Mankato Child Advocacy Center to move into permanent location at Eastridge Clinic by November

By |2018-09-06T15:59:07-05:00September 6th, 2018|

Officials have the core services of a Child Advocacy Center in Mankato up and running, but are aiming to open a stable facility at the Mayo Eastridge Clinic in October or November that will enhance services. The Clinic recently underwent a remodel and has donated three rooms to the Advocacy Center, according to Blue Earth County Attorney Pat McDermott. "We're hopeful that maybe we'll outgrow that space within a few years because there's other things that you can do. Whether it's child neglect, whether it is that aging population. You know, the state demographer will say the age of somebody 85 [...]

Johnson signs on to gender equality bill

By |2018-04-16T10:57:44-05:00April 16th, 2018|

A bill in the House is proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution that would provide for gender equality under state law. Representative Clark Johnson (D-North Mankato) has signed on the “Equal Rights Amendment.” Rep. Clark Johnson "This has been a battle forever it seems, to establish equal pay for equal work and assure there is gender equality and we seem to stumble. This is a way to enact it right into the constitution. That's the sort of thing a constitutional amendment would be appropriate for in my mind to assure gender equality. I think there's strong support for [...]

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