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Jessica Flatequal, LGBT activist and advocate, dies  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — Jessica Flatequal, the tireless advocate for LGBT rights and issues and director of Gender and Sexuality Programs at Minnesota State University, ...

East High School junior Aliya Mukamuri to appear on "American Idol"  Mankato Free Press

Mukamuri has yet to be featured on the show with no confirmed date from her publicist. Check out "American Idol" on Sundays at 7 p.m. Central and for five ...

HOLIDAY HUM-ALONG: Students at Loyola Catholic Schools, Mankato East and Mankato West perform holiday concerts  Mankato Free Press

As students begin their countdown to the most coveted winter break, they're also gearing up to set the holiday season right with their holiday concerts.

Mankato East High School orchestra  Mankato Free Press

73, of Mankato, died Thursday, 4-11-19 at home. Visitation 4-8pm, Tuesday, 4-16-19 at Northview-North Mankato Mortuary. Mass 10:30am, Wednesday, 4-17-19 ...

Web notebook: East student's 'Idol" audition draws attention  Mankato Free Press

The Free Press website saw an influx of traffic this week compared to the last. There's no mystery as to why, but I'll explain it anyway (that's what they're paying.

Adult diplomas: advantageous option or isolating mandate?; Lawyers help students get into regular high school  Mankato Free Press

Several young adult immigrant students in Mankato Public Schools say they were pressured into attending an alternative diploma program instead of a ...

Names and notables Oct. 7-8, 2018  Mankato Free Press

East/West Debate Team. Mankato East/West Debate Team traveled to Eastview High School in Apple Valley Sept. 29 for its opening meet of the season.

Parents tour security improvements at Mankato's most recently updated school  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — East High School Principal Jeff Dahline recently gave parents a tour of new security measures at the remodeled school.

Alumnus Joe Madson Speaks to BCA Group  BLC News & Events

Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) sponsors seventeen intercollegiate athletic teams at the NCAA DIII level. This means there are a lot of athletes on the BLC ...

Student charged with bringing knives to East High School  Mankato Free Press

A 16-year-old boy is facing felony charges after he allegedly brought knives to Mankato East High School in January.

It's play time: East High School swings out with 'Tarzan'  Mankato Free Press

High school auditoriums hold a lot of memories over the years. Some good. Some bad. Definitely many that are cringe worthy.

Remodeled East High School nearly ready to welcome back students  Mankato Free Press

A $10 million substantial remodel of a large portion of East School is nearly complete. A $2.5 million locker room expansion will be done in November.

Names and notables Nov. 18-19, 2018  Mankato Free Press

Sandmeyer Scholarship. Ashleigh Bruender, a graduate of Mankato East High School and a recent graduate of South Central College, is the recipient of the ...

Hogue breaks records on her way to state | News, Sports, Jobs  NUjournal

NEW ULM — Maddie Hogue may be from New Ulm, but she's been swimming for the Mankato East High School swim team, breaking records this year and ...

North Mankato teen is a triple threat performer  Mankato Free Press

A week after raising $3,000 for hungry classmates and a day after singing at a Minnesota Twins game, Lauren Senden was crowned a “triple threat.”.

Parents push St. Peter School Board to address Middle School brawl  Mankato Free Press

ST. PETER — It wasn't on the agenda, but six days after a brawl at the St. Peter Middle School sent one student to the hospital, parents were insistent that.

Names and notables April 15-16, 2018  Mankato Free Press

Favorite Teacher Contest. Barnes & Noble in Mankato recently invited middle and high schoolers to write an essay, poem or thank you note about their favorite ...

No. 4 Red Bulls trample to Mankato East Invite championship | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

MANKATO — The Class AA No. 4-ranked Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bulls crowned seven individual champions after earning 10 spots in the finals to ...

At East High School, band is a FAMILY AFFAIR  Mankato Free Press

In a room full of tubas and trombones, trumpets and clarinets, timpani drums and flutes, about 75 sleepy high schoolers gather for their first class of the day.

District adds Mankato East additions to renovation | Local News  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — With Prairie Winds Middle School close to opening this fall, Mankato East High School is about to get its own upgrades.

Addition brings more swimmers to East High School  Mankato Free Press

Swimmers of all ages are splashing across the pool inside East High School several more hours each day thanks to improved access.

This school lunch in Mankato looks... different [PHOTOS]  City Pages

If the kids in a public high school are talking a lot about lunch, sharing pictures of it, even, this is probably a bad sign. 0. Consider the case of Mankato East High ...

Mankato's Riverbend Tennis Classic continues to grow | Local Sports  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — Matt Bulger has won the Riverbend Tennis Classic men's open singles championship three times, including last summer, but he's not sure if he's ...

