History of the Mankato Post

Author: 
George W. Scherer and Jeanne Kress
Issue Date: 
October 1979

Scherer’s family were among the many who immigrated to this area from Germany in the early 1860’s, and his father, G.W. Scherer Sr., published the only local German-language newspaper in the late 1880’s. G.W. Jr. and Jeanne Kress continue with the history of several early Mankato newspapers to the mid-1950’s.

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Decade: 
1970-1979