Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Boot Covers and Beard Nets – Suiting up with a company who boasts high quality food standards

During a heavy down pour Jim, John and I jump out of the truck to dash for the front door of a yellow warehouse looking building back a week and half ago. We only had fifty feet to… Read More

North Mankatoans deserve the credit

The editorial in the August 19, 2015 Free Press was spot on in extolling the virtues of collaboration rather than confrontation. Collective energy is far more powerful than self-centered¬†dysfunctional operations. Characteristics of both community and personal families are… Read More

Welcome to the Greater Mankato Growth Blog!

As the regional chamber of commerce and economic development organization we are committed to advancing business for a stronger community. The posts you’ll find on this site come from our staff authors and span our organizations different areas… Read More

Labor Force Projections

GMG has put together labor force projections out to 2045! Its based upon a 45 minute drive time from the urban center of Greater Mankato.¬† Click on the graph to see how we’re going to grow by nearly… Read More

Women in Ag

Hey we found this great article about agribusiness and the key roles women play in it today. Check out the article from MN Dept. of Economic Development below: http://mn.gov/deed/newscenter/social-media/blogs/deed-developments/blog-entry.jsp?id=466-169966

Check out for yourself why Greater Mankato is the Way to Grow!

Have you had a chance to check out the community video “Greater Mankato: The Way to Grow”? This five minute video gives a great glimpse¬†into just some of the reasons why Greater Mankato is the Way to Grow…. Read More

Our first REDA annual report is out

A recap of a year’s work with the GMG’s Regional Economic Development Alliance has been published in our first annual report. ED nerds take notice – lots of data