Focus on Small Cities
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…
Food Pantry Supports Randall Community Into the Future
The City of Randall created a self-serve pantry for the community.
Windom Partners With Alternative School on Community Policing
The city of Windom Partners With Alternative School on Community Policing.
Success! How Two Cities Updated Aging Water Treatment Plants
Upgrading water treatment facilities is a major endeavor, and cities often struggle to find funding.
Striking a Balance: Small-City Clerks Create Boundaries Around Work, Personal Lives
City employees have to be on call for emergencies but many funnel routine issues into business hours.
Wells Saves Money and Energy With LED Lights
Wells' citywide LED light initiative is expected to save at least $15,000 annually, while creating safe and more attractive city…
LeRoy Gets Active With Wheels-to-Go Bike Program
Last year, LeRoy started a Wheels-to-Go Bike Program that lends bikes of all sizes free of charge.
Small Cities Step Up for Sustainability
Many small cities in Minnesota have found ways to be more environmentally conscious, even with few resources and a small…
Creating a Town Team for Economic Development
It takes a team approach to develop business opportunities in small cities.
Tips for Finding and Applying for Grants
If you can find the right funding source for your community needs, grants are worth the effort.