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NMPD Provides Halloween Safety Tips

With the first few flakes coming down this morning, many people might be starting to think of winter activities. John Nelson is the general manager of Mt. Kato. He says they’ve been busy getting ready for the season. Nelson says Mt. Kato typically opens the Friday after Thanksgiving, but they could open sooner, weather depending.Continue Reading

Stevie Nicks to Perform at the Xcel in December!

Tickets went on sale yesterday for Stevie Nicks’ solo tour. She will be making a stop at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center on December 6. Stevie Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac in 1975 with her boyfriend at the time, Lindsey Buckingham. Two years after, Fleetwood Mac released “Rumours”, which is one of the best-selling albums of all…Continue Reading

Mankato Police say first student weekend of fall semester went smoothly

Minnesota State University – Mankato students are back on campus, and Mankato Department of Public Safety Commander Dan Schisel said, for the most part, the first weekend went well. “We did have some additional staffing on. There were some underage consumption citations that were issued but overall I think it was a very good weekend.…Continue Reading

Temperatures and head indeces in the Mankato are expected to be extremely high over the next three days, and Mayo Clinic Health System Express Care is cautioning people to take it easy in order to stay healthy. Nurse Practitioner Jessica Braun suggests, “Stay hydrated, drinking plenty of water. Sports drinks are okay to some degree;…Continue Reading

Transportation options for Ryder Cup

There will be several transportation options available for spectators attending the 2016 Ryder Cup, which will be played at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska September 27th through October 2nd, and Ryder Cup Director Jeff Hintz says they are, “encouraging spectators to make their plans for parking and accessing the event ahead of time.” There…Continue Reading

More severe weather possible Wednesday night

Tuesday night’s storms knocked over some trees and downed power lines, but the Mankato area escaped the worst of the damage.   Meteorologist Michelle Margraf with the National Weather Service in Chanhassen says the worst of the weather stayed to the north.  “We had reports in North Mankato, in the Nicollet area, of some trees down…Continue Reading

Kansas Releases Teaser of Upcoming Album

The Prelude Implicit, set to release Sept. 23, is the first full-length studio album of theirs since Somewhere to Elsewhere. “Recording The Prelude Implicit was an incredible experience, and I couldn’t be happier with the results,” said singer Ronnie Platt. “It is my hope that, knowing the intense listeners that Kansas fans are, the continuity yet diversity of this…Continue Reading