Greater Mankato News

CADA Inviting Community to Adopt a Family

The Committee Against Domestic Abuse is inviting community members to adopt a family this holiday season. Blue Earth County Advocate for CADA Tatum Roberts says it’s a simple process to help give those families in need a special holiday gift. Roberts says there are about 70 families that are in need.Continue Reading

Have Pancakes With Santa At The Masonic Lodge

The Masonic Lodge in Mankato is hosting pancakes with Santa on Saturday, December 15th from 8 until Noon. The event features all-you-can-eat pancakes and pictures with Santa. Event coordinator Jerry Brown says it also helps a good cause. There is a suggested donation of $8 per adult and $5 per kid. They are located at…Continue Reading

Eagle Lake to Host Kid’s Christmas Party

The Eagle Lake American Legion and volunteers are inviting families to celebrate the holidays with a kid’s Christmas party on Sunday, December 16th from 1-3 p.m. Jan Lang says there’s goodie bags, crafts, and photos with Santa. There is no cost for admission.Continue Reading

BEC Residents Can Recycle Holiday Lights For Free

The Blue Earth County Environmental Services Department is helping to keep the holidays ‘green’ this season by offering free recycling of strands of holiday lights. Recycling Specialist Molly Kjellesvig says there are many parts that can be recycled. The Holidays Light Recycling Program will be available January 7 – 11, 2019 and will ensure that…Continue Reading