Greater Mankato Blog

Advocacy
State Seeks Input on Rulemaking for PMFL

As you know the state passed Paid Family and Medical Leave (PMFL) into law in 2023. That program will not go into effect until 2026. As part of that law, the legislature granted the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) rulemaking authority to help

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Greater Mankato Growth
Hwy 169 Detour Likely in $70M Project’s 1st Year

This article originally appeared in The Free Press. NORTH MANKATO — It’s official: roundabouts are coming to Highway 169 in Mankato-North Mankato in 2027, part of a two-year $70 million reconstruction and redesign of the area’s busiest north-south corridor. The project is almost certain to

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Member News
Tweit Completes ICBA Course

Pioneer Bank is pleased to announce that Ben Tweit, Compliance Assistant at Pioneer Bank of Mankato, has successfully completed ICBA Education’s Certified BSA/AML Professional program and has earned the professional designation Certified BSA/AML Professional – CBAP. The education division of the Independent Community Bankers of

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Member Guest Blog
Slowing Down to Go Faster: Reimagining Business Growth Strategies

A version of this article first appeared on EideBailly.com. Gartner categorizes technology investment into run, grow, and transform segments, with over 87% of IT spend on ‘run’ and ‘grow’ and less than 13% on ‘transform.’ Technology addresses challenges like competitive pressure, hiring, retention, and value-chain

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