Anthony Ford Pond Hockey

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Minnesota’s cold has come early and our favorite ponds and rinks are ready for another great season of outdoor hockey!  The Anthony Ford Pond Hockey Classic enters its 11th year with much excitement! The AFPHC is scheduled for January 26 & 27, 2019.  For more details visit the pond hockey page. The Anthony Ford Rink and the Auggie Scheunemen Rink at Spring Lake Park are ready for some action!  We invite you to check out the new warming house, a beautiful community room overlooking the 2 rinks will surely make Spring Lake a favorite destination for outdoor hockey players in our area.     We […]

Mad Bobber

Madison Lake-Elysian, MN: The popular Highway 60 corridor lake region will play host to ice fishing enthusiasts that will be able to match skill and luck on Feb. 2nd on Duck Lake and on Lake Francis on Feb. 3rd, 2019. Contestants will be able to fish both lakes in wheelhouses, portable houses or open-air fishing while monitoring a “Real Time” leaderboard on their web-accessible electronic devices from the hours of Noon to 3 PM. Seventy-five (75) prizes will be up for grabs at each contest. 25 prizes for fish category winners, 25 prizes for adult contest participation, and 25 prizes for youth contest participation (under age 15). Additionally, […]

Pedal Past Poverty 2019

WHAT IS PEDAL PAST POVERTY? Pedal Past Poverty is a one-day and one-of-a-kind stationary bike race. This fun and energetic fundraiser is Partners for Affordable Housing’s signature event. WHEN IS PEDAL PAST POVERTY? The Seventh Annual Pedal Past Poverty will take place on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The event will once again be held at the Blue Gym at the Mankato YMCA. HOW DOES IT WORK? During the event, there are roughly 50 teams, ten riders each, organized by companies and individuals interested in ending the issues of homelessness and affordable housing. Teams then compete for prizes based on money raised […]

At-Home Professions Seminar

You can work at home and earn good money in healthcare. You need no previous experience! But, you do need training in how to prepare medical reports. If you want to train at home to work at home, come to the free seminar on Wednesday, March 6th at 7 PM at the Mankato Country Inn and Suites Conference Center. Where you can train at home to work from home full time or part time doing medical reports for doctors, hospitals, and clinics. If you want to work at home and earn good money, come to Mankato Country Inn and Suites Conference […]

Free

Southern Minnesota Home and Builders Show

Ney Nature Center to Host Maple Syrup Tours

Get excited for the 25th annual Southern Minnesota Home and Builders Show at the Verizon Center in Mankato. See what's new in home and landscape products and services when you explore the interesting exhibits Friday, March 15th through Sunday, March 17th! Be sure and get registered for your chance to win a yard shed from Pro-Shed. Stop hibernating, and start brainstorming you spring projects during the Southern Minnesota Home and Builders Show, Friday, March 15th through the Sunday, March 17th at the Verizon Center in Mankato. Hours: 4 to 8 on Friday 10 to 6 Saturday 11 to 4 Sunday Admission is FREE! Get […]

Free

Aussie Peppers MN Draft Party

Children's Museum Receives Grant From Compeer

Watch as the softball dreams of many come true on Monday, April 15 during the Aussie Peppers draft viewing party The party is Buffalo Wings and Rings 6p – 8p with our all you can eat wing buffet Tickets are $12 at the door. Kids 4 & under eat free! Find the Aussie Peppers of Minnesota on Facebook for more details   The Mankato Peppers and a select group of youth softball organizations in Southern Minnesota have partnered with Softball Australia to bring World Class Softball to Minnesota. The new partnership is one in which Softball Australia will participate in the […]

$12.00

Prince in Concert On the BIG SCREEN

Following the inaugural event last year, PRINCE: In Concert on the Big Screen returns in 2019 to be held Friday, April 26 at 8pm at The Armory in Minneapolis. The concert will feature newly remastered and never-before-released audio and video of Prince accompanied live on The Armory stage by an all-star ensemble of musicians who performed alongside the icon throughout his storied career. The live concert experience will showcase Prince in his inimitable sound and style, highlighting the incendiary energy he brought to each performance.

2019 KTOE TWINS BUS TRIP!

Go to a Twins game the easy way this year – RIDE THE BUS. Brought to you by KTOE, with help from Happy Chef, we will host round bus trips to the MINNESOTA TWINS games. The coach bus ride includes – air-conditioned comfort, snacks, and beverages on the bus, hosted by Radio Mankato Air personalities. The bus pulls right up to the entrance of the Target Center – no parking hassles or fees – just walk into great seats, hand selected for the KTOE BUS GROUPS Then, after the game, you go back on the bus with no worries. The bus will depart from the Target Center and will bring you back to the Happy Chef parking […]

$70

Connections Crawl

It’s an after-hours event of shopping, food, and beverage sampling and silent auction baskets. It all starts at The Hubbard Building, in the heart of Old Town, at 424 North Riverfront Drive, Mankato. Funds raised at the crawl will empower Connections Ministry to take the next big step toward operating our shelter year-round in one location. Following Jesus’ example of loving our neighbors, Connections Ministry increases guests’ stability through shelter, community building, and resource connection.

$35

Trampled by Turtles

Jade Presents and the Mankato Civic Center are pleased to welcome the long-awaited return of TRAMPLED BY TURTLES to the arena on Saturday, November 16, 2019. General admission floor tickets are $39.00 and reserved riser seats are $29.00, and go on sale Friday, July 26 at 12:00 PM. Tickets can be purchased at the Mankato Civic Center box office, and online at Ticketmaster.com. Trampled by Turtles are from Duluth, Minnesota, where frontman Dave Simonett initially formed the group as a side project in 2003. At the time, Simonett had lost most of his music gear, thanks to a group of enterprising […]

Win a Mtn Dew Fishing Boat

We've teamed up with Mountain Dew and La Canne's Marine, Inc. to bring you a chance to win a 2020 Alumacraft Classic 165 CS fishing boat with 60 HP Evinrude motor and trailer package! That's a Grand Prize with a value of $20,000! Enter at any of the retailers listed below (see specific dates) for your chance to win AND join us during a live radio broadcast for more chances to win, enjoy free samples, and score a Mtn Dew Swag Bag full of apparel, product, and accessories. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Mountain Dew has the boat at La Canne’s Marine for the Independence […]

Virutal Football Fridays

High School Football is back! To be on the safe side, we're going virtual! Vote for your favorite school on Fridays on the Hot 96.7 Facebook page. Each Friday the Big Hot Morning Show will showcase the match-ups going into the weekend and then you'll vote for your favorite school. Buffalo Wild Wings will award $100  to the school with the most votes on Monday, and a $25 Gift Certificate to one random person each week who votes. Buffalo Wild Wings invites all the school for a Dine in or Takeout Eat Wings Raise Funds Fundraising event the Monday after their […]

WIN A SIDE BY SIDE with MTN DEW

Mountain Dew is teaming up with Mankato Motorsports to bring you a chance to win a 2020 Polaris Ranger 1000! That's a Grand Prize with an approximate value of $13,000! Enter at any of the retailers listed below (see specific dates) for your chance to win AND join us during a live radio broadcast for more chances to win, to enjoy free samples, and to score a Mtn Dew Swag Bag full of apparel, product samples and accessories. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Enter to win at any of the following retailers. Dates for entry are listed next to each retailer as well as the date and […]

RAW FUSION

The show will go on! Check out the Raw Fusion Fashion Show on Friday, November 13th at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center.  Two Shows 5:00 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.  Raw Fusion was built on Innovation, Community, Creative Energy, and an ever changing ability to adapt. As Raw Fusion celebrates its tenth year, we remember that not one show has been the same. This year's show promises an unforgettable experience, with a new twist on how raw fusion does a runway and something we all need…each other. Raw Fusion has partnered with the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center to […]

Mankato Bridal Show 2021

The Mankato Bridal Show is slated for Sunday, March 21, 2021. 11 am - 2 pm at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center Grand Hall. The first 150 attendees will receive a FREE SWAG BAG! Learn this year's latest styles and trends to inspire your wedding all in one place while getting to know Southern Minnesota's wedding industry leaders. They'll be sure to make your wedding sparkle! LEARN MORE and HOW YOU CAN ATTEND BY CLICKING HERE. 2021

MDH Gives New Guidance On School Sports

State health officials have issued new COVID-19 guidelines saying student-athletes in outdoors sports can play without being masked. This comes after the group Let Them Play Minnesota filed a lawsuit pushing for mask-less play. However, the Minnesota Department of Health still wants youth to be masked when not actively playing. Officials also recommend that, in lieu of the change, all middle and high school students get a COVID test every two weeks.

