Mad Bobber

Madison Lake-Elysian, MN: The popular Highway 60 corridor lake region will play host to ice fishing enthusiasts that will be able to match skill and luck on Feb. 2nd on Duck Lake and on Lake Francis on Feb. 3rd, 2019. Contestants will be able to fish both lakes in wheelhouses, portable houses or open-air fishing while monitoring a “Real Time” leaderboard on their web-accessible electronic devices from the hours of Noon to 3 PM. Seventy-five (75) prizes will be up for grabs at each contest. 25 prizes for fish category winners, 25 prizes for adult contest participation, and 25 prizes for youth contest participation (under age 15). Additionally, […]

Pedal Past Poverty 2019

WHAT IS PEDAL PAST POVERTY? Pedal Past Poverty is a one-day and one-of-a-kind stationary bike race. This fun and energetic fundraiser is Partners for Affordable Housing’s signature event. WHEN IS PEDAL PAST POVERTY? The Seventh Annual Pedal Past Poverty will take place on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The event will once again be held at the Blue Gym at the Mankato YMCA. HOW DOES IT WORK? During the event, there are roughly 50 teams, ten riders each, organized by companies and individuals interested in ending the issues of homelessness and affordable housing. Teams then compete for prizes based on money raised […]

Winstock Rumble on the Road

In celebration of Winstock’ s 26th year, we are taking to the road this spring in preparation for our best festival yet! Visit Mully's on Madison Saturday, March 30th for top-notch music, drink specials, and visits from our favorite radio personalities as we gear up for Winstock 2019. Show up for a chance to win Winstock tickets, merchandise, and music from your favorite artists may be given away at this event, as well. Mark your calendars and plan on making a stop at the Winstock 2019 Rumble on the Road! Ledfoot Larry will be onstage from 9:30 pm to close! Add […]


Aussie Peppers MN Draft Party

Buffalo Wings and Rings 1861 Adams St, Mankato, MN

Watch as the softball dreams of many come true on Monday, April 15 during the Aussie Peppers draft viewing party The party is Buffalo Wings and Rings 6p – 8p with our all you can eat wing buffet Tickets are $12 at the door. Kids 4 & under eat free! Find the Aussie Peppers of Minnesota on Facebook for more details   The Mankato Peppers and a select group of youth softball organizations in Southern Minnesota have partnered with Softball Australia to bring World Class Softball to Minnesota. The new partnership is one in which Softball Australia will participate in the […]


Soundset 2019

Soundset is the biggest single-day independent Hip Hop festival in the world, started by Rhymesayers Entertainment. In addition to presenting over 40 rappers and DJs annually, Soundset also features live painting, b-boy and b-girl dance competitions, skateboarding, live production showcases, local artist performances, and a custom car show. All ages are welcome to join us and celebrate our 12 year anniversary with ten hours of live music on five stages at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Sunday, May 26, 2019 Memorial Weekend. More information:

LEEP Legends 2019

5th annual LEEP Legends local celebrity charity softball game to benefit Leisure Education for Exceptional People/LEEP! Leisure Education for Exceptional People (LEEP) is excited to host the 5th annual LEEP Legends Weelborg Chevrolet vs. CCF Bank celebrity softball game! LEEP has also teamed up with the Mankato MoonDogs, Minnesota 93 and Hot 96.7 to host what is sure to be a fun family-friendly event. Funds raised will enable LEEP to continue to enrich the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Greater Mankato Area and beyond by providing inclusive recreation, sporting, and healthy living opportunities. Gates will open at 5:30 […]

Target Overnight

Mankato Schools receive high national rating on student preparation for careers, college

Welcome new, and returning students! Another school year ready to go! Maybe you need to pick up a few things before it officially starts. Well Friday night, Target is all yours! It’s Target Overnight you and other college students get some great deals and items you need before classes officially start. You can drive yourself, or take the bus leaving from CSU on MSU Campus or Stadium Heights between 10:15 pm and 11:00 pm. Get to Target and get those last-minute deals! Friday, August 23 10 pm - 1 am at Target in Mankato Hot 96.7 will be on hand playing […]


Mankato Pridefest 2019

18th annual MANKATO PRIDEFEST! UNITE! This year we are commemorating the life of SCMN Pride's Executive Director, Jessica Flatequal, who passed away earlier this year. As you can see from the design, we are using her iconic bow tie and UNITE is in her handwriting. Jessica would want the community to unite and carry on with LGBT+ advocacy and continue to make Mankato a place that is safe and welcoming for LGBT+ people. Parade and exhibitor registration is now open at!festival/p8zes! SCHEDULE: FRIDAY NIGHT Queeraoke! - 8:00 pm Loose Moose, 119 S. Front St. FREE admission Youth can attend up […]

Moonfest 2019

Governor Walz Announces Funding Proposal for State Disaster Relief

This is an all genre's music festival held in Kasota, Minnesota. Hosting a wide variety of music, food, and activities. MoonFest has something to make anyone have fun! There will be a classic car show where you can see all your favorite old school cars. In addition this year we are introducing "The Land of the Giants" a game center with mega-sized games! This year Modest Music will also be holding a charity raffle. 100% of the money received will be donated to the Mankato areas REACH youth drop center and the Boy Scouts of America. Any child under the age […]


St. Peter Fun Run

Saturday, October 26th, 2019 - St. Peter, MN The St. Peter Area Chamber of Commerce & Pulse Fitness presents the 16th Annual St. Peter Halloween 5K Fun Run/Walk... Join us for Southern Minnesota's Largest and Fastest Parade of Costumes!    Show off your best costume and participate in this Chip Timed, Fun 5K as an individual or team. The Lil' Monster Dash also returns this year for the younger monsters among us. This is a day for the whole family!   Entertainment, Music, Prizes, Awards... Register Now! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - […]