The City of Mankato has created a recovery loan program to assist small businesses in Mankato. Businesses with 50 or fewer employees may apply for a deferred loan of up to $25,000 through this program for property and… Read More
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.
The City of Mankato has created a sustaining loan program to assist small businesses in Mankato. This loan is for Mankato businesses with 50 or fewer employees who have had a revenue decrease of 50% of more due… Read More
With COVID-19 hitting businesses tremendously hard, all levels of government and other organizations have made a number of financial resources for businesses available. Below is a comprehensive list of those resources with links to where you can learn… Read More
Greater Mankato Growth in coordination with the Regional Economic Development parnters (Eagle Lake, Lake Crystal, Mankato, North Mankato, St. Peter, and Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties), is monitoring updates to legislation (State and Federal) which would provide resources… Read More
Looking for a job? Need to make a new hire? In partnership with CareerForce (formerly the Mankato Workforce Center), JobsHQ is putting on the 2019 Mankato Job Fair on September 12, 2019 from 11:00am – 2:00pm at the Mankato Armory.
The following article was submitted by Rob Friend of Energy Smart which is part of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, a GMG member. He writes about how to reduce energy usage within your business and the benefits of… Read More
Visit Mankato working with influencers to promote Greater Mankato as a travel destination It’s no secret that “word of mouth” has always had a strong effect on consumer behavior. If John Doe is patronizing a business and just… Read More
The MN Supplier Match is an initiative of the Minnesota Chamber’s Grow Minnesota!® program, seeking to highlight and expand Minnesota’s robust supply chain, increasing business-to-business activity in the state. MN Supplier Match creates value for Minnesota businesses who… Read More
The following is a guest blog post authored by Diane Dobitz and Briana Baker who are members of the Mankato Indigenous Peoples Day Committee. Their post is a continuation of Scot Zellmer’s post “On Being A Successful Business… Read More
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development released the May 2019 employment figures yesterday. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) saw a gain of 157 jobs or 0.3% year over year in the month of May. This is the 29th straight… Read More
The 91st legislative session kicked off on January 8, 2019 after a November election that saw Mankato native Tim Walz elected governor, the House flip to DFL control, and Republicans maintaining control of the Senate through the one… Read More