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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 $179,000. More Mankato information.

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Liam Kelly

Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Ulm, with Father Samuel Wagner officiating.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Journal

Schaefer makes homes look beautiful

Natalie Schaefer grew up adoring houses. With an astute taste from a young age on, she was always asked for advice about home furnishings.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

TwinCities

Minnesota Supreme Court to review defense of dwelling law

A Waseca man is asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to decide whether his self-defense rights under the state's "defense of dwelling" laws extends to his apartment's shared hallway.

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Star Tribune

Where Not To Build A School

Nathaniel Hood is a transportation planner and blogger living in St. Paul. He writes for Strong Towns and Streets.MN .

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

TwinCities

Isaac Kolstad making improvements, walking each day

The former Minnesota State, Mankato, football player who was injured in a fight is now walking up to 200 feet a day.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

TwinCities

USPS aims to close facilities in Duluth, St. Cloud, Mankato, Bemidji

The Duluth mail processing center that was spared from a round of U.S. Postal Service closures in 2013 is on the chopping block again.

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St. Cloud Times

St. Cloud among nation's top areas for development

St. Cloud among nation's top areas for development St. Cloud among nation's top areas for development Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/business-quarry/2014/07/01/st-cloud-among-nations-top-areas-for-development/11914893/ Area Development analyzes economic and workforce data for 379 metropolitan statistical areas to ... (more)

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DEED Seeks to Align Minnesota Workforce and Business Needs

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 30 -- The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development issued the following news release: The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development awarded more than $3.3 million in grants to Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and the College of St. Scholastica to train 4,482 current and new ... (more)

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Sentinel

Thanks for the truth

Thank you state Rep. Kathy Brynaert, DFL-Mankato, for letting the people of the Fairmont area know many of the facts about our Minnesota economy and the many good things that some of our legislators have accomplished, instead of all the negative, exclusionary and false statements that we commonly read in this paper from certain legislators.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Dunkin' Donuts opens in Rochester; sets sights on Minnesota expansion

In January, the Canton, Massachusetts-based Dunkin Donuts announced plans to bring the brand back to the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

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Sentinel

Lorraine Gieseke

Funeral services for Lorraine B. Gieseke, 87, St. James, Minn., will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church-South Branch.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

CBS Local

Flood Destroys Mankato Children's Museum Exhibits

"Just a week before we had moved our entire inventory into storage," said Peter Olson, the museum's executive director.

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Fillmore County Journal

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Damon Prestemon's upcoming "Lanesboro Live" show will feature a visit with Rachael Hanel, author of the new book "We'll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down: Memoir of a Gravedigger's Daughter", and the band FAIR TRADE.

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TwinCities

Minnesota DNR warns paddlers about rushing rivers

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is warning paddlers to think twice about putting a canoe or kayak into rushing rivers which are running higher and faster than usual.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Sentinel

Program bridges gap

A statewide program from Senior Community Services can help some seniors bridge the gap between what they owe on medical bills and what is covered by Medicare.

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Journal

Chambers: Corridors of Commerce funds needed for Highway 14

In 2014, the State Legislature provided $31.5 million for the Corridors of Commerce program.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Number of Central Minnesotans employed hits record

Number of Central Minnesotans employed hits record Compared to the other four MSAs around the state, St. Cloud had the largest month-over-month decline Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/money/2014/06/24/number-central-minnesotans-employed-hits-record/11339051/ The St. Cloud metropolitan statistical area had a record ... (more)

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Hayfield Herald

Kelly named Citizen of the Year

He and his wife Lisa built a house on the edge of the golf course in Dodge Center, with their daughter Bridget.

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TwinCities

Isaac Kolstad transferred a month after Mankato fight

A former Minnesota State, Mankato football player severely injured in a fight is being transferred from a Mankato hospital to an inpatient rehabilitation program in the Twin Cities.

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TwinCities

Minnesota River in Mankato hits crest

On Monday, the National Weather Service slightly downgraded the crest of the Minnesota River in Mankato after expected rain Sunday night never came.

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