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Photo by Don Lipps - Garden statue in Sibley Park, Mankato, MN

Why A New Arts & Leisure Site? For The Love Of Mankato!

MankatoLIFE.com Chief Cook & Bottle washer explains how being surprised by love for the region led to this new publication.
Photo by Stacy K - View from restaurant in St. Georges

The Weekend Spin with Stacy K – Thinking Warm Thoughts

Stacy K helps us think warm thoughts by letting us tag along on her recent trip to Bermuda.
The hands of poet & musician, Jill Niebuhr, aka, Jammin, The Warrior from St. Peter, MN

Adventures in Sound – The Power of Music

Jill Niebuhr takes you along on her journey as she explores both music and the artists behind it in her column Adventures in Sound.
Old Opera House

Florence Macbeth, Minnesota’s Nightingale

Florence Macbeth, born in Mankato in 1889, became a world-renowned opera singer and is buried in Glenwood Cemetery in Mankato.
Andy Beltz and Ryan Rutjes of Modest Music in Mankato tell their story to Ocho

MankatoSPEAKS with Ocho – Modest Music

Join Ocho as he interviews Andy Beltz and Ryan Rutjes of Modest Music, an up-and-coming music label started right here in Mankato!
Ice Rink - Mankato, MN

The Weekend Spin with Stacy K – Old Town Community Ice Rink

Mankato area musician, Stacy K, introduces the Old Town Community Ice Rink
Photo by Rick Pepper - 2012 Mankato Air Show - The Blue Angels flying in the Echelon formation

Looking Back and Looking Forward to Mankato’s 2019 Airshow!

Rick Pepper looks back at a few of the previous Air Shows hosted in Mankato to help us look forward the the 2019 show.
Mississippi Headwaters - Lake Itasca, MM

Dan on the Water – ‘SUP Mississippi?

Mankato Area native, Dan Lee, talks about his adventures on a stand up paddle board down the entire length of the Mississippi River.
Ice Skates

The Weekend Spin With Stacy K – Minnesota Warm!

Mankato Area musician Stacy K offers some suggestions for your slightly chilly Minnesota weekend.
Turkish Stringed Instrument

Greg Herriges “Whirled Music” at MSU January 22nd

Cross-cultural musician, Greg Herriges and his band, StellaRoma, will be performing at the MSU Elias J. Halling Recital Hall on January 22nd at 7:30 pm.
Wine glasses

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide – Friday Night Awesomeness!

Stacy K offers suggestions for an awesome Friday night out in Mankato and North Mankato