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DONATE to the Echo Food Shelf

March 16, 2020 - March 16, 2021

Please donate today to the Echo Food Shelf during the COVID-19 Outbreak. There are many in need unable to afford or access daily essentials. Please consider monetary donations here. The ECHO Food Shelf in Mankato has taken measures for the safety of their clients and volunteers. To protect against the spread of COVID-19, the food shelf will suspend in-person shopping temporarily. If you are in need of food, call 507-345-7508.  A reminder that you may experience a busy signal due to high demand at this time.  Please keep calling. Volunteers will prepare a box for you to pick up by the door [...]

Speechless Film Festival 2020

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - March 28 @ 11:55 pm

Attend Due to the growing public health concern of Coronavirus, the 2020 festival will occur online only. We’re offering one $5 pass option with access to all showcases over the course of the festival. All-Access Online Pass—$5 Includes online access to all film showcases. Pass holders will receive an email on March 27 at 6:55 p.m. CT with our full program, showcase links + passwords, and release schedule. Access will be closed at 11:55 p.m. CT on Saturday, March 28. Attend Speechless Buy your online pass for our eighth annual festival this March 27-28 in Mankato, Minnesota. Speechless is an international festival for [...]

2020 Minnesota Twins Bus Trip – From Happy Chef

April 2 @ 12:00 pm

Due to Covoid-19 all MLB games are to be postponed until further notice. Please stay tuned for upcoming information. The bus trip to the home opener will still happen! Once the new date and time has been put into place. 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 [...]

YWCA Women of Distinction

April 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Women of Distinction Update: In response to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, the YWCA Mankato has made the decision to postpone the YWCA Women of Distinction event until later this year. We will let you know as soon as we pick an alternate date. Thank you again for your support of our honorees! – YWCA Mankato has named, Margo Wallace Druschel, Yurie Hong, and Jean Keenan as the 2020 Women of Distinction Honorees. Young Woman of Distinction, Dr. Deb Bobendrier, will also be honored. The event and awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 2, at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event [...]

Walk to defeat ALS

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

**WALK WILL BE a 100% VIRTUAL WALK DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK*** Fundraising through the Walk drives bold and urgent innovation as we march together toward a treatment and ultimately a cure for ALS. The Local Connection Your participation in the Walk to Defeat ALS has a direct impact on people living with ALS and their families at the local level. Through education, support groups, access to care and advocacy, we are working to defeat ALS and provide hope to people living with ALS and their families.

America in Concert 50th Anniversary Tour

April 26 @ 6:00 pm

POSTPONED to SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14th, 2021 Mankato, MN – Due to the current global health crisis, the upcoming America concert on Sunday, April 26th 2020 has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 14th, 2021. Previously purchased tickets will be honored for the rescheduled show. For those unable to attend the rescheduled date, refunds will be made available at point of purchase. “In an effort to do our part to help slow the spread of the coronavirus among our fans and the country at large, the band America has made the decision to postpone shows booked for the coming weeks. We will do [...]

Kenny Chesney Chillaxification Tour 2020 to be rescheduled.

May 2 @ 5:00 pm

These are uncertain times, and Kenny Chesney feels the unrest. With his band and crews deep in rehearsals for the 2020 Chillaxification Tour, he found himself looking at people who’ve been part of his road family for decades – and he knew he had to do something. It wasn’t an easy decision, but when you’re invested in the musicians, the techs, the drivers and especially the fans, it comes down to one thing. “You can’t take risks without really understanding the consequences,” explains the man hailed as “The King of the Road” by the Wall Street Journal. “In times of uncertainty, [...]

2020 Minnesota Twins Bus Trip – From Happy Chef

May 4 @ 3:30 pm

Due to Covoid-19 all MLB games are to be postponed until further notice. Please stay tuned for upcoming information. The bus trips will still happen! Once the new date and time has been put into place. 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 [...]

AIR SUPPLY – THE LOST IN LOVE EXPERIENCE

May 29 @ 7:00 pm

Air Supply is bringing “The Lost In Love Experience” tour to the Mayo Clinic Event Center on Friday, May 29th , 2020. Tickets start at $37.50 plus applicable fees and go on-sale Friday, March 13th at 10AM. Air Supply Graham Russell & Russell Hitchcock met on May 12, 1975, the first day of rehearsals for "Jesus Christ Superstar" in Sydney, Australia; they became instant friends with their common love for The Beatles and, of course, singing. After the shows' performances at 10:30, they would play pizza parlors, coffee bars and night clubs with just one guitar and two voices. They quickly [...]

Winstock 2020

June 12 @ 9:00 am - June 14 @ 12:00 am

Winstock Wednesdays are here! We are giving away 3 pairs of tickets to the Winstock Country Music Festival on Wednesdays! One pair in the morning, one pair in the midday, and one pair in the afternoon. Every winner qualifies for the Grand Prize: 1 - Winstock Campsite 2 - Food and Beverage Coupons 2 - Minnesota 93 shirts Wednesdays include: March 4th, March 11th, April 8th, May 6th, and May 20th Listen to win!   Come on out to Winsted, MN for the 27th year of bringing you the hottest in country music, along with some of the classics! Winsted, MN [...]

