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August 29, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MN (August 31, 2016) Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) is pleased to announce the selection of Bridget Norland as its new Director of Marketing & Communications. Since joining GMG at the start of the year, Bridget has immediately added value to our members and business community, our stakeholders, collaborators; as well as initiated new marketing and communications tools, programs and services.  Her degree in graphic design and 10+...
August 18, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (August 18, 2016) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released the Current Employment Statistics (CES) figures for the month of July today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had a total of 54,993 jobs, up 1.7%, or 924 jobs, from last July. This marks the largest total employment increase in July since 2011. The private sector reached an all-time high for the month...
August 18, 2016
City Center Partnership
MANKATO, MN (August 18, 2016) — The CityArt program, a joint initiative of the City Center Partnership and Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, announces the dedication of The Mni Mural on Wednesday, August 24 at 11:00 a.m. Created by Julie Johnson-Fahrforth (lead artist), Michael Cimino, Ann Judkins, Andrew Judkins and Craig Nagel, the 500’ mural depicts the Minnesota River before settlement. “Mni” means “water” in the Dakota language.  A brief...
August 18, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (August 18, 2016) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released the Current Employment Statistics (CES) figures for the month of July today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had a total of 54,993 jobs, up 1.7%, or 924 jobs, from last July. This marks the largest total employment increase in July since 2011. The private sector reached an all-time high for the...
August 08, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (August 8, 2016)—Today Greater Mankato Growth, Inc., along with the community volunteers serving on the Sales Tax Extension Committee, launched a public education campaign known as Growing a Greater Mankato to inform voters about the proposed extension of the existing local 0.5% sales tax by the Cities of Mankato and North Mankato. On the November 8, 2016 ballot, voters in both cities will be asked to extend this existing local...
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