Mad Bobber

Madison Lake-Elysian, MN: The popular Highway 60 corridor lake region will play host to ice fishing enthusiasts that will be able to match skill and luck on Feb. 2nd on Duck Lake and on Lake Francis on Feb. 3rd, 2019. Contestants will be able to fish both lakes in wheelhouses, portable houses or open-air fishing while monitoring a “Real Time” leaderboard on their web-accessible electronic devices from the hours of Noon to 3 PM. Seventy-five (75) prizes will be up for grabs at each contest. 25 prizes for fish category winners, 25 prizes for adult contest participation, and 25 prizes for youth contest participation (under age 15). Additionally, […]

At-Home Professions Seminar

You can work at home and earn good money in healthcare. You need no previous experience! But, you do need training in how to prepare medical reports. If you want to train at home to work at home, come to the free seminar on Wednesday, March 6th at 7 PM at the Mankato Country Inn and Suites Conference Center. Where you can train at home to work from home full time or part time doing medical reports for doctors, hospitals, and clinics. If you want to work at home and earn good money, come to Mankato Country Inn and Suites Conference […]

Free

Southern Minnesota Home and Builders Show

Get excited for the 25th annual Southern Minnesota Home and Builders Show at the Verizon Center in Mankato. See what's new in home and landscape products and services when you explore the interesting exhibits Friday, March 15th through Sunday, March 17th! Be sure and get registered for your chance to win a yard shed from Pro-Shed. Stop hibernating, and start brainstorming you spring projects during the Southern Minnesota Home and Builders Show, Friday, March 15th through the Sunday, March 17th at the Verizon Center in Mankato. Hours: 4 to 8 on Friday 10 to 6 Saturday 11 to 4 Sunday Admission is FREE! Get […]

Free

Aussie Peppers MN Draft Party

Judge keeps juror names secret after Minnesota cop convicted

Watch as the softball dreams of many come true on Monday, April 15 during the Aussie Peppers draft viewing party The party is Buffalo Wings and Rings 6p – 8p with our all you can eat wing buffet Tickets are $12 at the door. Kids 4 & under eat free! Find the Aussie Peppers of Minnesota on Facebook for more details   The Mankato Peppers and a select group of youth softball organizations in Southern Minnesota have partnered with Softball Australia to bring World Class Softball to Minnesota. The new partnership is one in which Softball Australia will participate in the […]

$12.00

Soundset 2019

Gun bills stall at State Capitol

Soundset is the biggest single-day independent Hip Hop festival in the world, started by Rhymesayers Entertainment. In addition to presenting over 40 rappers and DJs annually, Soundset also features live painting, b-boy and b-girl dance competitions, skateboarding, live production showcases, local artist performances, and a custom car show. All ages are welcome to join us and celebrate our 12 year anniversary with ten hours of live music on five stages at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Sunday, May 26, 2019 Memorial Weekend. More information: https://soundsetfestival.com/

LEEP Legends 2019

5th annual LEEP Legends local celebrity charity softball game to benefit Leisure Education for Exceptional People/LEEP! Leisure Education for Exceptional People (LEEP) is excited to host the 5th annual LEEP Legends Weelborg Chevrolet vs. CCF Bank celebrity softball game! LEEP has also teamed up with the Mankato MoonDogs, Minnesota 93 and Hot 96.7 to host what is sure to be a fun family-friendly event. Funds raised will enable LEEP to continue to enrich the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Greater Mankato Area and beyond by providing inclusive recreation, sporting, and healthy living opportunities. Gates will open at 5:30 […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Twenty no. 1 Billboard Hot Country Hits and 42 Top Tens make Toby Keith one of America’s most successful artists...

Target Overnight

Welcome new, and returning students! Another school year ready to go! Maybe you need to pick up a few things before it officially starts. Well Friday night, Target is all yours! It’s Target Overnight you and other college students get some great deals and items you need before classes officially start. You can drive yourself, or take the bus leaving from CSU on MSU Campus or Stadium Heights between 10:15 pm and 11:00 pm. Get to Target and get those last-minute deals! Friday, August 23 10 pm - 1 am at Target in Mankato Hot 96.7 will be on hand playing […]

Free

Mankato Pridefest 2019

18th annual MANKATO PRIDEFEST! UNITE! This year we are commemorating the life of SCMN Pride's Executive Director, Jessica Flatequal, who passed away earlier this year. As you can see from the design, we are using her iconic bow tie and UNITE is in her handwriting. Jessica would want the community to unite and carry on with LGBT+ advocacy and continue to make Mankato a place that is safe and welcoming for LGBT+ people. Parade and exhibitor registration is now open at http://www.scmnpride.org/#!festival/p8zes! SCHEDULE: FRIDAY NIGHT Queeraoke! - 8:00 pm Loose Moose, 119 S. Front St. FREE admission Youth can attend up […]

