Mankato Farmers Market to Move to Best Buy

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The Mankato Farmers Market will move to a new location, at the parking lot of Best Buy, moving from their Madison East Mall parking lot location, where a bus route is located.

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Mankato Area Roller Derby Girls Get Ready for Another Smashing Season

Manakto Area Roller Derby Girls at Verizon Wireless Center

The Mankato Area Roller Derby Girls or MAD Girls are gearing up for another smashing season. Their home opener is against the Med City Mafia, a team from the Rochester metro area. They already faced the Bemidji team, Whiltle Punks in February.

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Pub 500 Power Out from Construction Incident

Pub 500 posted on Twitter and Facebook that they were without power because of a construction-related incident. Their power was to be back on at 2 p.m. They announced that the food wasn't as warm and the building had cooled down quite a bit and that they were sorry for any inconvenience to their customers.

They remained positve, however:

"What does that say about us? When all else fails the beer comes through."

Their power should be up and running at this point.

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Music on the Hill

Music on the Hill from Mankato Symphony Orchestra

Mankato, MN—The Mankato Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the third concert in the chamber series Music on the Hill, titled “Elegant Impressions.” It will be held on Sunday, March 16 at 2 pm in the chapel at Good Counsel. Jill Mahr, principal flutist in the MSO, will be making her debut by playing Mozart’s Flute Quartet No. 1 followed by an introduction to Argentine composer, Alberto Ginastero, with his beautiful composition Impresiones de la Puna. The concert will conclude with Mendelssohn’s String Quartet op. 13.

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New City Art Coming Soon to Kato

MANKATO, MN - The CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour is preparing to take down the 2013 sculptures on April 5 in preparation for the installation of new sculptures on May 17. Artists in the program are eager to sell their sculpture and as a result many of the asking prices are being reduced. Noelle Lawton, CityArt Coordinator states, “The Greater Mankato community has a unique opportunity here. Sculpture programs are popping up all over the country, but CityArt stands out because we showcase a wide variety of sculptures from all over the world, including Africa, Italy and Canada.”

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Photo of the Week

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Who's in this photo? Do you know them? What show was it from? Submit your answers using the submit content button at the top of the page. If your answers are correct, you'll be eligible for a cool prize from Slanted Mag!

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Banks Get Guidelines to Work With Pot Dealers Legally

Banks Get Guidelines to Work With Pot Dealers Legally

Rob Lawson contributed some news and analysis to the Guardian Liberty Voice of the tangle between state laws that conflict with federal laws over drug policy and a new move by the White House to let banks conduct legal business with the pot industry.

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Open Mic Tonight at 8 p.m.

Mankato Comedy open mic will be at 8 p.m. at the Mankato Event Center in the Mankato Place Mall downtown Mankato. Comedians from Maverick Comedy Club will be there and guests are encouraged to try their hand on stage at making people laugh. The event is free to the public and will be hosted by Mankato Comedy's Zack Kolars.

Open mic nights are every last or fourth Thursday of the month at the Mankato Event Center and is sponsored by Slanted Mag, Mankato Gazette and Lawson Media and Publishing. Food and drinks are provided by Mankato Event Center staff from Charley's Restaurant.

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Farm Bill Finally Ends Bad Subsidies and Lefties Support Food Stamp Cuts

Farm Bill Finally Ends Bad Subsidies and Lefties Support Food Stamp Cuts

In 2014, the United States government passed the always controversial farm bill, this time dealing with immediate complaints about the subsidy program that relates to direct payments (mostly to corporate farms). Also part of the saga, many so-called leftist politicians, including some from Southern Minnesota, was the cut in the food stamp program for the poor.

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Queen of the Sun

Join film lovers for the 2013-14 documentary film series. A partnership between St. Peter Community and Family Education and the Nicollet County Historical Society, films are screened the first Thursday of every month at 7pm, at the Treaty Site History Center, through May.

This months film is the Queen of the Sun, 83 min, not rated, it will be show at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 6 at the at the Treaty Site History Center.

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