And the Band Played On

There is no one happier to witness the revival of the Minnesota State Mankato marching band than Clayton Tiede. “A marching band is part of the fabric of university life,” says Tiede, who was the … [Read more...]

Beyond the Building

Kristine Retherford started each of the presentations she gave to lawmakers over the past two years the same way: “I am a proud alumna of Minnesota State Mankato,” the dean of the College of Allied … [Read more...]

From Pins to Medals

On the mats of Rummy Macias Wrestling Complex on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato, the foundation of an American hero was built. It was there that Tom Block learned what he could … [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...]