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People Stories

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!

Arizona Olive Oil - Mankato, MN

Lisa Phillips — Nothing but Blue Skye

Lisa Philips of Mankato has her hands full with ventures including Blue Skye Farms and Arizona Olive Oil Company.
Aunt Ruth's Baked Goods

Local Artisan Profile: Ruth Francour and Aunt Ruth’s Baked Goods

Aunt Ruth's Baked Goods is the home business of Ruth Francour, a North Mankato artisan baker, who creates all kinds of delectable goodies for sale.
Music Mankato

Adventures in Sound – Joy in 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.
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.
Writer - Mankato, MN

Local Author Allen Eskens to Speak at Taylor Library

Bestselling local author, Allen Eskens is speaking at the North Mankato Taylor Library on December 13th
Tin Can Valley Printing Company - Lead Type

Craig Kotasek and Tin Can Valley Printing Company

Craig Kotasek of Tin Can Valley Printing in Le Sueur, Minnesota is a letterpress printer in the stream of the modern artisan revival
Stacy K Cheap Thrills - Mankato, MN

New Single, ‘Cheap Thrills’ by Stacy K

On Friday, May 31st, MankatoLIFE friend and contributor, Stacy K, is releasing her new single and video for the song Cheap Thrills.“It was one...
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.
Collaborative art - Mankato, MN

Melissa Ketchum and the Twin Rivers Movers + Shakers

Melissa Ketchum was impressed with the vibrant art community when she moved to Mankato but hoped to see it become more collaborative.
Michael Cimino - South Riverfront Mural

Michael Cimino And The Journey To Public Art

Artist Michael Cimino of St. Peter has been busy leaving his mark on Mankato public spaces with several high-profile murals as well as many other, less visible, works.

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