Category: Greater Mankato Growth

Greater Mankato Growth
The Must-Know Ways Small Business Will Change in 2024

This article was originally published by US Chamber From technological advancements to shifts in consumer and employee demand, small businesses must continuously adapt to market changes. With 2023 winding down, many entrepreneurs are looking ahead to 2024 and adjusting their strategies to meet the needs

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Feature
Greater Mankato Growth Names Tyler Kuch as Membership Director

Mankato, MN. (May 13, 2024) – Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tyler Kuch as our Membership Director. A native of Mankato, Tyler brings a wealth of experience and a deep-rooted passion for community engagement and business development. A graduate

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Advocacy
Permitting Reform — My View: Permit Reform Bill a Good Start

Story originally published in The Mankato Free Press. It’s good to see a strong effort to reform Minnesota’s regulatory environment in St. Paul. When business, industry, labor unions, farmers, and environmental groups come together to improve the permitting process, it deserves to be celebrated. That

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Advocacy
Liquor Laws: Legislature Should Tweak Hotel License Law

Story originally published in The Mankato Free Press. It may be a small matter to legislators and the general public that hotels with fewer than 25 rooms cannot offer a mini-bar to patrons. But it’s a big deal if you’re a startup small boutique hotel

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Member News
Three Reasons Jones Metal’s Future is Looking Bright

The old adage ‘if you are not growing, you are shrinking’ is not lost on Jones Metal. Successful growth requires change and at Jones Metal we are excited to reveal some bright changes. It’s especially important for manufacturing businesses to stay relevant as technology progresses,

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Advocacy
2024 Mid-Session Legislative Update

The 2024 legislative session has reached the halfway point. The first and second deadlines have passed, and major omnibus bills are starting to come together. This narrows the focus of the legislators but also increases the stakes. As these omnibus bills are put together, it

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Business Development
Nonprofits, Units of Government, and Public Agencies Eligible to Apply for $10,000-50,000 Grants Made Available Through the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation and the Otto Bremer Trust

A total of $750,000 in grants are available to eligible organizations that are directly responding to immediate challenges in their communities. A partnership between the Otto Bremer Trust and Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation will award grants of $10,000 to $50,000 to organizations doing work within

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