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October 17, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
Recipients Honored at November 13 Event MANKATO, Minn. (October 17, 2018) – Each year Greater Mankato Growth, Inc., which includes Greater Mankato Growth, Visit Mankato, City Center Partnership and GreenSeam, recognizes outstanding businesses, organizations and professionals at the Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame. This year’s event is presented by Mayo Clinic Health System and will be held on November 13 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm...
October 11, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth
MANKATO, Minn. (October 11, 2018) - The Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Board is seeking nominations for the annual Individual Pathfinder, Youth Pathfinder and Business Pathfinder Awards. The Pathfinder Award was created in 1986 to recognize individuals or organizations that, in the spirit of Dr. King, are initiators or action takers in the struggle for equal treatment, human rights and non-violence. The award represents the ideal that...
October 08, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
          Mankato, MINN. – (October 8, 2018) Mankato Brewery is excited to announce its first collaboration beer with Lupulin Brewing Company in Big Lake, Minnesota. It’s fitting that a hazy, juicy and fruity India Pale Ale (IPA) be brewed with Lupulin Brewing; however, this collaboration beer was created to bring attention to Men’s Health and Cancer Awareness during the month of November.     Hero Hazy IPA is all about friendship,...
October 05, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (October 5, 2018) – This morning, the Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Board of Directors approved funding for a new position and the redesign of an existing position to support the organization’s stepped-up efforts to ensure our employers have the talent they need to continue to grow and ensure our community’s future vitality.   For more than two years, Greater Mankato Growth has engaged hundreds of business leaders, community...
October 02, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (October 2, 2018) – The profiles of regional candidates running in the Nov. 6 election - provided directly by the candidates themselves - are now available online at greatermankatoelections.com, Greater Mankato Growth announced today. “Greater Mankato Growth strives to serve as a non-partisan information intermediary between candidates and the voters on issues impacting not only business, but the overall vitality of the region at...
September 20, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (September 20, 2018) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development released the August 2018 employment figures today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) saw a gain of 2,397 jobs or 4.3% year over year in the month of August, which led all metropolitan areas in the state.  This is the eighth straight month of Mankato-North Mankato leading the state in job growth.   Below is a...
September 10, 2018
Visit Mankato
MANKATO, Minn.—Presented by Blue Earth County Soybean and Corn Growers Association and their checkoff, Gather in the GreenSeam is a celebration of the entire spectrum of people, organizations and businesses that make this area the most diverse agricultural region in the country. Gather in the GreenSeam is a fun 30-day celebration that follows the heart of the harvest season September 14 through October 14.  “Last year’s Gather in the...
September 07, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth
MANKATO, MINN. (September 7, 2018) - Greater Mankato Growth will host the fourth annual Journeys of Leadership on September 20th at 5:30 pm at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel & Event Center on 901 Raintree Road, Mankato. The annual dinner event spotlights leading business executives on the national and international stage in candid conversations about their road to success and insights on leadership. Dan and Angie Bastian will be this year’...
September 06, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
MANKATO, MINN. (September 6, 2018) - The Mankato Board of Trade held their very first meeting with 43 businessmen in attendance at 7:30 pm on Friday, August 28th, 1868. At that meeting, John Henry Barr was chosen to be the chair of the Mankato Board of Trade. Their vision and hope was to support and connect businesses to help the community grow and flourish. That support has continued throughout the years, and that forward-thinking group that...
August 28, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (August 28, 2018) – This election season, Greater Mankato Growth, along with several partner organizations will host a series of candidate forums aimed at providing an opportunity for meaningful exchange between candidates and voters in areas impacting the community, business and the overall vitality of the region. Today, Greater Mankato Growth is announcing the forums for federal and state office that our organization will host in...


The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership