Focus on Small Cities
Small Cities Tackle Large Projects With Grants
Cromwell’s success illustrates the importance of grants to small cities.
Sartell Partners with School District for IT Assistance
The City of Sartell, in partnership with school district technology staff, has developed a successful solution to meet their IT…
Bigfork Steps Up to the Plate for Community
Joe Zimmer and his public works team stepped up to build a new softball complex for the City of Bigfork.
City of Gary Reimagines 160 Acres of Forest
The City of Gary turned 160 acres of donated land into a multi-use recreational area.
City of Warren Adopts Flexible Work Culture
The City of Warren implemented a hybrid work-from-home policy and it led to filling the role with someone who otherwise…
Iron Range Cities Receive Federal Funds for Critical Projects
Hundreds of millions of federal dollars are coming to Minnesota cities from the 2022 CDS program for water and sewer…
City Partnership Shines a Light on Manufacturing Careers
The City of Norwood forged a partnership with Central Public Schools and local businesses to show high school students a…
Ottertail Initiative Aims to Address Housing Shortage
City of Ottertail leaders came up with the “Building Big” program, which they hope encourages people to build homes.
Tracy Creating Comprehensive Plan to Keep City Vibrant and Growing
The city of Tracy is creating a new comprehensive plan which will outline what its goals are and how it…
Regional Safety Groups: Making Required Safety Training Affordable
The city of Ellsworth is part of the Southwest Regional Safety Group (RSG) where small cities band together to more…