Mankato, Minnesota

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Mankato is a city in Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur counties in the state of Minnesota.wikipedia
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Minnesota

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Mankato is a city in Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur counties in the state of Minnesota.
Urban centers in "Greater Minnesota" include Duluth, Mankato, Moorhead, Rochester and St. Cloud.

Blue Earth County, Minnesota

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Mankato is a city in Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur counties in the state of Minnesota.
Its county seat is Mankato.

List of cities in Minnesota

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The population was 42,610 according to 2018 US census estimates, making it the fifth largest city in Minnesota outside the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area.

Nicollet County, Minnesota

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Mankato is a city in Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur counties in the state of Minnesota.
Nicollet County is part of the Mankato–North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Mankato – North Mankato metropolitan area

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Mankato is the larger of the two principal cities of the Mankato-North Mankato metropolitan area, which covers Blue Earth and Nicollet counties and had a combined population of 94,149 at the 2010 census.
]]The Mankato–North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in south central Minnesota, anchored by the cities of Mankato and North Mankato.

Blue Earth River

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The county seat of Blue Earth County, it is along a large bend of the Minnesota River at its confluence with the Blue Earth River.
By volume, it is the Minnesota River's largest tributary, accounting for 46% of the Minnesota's flow at the rivers' confluence in Mankato.

Minnesota River

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The county seat of Blue Earth County, it is along a large bend of the Minnesota River at its confluence with the Blue Earth River.
It flows southeast to Mankato, then turns northeast.

Skyline, Minnesota

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It completely encompasses the town of Skyline.
It is adjacent to the city of Mankato and is part of the Mankato–North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Dakota War of 1862

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On December 26, 1862, the US Army carried out the largest mass execution in U.S. history at Mankato following the Dakota War of 1862.
The mass hanging of 38 Dakota men was conducted on December 26, 1862, in Mankato, Minnesota; it was the largest mass execution in United States history.

Mankato Regional Airport

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North of Mankato Regional Airport, a tiny non-contiguous part of the city lies within Le Sueur County.
Mankato Regional Airport is a public airport located five miles (8 km) northeast of the central business district of Mankato, a city in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States.

North Mankato, Minnesota

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Mankato is across the Minnesota River from North Mankato.
It is neighbored to the south across the Minnesota River by Mankato.

Maud Hart Lovelace

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Mankato was the basis for Deep Valley in Maud Hart Lovelace's Betsy-Tacy series of children's books and novels.
Maud Palmer Hart was born in Mankato, Minnesota to Tom Hart, a shoe store owner, and his wife, Stella (née Palmer).

Schuyler Colfax

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Former Vice President Schuyler Colfax died while traveling in Mankato on January 13, 1885.
Colfax suffered a heart attack and died in a Mankato, Minnesota railroad station on January 13, 1885, en route to a speaking engagement in Iowa.

Main Street (novel)

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In Sinclair Lewis's 1920 novel Main Street, heroine Carol Milford is a former Mankato resident.
Carol Milford, the daughter of a judge, grew up in Mankato, Minnesota, and became an orphan in her teens.

Minnesota's 1st congressional district

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Mankato is in Minnesota's 1st congressional district, represented by Jim Hagedorn (R).
The First District is also home to several of Minnesota's major mid-sized cities, including Rochester, Mankato, Winona, Austin, Owatonna, Albert Lea, New Ulm, and Worthington.

Le Sueur County, Minnesota

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Mankato is a city in Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur counties in the state of Minnesota.

The Free Press (Mankato)

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The major daily newspaper in the area is the Mankato Free Press.
The Free Press is a daily newspaper published in Mankato, Minnesota.

Dakota people

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By the mid-19th century, four Dakota language–speaking divisions of the Dakota Sioux were the primary indigenous group.
President Abraham Lincoln commuted the death sentence of 284 of the warriors, while signing off on the execution of 38 Santee men by hanging on December 26, 1862 in Mankato, Minnesota.

KEYC-TV

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KEYC-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 12, is a dual CBS/Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Mankato, Minnesota, United States and serving southwestern Minnesota.

Jim Hagedorn

Mankato is in Minnesota's 1st congressional district, represented by Jim Hagedorn (R).
The district covers much of the southern third of the state and includes Rochester, Austin and Mankato.

Linder Radio Group

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Linder Radio Group is a media company based in Mankato, Minnesota.

KMNF-LD

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KMNF-LD, virtual and VHF digital channel 7, is a low-powered, dual NBC/CW+-affiliated television station licensed to Mankato, Minnesota, United States.

Betsy-Tacy

Deep Valley, Minnesota
Mankato was the basis for Deep Valley in Maud Hart Lovelace's Betsy-Tacy series of children's books and novels.
The first eight books are set in the fictional town of Deep Valley, Minnesota, based on Lovelace's childhood home of Mankato.

List of Minnesota Public Radio affiliates

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MPR's newest service, The Current, is available in Austin, Hinckley, Mankato, the Twin Cities, New Ulm, Rochester and St. Peter.

KXLP

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KXLP (94.1 FM) is a radio station licensed to Eagle Lake, Minnesota and serving the Mankato area and the Minnesota River Valley.