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March 24, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released the Current Employment Statistics (CES) figures for the month of February today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had a total of 56,157 jobs, up 1.4% from last February. This represents the best February on record eclipsing the 56,000 mark for the first time. Private service providing jobs were the standout growth employment sector...
March 22, 2016
Visit Mankato
MANKATO – Visit Mankato is now accepting nominations to recognize the outstanding service Mankato hospitality industry personnel provide daily, in observance of National Travel and Tourism Week, May 1-7. There are four award categories recognizing employees in the following fields: restaurant, hotel, attraction and retail. A committee will select the final four award recipients and the winners will be recognized throughout Travel and Tourism...
March 18, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
(March 18, 2016) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth is proud to announce the 13th annual Songs on the Lawn – the popular summer commencement featuring music, entertainment and local food. Songs on the Lawn is presented by Xcel Energy and takes place every Thursday in June from 11 am - 1 pm at Civic Center Plaza in Mankato. Parking available around the city center free of charge.    This year’s musical lineup includes: ·         June 2,...
March 15, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
MANKATO, Minn. (March 15, 2016) – At the 2016 Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) Annual Meeting on March 10, members of Greater Mankato Growth approved the slate of candidates to fill seats for new terms (3/2016 - 3/2019) on the GMG Board of Directors. The new and returning members of the Greater Mankato Growth board include:   ·          Dr. Sheri Allen, Mankato Area Public Schools ·         *Pam Jagdfeld, Nifty Home Products, Inc...
March 10, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (March 10, 2016) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released the Current Employment Statistics (CES) figures for the month of January recently. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had a total of 55,529 jobs, up 1.9% from last January and the best January ever on record.  Overall growth was driven by the private sector. This sector experienced 2.3% year-over-year...
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