Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Small Business Health Insurance Provisions Included in Legislation

  Last week Governor Dayton signed into law SF 1, bipartisan legislation providing a premium relief to those buying health insurance in the individual health insurance market in 2017. While providing relief to the individual market was certainly… Read More

Are You Too Busy for Business?

Ever heard the saying, “If you need something done, give it to a busy person.”? While that may work for errands, many business owners are finding they’re too busy for business anymore. Small business has changed a lot… Read More

How Race Impacts the Workforce Shortage

The country is facing a labor shortage as the Baby Boomer population retires and the Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties) is no different. To provide insight on strategies to address this shortage, Greater… Read More

Workforce Shortage

Our economy is facing a critical workforce shortage. Over the next five years, employers – already struggling to fill open positions – will see this challenge accelerate due to the confluence of an aging workforce, a diminishing worker… Read More