Greater Mankato Growth Blog

School Board Candidate Profiles Now Online

Did you know there is an election this year? On November 7, 2017 voters in our area will be asked to select candidates to serve on the School Board for the Mankato Area Public Schools. This body is… Read More

Candidate Profiles Now Available Online

Profiles of candidates participating in the November 8, 2016 elections in our region are now available on Greater Mankato Growth’s election website greatermankatoelections.com. The information was provided directly from the candidates vying for office.

Greater Mankato Growth Announces 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

Growing a Greater Mankato Campaign Launched

Last week Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. along with the community volunteers serving on the Sales Tax Extension Committee launched a public education campaign known as Growing a Greater Mankato to inform voters about the proposed extension of the… Read More

Primary Election on Tuesday

Minnesota’s primary election is next Tuesday, August 9. Voters will be asked to winnow down the field of candidates in a number of races, including for the House of Representatives and state legislature. If voting on Tuesday is… Read More

Legislature Adjourns: What Passed (and What Didn’t)

The Minnesota Legislature ended on a less-than-graceful note as major bills were negotiated and considered just moments before the constitutionally mandated adjournment time of midnight on May 22. The legislature adopted a tax bill and supplemental budget bill… Read More

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

Join us for a Luncheon with the Minnesota Secretary of State

Join Greater Mankato Growth and your fellow colleagues for the first luncheon of the 2016 Issues Forum Series on February 18 with Minnesota’s Secretary of State, Steve Simon. These forums bring together compelling speakers and business leaders to… Read More

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3rd

Our elected officials have the power to make decisions that impact the vitality of our regional marketplace. It is because of this reason that elections are one of the most important and effective ways citizens can make their… Read More

Wait! There’s an Election This Year!

There are important local elections in November 2015 that voters need to consider.