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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.

Ward 6, meet your new city council member  Lillie News

submitted photo Kassim Busuri will serve as the city council member for Ward 6 through the end of 2019. Kassim Busuri, the new Ward 6 St. Paul City Council ...

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 | Local News  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.

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.

Community happenings Nov. 22-29 | Lifestyles  Mankato Free Press

Christmas trees, KoC. NORTH MANKATO — The Knights of Columbus tree lot opens at its new location tomorrow at 10 a.m., 237 Belgrade Ave (between ...

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.

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.”.

Names and notables Nov. 18-19, 2018 | Local News  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 ...

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.

DANCE the night AWAY | Lifestyles  Mankato Free Press

The faces of the dancers at Mankato East High School remain serious and focused while they inspect their every move in the mirror room.

Names and notables April 15-16, 2018 | Local News  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 ...

Section 2A boys soccer: Trojans win, return to state  Daily Globe

NEW PRAGUE -- It was vintage Worthington Trojans soccer. Speed, quick feet. Efficient passing. Relentlessness. And a victory in the most important match of the ...

Program gives Mankato students a head start in manufacturing careers  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — At MTU Onsite Energy, East High School senior Ethan Dempster is mounting control panels, installing radiators and trying almost every other job ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Senden's voice continues to impress | Lifestyles  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.

Mankato East Students Leap Into Engineering Disciplines  KEYC

Mankato East High School is more than just the home of the cougars, it is a stepping stone for students looking into a career, in areas like engineering.

Business owner donates $100,000 to East High School | Local News  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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.”

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 ...

East High School presents its fall musical | Lifestyles  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 ...

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.


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

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 ...

Climb 2 Feed runners really step up | Local News  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.

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.

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 ...

Young entrepreneurs launch into business at Mankato East  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — There are a lot of ups and downs to starting your own company, as business instructor Mary Berg's high school students now know well.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

East teacher brings NASA back to Mankato | Local News  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.

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

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

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 ...

Girl's paintings raise money for homeless shelter playset  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — When it comes to helping the homeless, age knows no boundaries.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

(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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

Mayo Clinic's Dr. James Hebl  Connect Business Magazine

Connect TV is produced with True Facade Pictures | Photos by Kris Kathmann. Healthy Hometowns. How Mayo Clinic's Dr. James Hebl works to bring world ...

Naviance software offers many benefits | Local News  Mankato Free Press

Mankato Area Public Schools' newest software has a little something for everyone.

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.

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.

In the SPOTLIGHT | Lifestyles  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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hubmen track wins section true team title | Sports  SW News Media

The Jordan Hubmen track team are headed to the state true team track meet.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Teen celebrates 10 years with transplanted heart | Local News  Mankato Free Press

Ten years ago this week, a Mankato 14-year-old who was born with a heart defect received a new heart.

Eastwood Manor police activity troubles residents | Local News  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 ...

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 ...

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.

KEITH MORTENSEN: 'Call me Morty' | Features  Mankato Free Press

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

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!

Panthers season comes to an end in 2AA section tournament loss to Blue Earth, 52-45.

New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva girls basketball team saw its season come to an end Friday, losing 52-45 to the Blue Earth Area Buccaneers in ...

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.

Top firefighter's daughter recovering after boating accident | Local News  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 ...

Photos: Scenes from caucus night across Minnesota  Minnesota Public Radio News

Minnesotans turned out in droves to precinct caucuses across the state. Here's what it looked like.

MN Football Showcase All-Star South Roster  KARE

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

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

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

Part of our world: Minnetonka Theatre to stage 'The Little Mermaid'  SW News Media

Minnetonka Theatre has decided to dive under the sea this holiday season with its production of Disney's 'The Little Mermaid.'

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 ...

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 ...

Creation 180 makes one-of-a-kind prom dresses  Mankato Free Press

Most people wake up in the middle of the night and fret about things they either need to do or forgot to do. That is not the case for Tricia.

It's that time again: How to caucus in Minnesota on Tuesday  MPR News

Editor's note: This is an updated version of a caucus guide MPR News produced for the 2016 elections. Minnesota is at the front end of a super-charged election ...

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


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.

New Ulm Steel draft 8 new players for next season | News, Sports, Jobs  NUjournal

Hockey season continued for the New Ulm Steel on Wednesday as the NA3HL draft was held. The Steel drafted eight players and also got a signed tender from ...

Bucs season ends in playoff defeat - | News, Sports, Information on the Blue Earth region  Faribault County Register

Last month, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva defeated BEA easily, 61-29. On Thursday, March 8, the Blue Earth Area boys basketball team had ...

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 ...

Kristin Paulson is one of a kind | Local News  Mankato Free Press

Kristin Paulson is pretty and sweet. She's also modest and optimistic. She was a dancer. She was homecoming queen at Mankato East High School last fall.

BLC theater ready to bring 'Oklahoma!' to life | Lifestyles  Mankato Free Press

At Bethany Lutheran College next week, they're embracing the traditional while breaking away from tradition.

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 ...

Fairmont girls, boys 2nd at East track triangular | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

MANKATO — The host Mankato East Cougars track & field team swept its triangular meet while the Fairmont Cardinals placed second on Friday at Mankato East ...

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 ...

Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces Its 2017-2018 Spotlight Education Jimmy Award And Triple Threat Award Finalists  Broadway World

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced its 2017-2018 finalists for the Jimmy Awards and Triple Threat Awards. Twenty-six high school musical theatre students ...

Fairmont stuns WEM in South semifinal hoops | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

MANKATO — The Fairmont Cardinals boys basketball team has embraced the underdog role, and it's worked out well for them. The No. 4-seeded Cardinals had ...

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