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Mankato, Minnesota is located in Blue Earth County. Zip codes in Mankato, MN include 56006, 56003, and 56001. The median home price in Mankato is $149,000. More Mankato information.

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Yesterday | The Miami Herald

Minnesota State players practice for Hoffner

Minnesota State, Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner watches drills during the NCAA college football team's practice, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Mankato, Minn.

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Yesterday | TwinCities

North Mankato police detective faces drug charges

Swenson, who was hired as a police officer in August 2007 and has been a detective for about a year, is on unpaid administrative leave.

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Friday | KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

April is National County Government Month

April is National County Government Month - a time when Counties across the United States take part in public awareness campaigns to showcase the programs, services and the work Counties do on behalf of Citizens.

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Friday | Sentinel

'Sing-Off' winners to perform at raceway

After gaining national attention by winning on NBC's "The Sing-Off," the Mankato-based band Home Free will return to the area with a concert at Fairmont Raceway on May 10. "We got really lucky," said Becky Thoreson of the raceway.

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Friday | Journal

Pardon sought for "Dakota 38"

Please help. An online petition to get a presidential pardon for the Mankato 38 needs 100,000 signatures by April 30, 2014, or as many as it can get.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Minnesota State players refuse to practice

Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board considers the school's appeal of a federal ruling that scholarship athletes... Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board ... (more)

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TwinCities

Sansevere's Blog: Mankato coach's rejection not surprising

Bob Sansevere is a TwinCities.com blogger, Pioneer Press columnist, member of the KQRS Morning Show and co-host of an afternoon show on Sports Radio 105 the Ticket.

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TwinCities

Case made for $56M Minnesota Security Hospital project

The Minnesota Security Hospital is a dangerous place by its nature, but its narrow hallways, poor sight lines and mixing of the sickest and newest patients makes it more dangerous than it should be.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Washington Post

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Yesterday marked the latest, and perhaps nearly final, step related to the legal travails of Todd Hoffner, the once and future head football coach at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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Journal

DFL highlights session progress

Speaker of the House Paul Thissen , Rep. Clark Johnson and Rep. Kathy Brynaert provided an update on the session's progress on Tuesday in Mankato.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

TwinCities

Mankato man to be sentenced after escaping police three times

A Mankato man who escaped police officers three times, including once after a pursuit, will be sentenced to at least two years in prison, according to a plea agreement.

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Fired Minnesota football coach may grab job back

Former Minnesota State-Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner is about to clear up the uncertainty over whether he will return to his old job.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Journal

Ashlee Bridal, Prom, & Tux ... A Special Store for Special Days

Ashlee Bridal, Prom, & Tux opened its doors a few weeks ago. Owner Valerie Pearson said she is happy to be part of New Ulm's downtown community, citing the number of fellow boutique owners in the shopping area.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Journal

New Ulm to benefit from Safe Routes to School planning grant

The funding will cover planning efforts for all schools in New Ulm along with Blue Earth, Fairmont, Madelia, North Mankato/Eagle Lake and St. James.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Chisago County Press

Rose Mary (Vincent) Carrol

Rose Mary Carroll, age 85, of Center City, MN died Friday April 4, 2014. Rose was born May 10, 1928 in Saint Paul, MN.

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TwinCities

Arbitrator: Mankato State coach wrongfully terminated, should be reinstated

An arbitrator has ruled that former Minnesota State University head football coach Todd Hoffner should be reinstated because the university did not have grounds to fire him.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Chatfield News

Chatfield history students taking projects to state contest

Alli Hanson is ready to present her History Day project about food safety standards at state competition in May. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/CHATFIELD NEWS Devann Harris has been researching in person and online about the debate regarding the teaching of evolution in public schools.

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Meet the Minnesota company pulling petabytes of data from the field

A Mankato, Minn.-based company called Farm Intelligence is helping farmers get a sense of what's happening in their fields so they can act fast to maximize yields.

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TwinCities

St. Paul Foundation honors 5 for promoting racial equity

The St. Paul Foundation has honored five Minnesotans for their efforts to confront racism and promote communitywide conversations about race.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Journal

New Ulm man files lawsuit for medical pot freedom

A Mankato attorney for a 33-year-old New Ulm man facing felony violations related to a marijuana-growing operation in his home filed an answer and counterclaim Friday in Brown County District Court.

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