Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato was among the eight Mayo Clinic hospitals that scored high marks for safety — earning an "A" for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent, national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.
South Central College (SCC) will host its annual Fall Job Fair at the college’s North Mankato Campus (1920 Lee Blvd.) on Tuesday, November 12 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Job Fair will provide an opportunity to visit with prospective employers, network, apply for jobs and learn about career development strategies. The general public is welcome to attend this free event with free parking. 60 Employers are participating in SCC’s Fall Job Fair. ARMY ROTC Bolton & Menk Brakebush Wells Braun Intertec Buffalo Wild Wings Cambria CareerForce - MN Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Climate by Design International Colliers Engineering & [...]
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith and Representatives Jim Hagedorn (MN-1), Angie Craig (MN-2), Dean Phillips (MN-3), Betty McCollum (MN-4), Ilhan Omar (MN-5), Tom Emmer (MN-6), Collin Peterson (MN-7), and Pete Stauber (MN-8) urged U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue to provide federal assistance to Minnesota farmers overwhelmed by significant wet weather during this year’s harvest. In a letter to the USDA, members of the Minnesota Congressional Delegation offered their support for Governor Tim Walz’s request for a Department of Agriculture Secretarial Disaster Declaration to assist communities that are recovering from catastrophic weather conditions this fall. Their [...]
MSU’s College of Allied Health & Nursing Offering Free Health, Dental Services to Active, Reserve, Retired Military
Departments in Minnesota State Mankato’s College of Allied Health and Nursing will be providing a variety of free services to active, reserve and retired members of the military during a “Health for Heroes” event Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 1-8 p.m. in the University’s Clinical Sciences Building (150 South Road). Services include: Free hearing screenings and brain injury resources. No appointment necessary.Provided by the Department of Speech, Hearing and Rehabilitation and School of Nursing. Free nutrition resources. No appointment necessary.Provided by the Department of Family Consumer Science. Free multiple health-related resources. No appointment necessary.Provided by the Department of Health Science. Free dental cleanings, dental exams, X-rays and [...]
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan will deliver the keynote address during Minnesota State University, Mankato’s “American Indian Night” Monday, Nov. 11 from 6-8 p.m. in the Centennial Student Union Ballroom. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased for $10 by the general public, but only a limited number of tickets are still available for the event,
Albert Lea Community Theatre (ACT) announces auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 9 and 10, at 7 p.m., for the drama “Irena’s Vow” at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center, 147 N. Broadway in Albert Lea. Based on a remarkable true story, this play takes the audience through the eyes of a strong-willed woman and exemplifies the triumphs of the human spirit over devastating tragedy. Irena Gut Opdyke is a 19-year-old housekeeper in the home of a Nazi officer when she finds out that the Jewish ghetto is about to be liquidated. Determined to help 12 Jewish workers, [...]
Hunters who harvest deer in north-central and southeast Minnesota during firearms deer season will have 26 dumpsters available in a variety of locations to dispose of carcasses after completing deer registration, chronic wasting disease sampling and removing the meat. “These dumpsters will be in place in time for the hunting opener, and they’re an important part of the plan to combat CWD by helping hunters comply with carcass movement restrictions in CWD zones,” said Bryan Lueth, DNR habitat program manager. Hunters in three zones – the north-central CWD management zone, the southeast CWD management zone and the southeast CWD control zone [...]
Attend a performance of "Willy Wonka" a play adaptation by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald, based on "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl at Mankato Area Public Schools' West High School, 1351 South Riverfront Drive. Performances: 7 p.m., Thursday, November 14 7 p.m., Friday, November 15 2 p.m. matinee, Saturday, November 16 7 p.m., Saturday, November 16 Tickets cost $12 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets are available one hour prior to the performance. Anyone age 62 plus who lives within school district #77 can attend at no cost by showing their VIP Gold card. To obtain [...]
Just after midnight on November 6, the New Ulm Police Department was requested to respond to a residence at 2526 S. Bridge Street, New Ulm for an attempted stabbing. Upon arrival, officers learned that the suspect had fled the area. This victim of the attempted stabbing was a 26-year-old New Ulm man. The victim did not report any injuries and did not require any medical care. After an investigation into the matter, the New Ulm Police Department confirmed that the suspect was at a residence in Hanska, MN. A search warrant for the residence was obtained and the [...]
Two area men are injured after a snowy crash in Waterville. According to the State Patrol 51-year-old Christopher Schlueter was westbound on Highway 60 when he lost control in icy roads and went into the eastbound lane of Highway 60. That's when the Patrol says he collided with 21-year-old Adrien Almanza of St. James. Both were taken to the Mankato hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Both were wearing seatbelts and no alcohol was involved. The crash happened around 6:30 on Wednesday morning.