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January 02, 2019
Greater Mankato Growth
MANKATO, MINN. (January 2, 2019) – Emmy Forsyth, a Mankato native who has spent eight years working in southern California, will return to Mankato to serve as Greater Mankato Growth’s first-ever Talent Resources Liaison. Ms. Forsyth will begin working remotely January 21, while moving her family back to Mankato; with her physical presence here no later than March 1.   This appointment brings to life to a recent GMG Board action to fund this...
December 20, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (December 20, 2018) –  The City of Mankato and Greater Mankato Growth are now providing online information for two Opportunity Zones tax incentives. The incentives were part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act designed to spur economic development and job creation using untapped capital gains to invest in economically distressed census tracts nationwide. The details put into perspective the zones and their linkage to the...
December 10, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (December 10, 2018) – Greater Mankato Growth will host a free luncheon forum, “What Minnesota Can Learn from Germany on Energy Policy” on December 14 in Heritage Hall at South Central College's North Mankato Campus. Lunch will be served at 11:30 am with the program running from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Over the past several years, legislative leaders from across the region — including Senators Rosen, Frentz, and Senjem — have connected...
October 31, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
MANKATO, Minn. (October 31, 2018) – Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame announces a new award this year. The Legacy Award honors private sector businesses that have been in business in the Greater Mankato region for ten years or more and have previously received the designation Hall of Fame inductee. The inaugural award recipient for the 2018 Legacy Award is BAMCO - McDonald’s of Mankato.  This award is designed to call...
October 30, 2018
GreenSeam
  Mankato, MINN (October 30, 2018) – GreenSeam is excited to host the 36th annual Rural Legislative Forum – The Truth About Food, on December 6th, 2018 at the Verizon Center in Mankato, Minnesota. This premier annual reception and dinner event joins key public leaders with a wide-range of attendees from the agriculture sector – from producers, to manufacturing, to professional services, to education and research – in candid conversations...
October 18, 2018
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (October 18, 2018) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development released the September 2018 employment figures today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) saw a gain of 1,858 jobs or 3.2% year over year in the month of September, which led all metropolitan areas in the state.  This is the ninth straight month of Mankato-North Mankato leading the state in job growth.  The 3.2%...
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...

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