Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Election Season Means Candidate Forums

This election season, Greater Mankato Growth, along with several partner organizations will host a series of candidate forums aimed at providing an opportunity for meaningful exchange between candidates and voters in areas impacting the community, business and the… Read More

2019 Transportation Priorities Forum

RSVP now for a free breakfast forum with elected officials and candidates on transportation issues in the Greater Mankato Region. Wednesday, September 5 7:30 – 9:00 am 1961 Premier Dr., Mankato Sakatah Trail Conference Room

Journeys of Leadership Featuring Dan & Angie Bastian

Greater Mankato Growth is pleased to announce that Dan and Angie Bastian will be the featured guest speakers at the fourth annual Journeys of Leadership on September 20. This annual dinner event spotlights leading business executives on the national and… Read More

Greater Mankato compared to: Metros with a similar “College Age” population

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

The Workforce Series (9): Daycare and Employee Retention

As part of the Talent Initiative, Greater Mankato Growth 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 businesses… Read More

Vote in the August 14 Primary Election

Minnesotans’ opportunity to shape the 2019 political landscape begins in earnest with the primary election on August 14. At this election, voters will be asked to winnow down the field of candidates in a number of races for… Read More

Funding Announced for Innovation Program

The Office of Business Finance is now accepting applications for the Innovation Voucher Award Program. On August 1st, $200,000 in funding was made available.