WASECA — A 37-year-old man is accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting three girls he knows in Waseca County.
In a wetland area a few miles west of St. Peter, ducks bobbed on a recent day on the water’s surface. Mallards and blue-winged teal took flight as an eagle swooped into the group in search of a meal.
MANKATO — The decision by the School Sisters of Notre Dame to sell its property on Good Counsel Hill has created challenges for nonprofits now housed on the campus.
MAPLETON — Four law enforcement officers were recognized by a state policing organization for their non-lethal response to a hostage situation in Mapleton in 2019.
MANKATO — “Everybody has a Donny story,” said Leroy McClelland, describing the legacy of his South Bend Township neighbor.
ST. JAMES — The city of St. James has suspended its eviction of the Watonwan County Humane Society and will consider selling the city property to the organization.
MANKATO — Two clients of the South Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center, located at Minnesota State University, were selected to receive Launch Minnesota innovation grants.
MANKATO — A group of business students at Minnesota State University has been adding to book learning by building their own company.
MANKATO — Loyola Catholic School is purchasing its campus and athletic fields on Good Counsel Hill from the School Sisters of Notre Dame.
It’s clear the Minnesota Legislature is looking to make a large investment on broadband this year. What’s not so clear is how lawmakers plan to do it, or where the money’s going to come from.
MANKATO — A $7.2 million makeover of Riverfront Drive through Old Town has been denied federal funding, although city officials may still decide to move forward with the project.
MANKATO — Mayo Clinic Health System patients and non-patients ages 16 and up can now schedule an appointment to be vaccinated for COVID-19 without a letter or notice from Mayo.
State officials are asking the Minnesota Legislature for $17.8 million to renovate Minnesota Sex Offender Program buildings inside the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center.
MANKATO — With hopes that the pandemic might be ebbing and even Mother Nature looking like she can’t wait for the summer of 2021 to begin, Mankato city officials are contemplating a return to something resembling normalcy.
MANKATO — About 100 staff positions will be cut to help Mankato Area Public Schools offset a projected $7.5 million budget deficit next school year.
MANKATO — Much needed rainfall is on the way this week, but first Mankatoans were treated to their first 80-degree day of the year Monday.
Things may be getting better, but area residents should still be vigilant about COVID-19 precautions and get vaccinated as soon as possible.
MANKATO — A man already well-known to Mankato police allegedly stabbed a stranger because the victim would not share his alcohol. He then reportedly bragged about it to other people he did not know.
MANKATO — Like many big projects, the Freyberg family’s truck travel center took a lot longer to put together than the family hoped.
- Suspect arrested after two Mankato burglaries
- Freyberg family breaks ground on sprawling truck travel center
- Mankato School Board approves $7.5 million in budget cuts
- Loyola to buy its campus and athletic facilities on Good Counsel Hill
- Cashier allegedly stole thousands from Madelia market
- Drive injured in crash on Highway 22
- Nuns to leave Good Counsel, sell sprawling, historic property
- Updated: Dufault's last shot wins state title for Waseca
- Madelia house destroyed by fire
- Business owner sentenced to probation