Zierdt remembered as ‘pillar of the community’ following death from cancer at age 52

By |2019-04-01T11:35:11-05:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"I think Jonathan actually defined the term, 'Pillar of the community.'" D.F.L. State Representative Jack Considine of Mankato was among the mourners wishing a fond farewell to former Greater Mankato Growth CEO Jonathan Zierdt at a memorial service Monday at Hosanna Lutheran Church. "When I first met him, I could not believe that somebody could be that positive and cheerful all of the time," Considine said, "But, son-of-a-gun, he was." Mankato D.F.L. State Representative Jack Considine. In addition to leading economic development across the region, Considine said Zierdt's creation of the Jonathan Zierdt Cancer Fund through the Mankato Area [...]

Investigators continue to gather clues in the beating death of an elderly woman in rural Mankato

By |2019-03-07T17:01:04-06:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

"There are people out there that know what happened that night." Blue Earth County Sheriff's Captain Paul Barta. Blue Earth County Sheriff's Captain Paul Barta said that although there was a blinding blizzard on the night of Saturday, February 23 someone has the information that will lead them to the killer or killers that assaulted 76-year-old Evelyn Adams in her rural Mankato home. He said dispatch got the first 911 call from a neighbor just before 11:00 p.m. and, "The individual that called in was uncertain if there was one person or two. So, we know at least one [...]

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