Tag: Hidden Gem

Mankato Area native, Dan Lee, talks about his adventures on a stand up paddle board down the entire length of the Mississippi River.
A long-standing local original cafe known for its homemade pies. Located next to the Rapidan Dam.
MSU Mankato Exchange Student, Poona Malavath had a mantra, "I will not give up untill I succeed." Succeed she has! The native of India has climed six of the Seven Summits and plans to tackle the seventh in 2020!
Ciana Ni Churraoin, a native of Ireland and a graduate student at MSU Mankato plays on the MSU handball team and also happens to be ranked at the No. 2 female handball player in the world!
Wildwood County Park, located just north of St. Clair, is one of the Mankato area's best kept secrets.
On the shore of Lake Washington, Westwood Marina is a local favorite for fisherman and families. A full grill and bar menu.
Justin and Jenna Rinehart, owners of Nicollet Bike Shop in Mankato are busy growing and serving the region's cycling community.
Rick Pepper takes us along on his photo-shoot south of Mankato to explore Triple Falls, another of the region's little known hidden gems
Indian Island Winery, located south of Janesville in the middle of Minnesota farm country, is a relaxing destination complete with live music and a full menu on the weekend.
Chankaska Winery offers wine grown from their own grapes as well as their own distilled spirits.