Minnesota Senate Bonding Committee to Visit Mankato Today

By |2021-10-26T06:12:07-05:00October 26th, 2021|

The Minnesota Senate Bonding Committee will make a local stop today. Senate officials say the committee will visit Armstrong Hall on the Minnesota State campus and will discuss the city of Mankato's Water Resource Recovery Facilities Disinfection and Digestion Upgrade Project. The local gathering will be held at 12:55 on the MSU campus. The bonding committee will also make stops in Shakopee, Carver, Jordan, Belle Plaine, Fairmont, Welcome, Sherburne and Jackson today.

Gov Walz: no mask mandate in place, but vaccinations, masking are strongly encouraged

By |2021-08-31T06:46:03-05:00August 31st, 2021|

Hundreds of people gathered on the lawn of the Minnesota State Capitol over the weekend to show opposition to COVID-19 shot mandates that have popped up from state and local governments, schools and businesses. There are currently no statewide mask mandates and Governor Tim Walz cautions... "I think that idea that we would crush this and it would go away in its entirety, that's not going to happen, we're not going to get everybody vaccinated we're seeing the variant start to come up, but there's smart things we can do to manage it." Walz is still urging Minnesotans to get vaccinated [...]

12-11-20 MSU Dept. of Theatre and Dance-Fall Dance Concert

By |2020-12-10T09:58:21-06:00December 11th, 2020|

https://www.mixcloud.com/KTOE/december-2020-minnesota-state-university-dept-of-theatre-and-dance-fall-dance-concert/ Special thanks to Seniors Arcelia Rivera and Emily Schumacher The 2020 Fall Student Dance Showcase is available for streaming by visiting MSUDance.com

Mankato Named 14th Best Hockey Town

By |2020-07-30T12:05:00-05:00July 30th, 2020|

While the future of sporting events, including hockey games, is uncertain due to the pandemic, people are still passionate about hockey and some U.S. cities offer a great place for hockey fans to call home.   As NHL teams get ready to hit the rink in the quarantine bubble on August 1st, SmartAsset has uncovered the best hockey towns in the U.S. for the sixth year in a row. Specifically, we analyzed data reflective of hockey fan intensity and quality of life for 113 cities with a professional team (NHL, AHL or ECHL) or a NCAA Division 1 men’s hockey team. [...]

COVID Cases Rise by 419 in MN (June 17)

By |2020-06-17T11:02:38-05:00June 17th, 2020|

Daily Update: Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths. 31,296 Total positive cases (cumulative) 419 Newly reported cases 12 Newly reported deaths Newly reported cases detail County Number of newly reported cases Anoka 17 Benton 2 Big Stone 1 Blue Earth 5 Carlton 1 Carver 4 Chippewa 1 Chisago 1 Clay 6 Clearwater 1 Cottonwood 4 Crow Wing 1 Dakota 18 Dodge 2 Douglas 3 Faribault 2 Freeborn 13 Goodhue 2 Hennepin 100 Houston 2 Kandiyohi 4 Lake [...]

COVID Cases Rise by 372 in MN (June 3)

By |2020-06-03T11:04:40-05:00June 3rd, 2020|

Expand All    Contract All Daily Update: Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths. 25,870 Total positive cases (cumulative) 372 Newly reported cases 14 Newly reported deaths Newly reported cases detail County Number of newly reported cases Anoka 26 Beltrami 2 Benton 3 Blue Earth 2 Brown 1 Carver 4 Chisago 3 Clay 4 Cottonwood 1 Crow Wing 3 Dakota 20 Goodhue 1 Hennepin 142 Itasca 1 Kandiyohi 1 Le Sueur 2 Lyon 6 Mille Lacs 1 Mower 14 [...]

Message From Mankato City Manager Pat Hentges

By |2020-06-02T05:56:19-05:00June 2nd, 2020|

As growing tensions in the Twin Cities, Mankato and across the nation are seen, we understand concerns people may have. Many are aware that a number of rallies were held over the weekend as a result of George Floyd's death and subsequent events. Most people peacefully voiced their concerns; it's unfortunate that some destructive behavior occurred and some businesses were damaged. Thank you to residents who followed the curfew. It takes a team to provide services, so I want to commend public works and facilities, who assisted with road closures and secured damaged buildings; public information and communication, who helped keep [...]

Walz Responds To President Trump LIBERATE MINNESOTA Tweet

By |2020-04-17T16:07:21-05:00April 17th, 2020|

In a series of tweets Friday morning, President Trump tweeted LIBERATE MINNESOTA. Governor Tim Walz says he attempted to contact the White House for further meaning. "I'm not going to read into what something is suppose to mean," said Walz. "That's why I called to ask what we're doing differently to get people back to work in as safe of a manner as possible. The response will likely be longer than a two-word tweet but I think there's a responsibility to tell us that." A group of protestors showed up at the Governor's residence Friday raising concerns with the state's stay [...]

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