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Thursday Jul 24 | TwinCities

Mankato ranks No. 3 on Forbes list of best small places for business

Mankato is ranked the third best small city in the nation according to the latest Forbes list for Best Small Places for Business and Careers.


Related Topix: Mankato, MN, North Mankato, MN, Nicollet County, MN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Horse

Minnesota Man Charged in Horse Deaths

She needs some one to ride her, she is sound, sane and fit. Working at first level dressage and loves trail riding.


Related Topix: Good Thunder, MN

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Judge likely to release CT results in Kolstad case

A judge likely will allow the attorney for former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson to have access to brain scans of the former football player Nelson is accused of assaulting, after the prosecutor and a lawyer for the victim indicated no opposition to the request Monday.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mankato, MN

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Minnesota Man Charged In Deaths Of 4 Horses

A Minnesota man has been charged with animal cruelty after police say they found four dead horses on his property.


Related Topix: Good Thunder, MN


Minnesota Civil War graves to be rededicated this weekend

In St. Peter, a new grave marker will be dedicated to Capt. Asgrim Skaro of the Ninth Minnesota Infantry Company D. Lt.


Related Topix: St. Peter, MN, Le Sueur, MN

Tue Jul 15, 2014


Work Zone Cam Documents Minnesota DOT Highway 22 Roundabouts

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, City of Mankato and Blue Earth County recently joined forces to improve safety and decrease traffic delays in Mankato, MN.


Related Topix: Mankato, MN, Cameras

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Hispanic Business

As recession fades, Blue Earth County looks to boost levy, staff

The tax burden, like last year, will continue to shift toward farms. An improving local economy means rapid growth in new construction, which will continue to expand the tax base.


Star Tribune

Historic one-lane bridge gets new life

The Dodd Ford Bridge near Amboy, Minn., will reopen to traffic after the structure is reinforced.


Related Topix: Amboy, MN

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Retailing Today

New fresh DC opening in Minnesota

Walmart is enhancing its perishable supply chain in the upper Midwest with a new distribution center in Mankato, Minn., slated to open in early 2015.


Related Topix: Mankato, MN