Author Archives: Brandon Lewis

North Kato looks at future of CIP projects, eyeing improvements at Benson and Caswell parks

As North Mankato focuses on prioritizing projects in the 2019 budget, Officials are also laying out plans in the long-term Capital Investment Plan. The City sets aside 2-million dollars annually for equipment replacement, road repairs, facilities improvements and parks projects in the CIP. Mayor Mark Dehen says his number one priority in the CIP would…Continue Reading

Xcel targeting all power to be restored in Mankato on Friday, Saturday in Waterville

Hundreds remain without power in the KTOE listening area Friday afternoon after severe storms swept through on Thursday and a major portion of the outage is in Waterville where over 2-thousand customers are impacted. Xcel Energy Regional Vice President of Distribution Operations Kelly Bloch says crews have been working around the clock to restore power. …Continue Reading

Fall enrollment at Bethany Lutheran College reaches 748 students, breaking old record set in 2008

Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato has broken several fall enrollment records for 2018 with 748 students signed up for classes, surpassing the previous record set in 2008. The fall class includes a record number of transfer and first-year students at 225, along with 94 high school students now taking online courses through Bethany Lutheran College.…Continue Reading