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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.

Nov-Dec 2020

It’s OK to Not Be OK: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Public Safety Officers

Cities can take proactive steps to prevent and treat post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health issues that public safety…

Nov-Dec 2020

Eminent Domain Update: Access and Construction Activities

The Minnesota Supreme Court clarified its position on two issues that commonly arise in condemnation actions: access interferences and construction…

Nov-Dec 2020

Consistency Is Key to Community Resiliency

No one knew the challenges 2020 would bring, but facing these challenges brings more opportunities to strengthen your community.

Sep-Oct 2020

One Watershed One Plan: A Local Level Perspective

One Watershed One Plan program (1W1P) helps cities evaluate their water resources.