Finstad, Munson deadlocked; ex-Hormel CEO wins DFL nod

Former Hormel CEO Jeff Ettinger will be the Democratic contender to replace the late Congressman Jim…

Legislative gridlock worrying for Mankato, its sewage partners

MANKATO — Mankato and a half-dozen nearby communities were betting on Minnesota lawmakers to do their…

Mankato well project prompts water conservation reminder

MANKATO — Last year’s drought has ended, but Mankatoans will still need to go easy on…

River levels cresting in the Mankato region

MANKATO — With unusually low, drought-driven river levels for the past year or more, the recent…

No injuries in North Mankato house fire

NORTH MANKATO — No one was injured in a house fire at 1575 Sherwood Drive in…

Area residents graduate from Minnesota State University

Area residents are among the 2,467 Minnesota State University students who earned degrees at the end…

Scouts ‘Escape to Unknown Lands’

Norseland Scout Camp and Troop 24 of Mankato hosted 255 Scouts, boys and girls, for a…

Body believed to be missing woman found near Eagle Lake

EAGLE LAKE — After 18 days of searching, a body believed to be that of Nyawuor…

County Road 34 Bridge repairs slated

RAPIDAN — The Blue Earth County Road 34 bridge will be closed to traffic for about…

Candidate filing period opens Tuesday

MANKATO — Candidates wishing to file for offices in Blue Earth County and for seats in…

Coming Sunday: 50th anniversary of war demonstrations

Fifty years after a demonstration against the Vietnam War shut down Mankato’s downtown area, residents who…

Section of Highway 19 closed for erosion repairs

WINTHROP — A section of Highway 19 between Winthrop and Gibbon closed to traffic Thursday afternoon…

SCC PSEO grads laud program of free college

NORTH MANKATO—Nine high school students participating in South Central College’s Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program graduated…

Restoration of historic Hwy 14 wayside begins this month

NEW ULM — Work is scheduled to begin in about 10 days to restore a Depression-era…

Tornado, power outages in Mankato area

MANKATO — Storms blanketed the area Wednesday as foul weather came rolling in. A tornado was…