Mankato mayor Najwad Massad and North Mankato mayor Mark Dehen will celebrate the launch of the Kato Towns Compassionate Charter this morning. The ceremony will be held on the Veterans Memorial Bridge at ten-30 a.m. Event organizers say the two communities held conversations since 2019 centered around belonging, loss and resiliency. City officials say following the launch with the two mayors At ten-45, the Bells of Kato Towns will ring for one minute inviting residents to pause and acknowledge the losses we all have experienced and to remind us we are not alone.