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Our mission is to focus

on creating a loving home for our Residents

 & being present at the right time with the right services.




While providing a safe & secure environment, features also include;

  ·Monthly physician rounding via Mankato Clinic Bluestone Vista

 ·Medication management & administration

 ·Single level living

 ·Convenient location across the street from a hospital

 ·Personal Emergency Response System (call pendant)

·Awake on-site direct care staff 24/7

  ·Licensed Nursing staff available 7 days a week

  ·Three home cooked meals daily

  ·Appointment & transportation coordination assistance


  ·On-Site beauty shop & whirlpool spa

  ·Daily housekeeping including linen & laundry services

   ·A seasonal outdoor patio & garden

   ·Cable television

Pheasants Ridge accepts private pay, elderly waiver, GRH funding & CADI waivers.


Meet the Administrative Team

Danielle Rose

Danielle Rose, L.A.L.D.
Director of Housing
12 years at Pheasants Ridge

As the Housing Director at Pheasants Ridge, my goal is to provide your loved ones with a caring atmosphere to call home. I enjoy welcoming new residents to the Pheasants Ridge family. It is my pleasure accommodating the unique needs of each individual through apartment modifications, delivery of services, and coordination with county case managers or other appointed representatives.


Before starting my journey at Pheasants Ridge, I was a daycare provider for family and friends while continuing my education at Rasmussen college. Through those experiences, I found my passion was caring for others. I started at Pheasants Ridge as a Resident Assistant where I whole-heartedly enjoyed making a hands on difference in improving the daily lives of our residents. My dedication to the Pheasant Ridge community led me to progress in many different areas. I have been honored to be a Resident Assistant, Team Lead, Operations and Kitchen Manager. Experiences in these roles, along with continuing education, provided experience and skills that help me best serve this community.

I have been blessed with a large, close-knit family where our weekends are spent together at the cabin. My husband and I enjoy home projects but most of all, spending time with our children.

Reach out to me with any questions!

507-931-0966 ext. #1


laura Morganthall, RN
Director of Nursing
1 year at Pheasants Ridge

Hello! I’m Laura and I’ve been with Pheasant’s Ridge since December 2022. I started off in healthcare working with adults with physical and mental disabilities and since then have gained experience in home care, short term rehab, infection control, wound care, and nurse management.

When working with residents I try to go the extra mile to show that I really care. I use empathy, easygoing communication, and a little sense of humor to help put them at ease in difficult situations.

When I’m not at work I enjoy playing volleyball, riding bike, online shopping, and curling up on the couch with the husband and kids.

I look forward to hearing from you!

507-931-0966 ext. #3


Natalia Rustad, L.A.L.D. 
Director of Human Resources
Staffing Manager
9 years at Pheasants Ridge

Hello! Thank you for your interest in Pheasants Ridge! My name is Natalia & my mission at Pheasants Ridge is to promote a secure & enjoyable employee experience. Responsibilities of mine include discovering qualified candidates, leading the orientation process for new teammates, training coordination, staff scheduling, & performance reviews. I enjoy being creative with employee appreciation & team building activities. I also take regular part in accounting, business management, & our business marketing.

My work history began in retail where my customer service skills aided in my growth from a stockroom employee to Assistant Store Manager. In 2015, my family & I moved from St. Paul to Mankato. After a short job hunt, I was given the opportunity by Pheasants Ridge to be an overnight Resident Assistant. A year later & soon after being transferred to days, I was advanced to Team Lead, later again, being chosen as Administrative Assistant, & I now hold the title of Director of Human Resources. I feel so blessed to be a part of  such an involved, caring & dedicated team!

Please contact me for employment inquiries! 

507-931-0966 ext. 2


Nate Wenner, L.A.L.D.
Owner of Pheasants Ridge


My wife Amanda & I are the owners of Pheasants Ridge & we take great pride in  being part of an environment for our clients & team only possible through local & engaged ownership.


I enjoy welcoming new residents to the Pheasants Ridge family and supporting our amazing team of caregivers!

I Graduated from MSU Mankato with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Master’s degree in Business Administration. I feel at my best when involved in providing service. I enjoy interacting with others, being part of a team, & the gratification when someone’s life improves as a result of my efforts.


Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions about Pheasants Ridge! We are a wonderful place to live!



Karla Gray
Administrative Assistant
2 years at Pheasants Ridge

Hello! Thank you for stopping by the Pheasants Ridge website.

My name is Karla. I am the Administrative Assistant at Pheasants Ridge. I have been a part of this team since March of 2022.

My professional background consists of many years as an Administrative Assistant, prior to my position here.

I truly love what I do at Pheasants Ridge, for the residents, their families, and our staff. The residents of this community are such a pleasure to visit and to work with. 

When I am not at work, I enjoy spending a lot of time with my grandaughter whom I adore. I also like to spend time with the rest of my family and my friends, and enjoy traveling to new places. 

For inquiries, feel free o contact me!

507-931-0966 ext. 4

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