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Mankato

(mănkā`tō), city (1990 pop. 31,477), seat of Blue Earth co., S Minn., at the confluence of the Blue Earth and Minnesota rivers; inc. 1865. It is a trade and processing center for a farm and dairy region. Industries include soybean processing and the manufacture of flour, feeds, building materials, and computer equipment. Mankato stone has been quarried there for over 100 years. The city is the seat of Minnesota State Univ., Mankato. Sibley Park in Mankato was the site of Camp Lincoln, where more than 300 Sioux were held and 38 of them hanged, after their revolt in 1862. A state park, with waterfalls, adjoins the city.
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During the recovery, workers without assigned fire recovery roles were dispersed throughout the Mankato community to help improve community parks, serve the local VINE Faith in Action and provide service to the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota.
The Mankato Energy Center is a natural gas combined-cycle plant.
Mankato, a natural gas combined-cycle generation facility, will have a maximum capacity of around 760 megawatts upon completion of an ongoing expansion project.
South Central College and Career Step have worked together to provide the students of Mankato, Minnesota with all available Career Step courses.
Humanitarian Awards go to Minnesota State Mankato graduates whose lives exemplify service to humankind, and who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to humanitarian causes.
The City of Mankato is a community of approximately 40,000 residents located 75 miles southwest of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis rated Aa1 stable; St.
"They led by example, and their legacy continues to live on through a state-of-the-art health care system that honors their contributions to not only veterans, but the entire Mankato community as well."
The Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato was transformed into a massive temporary dental clinic to deliver free dental care to patients who face considerable barriers to dental care.
Seven years ago, school board member Jodi Sapp helped found the Greater Mankato Diversity Council, a nonprofit that conducts grade-appropriate prejudice-reduction workshops in every classroom.
The October 6 Mankato Free Press related that, wanting to "show the businesses that the community empathizes with their summer-long struggles," Neiman decided to donate 10 percent of his store's September sales to his downtown neighbors hit hard by the construction.
Blue Earth Review is the literary magazine of Minnesota State University, Mankato. The magazine seeks outstanding examples of contemporary poetry, prose, photography and artwork.
Kopischke earned his undergraduate from Mankato State University in Mankato, Minn.