Aussie Spirit Qualifies For 2020 Olympics

By |2019-09-30T14:51:43-05:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , |

Aussie Spirit has qualified for the 2020 Olympics in a series of victories during the Asia/Oceania Olympic Qualifier in China. After a summer in Mankato, where many of the girls played for the professional softball team Aussie Peppers, the team is hoping to secure their fifth Olympic medal this summer. The Aussie Spirit is set to play on July 22nd-28th, 2020 at the Fukushima Azuma and Yokohama Baseball Stadium in Tokyo. Source Intern Leah

Zierdt remembered as ‘pillar of the community’ following death from cancer at age 52

By |2019-04-01T11:35:11-05:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"I think Jonathan actually defined the term, 'Pillar of the community.'" D.F.L. State Representative Jack Considine of Mankato was among the mourners wishing a fond farewell to former Greater Mankato Growth CEO Jonathan Zierdt at a memorial service Monday at Hosanna Lutheran Church. "When I first met him, I could not believe that somebody could be that positive and cheerful all of the time," Considine said, "But, son-of-a-gun, he was." Mankato D.F.L. State Representative Jack Considine. In addition to leading economic development across the region, Considine said Zierdt's creation of the Jonathan Zierdt Cancer Fund through the Mankato Area [...]

Investigators continue to gather clues in the beating death of an elderly woman in rural Mankato

By |2019-03-07T17:01:04-06:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

"There are people out there that know what happened that night." Blue Earth County Sheriff's Captain Paul Barta. Blue Earth County Sheriff's Captain Paul Barta said that although there was a blinding blizzard on the night of Saturday, February 23 someone has the information that will lead them to the killer or killers that assaulted 76-year-old Evelyn Adams in her rural Mankato home. He said dispatch got the first 911 call from a neighbor just before 11:00 p.m. and, "The individual that called in was uncertain if there was one person or two. So, we know at least one [...]

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

By |2019-02-21T11:39:57-06:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , |

As a kid in Minny, you look forward to a few things each year. First day of Summer break from school Your birthday State High School Hockey Tournament Seriously, one of the most wonderful times of the year! The city of Saint Paul will once again be transformed into Tournament City USA as Xcel Energy Center plays host to four championship tournaments from this week (Feb. 20) through March 9. Just let this soak in, the State Hockey Tournament brings in more people than some NHL or NBA teams see in a weekend! Just being able to sit back and watch the [...]

Start Your Engines!

By |2019-02-18T11:21:16-06:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , |

VROOM, VROOM!!! The most famous race in America was Sunday, the Daytona 500 and you probably missed it. Growing up I loved watching NASCAR on Sundays with my dad, it was something to have in the background and we could cheer on our favorite drivers. More recently it seems I may have grown out of my love for NASCAR, but why? Racing is fun! One of my favorite weekends last summer include me and a few guys from the radio stations driving up to Arlington for Saturday night races. So why is NASCAR boring to me? I caught some of the [...]