The Triple Gown

If you’re in North Mankato’s Wheeler Park Saturday, May 16, you may come across a family celebrating three similar milestones. Malik Baxter graduates from Mankato’s Loyola High School this spring. … [Read more...]

Cracking the Code

When a blind student in a computer science class at Minnesota State Mankato found that her screen reader wasn’t very effective in sifting through miles of computer code, she asked for help. That help … [Read more...]

Supporting Our Troops

Dave Wentzel came back from Iraq to live with a roommate whose latest accomplishment was partying with friends. Injured paratrooper Chad Curran felt isolated in a small Iowa town, unable to relate … [Read more...]

The Shape We’re in

Where most of us see lines and borders on a map of the United States, Bill Lass sees stories. “Every line has a background story,” he says. “Probably the best way of starting out with any boundary … [Read more...]

Stage Presence

It sounds like folklore, but Lou Bellamy ’67 says it’s all true. It goes like this: Theatre director Ted Paul needed black actors for a production of “Finian’s Rainbow.” Meanwhile, the overall student … [Read more...]

Investing in Futures

Banks or accounting firms could deal with having a state university with a strong college of business in their back yard in several ways. One safe and predictable approach would be to simply count … [Read more...]