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Schedule of Events for June 29 Gage Demolition

Free breakfast items served while supplies last. Links to parking and traffic information included.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 6-17-2013

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato announced that gates to public viewing areas for the June 29 demolition of the Gage Residence Hall complex will be open to spectators at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 29.

June 29 schedule of events:
7:30 a.m.   Spectator areas open
                  Free breakfast items will be served to the general public on the Maverick Midway while supplies last.
                  Radio Mankato will provide music from 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
9:15 a.m.   Minnesota State Mankato President Richard Davenport to address spectators
9:30 a.m.   Implosion of Gage Residence Hall buildings

Minnesota State Mankato’s Facilities Management department has published campus maps that show spectator areas, open parking lots and traffic on campus.

A map for incoming vehicle traffic is posted online at:

A map showing exiting vehicle traffic is posted online here.

The majority of the spectators will be viewing the implosion from the Maverick Midway. The spectators will include Minnesota State Mankato President Richard Davenport, alumni, community members, local and regional government officials and Minnesota State Colleges and University personnel.

Media Credentials, Parking
An email with information on how to obtain media credentials and media parking was distributed to media members on Monday, June 17. Media members who did not receive this media information should send a request for this information to by Monday, June 24.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,413 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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