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07/12/2015
The League of Minnesota Cities recognized 26 member cities and one tribal community at an awards ceremony held June 26 for completing one of three participation steps in the GreenStep Cities initiative. GreenStep Cities is a free and voluntary program designed to help Minnesota cities achieve...
07/12/2015
In a bright spot for those customers who love solar power, some rural electric cooperative and city municipal electric utilities are offering community solar gardens. They offer customers the chance to “buy into” solar without having to pay in full up front, and without having to worry about...
07/10/2015
The City of Two Harbors had the honor of being recognized as a Minnesota GreenStep City and received Step 1 and 2 block awards at the recent League of Minnesota Cities Conference on June 26 for joining the GreenStep Cities program and advancing to become a Step 2 City in the Minnesota GreenStep...
07/08/2015
The City of Northfield advanced to a Step 3 Minnesota GreenStep City at the recent League of Minnesota Cities Conference last month. Minnesota GreenStep Cities is a voluntary challenge, assistance, and recognition program. Northfield is one of 83 participating cities across the state. In a press...
07/06/2015
Officials across Minnesota — and Pelican Rapids specifically — are optimistic about the future of solar energy and are looking to spread the word next week. The Clean Energy Resource Teams based out of the University of Minnesota will host an event from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday to tour Pelican...
07/04/2015
The League of Minnesota Cities recognized 26 member cities and one tribal community at an awards ceremony for completing one of three participation steps in the GreenStep Cities initiative. GreenStep Cities is a free and voluntary program designed to help Minnesota cities achieve their...
07/04/2015
The League of Minnesota Cities recognized 26 member cities, including Hutchinson, and one tribal community at a recent awards ceremony for completing one of three participation steps in the GreenStep Cities initiative. GreenStep Cities is a free and voluntary program designed to help Minnesota...
07/04/2015
Crookston is one of 26 cities recognized for completing Step One in the The League of Minnesota Cities’ GreenStep Cities. The volunteer program is designed to help communities achieve environmental sustainability goals, as defined through the Minnesota Department of Environmental Resources...
07/03/2015
A new program, Renewable Energy for Greater Minnesota, is offering free project assistance to help Minnesota farmers and rural small businesses take control of their energy expenses with renewable energy. Clean energy resource teams will help farmers and businesses explore projects that could...
07/02/2015
Crookston officials may be basking in the glow of being named a “GreenStep City” earlier this year, but the community is only at the “Step One” level, and if Crookston leaders wish to lead the city to the next steps, actions focused on sustainability and preserving the...

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