Adapting, leading in schools

For many Minnesota State Mankato students already working in the K-12 education field, a major pivot to distance learning happened in March when the pandemic resulted in school closures across the … [Read more...]

Turning Tables and Fighting Hunger

Minnesota State Mankato students, alumni, faculty and staff have stepped up in a variety of ways to help their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, including in the vital area of food … [Read more...]

PCs For People

A national nonprofit that provides laptops and wireless service to low-income families has its origin in Mankato, where a high school student was kicked out of his school for hacking into its computer … [Read more...]

Quitting Time

Health experts say there’s no time like the present to quit vaping or using other tobacco products. “Keeping your lungs healthy is especially important right now, during COVID-19,” says Liz Heimer, … [Read more...]

Making Final Arrangements

Few industries felt the immediate impact of the pandemic more than frontline health-care workers. Long-held practices were overhauled to slow the spread of COVID-19. Since mid-March, when COVID-19 … [Read more...]

On the Wellness Beat

In April, Aaron Soumala Folkerds officially became a paid member of the Moorhead Police Department. But he’s not carrying a gun. Can’t show you a badge. And you won’t find him behind the wheel of a … [Read more...]