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2011-07-18 09:00:00

MANKATO, Minn., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Winland Electronics, Inc.

2009-12-21 08:00:00

MANKATO, Minn., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless announced today it has named Joseph Hall director-Customer Service for its Customer Service Center in Mankato, Minn.

2008-08-25 03:00:32

MANKATO, MINNESOTA and WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Aug. 25, 2008) - Ridley Inc. (TSX:RCL) today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended June 30, 2008. All currency amounts are stated in U.S. dollars.

2008-08-06 12:00:48

By Tanner Kent, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Aug. 6--progress.

2008-08-06 12:00:48

By Tanner Kent, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Aug. 6--For several years now, area educators and admin-istrators have been warning that eventually all schools will be on the list of those not making adequate yearly progress. And the numbers, slowly but gradually, are proving them right.

2008-08-04 09:00:50

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.

2008-08-02 09:00:14

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.

2008-07-28 09:01:32

By Dan Linehan, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 28--MANKATO -- Blue Earth County has been awarded a matching grant to study whether or not the methane gas generated by waste at the Ponderosa Landfill is a viable energy source.

2008-07-27 09:00:29

By Brian Ojanpa, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 27--ST. PETER -- Gang-related graffiti vandalism has flared up once again in St. Peter.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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