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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,...
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...

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