Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Watch Now: 1st Congressional District Forum

Voters in Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District will be asked to select a new U.S. Representative this November 6. To help voters cast an informed ballot, Greater Mankato Growth in partnership with the Mankato Free Press, South Central College,… Read More

Watch Now: District 19A Forum

Voters in Minnesota District 19A will be asked to select a new state representative this November 6. To help voters cast an informed ballot, Greater Mankato Growth in partnership with KTV, Mankato’s public access television station, held a forum with… Read More

Watch Now: Blue Earth County Commissioner Forum

Blue Earth County voters will be asked to select County Commissioners in Districts 1 & 2 this November 6. To help voters cast an informed ballot, Greater Mankato Growth in partnership with KTV, Mankato’s public access television station,… Read More

Watch Now: Mankato Mayoral Forum

Mankato voters will be asked to select a new mayor this November 6. To help voters cast an informed ballot, Greater Mankato Growth in partnership with KTV, Mankato’s public access television station, held a forum with the candidates… Read More

Eying the Political Storm – 2018 Election Preview Breakfast Forum

Register now for Greater Mankato Growth’s September Public Affairs Breakfast Forum: Eying the Political Storm – 2018 Election Preview. The 2018 election season is just around the corner—do you know which candidates, issues, and trends are most likely to have an… Read More

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

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

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

2018 Legislative Session: What Happened?

The Legislature convened in February with some optimism. The state had a modest surplus that would allow some budget flexibility and a general agreement on what bills needed to be passed, if not the specific provisions they would… Read More

Looking for Great Candidates for Local Government

Like it or not, for good or bad, local government has a big impact on businesses in Greater Mankato and indeed, our overall community. Luckily, we have a strong tradition of well-run, financially-strong, clean local governments that have… Read More