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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...
October 12, 2017
Visit Mankato
MANKATO, Minn.—More than just great races are planned for the weekend of the eighth annual Mankato Marathon, presented by Mayo Clinic Health System, Oct. 21-22. The Mankato Marathon weekend schedule is outlined below: Saturday, Oct. 21Scheels Sport & Health Expo 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Myers Field House, Minnesota State University, MankatoOrthopaedic & Fracture Clinic Speaker Series 12:30 to 3:15 p.m. in Myers Field House, MSU,...
October 10, 2017
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
Recipients Honored at November 14 Event MANKATO, Minn. (October 10, 2017) – Each year Greater Mankato Growth, Inc., which includes Greater Mankato Growth, Visit Mankato and City Center Partnership, recognizes outstanding businesses, organizations and professionals at the Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame. This year’s event is presented by ISG and will be held on November 14 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at Verizon Center. Greater Mankato...
October 10, 2017
Visit Mankato
MANKATO, Minn.—Online registration for the eighth annual Mankato Marathon, presented by Mayo Clinic Health System, will close Oct. 20. For any races that are not completely full, race registration will reopen from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Scheels Sport & Health Expo in Myers Field House at Minnesota State University, Mankato. The half marathon is currently 76 percent full, and full marathon registrations are up 17 percent over...
October 03, 2017
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (October 3, 2017) – Profiles of candidates participating in the November 7, 2017 election for School Board for the Mankato Area Public Schools are now available on Greater Mankato Growth’s election website greatermankatoelections.com. The information was provided directly from the candidates participating in the election. “Greater Mankato Growth strives to serve as a non-partisan information intermediary, providing education,...

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