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  After School Ninjas to reopen in January

After School Ninjas is a creative after school program that offers fun, physical activity in the form of karate drills.

  Young professionals get chance to practice professional communication

In an effort to enhance those professional communication skills, MSU-Mankato is encouraging students to step out of their comfort zone.

  Children’s Museum brings education on non-school days with grant

The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota is using a grant to offer kids fun education on days they are off from school.

  United South Central students perform water quality tests

The Prairie Ecology Bus Center, which describes itself as a nature center without a center, took elementary students out to learn how to test water quality.

  Mankato High School's Class of 1949 celebrates 70th high school reunion

“You can take the boy out of Mankato but you can never take Mankato out of the boy,” said Volk.

  Westbrook-Walnut Grove Elementary School sees enrollment increase

The Westbrook-Walnut Grove (WWG) School District has seen an increase of 25 students in the WWG Elementary School.

  Construction for new elementary underway in Windom

New elementary school construction well underway.

  Gov. Tim Walz, others inducted into Mankato West Hall of Fame

Those who receive the honor need to be graduates and/or employees at the school.

  Horn of Africa Aid and Rehabilitation Action Network program kick off in St. Peter

As participant Nado Jama explains, the meal program is also a way for east African community members new to southern Minnesota to find resources.

  9 agencies collaborate to give Stop Arm PSA

Since the start of the school year just over a month ago, there have already been 12 stop arm violations.

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  Maple River students raise money, make sandwiches for homeless

The entire middle school, approximately 200 students in total, assembled over 3,000 sandwiches to support The Sandwich Project of Minnesota on Wednesday.

  Minnesota Supreme Court holds traveling oral argument tour with 7 area schools

The 50th traveling oral argument of the Minnesota Supreme Court visited Fairmont High School Wednesday.

  Golden Apple Award travels to Franklin Elementary School

The connections she makes with her students run deep, so deep, in fact, it compelled a parent to nominate her for the Golden Apple Award.

  New changes for ACT testing in 2020

Students who have already taken the test will be allowed to retake individual sections instead of the entire exam, among other new benefits.

  A chance to explore space without leaving the ground

The traveling planetarium brings the universe to you, with a simulation exploring space.

  Truman Public School to mail ballots for referendum renewal

Next week, households in the district will receive a mail ballot with information on the tax amount and the ballot will ask two questions.

  MSU, Mankato extends contract with Maverick Software Consulting

Students perform software development and testing for Thomson Reuters.

  Alcohol and safety panel hopes to start conversation on consequences of underage drinking

MSU’s Healthy Mavericks Alcohol and Drug Prevention Coalition is holding an alcohol and safety panel to reach the community.

  Mankato woman awarded Junior Achievement Leader of the Year Award

April Femrite serves on the Mankato Advisory Board and put in 1,500 hours of volunteer service working with students.

  Minnesota State Mankato President Richard Davenport to be honored at Nebraska-Kearney

The UNK Alumni Association is awarding Richard Davenport with the Distinguished Alumni Award.

  SCC’s Tour of Manufacturing exposes many to the field

The tours visit seven different disciplines in manufacturing.

  Kids exercise to school for Walk and Bike to School Day

Dozens of children on bikes and many more walkers chose to participate in this year's International Walk and Bike to School Day.

  Community member hopes to start a conversation on how to help students cope with stress

Melissa Enter is an instructor with the Massage in Schools Association and teaches infant massage classes along with classes for children and adults.

  Blue Earth County Library encourages kids and families to attend upcoming Storytime series events

The half-hour event features reading, activities and more.

  Wednesday marks International Walk and Bike to School Day

More than 200 Minnesota schools and thousands of students will participate, walking with friends, sisters, brothers or guardians.

  Largest campaign in Gustavus Adolphus College history enters public phase

The “Show the World” campaign is the third comprehensive campaign for the college since the early 2000s.

  MSU-Mankato’s Department of Family Consumer Science celebrates 70 years

To celebrate the milestone, they are inviting all members of the community, students and anyone interested to come out for an open house on Friday.

  Upcoming events for 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote

Minnesota State University to hold October events recognizing the 100th Anniversary of women's right to vote.

  Teaching the Ojibwe language grounds students in indigenous culture

A multi-campus collaboration grant allows Minnesota State University-Mankato and Bemidji State University to learn the Ojibwe language on a deeper level.

  Effect of social media on teens shows the more they use, the worse it is for their mental health

A Johns Hopkins studied showed social media use was associated with a greater risk of becoming socially withdrawn, anxiety and depression the following year.

  Mankato East hosts 15th class Hall of Fame induction

There were six inductees in the 2019 Hall of Fame class on Friday.

  Mt. Olive takes their fundraiser to the trails

For nearly a month, students gather pledges for their four-mile venture from Spring Lake Park, up Bluff Valley Trail, ultimately to Culver's for some ice cream.

  Active Aging Programs set to begin class for caregivers

The Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota's Active Aging Program is hosting free classes this fall for local caregivers.

  School year’s first Golden Apple travels to New Ulm

After years of teaching in Wisconsin, Balza came back to New Ulm, ultimately ending up at St. Paul's Lutheran Elementary School, the same building where she stu

  Waseca student body pays it forward

It was more than just an assembly at Waseca Public Schools Wednesday as students payed it forward in the form of a penny war.

  Nobel Conference talks climate change

Gustavus Adolphus College held it’s 55th annual Nobel Conference Tuesday.

  Around 400 United South Central students participate in farm, general safety day

Around 400 United South Central students in kindergarten to tenth grade took part in a farm and general safety day in Wells, just in time for harvest.