Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Greater Mankato compared to: Metros in the Upper Midwest

This is the second installment of Greater Mankato Growth’s recently completed the 2018 Economic Report. The report makes three comparisons of the Mankato-North Mankato metropolitan area to similar metropolitan areas in terms of population, geography, and concentration of… Read More

‘Charging up’ Greater Mankato

Looking to stand out in the crowd? Be more attractive to the millennial generation? How about the ever-growing electric vehicle population? Why not a bunch of electric vehicle charging stations to attract the growing number of EV purchasers? Minnesota… Read More

Greater Mankato compared to: Metros of Similar Population Size

Greater Mankato Growth recently completed the 2018 Economic Report. The report makes three comparisons of the Mankato-North Mankato metropolitan area to similar metropolitan areas in terms of population, geography, and concentration of the college-age population. This blog post… Read More

Gubernatorial Forum in Mankato

With the August 14 Primary Election right around the corner, the candidates running for Governor will appear next week, Thursday, July 26 in Mankato to participate in a candidate forum on Greater Minnesota issues. This event is free… Read More

Upcoming Candidate Forums for City of Mankato & Blue Earth County

Primary Election Day in Minnesota is August 14, 2018. At this election, voters will determine which candidates will move on to the November General Election for federal, state and local races. This year, an extraordinary number of candidates… Read More

Attend The U.S. Chamber Small Business Series For Free

Greater Mankato Growth members have the opportunity to attend an upcoming event put on by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.  The U.S. Chamber Small Business Series will make a stop in the… Read More

Individuals with Refugee and Asylee Status in the Workforce: What Employers Need to Know

Register now for a luncheon workshop on August 8 – Individuals with Refugee and Asylee Status in the Workforce: What Employers Need to Know.  Individuals with refugee and asylee status are able to work without restrictions from the start… Read More