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People Stories – MankatoLIFE – about the folks who make all the wonderful things to do possible. Your guide to arts, leisure and everything to do in Mankato, St. Peter and the surrounding communities. There’s more going on than most people ever imagine!

Photo by Don Lipps - Sibley Park - Mankato, MN

A prodigal son returns to Mankato… and has some thoughts

North Mankato native, Jeff Thomas, talks about visiting home, reminding us that while progress marches on, some things never change!
Work of artist Jeremy Burger - Mankato, MN

Artist Profile – Jeremy Burger, Nature Through a ‘Wizard-of-Oz Lens’

Mankato artist, Jeremy Burger, takes us through his journey from what was once a hobby to his current show at the Arts Center of St. Peter.
The hands of poet & musician, Jill Niebuhr, aka, Jammin, The Warrior from St. Peter, MN

Victorious! Poet & Musician – Jammin, The Warrior

Jill Niebuhr, aka Jammin, The Warrior has overcome tremendous obstacles which she describes in her poetry and music.
Photo by Ray Fesenmaier - Author Becky Fjelland Davis visible through a walnut grove.

Author Profile – Rebecca Fjelland Davis

Mankato area author, Rebecca Fjelland Davis, offers insight into life and her craft.
Kristin Cronn-Mills - Mankato, MN

Author Profile – Kirstin Cronn-Mills

Mankato area author, Kirstin Cronn-Mills, offers insight into life and her craft.
Mankato Speaks With Ocho - Tanner Peterson

MankatoSPEAKS With Ocho – Tanner Peterson

For the first episode of MankatoSPEAKS with Ocho, you'll meet up-and-coming musician Tanner Peterson.
Stacy K - Chemical Reaction Single Release

Stacy K Releases New Single: Chemical Reaction

MankatoLIFE's own Old Town Guide, Stacy K, releases a new single, Chemical Reaction Friday, August 10th!
Photo by Kyle Zeiszler - Project Bike 2018 - Never camped in a sculpture park before. Mark that off the bucket list!

Dana Sikkila & Project Bike – One Tough Advocate for Minnesota Artists

Dana Sikkila, Director of the 410 Project and leader of Project Bike 2018 advocates for the arts on a bike ride across Minnesota.
Photo by Betty Ann @happybettyann - Ocho

A Man Called Ocho – Building Community and People One Song at a Time

There is a man who calls the Mankato region home named Ocho who has a heart that beats to the rhythm of every up-and-coming...
The Zero Men

One + One + One = Zero! Passionate Promoter Introduces Band

The Zero Men from Sioux Falls are making their Mankato debut at The Square Deal on July 7th

A FEW LOCAL SHOPS FROM THE DIRECTORY