Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

City news roundup for 11-18-15

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

City of Crookston: Winning ‘Mayor for a Day’ essay chosen (Crookston Times)

North Mankato parks panel to bring plans to life (Mankato Free Press)

Brooklyn Park selected for Resilient Communities Project (Sun Post)

Hastings cool to highway speed limit change (Pioneer Press)

Winona bets on downtown (Winona Post)

City to turn flood-damaged plots into public land (Redwood Falls Gazette)


Thursday, November 12, 2015

City news roundup for 11-12-15

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

Nativity scene will no longer be displayed on Wadena city property (Pioneer Journal)

EDITORIAL: New urgency for roads, bridges (Alexandria Echo Press)

Minneapolis has 21 oil train safety demands (KMSP-TV)

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

City news roundup for 10-14-15

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

Stassen pitches Crookston as a ‘food hub’ (Crookston Times)

Werner elected first mayor of Rice Lake (Duluth News Tribune)

Grant voters reject proposed city charter (Pioneer Press)

City of Chisholm housing study recommends revitalization (Hibbing Daily Tribune)

City moves forward with solar energy proposal  (Jordan Independent) 

3 Minnesota towns ranked among most affordable, best places to live in US (Twin Cities Business Magazine) 

City of St. James mini-roundabouts would be a state first (Star Tribune)




 

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

City news roundup for 6-10-15

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

City seeks creative solutions for crowded cops  (Rochester Post-Bulletin)

Minnesota cities, counties fume over costly sales tax change (Mankato Free Press)

Funding for road repairs not keeping pace with county, city needs (LeCenter Leader)

With 4 new additions, Woodbury police force grows to 67 (Woodbury Bulletin) 

End to ambulance agreement hits city's pocketbook  (White Bear Press)

Oil train, semi collision renews talk of rail safety (Worthington Daily Globe)

 

 




Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

City news roundup for 5-20-15

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

Eagan finance director is crossword constructor extraordinare (Star Tribune)

Hairball rocks the house (Crookston Times)

Austin looks to add three more city jobs (Rochester Post Bulletin)

Proctor City Council backs NFL idea (Duluth News Tribune)

City of Nashwauk hires building inspector to help fight blight (Mesabi Daily News)

City of Cambridge honored for excellence in financial reporting (Isanti County News)

Orr clerk remembered as an activist for her city (Ely Timberjay)

The debate over banning plastic bags explained (Minnesota Public Radio)



Wednesday, April 22, 2015

City news roundup for 4-22-15

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

Faribault council makes revisions to community vision as process nears completion (Faribault Daily News)

Credit cards have boosted Minneapolis parking revenues (Star Tribune)

Ten suburban mayors: A growing, prosperous Twin Cities area needs transit (Star Tribune)

Zumbrota looks at chicken rules (Red Wing Republican-Eagle)

Lake Minnetonka cities face parking crunch due to popular new restaurants (Star Tribune) 

Gaylord council approve medical school plan (Breckinridge Daily News) 


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

City news roundup for 3-18-15

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

Victor Tedesco, former St. Paul city council member, dies at 92 (Pioneer Press)

City of Nashwauk housing study approved (Mesabi Daily News)

'Absolute crisis' in rural workforce housing (Wadena Pioneer Journal) 

City of Eagan considers change to firearms law (Star Tribune) 

For north suburbs, another big library upgrade begins in fall (Pioneer Press)

For many cities, aquatic centers rely on property taxes (St. Cloud Times)

Armed officer to attend Braham council meetings (Isanti County News)







Wednesday, March 4, 2015

City news roundup for 3-4-15

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

Editorial: Increased LGA is wise investment in rural cities (Alexandria Echo Press)

Duluth mayor delivers final state of the city address (Minnesota Public Radio)

How broadband develops here: Local goals, state grants (St. Cloud Times)

Monticello council will review FiberNet management options March 9 (Monticello Times)

City of Savage launches redesigned website (Savage Pacer)

City of Faribault's vision within sight (Northfield News)








Wednesday, February 25, 2015

City news roundup for 2-25-15

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

City of McGregor considers change in form of government (Aitkin Independent)

'We have an absolute crisis in terms of workforce’ (West Central Tribune)

Cities re-examine their security in wake of New Hope shooting (Star Tribune)

Local View: Don't stop insisting on civility (Duluth News-Tribune)

Transportation committee stops in St. Cloud (KNSI AM-FM)

State of the City: Mayor highlights investments made in Plymouth (Sun-Sailor News)















Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Thursday, February 5, 2015

City news roundup for 2-4-15

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

As climate changes, cities grapple with big rains (Minnesota Public Radio)

Winona eyes smoking ban for city parks (Winona Post)

Eden Prairie to start first cultural unit for emergency response (Star Tribune)

State awards $19 million to improve broadband service in 17 areas (MinnPost)

Osseo approves 5-year street plan (Osseo-Maple Grove Press)

Eagan seeks ways to engage with more public art (Star Tribune)



Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

City news roundup for 1-14-15

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

Fees for Fido? City of Rochester considers raising cost of pet licenses (Post-Bulletin)

Letter to the editor: Funding city street repairs (St. Paul Pioneer Press)

Zamboni just 300 days away (International Falls Journal)

The ins and outs of the all-important Minnesota must-do: snow shoveling (MinnPost)

As Andover develops, it looks into weaning more homes from wells (Star Tribune)

Resource center for refugees sought in Albert Lea (Albert Lea Tribune)