2020 Minnesota Twins Bus Trip – From Happy Chef

June 19 @ 4:00 pm

Due to Covoid-19 all MLB games are to be postponed until further notice. Please stay tuned for upcoming information. The bus trips will still happen! Once the new date and time has been put into place. 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 [...]

Sugarland at Mystic Lake Casino

July 3 @ 8:00 pm

SUGARLAND Country music stars Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush have been making music with an authentic sound and emotive lyrics since 2002. The duo sold nearly 10 million albums in the U.S. and have won many Grammy, AMA and CMT awards for hits like “Stuck Like Glue,” “Stay” and “Already Gone.” Sugarland’s newest album, “Bigger,” was co-produced by Jennifer and Kristian and includes their hit single “Babe” featuring Taylor Swift. TENILLE TOWNES Country music up-and-comer Tenille Townes is best known for hit songs like “Somebody’s Daughter” and “Jersey On The Wall (I’m Just Asking).” Her debut album, “The Lemonade Stand,” is [...]

Beach Boys

July 17 @ 6:30 pm

The Vetter Stone Amphitheater is pleased to welcome THE BEACH BOYS to Mankato on Friday, July 17, 2020. Tickets start at $35.00 plus applicable fees and go on sale Friday, January 31 at 10:00 AM at the Mayo Clinic Event Center box office, and online at ticketmaster.com. You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they’ve had and how many millions of albums they’ve sold. The Beach Boys have birthed a torrent of hit singles and sold albums by the tens of millions. But its greater significance lies in the fact that The Beach Boys’ songs have [...]

Jamey Johnson – Whiskey Myers – Vetter Stone Amphitheater July 19

July 19 @ 6:00 pm

Platinum-selling singer/songwriter Jamey Johnson, one of today’s most respected country music artists and Whiskey Myers will be coming to the Vetter Stone Amphitheater in Mankato on Sunday, July 19th. Tickets start at $33.00 plus applicable fees and go on-sale Friday, February 28th at 10:00 am. Jamey Johnson: The Washington Post considers him to be “one of the greatest country singers of our time.” Since Johnson doesn’t create a setlist, no two shows are the same, so the once-in-a-lifetime concert will be unforgettable. “I don’t know what I’m going to do until I am standing there doing it,” he says. “That is [...]

Twin Cities Summer Jam 2020

July 23 - July 25

Friday, March 27 at 10 a.m. TWIN CITIES SUMMER JAM TO POSTPONE 2020 EVENT UNTIL JULY 2021 Shakopee, MN – Today CEO Jerry Braam announced that this year’s Twin Cities Summer Jam festival, scheduled for July 23-25, 2020, will be postponed until July 22-24, 2021. Braam stated that the decision was made after discussions with Canterbury Park, the festival venue, as well as sponsors, vendors, and artists. “This decision is in the best interest for all involved. It is impossible to predict the scale of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and the health and safety of our community, our fans, our [...]

2020 Minnesota Twins Bus Trip – From Happy Chef

July 28 @ 4:00 pm

Due to Covoid-19 all MLB games are to be postponed until further notice. Please stay tuned for upcoming information. The bus trips will still happen! Once the new date and time has been put into place. 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 [...]

2020 Minnesota Twins Bus Trip – From Happy Chef

July 31 @ 4:00 pm

Due to Covoid-19 all MLB games are to be postponed until further notice. Please stay tuned for upcoming information. The bus trips will still happen! Once the new date and time has been put into place. 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 [...]

Jason Aldean

August 8 @ 7:30 pm

This weekend's stops on JASON ALDEAN'S WE BACK TOUR are proactively being rescheduled for August 7th in Columbia, Missouri, August 8th in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and August 9th in Madison, Wisconsin, out of an abundance of caution.   All tickets will be honored accordingly. Thank you for understanding. Reigning ACM "Artist of the Decade" Jason Aldean has announced details for his 2020 WE BACK TOUR. Named after the lead single from his upcoming ninth studio album 9, which will be released Nov. 22, the 20-city trek will span across the US through March. For the first leg of the tour, the multi-Platinum entertainer has tapped direct support Morgan [...]

The Hella Mega Tour

August 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Three of the biggest contemporary rock bands – Green Day, Fall Out Boy, and Weezer – will join forces for a world tour that hits Minneapolis’ Target Field on Thursday, August 11th. Tickets for the outing, dubbed the Hella Mega Tour, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 20 through Ticketmaster. American Express cardholders have access to a presale that starts at 10 a.m. Monday. Target Field did not announce ticket prices. Sponsored by Harley-Davidson, the tour kicks off in June with eight European dates before moving to the U.S. in July. All three bands were set to play Los [...]

KTOE presents… London & Paris with host Dan McCargar

September 30 - October 7

Click Here for FREE TRAVEL SHOW information.   KTOE and Collette’s tours are working together to bring you a fantastic trip!  Guided by Dan McCargar! It should be a fabulous trip with so much to do! Collette’s tours open the door to a world of amazing destinations. Marvel at must-see sights, sample regional cuisine, stay in centrally located hotels and connect with new and captivating cultures. These itineraries offer an inspiring and easy way to experience the world, where an expert guide takes care of all the details.   Click here for more information! Collette Gives You More At a glance [...]

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