ST. PETER — Residents of St. Peter got the OK Monday to house hens in their backyards starting in January of next year.
ST. PETER — Due to an unanticipated culvert replacement, the north end of the Highway 169 project will be completely closed off, the state Department of Transportation said Thursday.
ST. PETER — Patrons at El Agave enjoyed the restaurant's colorful décor while they sipped beverages from salt-rimmed glasses during a recent Margarita Night.
ST. PETER — Bellying up to their pharmacy's old-style soda fountain counter for a free root beer is no longer an option at 201 S. Third St. in St. Peter. Even though the building is no longer operated as retail space, owners Bill and Beth Soderlund have taken steps to keep it a welcoming gat…
Several counties in the region are considering changing how probation services are offered in an effort to recoup more costs and increase local say in programming.
Blue Earth, Nicollet and Le Sueur counties will work together on a regional transportation system, commissioners from the three counties agreed on Monday, but the shape of the organization and the types of service will be a work in progress.
Gustavus Adolphus College administration sent out a campus-wide safety email alerting students to a Dec. 12 sexual assault two weeks ago, what it says was less than two days after the second of two victims told the Dean of Students office about the assault.
The movement of the Minnesota River has caused some riverside landowners in Nicollet and Le Sueur counties to “lose” acres for about a decade.
Nicollet County commissioners met with local elected officials on Tuesday morning to preach to the choir on requests for more transportation aid and county program aid from the state.
The bakery portion of River Rock Coffee will break off into a separate business in a venture to fill growing demand for organic bread and bakery products.
The St. Peter City Council approved raises for police and communication workers and for the city administrator on Monday night.
Two tax abatement Tax Increment Financing Districts will be decertified after the St. Peter City Council approved the action on Monday night.
ST. PETER — The owners of a new store downtown had opened on Dec. 18, only to have a car crash through the plate-glass front and force its closure for several months.
The former St. Peter Greenhouse and Floral buildings will be demolished and an O’Reilly Auto Parts store will be built in its place.
In an effort to stay ahead of development, the St. Peter City Council agreed Monday night to buy two parcels to turn into a new stormwater detention basin.
Nicollet County Attorney Michelle Zehnder Fischer was presented with Meritorious Service Award by the Minnesota County Attorneys Association at its annual meeting.
The city of St. Peter has a lot at stake in the next state legislative session, Rep. Clark Johnson told city councilors on Monday night.
ST. PETER — The contractor who worked on the reconstruction of Highway 169 through downtown St. Peter sued the city, Minnesota Department of Transportation and two subcontractors over work on malfunctioning structures it installed in the stormwater sewer system during that project.
The Nicollet County Board agreed to join Greater Mankato Growth’s Regional Economic Development Alliance during its Tuesday morning meeting.
The city will borrow money from the general fund to cover an expected shortfall in the Tax Increment Financing District accounted created with the development of Nicollet Meadows.
After several years of struggles, St. Peter Community Childcare Center is flourishing and trying to take the next step to ensure its long-term viability.
Despite some local challenges, the time is ripe for Gustavus Adolphus College to add to its renewable energy facilities, an environmental advocacy group said Thursday.
River’s Edge Hospital, where patient rooms are in heavy demand, will add a former patient room back into the rotation.
About 40 volunteers cleared invasive species and planted native grasses and wildflowers in a project at a farm Saturday morning near St. Peter.
ST. PETER — Local lawmakers say a decision Thursday by a federal judge in the ongoing case of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program is not surprising.
The City Council will consider paying consultants to figure out a fee to charge residents who want to connect solar panels to the city’s power grid.
The St. Peter City Council will consider eminent domain as a means to get 2,700 square feet of land for a possible roundabout at the intersection of Old Minnesota Avenue and West St. Julien Street.
Doris Elayne Ronne, 93, formerly of Lake Crystal, passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Waters Edge in Mankato. Private burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Mankato. Woodland Hills Funeral Home of Mankato is in charge of arrangements. Doris Elayne was born on May 9, 1927 in Lake Cryst…
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