Senden's voice continues to impress  Mankato Free Press

Lauren Senden says that she loves to sing Disney princess songs because of the high notes, cheeriness and also because they're challenging.

Entertainment calendar Nov. 15-29 | Lifestyles  Mankato Free Press

Today. Ceramics, intro to hand building — 7 p.m., Mankato Makerspace, 1700 Third Ave., Mankato, $35, Emy Frentz Arts Guild ...

They're the BEST OF THE CLASS this year  Mankato Free Press

When we started High School Spotlight last fall, we knew we'd encounter some amazing high school students.

Business owner donates $100,000 to East High School  Mankato Free Press

Chad Surprenant and family are gifting $50000 to the baseball program, $20000 to girls soccer, $10000 to girls track and field, $10000 to boys cross country and ...

Mankato East performing 'High School Musical' this weekend  Mankato Free Press

Lauren Senden was 7 years old the first time she saw “High School Musical.”

Mankato East High School History Teacher Wins Golden Apple  KEYC

It's her engaging teaching style that encouraged several students to nominate her for the Golden Apple Award.


ANTHONY MATHEW (TONY) KNAPP, 82, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Mankato, Minnesota on November 10, 2018. He was surrounded ...

Climb 2 Feed runners really step up  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — At the end of each week during the school year, teachers fill the backpacks of over 900 kids with meals and snacks to ensure they have enough to.

DANCE WITH SOMEBODY: Mankato East Dance Company takes center stage  Mankato Free Press

Dripping lights hang from the ceiling and a sign that reads “Dance With Somebody” is center stage. Silhouettes are scattered across the stage at Mankato East ...


The Mankato Area Girls High School bowling team competed on Saturday at Colonial Lanes in Rochester with 24 other top teams from around the state.

Ries comes home as pro softball player | Local Sports  Mankato Free Press

Back when Coley Ries was growing up in Eagle Lake and then attending Mankato East High School, she never envisioned a professional softball career for ...

There's a new face at Hutchinson High School  Crow River Media

When Hutchinson High School students return to school this fall they will see a new face in the front office.

Mankato East team qualifies for robotics championship | Local News  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — Whirr. Thunk. Whirr. Thunk. Whirrrrrrrrrrr. In the 2D vintage-esque platform mechanics game Cave Story, armed scout robot Quote is just a moving ...

Madison Lake police chief to receive verbal warning  Mankato Free Press

MADISON LAKE — The Madison Lake City Council will issue a verbal warning against Police Chief Dan Bunde for lack of professionalism related to the ...

Mankato East Fight Video Leaves Parents Worried About Safety  KEYC

On Monday, a mother of a student at Mankato East High School posted a video to Facebook of her child being punched and kicked by another student.

Mankato native takes 30,000 mile dream trip | Local News  Mankato Free Press

After Mitch Olinger decided he was going to go on a motorcycle trip that would take him to the very southern tip of South America, he had to make some.

Meet Kassim Busuri, St. Paul's first Somali-American City Council member  MinnPost

St. Paul will soon make history by inaugurating its first Somali-American City Council member. The council and Mayor Melvin Carter have appointed Kassim ...

Lauren Andrego - Weekend Anchor/Reporter  KEYC

Lauren Andrego started at KEYC News 12 in June 2018 and is excited to return to her hometown! She grew up in Eagle Lake and graduated from Mankato East ...

East High School presents its fall musical  Mankato Free Press

In the Tony Award-winning play “In the Heights,” playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda paints a lush, detailed and nuanced portrait of the largely Hispanic Washington ...

TINY DANCER | Lifestyles  Mankato Free Press

Most senior students in high school begin planning for prom, from their 'promposals' to picking out the perfect dress.

SUPERKIDS! — For some teens, making the world a better place for all is priority No. 1  Mankato Free Press

It's 3 p.m. on a Wednesday afternoon and Aubrey Houg hops on a bus at Dakota Meadows Middle School. The bus rumbles across town and drops her and a ...

East teacher brings NASA back to Mankato  Mankato Free Press

East High School teacher Emily Dauk was among a group of Minnesota teachers invited to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Former Classmate Continues Search For Wendy Khan  KEYC

MANKATO, MN- To help assist in the search for missing 46–year–old Wendy Khan of Mankato, a former classmate has decided to join forces with a couple ...

With Somali girls Mankato East track is 'breaking boundaries'  Mankato Free Press

Mary Nelson walked down to the end of Mankato East High School's Wolverton Field track, looking for two members of the girls track and field team that she had ...

Mankato area girls bowling team competes at state

The Mankato Area Girls (MAGs) High School bowling team competed March 2 at Colonial Lanes in Rochester with 24 other top teams from around the state.

