St. Croix Valley history being unveiled one charred bit at a time
At a laboratory deep inside the Science Museum of Minnesota, Jasmine Koncur, a research assistant in archaeology, peers through a microscope at a Petri dish full of plant debris. The debris was collected last year from a firepit at the Sheffield archaeological site in Marine on St. Croix.
Former Mankato Football Player Suffers Seizure
The former Minnesota State, Mankato football player who made a remarkable recovery after he was gravely injured in a bar fight last May suffered a seizure over the weekend. Isaac Kolstad was taken to the emergency room on Saturday night where doctors diagnosed him with epilepsy.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Top-ranked GVSU's remarkable winning streak ends in 1-0 loss at seventh-ranked Minnesota State
All streaks, no matter how long or remarkable they are, come to an end. Sunday afternoon in Mankato, Minnesota, the Grand Valley State women's soccer team suffered a 1-0 setback at the hands of No.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Fathers hoping to gain ground
When parents cannot agree on a plan, the courts get involved, and mother and father are not seen as equals. "Looking at the law, it comes off as every dad is bad and every mom is good.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Hanson discloses conviction while college student
An attorney running for Brown County Attorney this November admitted Sunday to receiving a gross misdemeanor conviction for aiding and abetting theft in 1994 while he was a Minnesota State University Resident Advisor. In a statement to The Journal Sunday, which is also posted on his Facebook page, Chuck Hanson wrote "it came to his attention that his opponent, Bob Hinnenthal, will be bringing up an incident that happened over 20 years ago when I was in college.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
C welcomes Daryn Collins, MD
New Ulm Medical Center recently welcomed Daryn Collins, MD, an Internal Medicine and Pediatrics specialist. Dr. Collins will see patients in the clinic as well as in the hospital.
Sleepy Eye, MVL compete at tourneys
Sleepy Eye took third place at its own volleyball invitational on Saturday. The Indians beat Madelia, lost to Lake Crystal/Wellcome Memorial, defeated Truman, lost to Redwood Valley and defeated Sleepy Eye St. Mary's.
The Faribault County Register
Sex offender residing in Delavan raises concerns
More than 75 concerned Delavan residents packed into an old classroom at DHS, Inc. last Wednesday night, Sept. 3, for a notification meeting for a level three sex offender moving into town.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Mankato's downtown sees renovations, growth as city wrestles with...
A line formed early Friday outside of Blue Bricks in Mankato, one of the many places frequented by partygoers in the downtown area. "This place is usually packed," said Angela Welsch, a bartender who took the night off to be with friends at the Underground Bar & Grill, one of about a dozen bars crammed into the two-block section of South Front Street that makes up the city's infamous "Bar-muda Triangle."
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Hawkwatch program counts raptors in Mankato
Wearing a Green Bay Packers hat and holding a pair of large binoculars, Bethany Lutheran College professor Chad Heins is a familiar sight for many of the campus' fall visitors. Often seen standing outside the Marvin G. Meyer Hall of Science and Mathematics scanning the sky for the birds, he is coordinator of Bethany's Hawkwatch project, an ongoing effort to count the number of hawks, merlins, falcons and other birds that fly over the college.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Exiled coach returned, MSU gets back to football
Now the Mavericks are poised to solidify their status as an NCAA Division II power, hopeful of producing headlines for their play on the field rather than the controversy off of it. Todd Hoffner has returned as the coach after a banishment of nearly two years, stemming from child pornography charges he was fully exonerated of.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Local wine destinations offer day trips worth a tasting
Left: Frontenac Gris grapes hang on the vine at Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery.
Mankato Student Injured in Parking Ramp Fall Remains in Coma
There has been little change in the condition of a Minnesota StateMankato student who fell from a parking garage in Milwaukee in August.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Lack of trained specialists puts stress on Minnesota school districts
A shortage of school psychologists and other highly trained specialists is making state and local school districts reconsider how they fill their special education departments -- and in some cases has driven administrators to new extremes when it comes to hiring staff.
Finance and Commerce
On the boards: Downtown Mankato redevelopment
Editor's Note: On the Boards is an occasional roundup of building projects designed by firms belonging to the American Institute of Architects Minnesota.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Mankato student remains in coma after long fallMankato student...
Mankato student remains in coma after long fall The circumstances remain a mystery, haunting his loved ones Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/09/01/mankato-student-remains-coma-long-fall/14950061/ A Minnesota State University student who fell from a Milwaukee parking ramp last month after a ... (more)
WBAY-TV Green Bay
Minnesota student remains in coma after long fall
A Minnesota State University student remains in a coma in Milwaukee, weeks after he fell from a parking ramp after a night of drinking.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Sheldahl to teach math at HL-O High...
Cory Sheldahl will join his wife, Rachel - the Heron Lake-Okabena Schools vocal music instructor - as the school's math teacher, with a little technology mixed in.