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Apply to volunteer on Mankato's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Apply to CERT to help contribute to Mankato's quality of life. Photo by LaVonne Smasal.
Apply to CERT to help contribute to Mankato's quality of life. Photo by LaVonne Smasal.
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Apply to volunteer to serve on the city of Mankato's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) by Friday, October 3. CERT volunteers are trained to help others in their neighborhood and workplace and assist during emergency situations. They also help with large city events, such as concerts at Riverfront Park, and are encouraged to take active roles in community emergency preparedness projects.

Training includes 20-hours of class time and hands-on training. Sessions will be held at the public safety center, 710 South Front Street, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesdays, October 7, 14, 21 and 28; and Monday, November 3.

Applications are available online. Applications are also available at Mankato's Public Safety Center, 710 South Front Street. Background checks will be conducted. For more information, contact staff at 507-387-8735.

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Street Conditions Twitter feed

  • 9/22/2014 8:30 AM
    Eastwood Drive will be closed today from Glenwood Ave. to Jaycee Ct. For utility work. Expected to reopen later this afternoon.

  • 9/12/2014 8:06 PM
    Blue Earth St. closed from Winona St. To Owatonna St. due to emergency water main break repairs. It is expected to reopen late evening.

  • 8/7/2014 9:23 AM
    Fieldcrest/Power Dr from Cypress Dr to Victory Dr will be closed from 8AM on 8/11 to 5PM on 8/13 for underground utility installation.

  • 8/6/2014 9:39 AM
    Adams St closed between N 5th St and N. 6th St due to manhole and valve box repairs. Expected to reopen later this morning.