Bucs breeze to 2AA triumph | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

BLUE EARTH — Blue Earth Area delivered a truly altruistic effort Monday night to breeze into the Section 2AA, South Sub-Section basketball semifinals. Four.

Mankato East, MSU grad part of Grammy-winning Musgraves team  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO – Gena Johnson, a 2012 Department of Music graduate, was recently nominated for a 2015 Grammy award for her work as an Assistant Engineer on ...

In the SPOTLIGHT  Mankato Free Press

Walk down the halls of Mankato East High School, and you'll see, hear and smell a lot of different things — teen angst, the sweat of kids coming out of.

Khan Disappearance: Two Dozen Canvass Mankato in Search for Leads  Southern Minnesota Today

(Mankato, MN) – About two dozen people are canvassing Mankato neighborhoods with flyers today, hoping to generate some new leads in the disappearance ...

West principal leaving for new job | Local News  Mankato Free Press

West High School David Lutz is leaving Mankato to return to the district in which he has spent most of his career.

East's Vetter chooses Minnesota State for soccer  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — When she was in grade school, Jenny Vetter sometimes served as a ball girl during Minnesota State soccer games.

Waseca volleyball sweeps Fairmont in 2AA clash | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

WASECA — The No. 4-seeded Waseca Bluejays swept the No. 5-seeded Fairmont Cardinals, 25-20, 25-10, 25-16, during the Section 2AA, South Sub-Section ...

For immigrant students, graduating "on time" takes new meaning  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — For high school students receiving English language instruction, graduating “on time” can have a completely different meaning.

Mankato 77 Lancers gear up for 37th season  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — When Mankato's community marching band hits the streets this summer, it will be with a whole new look.

Volleyball: K-M headed back to state, M-C falls to Medford

Kasson-Mantorville is headed back to The X. The No. 1-ranked KoMets volleyball team got pushed in four sets by Hiawatha Valley League rival Lake City on ...

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(PHOTO GALLERY) Twice as much royalty: Two queens crowned at East homecoming  Mankato Free Press

Mankato East High School staff had known for days. A couple of football players also were made aware before the coronation that this year's crowning was ...

Area superintendents say flexible funding needed to improve school security  Mankato Free Press

As lawmakers debate bills aimed at improving school security, area superintendents say they need funding for both building improvements and enhanced ...

Freeberg death hits home at East High School  Mankato Free Press

With the recent death of 2007 graduate Patrick Freeberg, tragedy has struck the Mankato East High School community for the second time in as many weeks.

East grad killed in accident | Local News  Mankato Free Press

An 18-year-old Mankato East graduate was killed after being struck by a vehicle during a series of accidents on an icy stretch of Interstate 94 near Dalton on ...

Minnetonka Theatre actresses honored for work | Minnetonka  ECM Publishers

Three Minnetonka Theatre actresses will be honored this summer for their work.

Local DFL excited for Walz, mid-term elections  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — The Mankato DFL caucuses of Tuesday were much different than the 2016 version.

Chaska Speech heads to subsections | Education  SW News Media

The Chaska Speech Team recently had a busy week.

Fairmont girls earn True Team state track bid, Cardinal boys 2nd | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

MANKATO — Fairmont's True Team state track & field drought finally came to an end in the rain at Thursday's delayed Section 2AA Meet at Mankato East High.

Vehicle hand-washing and detailing shop opens in Mankato  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — Logan Baggott was on a family vacation in Florida, taking a break from running a cleaning *service* and a janitorial supply business, only to create ...

Farmer's dream: Hockey arena in his shed  KARE

Paul may have built his shed for farming, but his closest friends know it's no coincidence the dimensions of the machine shed just happen to mimic a standard ...

Minnesota State hockey's Max Coatta is part of Mankato sports legacy  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — Max Coatta didn't choose Minnesota State because of his Mankato connections, but he sure appreciates them now that he's been here awhile.

Home-schooled student scores perfect ACT score in Mankato, Minn.  KMSP-TV

MANKATO, Minn. (KMSP) - Nearly 80 percent of Minnesota high school students take the ACT exam to help them get into college, but very few accomplish what ...

Panthers survive Bucs' upset bid, 49-47 | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

MANKATO — A game between two teams that featured a 32-point win margin told a different story in the rematch two weeks later. With two seconds left in the c.

WEM volleyball advances to Section 2A title match  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — The Waterville-Elysian-Morristown volleyball team graduated eight players from last season's state championship team, but the return of one key ...

Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces 2017-2018 Spotlight Education Triple Threat Award Winners  Broadway World

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced the four students honored with the 2017-2018 Spotlight Education Triple Threat Award are Aliyah Busselberg (Minnetonka ...

MOVINGTO THE MUSIC Violet Kind develops own style of belly dancing  Mankato Free Press

Violet Kind equates her new style of belly dancing to a language. As the owner of Satori Violet, she's been teaching variations of belly dance in Mankato since ...

