November 2014

November 20, 2014
MANKATO Minn. (November 20, 2014) – The Greater Mankato Young Professionals are proud to present the 2014 Kiwanis Holiday Lights opening day parade on Friday, November 28 at 6 pm. This year’s parade festivities include over 25 lighted floats, live reindeer and an appearance by Santa Claus. Jim Graham, Mankato CHS Plant Manager, has been named Grand Marshal. Over 40 members of the Young Professionals have been involved each year in planning and...
November 20, 2014
Mankato, MINN (November 20, 2014) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released the Current Employment Statistics (CES) figures for the month of October today. The Mankato–North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) set a record today far surpassing the 57,000 jobs mark for the first time ever. The region recorded 57,683 total jobs in October, up 2.7% or 1,532 jobs from last October. The region also...
November 17, 2014
Mankato, MINN (November 17, 2014) – The Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) Board of Directors recently approved the organization’s plan to invest approximately $370,000 over the next three years to work on building the existing agricultural business prominence in the region and maximize the growing economic marketplace with the goal of becoming the premier ag business epicenter in the United States. Approximately $250,000 of the additional funding...
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