September 2016

September 22, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (September 22, 2016) – From 2014 to 2015, the Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties) had the fastest growing economy in the state of Minnesota with Real GDP growth of 3.2%. Looking across the country, the Mankato-North Mankato MSA had the 3rd fastest GDP growth of the 32 MSAs in the upper Midwest (Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota) and the 87th fastest out...
September 21, 2016
Visit Mankato
MANKATO, Minn.—The My Bold Walk registration deadline has been extended to October 5. “We are very excited to add this special, one-of-a-kind event to the Mankato Marathon weekend. My Bold Walk is for people who are not runners and even for people who have a hard time walking,” said Mark Bongers, CEO of Final Stretch, Inc. “The course is designed and supported to assist a wide variety of walkers. Come join us and be part of the Mankato Marathon...
September 15, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (September 15, 2016) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released the Current Employment Statistics (CES) figures for the month of August today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had a total of 55,093 jobs, up 0.6%, or 342 jobs, as compared to August of 2015.    Average job growth year-to-date from January to August is up 1.4% which is outpacing the comparable...
The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership