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Old 11-15-2007, 06:23 PM
 
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Red face Moving to St. Peter - need info and advice!

Hi everyone,

I am moving to Saint Peter in 2 weeks and would like to know more about the town. Does anyone live there or know much about it? I'll be working in Mankato - how is the commute between the two cities? Do they plow the snow well and promptly? I'm thinking I might need a 4x4 drive SUV - what do you think?

Thanks!!
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Old 11-15-2007, 08:08 PM
 
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Saint Peter is a great town, but Mankato is somewhat of a haul. 169 should be plowed, you shouldn't need a 4x4.
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Old 11-15-2007, 08:45 PM
 
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That is a very quaint college town with rolling hills and a large river flowing through it. Just curious, why live in St. Peter if you work in Mankato? Julie
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Old 11-16-2007, 04:59 AM
 
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St. Peter to Mankato is about 12 miles along a stretch of 169 that is 65 MPH, it is about 10 minutes away. A good portion of people in St. Peter work in Mankato. St. Peter is a GREAT town. I have always wanted to live there. We have some good friends that do live there and they just love it. With Gustavus there it provides a lot of cultural opportunities right in town but with it being so close to Mankato and also an easy hop to the cities it is a great location.

You won't have any issues with snow and plowing. If the plows can't get to 169, your work will probably be closed anyway--a rarity. Minnesota is well equipped to handle major snowfalls. You won't need a 4x4, but front wheel drive is a must, especially on the hills in St. Peter.
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