Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Impact of Business Closure on Wages

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development maintains wage information for a variety of geographies in the state.  The most frequently updated and current data set is the Current Employment Statistics (CES). Because of the size of… Read More

Webinar for Training Program

On February 13, at 10 am, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry is conducting a webinar for a program already used by two Greater Mankato area employers.  The PIPELINE Program is a training program that is industry-based… Read More

Greater Mankato Construction Showcase

Government agencies in the Greater Mankato area are ramping up for one of the largest road construction seasons in recent history in 2018. To help the public prepare, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will host Mankato’s first… Read More

Mankato Area Job Fair

Over 50 employers are slated to have a presence at an upcoming Mankato area job fair on February 6th.

Participate in the Minnesota Caucus on February 6

The November 6 general election is still eight months away, but candidates have already been on the trail for months: meeting activists, scoring endorsements and raising money. They’re preparing for a pivotal 2018 cycle in Minnesota, an election… Read More

Greater Mankato recognized for Best Practice

Recently, a business development effort in the Greater Mankato area was written up by Downtown Development Center. Downtown Development Center is a 50+-year-old organization focused on serving as a clearinghouse on practical strategies and tactics for revitalizing the… Read More

Now Available: Rural Transit

Now Available: County-Wide Public Transportation for Blue Earth, Nicollet & Le Sueur County By Paige Schuette, Marketing Specialist, VINE

Highway 22 Corridor Study Open House

An open house to gather input on the future of Highway 22 from Mapleton to St. Peter is being hosted by the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Mankato Area Transportation Planning Organization on Thursday, January 18 from… Read More

Coupons? …on MoreMankato.com?

Have you visited moremankato.com? The website was designed to help folks get acquainted with the community, however there are some great deals for patrons of some local businesses.

The Workforce Series (6): Career and Technical Education

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