Bridget Klein runs for fourth term as Kasota mayor

Bridget Klein originally ran for office in Kasota 12 years ago at the urging of a friend.

What you need to know about the national school walkout Wednesday  Minnesota Public Radio News

Students and teachers are expected walk out of their classes for 17 minutes to honor the victims of last month's school shooting in Florida and to call for tougher ...

Holly Schlingmann and Dr. Kenneth Willaert | Community  Mankato Free Press

Holly Schlingmann. daughter of Randy and Debra Schlingmann of Mankato, MN. Holly graduated from Mankato East High School in 2004 and from Minnesota ...

Eastwood Manor police activity troubles residents  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — Residents of a mobile home park off Hoffman Road say they are concerned about safety after several homes were evacuated during the weekend ...

Art Center hosts high school exhibit, names interim director

Thirty-seven students from eight high schools are participating in the annual exhibit that runs from Feb. 12 through March 15 in the Patricia Beckmann Gallery at ...

KEITH MORTENSEN: 'Call me Morty'  Mankato Free Press

Many who go into law enforcement do so with vivid memories of themselves as tykes pretending to be police officers.

2018: A big year for news in the Hutchinson area  Crow River Media

After 11 years of growing the United Way of McLeod County, executive director Paul Thompson said he's ready for a new career chapter. New Ulm's gain is ...

No charges in fentanyl overdose | Local News  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — The parents of 21-year-old Alex Ahl, who died in August after sucking on a patch containing the powerful narcotic fentanyl, want justice for their ...

Johannsen glad Diamond Vogel stuck with Old Town  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — Diamond Vogel was one of the last holdouts when Mankato's Old Town business district was hitting its low point during the Great Recession ...

Are you smarter than Mankato's fifth graders? | Local News  Mankato Free Press

Game show raises money for Educare, Children's Museum.

Top firefighter's daughter recovering after boating accident  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — Mankato's top firefighter wants the public to know he appreciates the outpouring of support shown for his daughter, who is recovering from injuries ...

Project for Teens gets students talking about peer pressure, sex  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — Never fear! Captain Integrity is here! And look there's Commander Compassion!

New assistant county attorney here - | News, Sports, Information on the Blue Earth region  Faribault County Register

Faribault County has a new assistant attorney, and her name is Mindy Quitten. Originally from Mankato, Quitten began her new role on March 20.

Hometown Business Connection: Happy Dan's  KEYC

At one time there were a half dozen or so Happy Dan's Convenience Stores located in the Mankato area, now there is only one. It's a daily destination for many ...

Sleepy Eye VFW falls 12-0 in 5 to end season | News, Sports, Jobs  NUjournal

MANKATO — Sleepy Eye VFW's season ended with a 12-0 five-inning loss to Mankato AAA in an elimination game of the District 2 VFW baseball tournament on ...

2017 ITA Men's Tennis Midwest Regional Championships - September 29 - October 2, 2017  Gustavus Adolphus College News


Surprenant engineering ISG for sizable but sustainable growth  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — Chad Surprenant said his father Ken, founder of the Mankato-based engineering and architecture firm ISG, only saw the company's new ...

UPDATE: MSU softball wins first national championship in program history  Mankato Free Press

SALEM, VA. — The Minnesota State softball program has come a long way, baby, and the players are absolutely giddy about it.

Dahman takes WAPS' helm  Winona Post

by LAURA HAYES Although he's only been at the helm of Winona Area Public Schools (WAPS) for a couple weeks, new Superintendent Rich Dahman has ...

BE Area spikers oust Maple River in 2AA volleyball playoffs | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Setter Alissa Norman distributed a match-best 28 assists to five different Blue Earth Area spikers to offset Maple River junior outside blaster Madi Schirmer's ...

Admissions angst: Seniors wait to hear back from colleges  Mankato Free Press

While some colleges send out acceptance letters immediately, others wait until April or March.

New Prague High School hires assistant AD and several head coaches

The leadership and head coaches of many of the sports teams at New Prague High School will see big changes in the fall. An assistant activities director was ...

On New Year's Day, Minnesota will officially change how it picks presidential candidates  Minnesota Public Radio News

While it won't really matter until 2020, Minnesota will officially make the switch from presidential caucuses to primaries on Jan. 1.

Mankato police link designer drug to 2 deaths  Minneapolis Star Tribune

A synthetic drug, possibly designed to mimic cocaine or LSD, is suspected of contributing to the deaths of a teenage girl and a young man in Mankato last week ...

MN Football Showcase All-Star South Roster  KARE

Minnesota Football Showcase South Roster for December 3rd's Big All-Star Game.

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