South Washington Street last week.
MANKATO -- Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation awarded $7,200 worth of paint from Ace Hardware to eight communities across the region through its Paint the Town Grant Program.
MANKATO — To hear local lawmakers tell it, the staff and volunteers at the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota in Mankato couldn't have done more to lobby the Minnesota Legislature for continued funding.
MANKATO — If you're one of the 30,000 to 40,000 people expected to attend the Minnesota Air Spectacular for either the Saturday or the Sunday show, you shouldn't expect to cruise right into — and especially right out of — the Mankato Regional Airport.
Local veterans and advocates are celebrating the reversal of a longstanding policy withholding Veterans Affairs benefits from certain Vietnam War vets who were exposed to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange.
MANKATO — In case you didn't hear or feel it, the stars of the show arrived Thursday afternoon in Mankato, getting the lay of the land at 500 mph.
MANKATO — The Minnesota River Valley — from the Highway 169 corridor to the quarries to Riverfront Drive — will be dramatically transformed in coming years if the centerpiece of Mankato's five-year strategic plan comes to fruition.
- 3 injured after semi-truck rollover
- Aircraft tips over before Mankato air show
- North Mankato woman hurt in Iowa crash
- Mankato's five-year plan calls for a dramatic "Valley Revival"
- Thunderbirds arrive in Mankato for Air Spectacular
- Mankato police looking for vandals
- Hy-Vee opening grocery in St. Peter Shopko building
- Thunderbirds grounded by rain; ticket holders can use tickets Sunday
- Investigators 'confident' they will find homicide suspect
- Cleveland girl 'bravely' fighting brain tumor