LEEP Legends 2021

Save the date... LEEP Legends first pitch is Thursday, July 15 at ISG Field. More details to come.

TC Summer Jam

  ... Twin Cities Summer Jam was founded in 2018 as the first multi-day, multi-genre music festival in the Twin Cities, MN metro area. The goal of TC Summer Jam is to bring the best musical acts possible to an outdoor festival setting, so fans can come together for an unforgettable experience. More than 35,000 people attended the festival in its inaugural year. The lineup included Aerosmith, Tim McGraw, Pitbull, Rascal Flatts, Reo Speedwagon, and more. Like everyone’s personal playlist, ours is on shuffle. A little country here, a splash of pop there, some rock to switch things up…playlists change depending […]

11th Annual Alive After Five

Civic Center Plaza 10 Civic Center Plz, Mankato, MN

11th Annual Alive After Five Returns This Thursday Mankato, MN, August 3, 2021 – City Center Partnership (CCP) is excited to announce its 11th annual Alive After 5, a free summer concert series held on Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm., August 5 through August 26 at Civic Center Plaza in downtown Mankato. This fun after-hours event, presented by Schell’s Brewing Company, offers a social gathering for co-workers, friends and family to enjoy live music, food, beverages and an artisan market in a relaxed outdoor setting. Join us for our 2021 band lineup: August 5: William Elliott Whitmore (roots-folk, country, Americana) August 12: International […]

11th Annual Alive After Five

Civic Center Plaza 10 Civic Center Plz, Mankato, MN

11th Annual Alive After Five Returns This Thursday Mankato, MN, August 3, 2021 – City Center Partnership (CCP) is excited to announce its 11th annual Alive After 5, a free summer concert series held on Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm., August 5 through August 26 at Civic Center Plaza in downtown Mankato. This fun after-hours event, presented by Schell’s Brewing Company, offers a social gathering for co-workers, friends and family to enjoy live music, food, beverages and an artisan market in a relaxed outdoor setting. Join us for our 2021 band lineup: August 5: William Elliott Whitmore (roots-folk, country, Americana) August 12: International […]

11th Annual Alive After Five

Civic Center Plaza 10 Civic Center Plz, Mankato, MN

11th Annual Alive After Five Returns This Thursday Mankato, MN, August 3, 2021 – City Center Partnership (CCP) is excited to announce its 11th annual Alive After 5, a free summer concert series held on Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm., August 5 through August 26 at Civic Center Plaza in downtown Mankato. This fun after-hours event, presented by Schell’s Brewing Company, offers a social gathering for co-workers, friends and family to enjoy live music, food, beverages and an artisan market in a relaxed outdoor setting. Join us for our 2021 band lineup: August 5: William Elliott Whitmore (roots-folk, country, Americana) August 12: International […]

Mountain Dew Big Bronco Giveaway

Mountain Dew is teaming up with Mankato Ford to bring you a chance to win a 2021 Ford Bronco Sport 4x4 valued at over $29,000! This epic vehicle is going to a LOCAL WINNER so get your entries in at each of the participating retailers and summer events listed below. To enter, visit any of the retailers or events listed below (see specific dates) and scan the QR code on the Mountain Dew Big Bronco Giveaway display for your chance to win AND join us during a live radio broadcast for more chances to win, to enjoy free samples, and to score free Mountain Dew swag! […]

11th Annual Alive After Five

Civic Center Plaza 10 Civic Center Plz, Mankato, MN

11th Annual Alive After Five Returns This Thursday Mankato, MN, August 3, 2021 – City Center Partnership (CCP) is excited to announce its 11th annual Alive After 5, a free summer concert series held on Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm., August 5 through August 26 at Civic Center Plaza in downtown Mankato. This fun after-hours event, presented by Schell’s Brewing Company, offers a social gathering for co-workers, friends and family to enjoy live music, food, beverages and an artisan market in a relaxed outdoor setting. Join us for our 2021 band lineup: August 5: William Elliott Whitmore (roots-folk, country, Americana) August 12: International […]

WHOSE LINE MANKATO? 2021

Vetterstone Amphitheater 1 W Rock St,, Mankato

Are you ready for a fun night of energy, excitement and spontaneous laughter? Be sure to mark your calendars for the September 10, 2021 as Pioneer Bank presents Whose Line is it Mankato?