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October 22, 2014
Mankato, MINN (October 22, 2014) – Approximately 200 community members gathered at the Verizon Wireless Center last night to help shape the future of Greater Mankato. The Envision 2020 Community Celebration was a time to look back at what has been accomplished since the inception of the Community Vision plan in 2006 and look ahead to what should still be done to shape the future of our community.  All members of the community are encouraged to...
October 21, 2014
Mankato, MINN (October 21, 2014) – The Economic Growth Collaborative of South Central Minnesota invites community members to attend the 2014 Tour of Manufacturing on Thursday, October 23 from 12 – 6 pm. The event is similar to a parade of homes that is free to students, job seekers and the general public. Community members will be able to stop by throughout the day for a self-guided or guided tour of any of the participating manufacturers. The...
October 17, 2014
Mankato, MINN (October 17, 2014) – Since 2006, Envision 2020 has brought together hundreds of community members to plan what they envision for the future of Greater Mankato. Large community wide goals have been set that strive to improve the quality of life and experience of Greater Mankato residents and visitors. From livability, transportation, community development and regional governance to economic development, education and health and...
October 16, 2014
Mankato, MINN (October 16, 2014) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released the Current Employment Statistics (CES) figures for the month of September today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) experienced 3.4% growth rate (or 1,853 jobs) in year-over-year job numbers, the top in the state and recorded an all-time high of 56,210 jobs. For the past 46 of 49 months, the MSA has...
October 13, 2014
Mankato, MINN (October 13, 2014) – Profiles of candidates participating in the November 4, 2014 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. “Greater Mankato Growth strives to serve as a non-partisan information intermediary, providing education, resources and opportunities for engagement on public...
October 08, 2014
Recipients Honored at November 18 Event MANKATO Minn. (October 7, 2014) – Each year Greater Mankato Growth, along with Visit Mankato and the City Center Partnership, recognizes outstanding businesses, organizations and professionals at the Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame presented by I+S Group. This year’s event will be held on November 18 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Verizon Wireless Center. Honorees for 2014 include: Greater...
October 02, 2014
Mankato, MN (October 2, 2014) – Greater Mankato Growth is pleased to announce the release of the 2014 Greater Mankato Talent Supply & Demand Report. This report is an update to the original report released in 2012. The goal of the report is to showcase the total supply of talent that have completed advanced education beyond high school in the region compared to the business demands for those occupational categories that most closely align....
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