Features

Mar-Apr 2021

The Importance of Police Officer Physical Fitness Testing

Working with experts in the field, the League has developed a physical fitness test for police that is now available…

Mar-Apr 2021

A Minnesota Vision For Speed Limits

Speed is one consideration of road safety — and the conversation about how to set speed limits is shifting.

Mar-Apr 2021

2020 Mayor For A Day Essay Contest Winners

Minnesota fourth, fifth, and sixth graders share their ideas for making cities better in the League of Minnesota Cities 2020…

Mar-Apr 2021

From Science Fiction To Railroad Systems – How Technology Improves Rail Safety

Technology solutions are imperative to railroads’ goal of an accident-free future in communities across Minnesota and the U.S.

Jan-Feb 2021

Three Steps To Help Meet Your City’s Housing Needs

By taking proactive steps, including strategic planning, your city can ensure its housing projects generate optimal benefits for residents.

Jan-Feb 2021

Session 2021: Representing Minnesota Cities at the Capitol

As the pandemic continues, the state Legislature's focus is expected to be limited and, in response, the League has adopted…

Jan-Feb 2021

How Moorhead Used Roller Carts to Increase Residential Recycling

Buying 16,000 roller carts through a cooperative purchasing contract made it easy for the Moorhead to switch to no-sort recycling.

Jan-Feb 2021

2021 Legislative Session: Securing Funds to Help Cities With Pandemic Recovery

Protecting LGA at the state Capitol and lobbying for pandemic relief from Congress are two of the League's legislative priorities.

Jan-Feb 2021

MN Firefighters Answer Oregon’s Call for Help

When the state of Oregon sought assistance fighting wildfires, Minnesota firefighters signed up.

Nov-Dec 2020

League Honors City Leaders

Granite Falls Mayor Dave Smiglewski and Lakeville City Administrator Justin Miller are the winners of the League's 2020 individual awards.