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June 2013

June 24, 2013
(June 24, 2013) MANKATO, MINN. – The 2013 session of the Minnesota Legislature saw a number of pieces of significant legislation passed that will impact business. Greater Mankato Growth is kicking off its monthly Public Affairs Issues Forums, with a panel of experts and local legislators explaining exactly what happened during this legislative session and what it all means The event will take place on June 26 from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. at the Country...
June 20, 2013
(June 20, 2013) MANKATO, MINN. – The lawn was packed despite the heat at the third Songs on the Lawn of the season today, Thursday, June 20. The event, presented by Xcel Energy, featured live music of The Pickup Boys entertaining the crowd. The children enjoyed coloring, tossing bean bags and many other activities provided by the YMCA and Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota. Music by The Frye will close out the 10th annual Songs on the...
June 20, 2013
Mankato, MINN (June 20, 2013) – When it comes to judging the economic strength of a region relative to jobs, one of the best sources is Current Employment Statistics (CES) data, which measures the number of paid employees in a particular region, excluding self-employment and farm jobs. According to the CES data released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the number of jobs in the Mankato-North Mankato...
June 13, 2013
  (June 13, 2013) MANKATO, MINN. – Summer was in the air at the second Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn of the season today, Thursday, June 13, at the Civic Center Plaza. Families, co-workers and friends came to lunch in the sunshine with music from the returning band, The DW3, delicious food and activities. Kids enjoyed playing hopscotch, blowing bubbles and creating crafts with Mankato Family YMCA and Children’s Museum of Southern...
June 06, 2013
  (June 6, 2013) MANKATO, MINN. -  The crowd enjoyed music from The Bitterroot Band today, Thursday, June 6, at the 10th annual Songs on the Lawn presented by Xcel Energy. The rain stayed away as the children were entertained with activities by the Mankato Family YMCA and Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota. The chilly weather made it possible to dance, hula hoop and sing along to popular tunes from The Bitterroot Band without breaking a...
June 04, 2013
  (June 4, 2013) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth celebrates the 10th annual Songs on the Lawn, with the same musical flavor and fun that is promised each year at this popular event. Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn is presented by Xcel Energy and takes place every Thursday in June from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Civic Center Plaza in front of Mankato’s Intergovernmental Center. Admission, with parking available in the Civic Center and...
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