2019 KTOE TWINS BUS TRIP!

Our Love of Dogs for National Dog Day

Go to a Twins game the easy way this year – RIDE THE BUS. Brought to you by KTOE, with help from Happy Chef, we will host round bus trips to the MINNESOTA TWINS games. The coach bus ride includes – air-conditioned comfort, snacks, and beverages on the bus, hosted by Radio Mankato Air personalities. The bus pulls right up to the entrance of the Target Center – no parking hassles or fees – just walk into great seats, hand selected for the KTOE BUS GROUPS Then, after the game, you go back on the bus with no worries. The bus will depart from the Target Center and will bring you back to the Happy Chef parking […]

$70

Connections Crawl

It’s an after-hours event of shopping, food, and beverage sampling and silent auction baskets. It all starts at The Hubbard Building, in the heart of Old Town, at 424 North Riverfront Drive, Mankato. Funds raised at the crawl will empower Connections Ministry to take the next big step toward operating our shelter year-round in one location. Following Jesus’ example of loving our neighbors, Connections Ministry increases guests’ stability through shelter, community building, and resource connection.

$35

Moonfest 2019

Driver's license road testing available on weekends

This is an all genre's music festival held in Kasota, Minnesota. Hosting a wide variety of music, food, and activities. MoonFest has something to make anyone have fun! There will be a classic car show where you can see all your favorite old school cars. In addition this year we are introducing "The Land of the Giants" a game center with mega-sized games! This year Modest Music will also be holding a charity raffle. 100% of the money received will be donated to the Mankato areas REACH youth drop center and the Boy Scouts of America. Any child under the age […]

$15

St. Peter Fun Run

Saturday, October 26th, 2019 - St. Peter, MN The St. Peter Area Chamber of Commerce & Pulse Fitness presents the 16th Annual St. Peter Halloween 5K Fun Run/Walk... Join us for Southern Minnesota's Largest and Fastest Parade of Costumes!    Show off your best costume and participate in this Chip Timed, Fun 5K as an individual or team. The Lil' Monster Dash also returns this year for the younger monsters among us. This is a day for the whole family!   Entertainment, Music, Prizes, Awards... Register Now! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - […]

Trampled by Turtles

Jade Presents and the Mankato Civic Center are pleased to welcome the long-awaited return of TRAMPLED BY TURTLES to the arena on Saturday, November 16, 2019. General admission floor tickets are $39.00 and reserved riser seats are $29.00, and go on sale Friday, July 26 at 12:00 PM. Tickets can be purchased at the Mankato Civic Center box office, and online at Ticketmaster.com. Trampled by Turtles are from Duluth, Minnesota, where frontman Dave Simonett initially formed the group as a side project in 2003. At the time, Simonett had lost most of his music gear, thanks to a group of enterprising […]

Win a Mtn Dew Fishing Boat

We've teamed up with Mountain Dew and La Canne's Marine, Inc. to bring you a chance to win a 2020 Alumacraft Classic 165 CS fishing boat with 60 HP Evinrude motor and trailer package! That's a Grand Prize with a value of $20,000! Enter at any of the retailers listed below (see specific dates) for your chance to win AND join us during a live radio broadcast for more chances to win, enjoy free samples, and score a Mtn Dew Swag Bag full of apparel, product, and accessories. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Mountain Dew has the boat at La Canne’s Marine for the Independence […]

WIN A SIDE BY SIDE with MTN DEW

Mountain Dew is teaming up with Mankato Motorsports to bring you a chance to win a 2020 Polaris Ranger 1000! That's a Grand Prize with an approximate value of $13,000! Enter at any of the retailers listed below (see specific dates) for your chance to win AND join us during a live radio broadcast for more chances to win, to enjoy free samples, and to score a Mtn Dew Swag Bag full of apparel, product samples and accessories. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Enter to win at any of the following retailers. Dates for entry are listed next to each retailer as well as the date and […]

RAW FUSION

The show will go on! Check out the Raw Fusion Fashion Show on Friday, November 13th at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center.  Two Shows 5:00 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.  Raw Fusion was built on Innovation, Community, Creative Energy, and an ever changing ability to adapt. As Raw Fusion celebrates its tenth year, we remember that not one show has been the same. This year's show promises an unforgettable experience, with a new twist on how raw fusion does a runway and something we all need…each other. Raw Fusion has partnered with the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center to […]

Mankato Bridal Show 2021

The Mankato Bridal Show is slated for Sunday, March 21, 2021. 11 am - 2 pm at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center Grand Hall. The first 150 attendees will receive a FREE SWAG BAG! Learn this year's latest styles and trends to inspire your wedding all in one place while getting to know Southern Minnesota's wedding industry leaders. They'll be sure to make your wedding sparkle! LEARN MORE and HOW YOU CAN ATTEND BY CLICKING HERE. 2021

MDH Gives New Guidance On School Sports

State health officials have issued new COVID-19 guidelines saying student-athletes in outdoors sports can play without being masked. This comes after the group Let Them Play Minnesota filed a lawsuit pushing for mask-less play. However, the Minnesota Department of Health still wants youth to be masked when not actively playing. Officials also recommend that, in lieu of the change, all middle and high school students get a COVID test every two weeks.

