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Mankato, Minnesota

Mankato is nestled in the Emerald Green Valley, located along a large bend of the Minnesota River at its confluence with the Blue Earth River in southern Minnesota. It is a city in Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur counties; and is the seat of Blue Earth County. Mankato has a population of nearly 40,000, making it the fourth largest city in Minnesota outside of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Initially, Mankato was called Mahkato, meaning greenish blue earth to Mankato’s first inhabitants, the Dakota Indians. An early spelling error was never corrected and Mahkato became Mankato. The city is a major regional center that has been ranked as the 14th “Most Livable Micropolitan City in the Nation”. The city is also is known for great parks and trails.

The pillars of Greater Mankato’s diverse economy include manufacturing, health care, services, agriculture, technology and retail. Top employers in Mankato include Minnesota State University-Mankato (named previously as Mankato State College and Mankato State University), Mankato Area Public Schools, Mankato Clinic, Bethany Lutheran College, and Immanuel St. Joseph's-Mayo Health System.

We have confirmed that Mankato, Minnesota has several jobsites where asbestos exposure has been a concern. Workers who have worked with and/or around asbestos containing products may be at risk for developing malignant mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer. Information on mesothelioma cancer centers located in and around Mankato can be found at the bottom of this page. Asbestos lawyers may also be able to assist if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Mankato.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Mankato

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Mankato where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Bethany College
  • Chs, Incorporated
  • Dotson Company, Inc.
  • Honeymead Products
  • Mankato Clinic
  • Mankato State College
  • Mankato State University
  • Northern States Power Company
  • St. Joseph's Hospital

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Mankato, Minnesota

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Mankato, Minnesota. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


Masonic Memorial Building
424 Harvard Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Distance: 67.3 miles


200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Distance: 78.0 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Mankato, Minnesota

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Mankato, Minnesota. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Robert Kratzke
Masonic Cancer Center - University of Minnesota
Masonic Cancer Clinic
420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 480
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Distance: 67.3 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Mankato, Minnesota

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Minnesota, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

Asbestos Related News in Minnesota

EPA Scientist's "Small Fibers Matter" Asbestos Work To Be Published

Scientist Philip Cook's "small fibers matter" asbestos research will be published and shared for the first time at this week's symposium in Duluth, Minnesota.

Taconite Miners Three Times More Likely to Develop Mesothelioma, According to Study

University of Minnesota Study Shows State Taconite Workers at Higher Risk of Mesothelioma

Asbestos Exposure Across the U.S.

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