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David Beck joins Pioneer Bank in Madelia

David Beck joins Pioneer Bank in Madelia Mankato Times MADELIA, MINN. — One of southern Minnesota’s strongest community banks announced the addition of an ag and business banker in their Madelia branch.   “I’m proud to announce that David Beck has joined us in Madelia as an ag and business banker,” said Steve Cooling, President of the bank’s Central Market.  “David brings a strong family farm and accounting background to his role at the bank.  We are looking forward to his contributions to the bank, our customers and the Madelia community.”    Beck is a lifelong area resident growing up on his family’s farm in northern Watonwan County.  He is a graduate of St. James High School and Gustavus Adolphus College.    Cooling said Beck will work closely with Dennis Swenson as Swenson prepares for his retirement. “We are fortunate that David has such a strong and experienced mentor to work with and learn from as he begins his career at Pioneer Bank,” said Cooling.  “That time with Dennis and David’s strong ag background make him a perfect fit for this new role.”  Pioneer Bank has grown to over $400 million in total assets and has offices in Mankato, North Mankato, St. James, Mapleton, Madelia, Lewisville and a loan production office in Lake Crystal.  The bank was recently named one of the top three extraordinary banks in the United States...

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Lego Story Time, Lego Club and 3D Printing at Waseca Public Library

Lego Story Time, Lego Club and 3D Printing at Waseca Public Library Mankato Times WASECA, MINN. — The Waseca Public Library is hosting a 3D Printing Lab on March 6th and Lego Story Time and Lego Club on Saturday, March 11 Lego Story Time Kids ages 4-6 can join our monthly creative Lego-building group, with an adult. This month’s Lego Story Time will be held on Saturday, March 11th at 10 am. Each event will include a story to inspire the builders. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 507-835-2910 to register for this free event. Lego Club Kids ages 7-12 are invited to join Waseca Public Library’s creative Lego-building club. This month’s Lego Club event will be held on Saturday, March 11th at 11 am.  Each event will have a theme to inspire and Legos to build with. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 507-835-2910 to register for this free event. 3D Printing Lab Learn how to design your own 3D object and print it for free on Monday, March 6th at 6 pm at Waseca Public Library. Then draw in the air using 3Doodler pens, creating 3D-printed shapes and designs that you can take home. Test out these amazing printers and pens at this free event, exclusively for ages 13-18. Sponsored by Waseca-Le Sueur Regional Library System and Rosenau Legacy of Angels...

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Elder Arts Writing Workshop with Rachael Hanel

Elder Arts Writing Workshop with Rachael Hanel Mankato Times WASECA, MINN. — Learn how to write down your childhood and family memories to share with your children and grandchildren at Waseca Public Library. Author and MSU writing instructor Rachael Hanel will lead a three-week short course to help you select, write, and edit your story. Workshops will be held on March 7th and 14th at 7 pm. A family and friends reading reception will be held on March 21st at 7 pm. Registration is required and geared for ages 55 and older. Call 507-835-2910 or email mwhite@tds.mn.us Free and...

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HAGEDORN – WALZ STILL DIFFER ON KEY ISSUES

HAGEDORN – WALZ STILL DIFFER ON KEY ISSUES Mankato Times BLUE EARTH, MINN. – Jim Hagedorn, Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s First District, issued a statement following the Town Hall meeting conducted by Congressman Tim Walz in Rochester, Minnesota. “The election of President Donald Trump, combined with Republican control of the U.S. House and Senate, has changed the Washington, D.C. landscape, but the core issues and challenges facing America are the same as we addressed in 2016. President Trump and the Republican Congress are working to move the United States in a new direction, one that is squarely...

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Mayo Clinic investing $65 million in Mankato hospital to better serve surgical patients

Mayo Clinic investing $65 million in Mankato hospital to better serve surgical patients New space will improve patient experience, access to high-quality care Mankato Times  MANKATO, MINN. — Mayo Clinic Health System today announced plans for a $65 million hospital surgical suite expansion in Mankato. Construction is expected to begin later this year. “Mayo Clinic is committed to the needs of patients in Mankato and the surrounding communities we serve,” says James Hebl, M.D., vice president of Mayo Clinic Health System in Southwest Minnesota. “The projects are an investment in our patients, our staff and the needs of our...

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