Photo by Don Lipps - Commerce Drive welcome sign in upper North Mankato

Connecting the Community: Business Association Connecting Commerce

Since forming in 2019, business association Connecting Commerce has been working to bring awareness to all North Mankato businesses have to offer.
Daddy and daughter

Changing the Narrative: What a Difference Four Years Can Make

Robb Murray shares his thoughts on the historic Nov. 3 election in his new column, "Murray's Musings."
Photo by Don Lipps - Mankato Area Gymnastics School

Gymnastics for Everyone: Mankato Area Gymnastics School Offers Teachers Specializing in Special Needs Education

The Mankato Area Gymnastics School is working to meet more aspiring gymnasts' needs with two new special education instructors.
Bright green good luck four leaf clover.

Weekend High Notes: Feeling Lucky

In this week's Weekend High Notes, Molly encourages us to make our own luck and take advantage of some of the great things happening in the area.
Submitted Photo - Offerings from the new King Restaurant on Monks Avenue in Mankato

New Indian Eatery King Restaurant to Open in Mankato

The owners of Mankato's India Palace will be offering an upscale fusion experience at their new eatery, King Restaurant, opening at the end of November.
Triple Falls Productions interviews Dana Sikkila

Check-In with Mankato’s Nonprofit Arts Organizations

MankatoLIFE is thrilled to begin a new collaboration with Triple Falls Productions. We'll have more news about what that will look like in the future, but to start, we'll be posting some of their video content here.
American flag on dark concrete with free space. 4th July Veterans or US Independence day.

Serving Their Country: Three Mankato Veterans Reflect on their Time in the Military

On Veterans Day, read the stories of three Mankato veterans who served their country in different ways.
Military memory box of the author's son, David Lipps

Our Place: An Experience That Can Benefit Anyone!

MankatoLIFE publisher Don Lipps reflects on his time in the Air Force while remembering the other men and women who served on this Veterans Day.
Symbols of the U.S. Marine Corps

Our Place: Happy 245th Birthday to the United States Marine Corps

On the Marine Corps' 245th birthday, Marine daughter and sister Grace Brandt shares her thoughts on--and gratitude for--the United States Marines.

Hitting the Road: New Ulm Emergency Food Shelf Offers Mobile Services

In order to better serve people who can't come to them, the New Ulm Food Shelf is hitting the road with a new mobile food shelf program.