Mother and daughter team, Denise David and Jes Tano, talk about their shop, Whimsy and Weathered in Old Town Mankato and the need for expansion just three years after launch.
Najwa Massad has come a long way - from Lebanon, to running several successful business, to becoming the mayor of Mankato. Beneath it all is a heart that beats with a love for family, her community, and hospitality.
Sister Mary Ann Osborne, SSND, expresses hope and peace through her craft of wood carving.
You'll find Susan Hynes at all sorts of southern Minnesota events recreating all sorts of historically accurate characters.
Very few people know what they want to do at a young age. Takara Olson knew she wanted to be a blacksmith and that's exactly what she's doing.
Even though Dana Sikkila has peddled her last mile on Project Bike, Project Bike is far from over. Grace Brandt chats with Dana to discuss what's next including a full-length documentary and an exhibit at Minneapolis St. Paul Airport.
Lonesome Ron Affolter, The King of the Valley Yodelers, is at the center of a large number of history and old west driven events. In the unlikely event that you haven't met him, Grace Brandt provides an introduction.
Mike Lagerquist has been an active part of the Greater Mankato Area arts and culture scene for many years. MankatoLIFE is proud to announce that he'll be joining the team as a regular contributor.
During the Mankato and North Mankato Flood of 1965, workers manned shifts twenty feet below ground while sandbagging teams above made an island for the Mankato and North Mankato history books.
Kim Ruby founded ARTifact in Mankato to provide a place for people to gather together around creativity.