The League offers a variety of online and print publications to meet your information needs:

Minnesota Cities magazine

This bimonthly magazine, available in print and online, offers city staff and elected officials in-depth feature articles and practical, how-to information about governing and managing cities.

Cities Bulletin

Stay up to date on legislative news, as well as other important city news, information, and resources with this free e-newsletter.

HR Reference Manual

This online manual is an extensive resource on human resources in the public sector.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities

This online handbook is your comprehensive resource providing guidance on laws affecting Minnesota city governments.

Minnesota Mayors Handbook

This online handbook is a starting point for all you need to learn to be a successful mayor.

Online City Directory

Minnesota’s cities are all here in this searchable online City Directory.

The City Speak Podcast

The City Speak podcast provides short takes on city issues — from timely topics like legislative updates, to perennial content like city budgets and collaboration.


The League of Minnesota Cities offers three blogs that cover a variety of municipal topics.