The National Association of County Veterans Officers at last month's annual conference elected Jim Golgart as its president.
The flooding from the heavy June rains caused damage in Nicollet County that could take as much as $800,000 to fix. 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.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Comments (1)