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Insulin Affordability Act goes into effect, pharmaceutical companies file lawsuit

The new safety net program allows patients to purchase a one-time, 30-day supply for $35 or less. → Read More

Food drive in Mankato addresses growing food insecurity

Second Harvest Heartland projects an increase in food assistance needs through the summer as more Minnesotans face food insecurity in the wake of a disrupted economy. → Read More

Local violinist spreads joy through music for assisted-living facility residents

Mary Zuehlke, a local violinist, has been playing at the windows of the Laurels Edge Assisted Living to help bring some cheer to the residents. → Read More

Protesters gather nightly on Veterans Memorial Bridge

Following 8 p.m., protesters observed a moment of silence for eight minutes and 46 seconds - the amount of time former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd's neck. → Read More

Good Thunder’s farmers market is back after five-year absence

Many events and festivals in Mankato and in surrounding communities have been or are on the brink of being canceled this summer. But there’s one type of gathering that’s certain to stick around, and that’s farmers markets like the one in Good Thunder that started up Friday after a five-year absence. → Read More

Eagle Lake Tator Days moves forward as planned

While other summer celebrations like RibFest have been canceled, Eagle Lake Tator Days is still in July. → Read More

Waseca Public Schools honors its retiring staff and educators

Some of those staff and teachers have worked in the district for over 30 years and among some of the retirees is superintendent Tom Lee and high school principal Jeanne Swanson. → Read More

Sleepy Eye Public School says farewell to its seniors

With traditional graduation ceremonies canceled, the district wanted to end the year with something special. → Read More

Number of positive cases of COVID-19 rises by more than 700 for 4th consecutive day in Minnesota

The state surpassed 10,000 cases Friday. → Read More

BENCHS expends foodshare program, assists local pet owners

After receiving a grant from the Mankato Area Foundation, BENCHS increased the amount of pet food they're able to stock and brought in several more pallets. → Read More

Mankato fire departments collect over 1,300 face masks during Homemade Mask Week

Over 1,300 homemade face masks were donated in Mankato as part of Minnesota’s Homemade Mask Week. → Read More

Baseball Hall of Fame cancels induction ceremony

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker and the rest of this year's Baseball Hall of Fame class will have to wait another year for their big moment at Cooperstown. → Read More

DNR issues safety guidelines, tips for boaters

The DNR warns that water in lakes and rivers is still dangerously cold even as the weather warms up and that boaters should always have lifejackets and never travel alone. → Read More

Madelia Community Hospital and Clinic named among top 20 critical access hospitals nationwide

It's the first time the hospital has ranked on the top 20 list that's compiled through a survey by the Chartis Center for Rural Health. → Read More

Ignore these coronavirus myths

There’s a lot of misinformation out there about COVID-19. → Read More

Virtual concert series comes to Mankato

After closing its doors several weeks ago, the event center's been busy assisting with local PPE drive efforts, but it's time to get back to business. → Read More

Local breweries still working their magic, offer curbside pick-up

Local breweries have had to change how they keep peoples’ thirst quenched, and despite limiting sit-down access to taprooms, they’re still steeping some of the good stuff. → Read More

Two arrested on charge of mail theft, other charges

Deputies were dispatched to Highway 83 near St. Clair after a citizen reported seeing a male and female in a small black convertible at his mailbox. → Read More

Waseca boy’s birthday canceled; community rallies to hold him a parade

After his party was canceled in light of recent national events, his mother put a call out on social media to organize a parade for four-year-old Calvin Rosenthal. → Read More

UPDATE: Officials identify man who died in fire Thursday morning

An investigation into the cause of the fire is being conducted by the state fire marshal. → Read More