The historic Mankato MN post office will seeon be listed for sale. The Post Office has been an icon in the Mankato downtown since 1896, and it served as a hub for mail distribution for decades, even earning a place on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. But by the end of this year, the local United States Postal Service will be leaving that location. Pete Nowacki, the USPS Spokesperson says, "In Mankato and many other communities we now have an excess of space that we have in order to do our jobs so we look to sell some of these facilities and maybe move into a smaller footprint." Read more.