Senator Nick Frentz

Nick Frentz represents Senate District 19, which includes portions of Blue Earth, Le Sueur, and Nicollet counties in the south central part of the state. Learn more about Sen. Frentz. Read more news from Sen. Frentz.

Key Senate DFLers Say Push to Secure Drought Relief for Hard-Hit Minnesota Farmers and Ranchers Crosses Finish Line, Continued Support Necessary as Producers Hit by Widespread Storm Damage

Key Senate DFLers said today that their months-long push to secure disaster relief for Minnesota farmers and ranchers hit hard by last year’s severe drought has passed the Senate and now heads to Governor Walz for his signature. This comes as recent widespread storm damage has impacted producers across Minnesota.

Senator Nick Frentz Encourages MN Frontline Workers To Apply for Bonus Checks Earned During Deadly Pandemic

Senator Nick Frentz (DFL-North Mankato) said today that more than 667,000 Minnesota frontline workers are eligible for one-time bonus checks of up to $750 and he encouraged  workers to sign up for updates about eligibility and the application process at  The legislation authorizing the checks passed the Senate recently and was signed into law by Governor Walz.  

Senator Nick Frentz Says Highway 14 Expansion Between New Ulm and Nicollet Is Crucial Step in Improving Safety, Making Travel More Efficient Across the Region

Senator Nick Frentz (DFL-North Mankato) said today that the start of construction today on the Highway 14 expansion between New Ulm and Nicollet – from two to four lanes – will not only increase the safety and improve the efficiency of the 12.5-mile span, but will also boost the economy of communities across the region.  

Drought Relief Passes Senate, Receives Unanimous DFL Support

Following Senate passage of critically important drought relief legislation that delivers $7 million in targeted grant-based relief to livestock and specialty crop producers and an additional $1.5 million in low-interest loans, Senate DFL Leader Melisa López Franzen and DFL Members of the Senate Agriculture Committee said they will continue to push to finalize the package as it heads to a House-Senate conference committee.

Senator Nick Frentz Presses to Secure $20 Million to Help Minnesota State Mankato Replace 60-Year-Old Blakeslee Stadium

Senator Nick Frentz (DFL-North Mankato) said today that he is seeking $20 million in state funding to help Minnesota State University, Mankato to replace 60-year-old Blakeslee Stadium with a “transformational” new regional sports facility that will serve not only the University and the Greater Mankato area, but will also have an outsized impact on the southern Minnesota economy.