The US Marine Corps distributed toys to kids in need from Nicollet and Blue Earth Counties on Saturday. Local Marines join with other volunteers for the annual Toys For Tots program. Gifts donated by businesses and individuals were handed out at the National Guard Armory in Mankato. This is the 6th year for the program in Nicollet and Blue Earth Counties, and volunteers expected to give out gifts to over 3,100 kids. The Marines accept donations to the Toys For Tots program leading right up to Christmas. More information is available at www.toysfortots.org.