Port Authority approves loan to NextGen RF Design for assistance in relocating to North Mankato

By |2018-08-21T13:02:08-05:00August 21st, 2018|

A radio frequency research and product development company based in Waseca is moving to North Mankato and the business says it will open doors for new opportunities. The North Mankato Port Authority approved a business subsidy loan of 300-thousand dollars on Monday night to NextGen RF Design, Inc. Members approved the loan to be repaid over 15-years with an interest rate of 4-percent. Equity and bank loans will help cover the rest of the project, which is estimated at 1.3-million dollars to purchase the building at 2130 Howard Drive and make necessary improvements. CEO Luke Tholen says they plan to move [...]

Mankato man receives 2018 Bush Fellowship

By |2018-03-21T14:15:45-05:00March 21st, 2018|

Mankato resident Abdi Sabrie has received a 2018 Bush Fellowship, one of 24 people selected by the Bush Foundation. Sabrie is a Mankato School Board member and also serves as an advisor for the TRIO program at South Central College. In conjunction with the recognition, he will receive up to 100-thousand dollars over the next one to two years to help drive efforts to diversify school boards, teachers and staff as demographics change in Minnesota. ISD77 Superintendent Sheri Allen has worked with Sabrie since 2015 and says he also plans to use the money towards education. Abdi Sabrie. "He [...]

SCC preparing to award $50,000 in scholarships on technical national signing day

By |2018-01-24T11:47:13-06:00January 24th, 2018|

Just like athletes announce their commitment to play sports at the next level, South Central College is gearing up for a signing day for students who plan to enter a technical program at the school. The 3rd Annual Technical Letter of Intent Signing Day will be held on February 15 from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses. Dean of Student Affairs at South Central College Judy Zeiger says this year they will award 50-thousand dollars in scholarships. "This is a way to celebrate our students going into technical programs. So, this year we've added the [...]

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