Many local business have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. During these uncertain times, The Reporter decided to reach out to local businesses and asked them to provide us with their updated business hours, and the services they will be providing.
This page will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.
Open Door Health Center, Mankato
Open Door Health Center is open and treating patients safely in our Mankato clinic or right from home with telehealth. We have three levels of screening set up for the safety of our staff, patients, and community.
Patients can call (507) 388-2120 to be screened and schedule an appointment. The screening will determine whether we can assist in-person, or by phone/video conferencing.
Emergency dental appointments are also available twice per week (in Mankato only) for patients experiencing excessive pain, swelling, or a bad taste in their mouth. Patients can call (507) 344-5539 to be screened for an emergency dental appointment.
Our hours in medical & behavioral health in Mankato remain the same:
8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday;
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday;
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.
Curiosi-Tea House, North Mankato
Our current hours are 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday. We have retail and drive up available.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Mankato
We are open 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday. We are doing curbside pickups and take-outs, and deliveries using DoorDash and our website: www.dickeys.com.
Neutral Groundz, North Mankato
We are open for curbside delivery, and only offering beverages. Starting Monday, March 30, we will be offering boxed lunches curbside as well. This will include salads, sandwiches, chips and your favorite drink (including pop, Honest Tea, etc.). Just call ahead at (507) 720-0321 and we will prepare your order for curbside pickup!
All items are made to order and FRESH! If you are a medical professional, postal worker, mail carrier or a truck driver, or in the military, your beverage is free. Thank you to all that are still working!
Customers aren’t allowed into the store for their own safety. The employees are scrubbing in and taking temps daily for additional safety. Bear with us, we have limited staff at this time. Orders are taking five minutes or less to make.
On Monday, we will also be posting pictures of items for sale in the gift shop, home décor and baby. If this is something you are interested in, you can do curbside pickup as well. Just call to claim the item! We just a got a shipment of great children’s books which would be great for those kiddos at home right now!
Pub 500, Mankato
We are open 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. daily for curbside pickup, and we offer free delivery to Mankato and North Mankato. Look for our menu online on our website: www.pub500.com.
Jerry’s Abra Auto Body Repair of America, Mankato
We are still here for our customers! If you have any collision-related issues, please give us a call at (507) 388-4895. We will meet in you in your parking lot and take care of your vehicle needs.
Coming April 1, photo estimating! Call (507) 388-4895, ask for Laura or Geri, and they will provide you the link! You snap the pictures, send them back and we will text or e-mail your estimate within a couple of hours. Our hours are 7:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m Monday through Friday. Thank you for your support during these times!
Kato Glass, Mankato
Each day brings a new twist to the Coronavirus story. The health and safety of our customers and staff is our top priority at Kato Glass. With the recent “shelter in place” order from Governor Tim Walz put into effect beginning Friday, March 27, our office will follow his guidelines.
If any of our customers have a window that has been critically damaged or puts their vehicle in a “risk to drive” situation, we will consider that an emergency and make every effort to get them taken care of as quickly as possible. Our phones have been forwarded to Anne at (507) 381-4200, and she will continue to work from home during this time to continue to give our customers the Kato Glass top-of-the-line service.
This is a difficult decision to make, but a necessary one given the circumstances. Stay healthy, stay safe. We’ll get through this together!
Highland Hills Apartments, Mankato
We are working remotely from our homes, but are still available 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. While we have suspended tours for the time being, you can find virtual tours of all our apartments at our website: www.highlandmankato.com.
In these crazy times, it is important to remember to e-mail more and call less to ensure a quicker response. For leasing questions, please send an e-mail at email@example.com. For general questions, please send an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Glenwood Terrace Apartments, Mankato
Glenwood Terrace Apartments are open and renting! Please contact us if you need more information on our apartments. You can also visit us on our website at www.glenwoodterrace.com, drop us an e-mail at email@example.com, or call our office at (507) 387-1217.
Pappageorge Restaurant, Mankato
Pappageorge’s Restaurant will be open for take-out and delivery. Our hours are 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesdays; 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Saturday. This will be a call-in order, and both take-out and delivery will be ‘no contact’! Our menu is available on Facebook and our website at www.pappageorge.net.
Jake’s Stadium Pizza, Mankato
Jake’s Stadium Pizza is open from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily for curbside pick up and ‘contact free’ delivery. Order online at www.jakesstadiumpizza.com or call (507) 345-3185. Serving the best thin crust pizza in Mankato for over 48 years. We also offer poorboy sandwiches, boneless wings, cheese bread, salads and more. Wouldn’t a Jake’s pizza taste great, right now?!?!
