Fresh herbs from the garden

Healing by Nature’s Intent – Elizabeth Willett

Elizabeth Willett has been on a long path to becoming an herbalist and wellness counselor.
Hot cocoa

Weekend High Notes: Be Sweet

Lots of holiday stuff going on and Molly has recommendations while reminding us to be sweet.
Giving and receiving gift

Weekend High Notes: Give and Receive

In this week's column, Molly reminds us that it's just as important to receive as it is to give.
Submitted Image - Blue Earth County Historical Society History Center and Museum

BECHS: Sharing History in New Ways

The Blue Earth County Historical Society has been the curator of the Mankato area's history for almost 120 years. Learn the history of the history keeper!
Christmas lights on a classical piano keyboard

Music Minute: River City Holiday

Jacob introduces us to a new, local, collaborative album River City Holiday: A Yuletide Collection of Mankato Music
A beautiful kitchen decorated for holidays.

Weekend High Notes: Holiday Spirit

By Molly Butler “Remind me to bring earbuds next time I go shopping,” Noah texted me. That’s when I knew it was officially Christmas season. He might not enjoy the inescapable holiday music already playing in...
Yoga at home exercise in living room house - woman on fitness mat training stretching legs touching toes.

Weekend High Notes: Stretch

In this week's Weekend High Notes, Molly Butler helps us de-stress and recover after Thanksgiving, as well as sharing some fun ideas for the weekend!
Prayer circle

Gentle Shepherd Ministries: Reaching Those Forgotten

At Gentle Shepherd Ministries, volunteers minister to some of southern Minnesota's forgotten population: seniors and inmates.
Photo by Casey Ek - Hensta piles topppings onto a pizza destined for a pickup order. While he learned the skills of making food over 25 years from mentors, colleagues and through passive observation, Hensta believes customer feedback has been equally important in refining his dishes. He has used that feedback to determine the amount of toppings typical customers want.

A Taste of the Big Apple in Nicollet: Great New York Pizza

Hentsa Tesfai serves up big city taste at his new restaurant, Great New York Pizza, in Nicollet.
Piano Keyboard

Music Minute: The Amy Manette Band

In a new weekly music column, Jacob Bases chats with Amy Kuch, lead singer of the Amy Manette Band, about what inspires her.