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MINNEAPOLIS, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota-based Courage Center is sending four teams to next week's National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) championship in Denver. The teams include three junior teams: defending national champs the Jr.
By Tanner Kent, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Aug. 4--Five years ago, Keith Klein retired after 25 years as superintendent of the Pelican Rapids School District. Since then, Klein has served as interim superintendent in the Barnesville School District; interim superintendent in the St.
By Mark Fischenich, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Aug. 2--Approximately 200 trees planted by school children this spring as part of a community -- wide effort to attack global warming were felled this summer by a power mower driven by a North Mankato parks worker.
By Tim Krohn, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 17--CHASKA -- The final 15 miles of the Minnesota River are dramatically different than the other 300 miles.
By Tanner Kent, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 16--MANKATO -- The term "strategic roadmap" doesn't do much to convey the importance of what some Mankato Area Public School officials are calling the most important district initiative in a dozen years.
By Robb Murray, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 14--MANKATO -- How's this for counterintuitive: The sex education practices of the 1940s, it seems, may have a thing or two to teach us today.
By Tim Krohn and John Cross, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 14--Technology and the wild nature of the river may seem incompatible at times, but gadgets can be helpful.
By Tim Krohn, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 7--For conservationists along the Minnesota River, stopping the expansion of the Big Stone power plant has become the single most important goal in decades. "It's a proposed corporate water grab from Big Stone Lake.
By Shane Frederick, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 3--MANKATO -- With the Fourth of July weekend fast approaching, the price of gas is certainly on the minds of holiday travelers. So, naturally, soaring energy costs were the hot topics for a pair of politicians Wednesday. Sen.