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December 21, 2017
Visit Mankato
MANKATO, Minn.—The Mankato Marathon, presented by Mayo Clinic Health System, is excited to have the following charities take part in its 2018 Charities Program: Committee Against Domestic Abuse, Project for Teens, Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota, Open Door Health Center, and YMCA LiveSTRONG.    Committee Against Domestic Abuse provides safety and support to victims of domestic and sexual violence through education, advocacy, and...
December 11, 2017
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
We deeply regret, due to unavoidable circumstances, the Rural Legislative Forum scheduled initially for Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 is now postponed. The forum has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 15th, 2018. Please watch greenseam.org/events for further details. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. For those who have already registered, your reservation will be transferred to the new date. If the new date does not work,...
December 05, 2017
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
Mankato, MINN (December 5, 2017) – The staff of Greater Mankato Growth and GreenSeam will be moving out of their current location at 1961 Premier Drive, Suite 100 on December 15th and will be temporarily located on the third floor of the Intergovernmental Center Building at 10 Civic Center Plaza. This will be the first of two moves within the next half-year. Plans to move Greater Mankato Growth, Visit Mankato, City Center Partnership and...
November 16, 2017
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
 Mankato, MINN (November 16, 2017) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development released the October 2017 employment figures today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) saw a gain of 960 jobs or 1.6% year over year in the month of October. Total employment sits at an all-time high for the region at 59,922. The growth in manufacturing continues and is now even bucking seasonal trends.  It grew by 3...
November 13, 2017
Visit Mankato
MANKATO, Minn.—The Mankato Marathon is seeking three new benefactors to round out the 2018 Charities Program. Interested local charities can find an application at mankatomarathon.com/charities/charities. Applications are due December 15. Through the Mankato Marathon Charities Program, five chosen qualifying 501(c)(3) charities must recruit four Champion Runners will fundraise on its behalf and run in either the full marathon or the half...
November 06, 2017
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
Mankato, MINN (November 6, 2017) – Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. announces the launch event of the virtual tours website, “Kato X”, at noon on Wednesday, November 15 at the GMG Office, 1961 Premier Drive, Suite 100, Mankato, MN. You can also join the event virtually at facebook.com/greatermankatogrowth. The website has been in development under the name "Kato X” but we will reveal the new name at the launch event on the 15th. The website will...
October 26, 2017
Visit Mankato
MANKATO, Minn.—More than $22,000 was raised for the five 2017 Mankato Marathon Charities: Camp Sweet Life Adventures, Mankato Family YMCA LIVESTRONG, the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota, Project for Teens, and Open Door Health Center. In total, Camp Sweet Life raised $5,704; YMCA LIVESTRONG raised $4,761; the Children’s Museum raised $4,585; Project for Teens raised $4,522; and Open Door raised $3,166.32. Each charity program chose...
October 25, 2017
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
Mankato, MINN (October 25, 2017) – Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. is offering its endorsement of the Mankato Area Public Schools’ November 7, 2017 operating levy referendum. This endorsement was considered through Greater Mankato Growth’s Public Affairs Policy Process which included extensive review of the proposal by Greater Mankato Growth’s Public Affairs Steering Committee and a unanimous vote by the organization’s Board of Directors. More...
October 19, 2017
Mankato, MINN (October 19, 2017) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development released the September 2017 employment figures today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) saw a gain of 691 jobs or 1.2% year over year in the month of September. Record employment is within grasp for the seventh year in a row, dating back to 2010. This is the fifth consecutive month of year over year job gains....
October 16, 2017
Visit Mankato
MANKATO, Minn.—The Mankato Marathon, presented by Mayo Clinic Health System, is Sunday, and there will be some minor traffic disruptions in Mankato until early afternoon. Watch for the following roads and intersections: Monks Avenue and Stadium Road - from 7:25 to 8:20 amMonks Avenue from Stadium Road to County Road 90 - 7:25 to 8:40 amTraffic congestion at Victory Drive and County Road 82 - 8:50 to 10:25 amStadium Road closed from State...

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