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September 26, 2017
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
Mankato, MINN (September 26, 2017) –The Nominating Committee for GreenSeam is currently seeking applicants for its Board of Governors. The committee is seeking 20 individuals for the inaugural board. The GreenSeam Board of Governors will meet less than monthly with dates and times to be determined. The board will be split into classes and terms will be staggered, but all will begin on January 1, 2018. The board’s role will be to serve as the...
September 26, 2017
Greater Mankato Growth
NEWS RELEASE Greater Mankato Hosts Breakfast Forum "State of the Cities"MANKATO, MINN. (September 26, 2017) – Greater Mankato Growth will host a breakfast forum as the leaders of Mankato and North Mankato present on the "State of the Cities." The event will take place on Friday, September 29th from 7:30 – 9:00 am at Greater Mankato Growth’s offices (1961 Premier Drive, Mankato). This forum will provide a unique opportunity for the public to...
September 22, 2017
Visit Mankato
 MANKATO, Minn.—The Mankato Sports Commission, an initiative of Visit Mankato, is excited to announce its new Commissioners. “We had a phenomenal group of 15 extremely qualified applicants for five open positions. The Nominating Committee put a lot of thought, discussion and careful consideration into each of them,” said David Wittenberg, Mankato Sports Commission chair. “It was difficult to narrow down to the number of available positions...
September 20, 2017
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (September 21, 2017) – Modeling the successful “Corporate Cups” held both in San Antonio, TX and Fargo, ND, Greater Mankato Growth is exploring the feasibility of launching a similar event during its sesquicentennial celebrations next year. This exploratory approach is one GMG has utilized before, for example recently, with the Kato eXperience Virtual Tour project and when launching the first Inter-City Leadership Visit in 2005...
September 19, 2017
Visit Mankato
MANKATO, Minn.—The Mankato Marathon, presented by Mayo Clinic Health System, is proud to announce the 2017 keynote speaker for the Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic Speaker Series, Heather Kampf, the University of Minnesota’s most decorated women’s track athlete. Heather is a 2005 graduate of Rosemount High School, where she received the Minnesota Class AA state title in the women’s 800-meter and the 400. At the U of M, she was the only...
September 14, 2017
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (September 14, 2017) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development released the August 2017 employment figures today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) saw a gain of 1,111 jobs or 2.0% year over year in the month of August. After a brief period of slight private sector year over year job loss at the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017, private sector employment has now had four...
September 13, 2017
Visit Mankato
MANKATO, Minn.—The Mankato Marathon, presented by Mayo Clinic Health System, is in the running as a top half marathon on The BibRave 100 list. The Mankato Half Marathon has been selected through the nomination process for The BibRave 100, a definitive list of the top races in America. It will recognize the top 20 half marathon in the country, with the top five being ranked and a winner being crowned. Anyone can vote for finalists at...
August 17, 2017
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (August 17, 2017) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development released the July 2017 employment figures today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) saw a gain of 908 jobs or 1.7% year over year in the month of July. This is the third consecutive month of year over year job gains.  Manufacturing (10,353 jobs) has driven the growth. The Manufacturing sector has grown steadily since...
August 15, 2017
Visit Mankato
MANKATO, Minn.— Aug. 31 is the final registration discount cut off for the Mankato Marathon, presented by Mayo Clinic Health System, Oct. 21-22. The Mankato Marathon is designed to be a family-friendly weekend with races for every age of runner, everything from a full marathon to the younger runner-friendly 5K. Kids can have a blast during the KidsK and Toddler Trot, while even the littlest ones can crawl their way to a good time during the...
August 14, 2017
Visit Mankato
  MANKATO, Minn.— Gather in the GreenSeam is a new fall event that celebrates the entire spectrum of people, organizations and businesses that make this area the most special agricultural region in the country. This new annual event will be Sept. 8 through Oct. 29 in the GreenSeam region, primarily Greater Mankato. Each weekend of Gather in the GreenSeam will follow a fun theme. Family favorite fall festivities like hay bale mazes, corn pits...

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