• Community has fun at the SMILES ADA Community Wide Block Party

    Community has fun at the SMILES ADA Community Wide Block Party

    Community has fun at the SMILES ADA Community Wide Block Party  By Joe Steck – Mankato Times  A large group of people gathered Tuesday to celebrate peoples’ achievements under the Americans with Disabilities Act at the Smiles Block party in Mankato.  The event was held on the parking lot ...
  • HWY 22 is 30% better – How the Government is failing Southern Minnesota

    HWY 22 is 30% better – How the Government is failing Southern Minnesota

    HWY 22 is 30% better – How the Government is failing Southern Minnesota  By Joe Steck – Mankato Times  The citizens of Mapleton have a problem with a stretch of Highway 22 from Mapleton to Mankato and they feel they are getting stonewalled by the Government to get it corrected.  The residents ...
  • North Mankato Night to Unite – A party with a purpose

    North Mankato Night to Unite – A party with a purpose

    North Mankato Night to Unite – A party with a purpose By Joe Steck – Mankato Times Families and friends gathered at three different locations in North Mankato, taking part in the annual Night to Unite celebrations. Night to Unite is the perfect opportunity to get to know your neighbors and has ...
  • Mankato Adds 15 to Police Force

    Mankato Adds 15 to Police Force

    Mankato Adds 15 to Police Force  By Joe Steck – Mankato Times  The Mankato Police force grew by 15 on Friday, adding one new full-time officer and 14 part-time officers.  The new peace officers were sworn in at the Mankato City Hall in front of a large audience filled with family, friends and ...
  • Legion Riders – Example of American Exceptionalism

    Legion Riders – Example of American Exceptionalism

    Legion Riders – Example of American Exceptionalism  By Joe Steck – Mankato Times  The Minnesota Legion Riders made their way through southern Minnesota this weekend, stopping at legions and veteran homes throughout the southern American Legion districts.  For the first two weekends in August, ...
  • Red Ribbon Ride brings HIV/AIDS awareness to Mankato

    Red Ribbon Ride brings HIV/AIDS awareness to Mankato

    Red Ribbon Ride brings HIV/AIDS awareness to Mankato  By Joe Steck – Mankato Times  Over 100 bike riders and 100 crew members were on the streets in the Mankato area last week as part of the Red Ribbon Ride.  The annual event is part of an AIDS & HIV awareness and fundraising event which ...