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28 Aug

MRBA Summer Cook-Out

Join us for an old-fashioned Summer Cook Out — we’ll supply whats cooking on the grill and the beer, but bring a dish to pass and additional beverages that you’d like. Spouses/Kids/Significant Others Welcome — Yard Games, Caricatures, Kids Activities [Continue…]

26 Sep

2015 Beers for Builders 5K

  Starting and finishing at Mankato Brewery, don’t miss this day of fun, exercise, beer, food and music. This event is for MRBA members, non-members, friends and family and we invite ALL runners from around the region to participate. Plus, [Continue…]

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August 14, 2015

BAM Report: Looking Forward, 2016 and Beyond!

It’s starting!  With the 2015 legislative session (and special session) in the rear-view mirror, and the 2016 mini-session (we hope…), and 2016 elections for the MN House, Senate and US House of Representatives just around the corner, the Builders Association [Continue…]

July 07, 2015

License fees for residential building contractors drop effective July 1, 2015.

Governor Dayton recommended and the legislature approved a reduction of each of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry’s (DLI) Construction Codes and Licensing Division’s (CCLD) licensing fees. DLI will be reducing licensing costs for the construction industry by more [Continue…]

June 12, 2015

North Mankato Building Official Bruce Royer set to Retire

On July 6, after 28 years of service, North Mankato Building Official Bruce Royer will be retiring. Dave Knudson will be the new Building Official and Derek Tostenson will be the new Building Inspector. See the full press release below [Continue…]

June 04, 2015

Legislative Special Session Looms

We know you can buy growlers of beer from your local craft brewer on Sunday.  We know you can now expect a 6-year code cycle starting in 2018.  We know homeowner attorneys fees will not become law.  We know that [Continue…]