Following racist signs in North Mankato last month, addressing social issues comes to the forefront

By |2018-08-13T17:16:29-05:00August 13th, 2018|

An investigation by the North Mankato Police Department into racist signs hung around the City last month is still ongoing, while residents and leaders are looking for ways to address social issues stemming from the incident. Police took down around 17 signs and residents took down several others on the morning of July 31 that read, "America is a white Nation". Mayor Mark Dehen says racism and other discriminatory behaviors are not welcome in North Mankato. "The fifty years I've been living here, I can't think of any time we've ever had anything like this before. So it was quite disappointing. [...]