The Land (weekly newspaper)


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The Land
TypeWeekly newspaper
Owner(s)Community Newspaper Holdings
PublisherJim Santori
EditorKevin Schulz
Headquarters418 S. 2nd Street
Mankato, MN 56001
CityMankato, Minnesota
CountryUnited States
Circulationc. 20,790[1]

The Land is a weekly newspaper published in Mankato, Minnesota. It serves farmers, ranchers, rural residents and agribusiness across the entire state of Minnesota. Its two circulation zones, geographically covering approximately the southern one-third and northern two-thirds of the state, alternate weeks. The Land is published by The Free Press in Mankato.[2][3]


The Land was founded in 1976 by The Free Press. In 2020, the publisher was Steve Jameson. The general manager was Deb Petterson. The menaging Editor was Paul Malchow. The motto of the newspaper, "Where farm and family meet", appears with its logo on each newspaper. The front page includes a large format farm-related picture. The newspaper is owned by Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc..[2]


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  2. ^ a b "The Land". The Land Online. Retrieved February 1, 2020.
  3. ^ "Mankato Free Press, about us". Mankato Free Press. Retrieved February 2, 2020.

Coordinates: 44°09′50″N 94°00′18″W / 44.163814°N 94.004872°W / 44.163814; -94.004872 (W: The Land, Mankato)