Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Participate in the Minnesota Caucus on February 6

The November 6 general election is still eight months away, but candidates have already been on the trail for months: meeting activists, scoring endorsements and raising money. They’re preparing for a pivotal 2018 cycle in Minnesota, an election… Read More

Incentives for an Untapped Labor Pool

The Greater Mankato area is sitting at an unemployment rate of 2.5% as of December 2017.  Employers are looking for creative ways to grow their companies through new workforce recruitment tactics.  With unemployment, this low, innovative ideas need… Read More

Greater Mankato recognized for Best Practice

Recently, a business development effort in the Greater Mankato area was written up by Downtown Development Center. Downtown Development Center is a 50+-year-old organization focused on serving as a clearinghouse on practical strategies and tactics for revitalizing the… Read More

The Workforce Series (7): Tax Credit for Employers

As part of the Greater Mankato Growth Talent Initiative, GMG is publishing a guest blog series highlighting the programs, tools and resources that are available in our marketplace. This series can serve as a catalog or library for… Read More

Tax Bill – Impact on Businesses

The new tax bill significantly changes the tax code for businesses. The following guest blog courtesy of Eide Bailly provides a helpful overview of what the new tax bill means for businesses and considerations they should be making…. Read More

Tax Bill – Highlights for Individuals

The new tax bill significantly changes the tax code for individuals. The following guest blog courtesy of Abdo, Eick & Meyers provides a helpful overview of what the new tax bill means for individual filers. This information will… Read More

Now Available: Rural Transit

Now Available: County-Wide Public Transportation for Blue Earth, Nicollet & Le Sueur County By Paige Schuette, Marketing Specialist, VINE

Bang For Your Membership Buck

Greater Mankato Growth works hard to ensure that your membership investment creates value for your business. One of the way’s we do that is through our public affairs advocacy on key policy issues. In addition to pursuing our… Read More

Tax Bill Event (Free!)

In December, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This is the most significant federal tax legislation passed in more than three decades and will have sweeping impacts on every type of taxpayer. To… Read More

Highway 22 Corridor Study Open House

An open house to gather input on the future of Highway 22 from Mapleton to St. Peter is being hosted by the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Mankato Area Transportation Planning Organization on Thursday, January 18 from… Read More