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Update: Opening date pushed back for North Mankato Caribou Coffee

Caribou Coffee is set to open its new location in North Mankato next month. The Minneapolis-based coffee…

Four local counties report COVID deaths; nearly 7,000 new infections statewide

Four local counties report COVID-19 deaths in the Minnesota Department of Health’s Thursday update. Sixty-two deaths were…

Woman, child hospitalized after Highway 169 crash

A woman and a child were hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash in Mankato Thursday morning. The crash…

Hockey Day New Ulm hits the ice this weekend

As Mankato prepares to host the first Hockey Day in southern Minnesota, New Ulm is getting in…

Mapleton shooting suspect arrested

A suspect has been arrested for a shooting last month in Mapleton.  Rashone Dionte Thurman, 34, of…

Austin man, father plead guilty to charges connected to Capitol insurrection

An Austin man and his father both pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal charge connected to last…

COVID Tuesday: 16,000 new cases, 36 deaths

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 16,204 new COVID-19 infections Tuesday, as the agency works through a…

A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 4.5 million American workers quit their…

Taylor Library Director to head new North Mankato department

North Mankato has announced that Katie Heintz will head its new department of Culture, Recreation, & Quality…

About 700 Mayo Clinic workers will lose jobs over vaccine mandate

The Mayo Clinic says about 700 workers who refused to comply with the healthcare provider’s vaccine mandate…



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