Wednesday, December 7, 2016

City news roundup for 12-7-16

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

Brainerd City Council: Organized trash and recycling collection back on the agenda (Daily Dispatch)

Debunking the myth that Minnesota’s rural towns are doomed (MinnPost)

St. Paul council urges more Syrian refugees in its city, and the state (Pioneer Press)

Hibbing, Chisholm selected as Blandin Broadband Communities (Daily Tribune)

A turnaround in Mazeppa (Rochester Post-Bulletin)

Dingle to be St. Paul Park's first woman mayor (South Washington County Bulletin)

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

City news roundup for 11-2-16

Here are some news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

City liquor stores turn a profit (Alexandria Echo Press)

Stacy officially welcomed as a Green Step City (ECM Post Review)

Minneapolis polling places will have extra security this year (Minnesota Public Radio)

Willmar, New London, Spicer voters to decide local option sales taxes (West Central Tribune)

Hutchinson's purchases moving to plastic (Hutchinson Leader)

Crookston City Hall lobby showcasing local, area artists (Daily Times)

Howard Lake introduces Housing Development Incentive Program (Herald Journal)

Thursday, October 13, 2016

City news roundup for 10-26-16

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

Mankato marks five years as fair trade town (Free Press)

Lake Superior Zoo to receive financial boost from city (Duluth News Tribune)

Why are so few people vying to run our cities? (Pioneer Press)

Housing in Crookston - Progress being made on 2014 housing study recommendations (Crookston Times)

Pavilion events attracted more than 3,600 to downtown in inaugural season (Hastings Star Gazette)

City waits on broadband app (Ely Echo)


City news roundup for 10-13-16

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

A taxing decision: Three local cities seek approval of local option sales tax (West Central Tribune)

Grand Rapids growing (Herald Tribune)

St. Peter merges transit system with Le Sueur (Mankato Free Press)

Disc golf throws Little Falls City Council into discussion (Morrison County Record)

Art groups making their mark on Hutchinson (The Leader)

Sharing economy delivers risks, rewards to Rochester (Minnesota Public Radio)


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

City news roundup for 9-28-16

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

Ely vying for broadband grant, would benefit area (Ely Echo)

Council warned that management salaries are too low (Mankato Free Press)

Winona invests in mental health first aid (Winona Post)

Twin Cities east metro twists back spigot on water use (Star Tribune)

Pine Island passes on food trucks (Rochester Post Bulletin)

Proposed assisted living facility receives positive comments (Wadena Pioneer Journal)


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

City news roundup for 8-31-16

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota

Want to be mayor? Move to one of these places (Minnesota Public Radio)

Duluth's fees could face scrutiny (News Tribune)

Counties, cities, act to meet “granny pod” deadline (Mille Lacs County Times)

Little Falls City Council discusses upgrading Highway 27 bridge (Morrison County Record)

Off-duty Minnetonka firefighter makes unlikely life-saving rescue (KMSP-TV)

City of Crookston pursuing Ice Arena grant for zambonis (Daily Times)

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

City news roundup for 5-11-16

Here are some recent news items from cities throughout Minnesota:

Grand Rapids reserve funds reaching pre-recession levels (Herald-Review)

Eagle center has big plans in downtown Wabasha (Rochester Post-Bulletin)

Minnesota police body camera bill clears key legislative hurdle (Pioneer Press)

Cottage Grove goes from 'not' to hot (Pioneer Press)

$650,000 grant to benefit downtown Brainerd (Daily Dispatch)

Fire chief completes a first year filled with change (Farmington Independent)

Duluth mayor promotes interim police chief to permanent post (Minnesota Public Radio)

 

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016