Midwest Auto Pro’s, North Mankato
We are still serving our customers for all automotive and auto body collision repairs! Our hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m Monday through Friday. Customers can call (507) 388-6895 for an estimate or we can arrange body/collision estimates via e-mail. We do offer a key drop box and a secure ‘no contact’ payment option. We are taking all precautions to keep everyone safe during these difficult times.
Harry Meyering Center, Mankato
Harry Meyering Center (HMC) employees have worked to evolve quickly with the changing landscapes of caring for those they serve as well as supporting their fellow employees over the last several weeks. Many of the individuals HMC serves work jobs that were deemed non-essential therefore, they are home during the shelter in place order.
The HMC staff has been creative on filling the days, helping to keep everybody busy as you would with your own family, playing board games, arts, movie nights, going on walks and drives. Next week they are hoping to coordinate a bingo game throughout their 29 houses and apartments over Skype!
HMC also recognizes that COVID-19 has abruptly changed the employment status of many of their staff members families and community members. They are continuing to hire staff members that will empower individuals with disabilities to achieve their goals and live independently.
Erin Berle, Support Services Manager, said they have hired several employees that were recently furloughed knowing they may not stick around HMC once their past employers open back up. Berle was quoted saying, “Although we cannot replace the relationships people had at their previous employers, we hope they find a family with us even for a short time, doing work that gives them pride.”
Domino’s Pizza, Mankato
Domino’s Pizza is open and serving our customers. We’re currently offering contactless delivery as well as carryout. We are also hiring all positions for our Mankato stores!
Kwik Trip, Mankato
Kwik Trip is open and soapin’ keeping our stores clean and safe for our guests and co-workers. Kwik Trip is dedicated to keep our stores stocked with the essentials: fresh bread, milk, eggs and butter.
Kwik Trip is seeking energetic, outgoing and positive individuals to hire for our Mankato locations. All positions are available, including leadership.
Stop in to see why Kwik Trip has been consistently rated as a Top Workplace. We live by our mission statement by treating others as we would like to be treated and to make a difference in someone’s life. If you would like to be a part of the Kwik Trip team, apply for a job at www.kwiktrip.jobs.
Land to Air Express, Mankato
Land to Air Express is running schedules to provide critical transportation for passengers that need to travel. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation through the CDC, the World Health Organization, and local health authorities as the situation evolves. So passengers are able to confidently travel with Land to Air Express, we have updated our cleaning and disinfectant processes, made hand sanitizer available and implemented a social distancing program at both our MSP Airport and Mankato depot, and updated our Customer Care Travel Policy.
Our MSP Airport and Mankato depots are still open. To practice social distancing, we recommend passengers purchase tickets over the phone by calling (888) 736-9190 or online through our website at www.landtoairexpress.com. Thank you for your continued support during these challenging times. Stay safe and healthy!
Gillette Pepsi-Cola, Mankato
Gillette Pepsi-Cola of Mankato has served the Mankato area for over 80 years and these are the most extraordinary times.
We want to express our sincere appreciation to all of our friends, family and neighbors who are laboring on the front lines as medical, fire and safety personnel. Your dedication, commitment and courage deserve our deepest gratitude and admiration.
We would also like to express our appreciation to those who work to serve the public at our local grocers and restaurants. Gillette Pepsi and our employees are helping to maintain the supply of water, juice, carbonated soft drinks and other beverages throughout southern Minnesota and the Mankato area. We are proud of our employees who keep these consumer suppliers stocked with products while maintaining a work environment that protects the public and their own personal well-being.
It is these diligent people, who put service over self, that make the Mankato community a great place to live and work.
Our office is currently closed to walk-in traffic but we are available through our phone at 507-345-5031 or visit us at gillettepepsicola.com.
Fromm’s Auto Repair, Mankato
Fromm’s Auto Repair is open 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday. We offer service, rentals, and sales by appointment. We have several used vehicles for sale and we have a large selection of new or used tires and rims.
Our Collision Center on Dukes Street by the NAPA auto parts store is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and offers free estimates on repairs and accepts all insurance companies. We are a locally owned and operated business, so please give us a call to set up an appointment or if you have any questions.
For our St. Peter friends:
Godfather’s Pizza, St. Peter
Godfather’s Pizza of St. Peter provides carryout & heated-bag delivery. Our new hours are 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Now for a limited time, our special offer is a mini pizza with up to four toppings with a medium drink for $3.99 + tax (Offer code: 250). Order online at www.gogodfathers.com or give us a call at 507-931-6140.