LEEP Legends 2021

Save the date... LEEP Legends first pitch is Thursday, July 15 at ISG Field. More details to come.

TC Summer Jam

  ... Twin Cities Summer Jam was founded in 2018 as the first multi-day, multi-genre music festival in the Twin Cities, MN metro area. The goal of TC Summer Jam is to bring the best musical acts possible to an outdoor festival setting, so fans can come together for an unforgettable experience. More than 35,000 people attended the festival in its inaugural year. The lineup included Aerosmith, Tim McGraw, Pitbull, Rascal Flatts, Reo Speedwagon, and more. Like everyone’s personal playlist, ours is on shuffle. A little country here, a splash of pop there, some rock to switch things up…playlists change depending […]

11th Annual Alive After Five Returns This Thursday

11th Annual Alive After Five Returns This Thursday Mankato, MN, August 3, 2021 – City Center Partnership (CCP) is excited to announce its 11th annual Alive After 5, a free summer concert series held on Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm., August 5 through August 26 at Civic Center Plaza in downtown Mankato. This fun after-hours event, presented by Schell’s Brewing Company, offers a social gathering for co-workers, friends and family to enjoy live music, food, beverages and an artisan market in a relaxed outdoor setting. Join us for our 2021 band lineup: August 5: William Elliott Whitmore (roots-folk, country, Americana) August 12: International […]

11th Annual Alive After Five Returns This Thursday

11th Annual Alive After Five Returns This Thursday Mankato, MN, August 3, 2021 – City Center Partnership (CCP) is excited to announce its 11th annual Alive After 5, a free summer concert series held on Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm., August 5 through August 26 at Civic Center Plaza in downtown Mankato. This fun after-hours event, presented by Schell’s Brewing Company, offers a social gathering for co-workers, friends and family to enjoy live music, food, beverages and an artisan market in a relaxed outdoor setting. Join us for our 2021 band lineup: August 5: William Elliott Whitmore (roots-folk, country, Americana) August 12: International […]

11th Annual Alive After Five Returns This Thursday

11th Annual Alive After Five Returns This Thursday Mankato, MN, August 3, 2021 – City Center Partnership (CCP) is excited to announce its 11th annual Alive After 5, a free summer concert series held on Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm., August 5 through August 26 at Civic Center Plaza in downtown Mankato. This fun after-hours event, presented by Schell’s Brewing Company, offers a social gathering for co-workers, friends and family to enjoy live music, food, beverages and an artisan market in a relaxed outdoor setting. Join us for our 2021 band lineup: August 5: William Elliott Whitmore (roots-folk, country, Americana) August 12: International […]

Winstock Festival

Winstock Country Music Festival 3233 230th St, Winstead, MN

For Immediate Release March 24, 2021 WINSTOCK 2021 IS MOVING TO AUGUST 20 AND 21, 2021 Winsted, MN – The Winstock goal every year is to present the most entertaining, fun and safe event we possibly can, and this year is absolutely no different! By moving this year’s festival to August 20 and 21, Winstock gains over two months to allow for a healthier Minnesota. Winstock committee chairman Dave Danielson says, “We are focused on having Winstock in 2021, and by gaining over two months, we can work towards a safer event for guests, artists, volunteers and our community. COVID has […]

Mountain Dew Big Bronco Giveaway

Mountain Dew is teaming up with Mankato Ford to bring you a chance to win a 2021 Ford Bronco Sport 4x4 valued at over $29,000! This epic vehicle is going to a LOCAL WINNER so get your entries in at each of the participating retailers and summer events listed below. To enter, visit any of the retailers or events listed below (see specific dates) and scan the QR code on the Mountain Dew Big Bronco Giveaway display for your chance to win AND join us during a live radio broadcast for more chances to win, to enjoy free samples, and to score free Mountain Dew swag! […]

11th Annual Alive After Five Returns This Thursday

11th Annual Alive After Five Returns This Thursday Mankato, MN, August 3, 2021 – City Center Partnership (CCP) is excited to announce its 11th annual Alive After 5, a free summer concert series held on Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm., August 5 through August 26 at Civic Center Plaza in downtown Mankato. This fun after-hours event, presented by Schell’s Brewing Company, offers a social gathering for co-workers, friends and family to enjoy live music, food, beverages and an artisan market in a relaxed outdoor setting. Join us for our 2021 band lineup: August 5: William Elliott Whitmore (roots-folk, country, Americana) August 12: International […]

WHOSE LINE IS IT MANKATO? 2021

Vetter Stone Amphitheater 310 W Rock St, Mankato, MN

Are you ready for a fun night of energy, excitement and spontaneous laughter? Be sure to mark your calendars for the September 10, 2021 as Pioneer Bank presents Whose Line is it Mankato?