Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Governor Walz Announces Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate

Today Governor Walz announced a new EO-20-81-Final implementing a statewide requirement to wear facial coverings when inside indoor businesses and indoor public settings. This requirement will be effective beginning July 25. You can find general information and FAQs… Read More

UPDATED: What’s My Occupancy Limit?

As businesses reopen, some are restricted to certain limitations based on a percentage of total occupancy. Below is information from experts at the City of Mankato to help you determine the occupancy capacity for your business. Once the… Read More

Governor Walz Announces Additional Loosening of Business Restrictions for June 10

Governor Tim Walz today announced a new executive order that would allow for additional businesses to reopen and further loosening of restrictions for others effective June 10 (Phase III). The new order allows:

What’s My Occupancy Limit?

As businesses reopen, some are restricted to certain limitations based on a percentage of total occupancy. Below is information to help you determine the occupancy capacity for your business.

Governor Walz Announces Additional Business Openings & Stay Safe Guidance

Governor Tim Walz today announced a series of new executive orders and future actions that would: End the Stay at Home Order as scheduled on May 18, replacing it with a Stay Safe Order. Gatherings up to 10… Read More

Employer COVID-19 Preparedness Plans

Executive Order 20-48 issued by Gov. Tim Walz on April 30, 2020, requires each business in operation during the peacetime emergency to establish a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan. The following blog provides resources for businesses as they implement a… Read More

Partial Return to Work for Some Non-Critical Sectors Announced

Governor Tim Walz on April 23 announced his strategy for how his administration will approach planning for the development of a comprehensive framework that will reopen Minnesota’s economy in phases. The first step in that process is the… Read More

Stay at Home Order Extended

Governor Walz has extended his executive order directing Minnesotan’s to Stay at Home until May 4th. You can read the revised executive order here.

Governor’s Stay at Home Order

This afternoon Governor Walz announced plans for a temporary Stay at Home Executive Order: The Minnesota Model┬áto take effect on Friday, March 27 at 11:59 p.m. to Friday, April 10 as a next step and action to address… Read More