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Seeking your voice to help create a vision for the future

Mankato, MINN (October 22, 2014) – Approximately 200 community members gathered at the Verizon Wireless Center last night to help shape the future of Greater Mankato. The Envision 2020 Community Celebration was a time to look back at what has been accomplished since the inception of the Community Vision plan in 2006 and look ahead to what should still be done to shape the future of our community. All members of the community are encouraged to go online and take the Envision 2020 Community…See More
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Mankato Mayoral Candidates Forum at Verizon Wireless Center, Ellerbe Room/Reception Hall

October 22, 2014 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Greater Mankato Growth invites you to attend a forum with the candidates running for Mayor of Mankato. The forum is intended to offer meaningful exchange between candidates and the voters in areas impacting the community, business and the overall vitality of the region. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions for the candidates at the forum, or you can submit your question in advance to The public is…See More
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Celebrate Manufacturers Week, Attend the Tour of Manufacturing

Mankato, MINN (October 21, 2014) – The Economic Growth Collaborative of South Central Minnesota invites community members to attend the 2014 Tour of Manufacturing on Thursday, October 23 from 12 – 6 pm. The event is similar to a parade of homes that is free to students, job seekers and the general public. Community members will be able to stop by throughout the day for a self-guided or guided tour of any of the participating manufacturers.The participating businesses include: Avery…See More
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Oct 17
Noelle Lawton posted a News post

Hockey Night in the City Center, Saturday October 18

Hockey Night in the City CenterMankato, Minn. ---  In conjunction with 12th-rated Minnesota State hosting 20th-rated Minnesota Duluth in home-opening action at Verizon Wireless Center Saturday, festivities for Hockey Night In Mankato City Center is also scheduled for this Saturday, October 18th.Maverick Men's Hockey fans are invited to take part in the kick-off of the season that takes place in the…See More
Oct 16
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Oct 15
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Greater Mankato Growth Posts Candidate Profiles Online

Mankato, MINN (October 13, 2014) – Profiles of candidates participating in the November 4, 2014 elections in our region are now available on Greater Mankato Growth’s election website The information was provided directly from the candidates vying for office.“Greater Mankato Growth strives to serve as a non-partisan information intermediary, providing education, resources and opportunities for engagement on public…See More
Oct 13
Chastity Valvick posted a News post

Enventis Foundation Joins with Mankato Area Foundation

Enventis Foundation Joins with Mankato Area Foundation$4 million fund will continue to benefit Greater Mankato Area well into the futureMANKATO, Minn., October 13, 2014 — Mankato-based Enventis Foundation announced plans today to become part of the Mankato Area Foundation (MAF).  The Enventis Foundation will transfer nearly…See More
Oct 13
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Community Forum on Domestic Violence at AmericInn Hotel

October 15, 2014 from 6pm to 7:30pm
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  CADA is hosting a Community Forum to raise awareness related to the impact domestic violence has on our children, our families, and our communities. See More
Oct 13
Profile IconDean Saxton and Morgan Streeter joined Greater Mankato Growth Business Connection
Oct 13
Noelle Lawton posted a News post

NEWS RELEASE: Second Phase of CityArt On the Go Installed

Contact: Noelle Lawton                                                                 Special Initiatives Coordinator                            City Center Partnership                                                                                                …See More
Oct 13
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Oct 9
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Honorees Announced for Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame

Recipients Honored at November 18 EventMANKATO Minn. (October 7, 2014) – Each year Greater Mankato Growth, along with Visit Mankato and the City Center Partnership, recognizes outstanding businesses, organizations and professionals at the Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame presented by I+S Group. This year’s…See More
Oct 8


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