Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Participate in the Minnesota Caucus on March 1

The presidential campaign is heating up as we enter into March where about 30 states will hold primaries and caucuses that will be critical in determining who will represent the Republican and Democratic parties in the November general… Read More

A NEW list – how does Greater Mankato measure up?

Every day we all have the opportunity to read a variety of articles, media, perspectives, etc.  Much of it we likely take in quickly and move on, some of it perhaps even impacting our thinking.  BUT, sometimes we… Read More

Gaining Presence on State Boards

One of Greater Mankato Growth’s goals for our public affairs work is to increase our region’s visibility and impact by getting community members appointed to serve on key state boards and commissions. These citizen-led bodies shape state policy… Read More

Are you smarter than an 8th grader?

By Shannon Gullickson, Talent Programs Director No! was the overwhelming response of current Leadership Institute participants during last week’s “Educating our Community’s Future Leaders” session. Greater Mankato Growth’s Leadership Institute is known for bringing together some of the… Read More

Greater Mankato News Digest

Welcome to your Greater Mankato News Digest | February 2 — February 15 Every other week we will share news highlights and headlines of Greater Mankato Growth as well as a recap of our Member News feature that just launched in… Read More

Share your thoughts about Mankato Area Public Schools

The Mankato Area Public Schools are asking for the public to share their perspective on how our schools are doing and contribute to an ongoing dialogue on how the community can work together to improve the education experience… Read More

Easy Branding Strategies to Integrate into your Busy Non-Profit Organization

  Whether your organization or business is a staff of one or hundreds, branding is an important element that makes your organization stand out and gives it credibility, but often is one of the last things on your… Read More

Greater Mankato News Digest

Welcome to your Greater Mankato News Digest | January 19 — February 1 Every other week we will share news highlights and headlines of Greater Mankato Growth as well as a recap of our Member News feature that just launched… Read More

Real Estate Movers and Shakers

In January, Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) hosted a real estate meeting for area partners such as developers, commercial realtors and financial institutions. GMG brought in the Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors Executive Director, Matt Anfang. We were fortunate to… Read More