The National Association of County Veterans Officers at last month's annual conference elected Jim Golgart as its president.
Without a lot of special training, Jenna and Matthew Keltgen, of St. Peter, have competed in county, state and national levels in kids tractor pedal pulls. Comments (0)
Forbes recently released its list of “Best Small Places for Business and Careers,” ranking Mankato 3rd best in the United States. Forbes considers a “small place” to be a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) with a population less than 250,000. The Mankato MSA, which is officially known as the Mankato-North Mankato MSA and includes all of Blue Earth and Nicollet counties, has a population of approximately 98,900, according to Forbes. This is up seven spots from the 2013 ranking of 10th in the nation. In 2012 the MSA was ranked 11th and in 2011 it ranked 25th on the same list.
CAIRO (AP) — The third Gaza war is playing out much like the first one more than five years ago: The harrowing civilian toll in Gaza is now at the center of the discourse, eclipsing the rocket attacks by Hamas militants that were the stated reason for the Israeli assault. Comments (0)