Mar-Apr 2021


2020 Mayor for a Day Essay Contest Winners

The Importance of Police Officer Physical Fitness Testing

A Minnesota Vision for Speed Limits

From Science Fiction to Railroad Systems: How Technology Improves Rail Safety


St. Paul to City Hall

It’s Up to Us: Keep Local Government Strong and Effective

Bits & Briefs

National Library Week, medical decals that help emergency responders, and more

Two-Way Street

How Has Your City Adapted to Virtual Meetings?

Focus on Small Cities

Striking a Balance: Small-City Clerks Create Boundaries Around Work, Personal Lives

Ideas in Action

Shakopee Ordinance Reduces Gift Card Fraud

Legal Ease

Letter of the Law

Can Cities Require Employees to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

From the Bench

Court Upholds Local Government Sign Ordinance

Up for Discussion


Can Firefighters Put Emergency Lights on Their Personal Vehicles?

Message Matters

Study Reveals Tips for Effective COVID-19 Communication