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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 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...
Healing Art - Mankato, MN

Inspiration to Keep On! – Stories of Healing Through the Arts

Twin Rivers Movers + Shakers will host Stories of Healing Through the Arts on Monday, November 12th at Twin Rivers Council for the Arts
Buffalo Statue at Reconciliation Park in Mankato, MN

Todd Papabear Finney and the 2017 Dakota 38+2 Memorial Ride

Todd Finney is joining the 2017 Dakota 38+2 Memorial Ride for the first time.
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!
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 Don Lipps - Bumbelou - Mankato, MN

Bumbelou — The New Face of Manufacturing Right Here in Old Town

Bumbelou in Old Town Mankato is producing small batches of high-quality, hand made children's clothes that are being well-received well beyond the local region.
Noah Cope Photography

Question & Answer with Noah Cope Photography

Noah Cope Photography is one of the first partners of MankatoLIFE.com
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.
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 Don Lipps - A small selection of the fabric at River City Quilts - Mankato, MN

New Life for a Beloved Shop — River City Quilts

Laurel Ballman is breathing new life into River City Quilts in Old Town Mankato

A FEW LOCAL SHOPS FROM THE DIRECTORY