When a deadly tornado hit near Mankato

September 1, 2019
‘Oh, my goodness, something terrible has happened’ Georgia “Jo” Schultz has no difficulty recalling the evening a tornado hit the Green Gables cabin camp, skirted the Minneopa Golf Course and roared through a turkey farm near Mankato on Saturday, Aug. ...

Rolling across the U.S.

July 1, 2017
Mankato bowler has competed in national tournaments for five decades
John Lamm holds his bowling ball before rolling a few frames at the Wow Zone alley in Mankato. He’s knocked down over 83,000 pins in 50 years of bowling at

Flood wall turned to outdoor canvas

August 1, 2016
Artists bring life to Minnesota River flood wall in Mankato
Artist Michael Cimino spray paints the “Dawn” section of the 540-foot long Mankato Flood Wall Mural project featuring the Minnesota River. The mural was painted during the month of July

Pets of the Week: Pixie and Dixie

July 30, 2014
A little about Pixie and Dixie
They are a delightful, young duo, sisters in fact. Pixie and Dixie arrived into rescue because our previous owner, sadly lost their home. These two Shih Tzu & Brussels Griffon Mix are a loving ...

Pet of the Week: Quincy

March 27, 2014
This week’s featured pet is Quincy. He is a Wheaten Terrier & Cairn Terrier mix available for adoption at Blue Earth Nicollet County Humane Society in Mankato. A little about Quincy
Quincy is a happy, friendly little guy. A great ...

Heroes, friends, comrades remembered

November 2, 2012
    In September, the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall came to Mankato for a three-day visit when the 360-foot-long mobile wall was set up at Veterans Memorial Place for visitors to see, touch, remember and continue to heal.
The mobile tribute ...