Greater Mankato Growth Blog

State of the Cities

Join Greater Mankato Growth and your fellow colleagues for breakfast as the leaders of Mankato and North Mankato present on the “State of the Cities.” Friday, September 29 7:30 – 9:00 am Greater Mankato Growth, Sakatah Trail Room Register Here

Job Fair Hiring Event

The Mankato Workforce Center is hosting a Job Fair next Wednesday, December 7th from 10 am to 2 pm.  The event is free and open to anyone seeking employment.  The Workforce Center is located at 12 Civic Center Plaza,… Read More

Coming Soon: Countywide Public Transportation

Countywide public transportation is coming to rural Blue Earth, Nicollet and Le Sueur counties.  Please help shape the new transit system to best fit our community’s needs by taking a short online survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/tricountytransit. This built out… Read More

The Hardest Working Cities in the USA

The Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties) is one of the hardest working and most productive metros in the country.

Have You Seen Our Sales Tax PSA Video?

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.

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

Minneapolis Fed Writes Article Featuring Greater Mankato

A few months ago, a representative from the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank visited Greater Mankato and met with several business and community leaders on the state of the community. The result is a great community profile that was… Read More

Opportunity in Professional Sports

This past March, I posted about the upcoming economic opportunity connecting Greater Mankato to the Super Bowl being hosted in Minneapolis in 2018. The connection of Greater Mankato to the professional sports market gained further momentum recently. The largest… Read More

A NEW list – how does Greater Mankato measure up?

Every day we all have the opportunity to read a variety of articles, media, perspectives, etc.  Much of it we likely take in quickly and move on, some of it perhaps even impacting our thinking.  BUT, sometimes we… Read More