United Way tug of war 2

Below: The Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato team pulls during a tug-of-war competition Wednesday to start the Mankato Area United Way’s fundraising campaign at the Mankato Civic Center Grand Hall. This year’s campaign aims to raise $2,060,000 to help 55 organizations.Left: Mankato Mayor Najwa Massad celebrates after the Mankato team defeated the North Mankato team in a tug of war to start the Mankato Area United Way’s fundraising campaign Wednesday.