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07/15/2015
MANKATO, MINN. — The city of Mankato was recognized and honored for its continued participation in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program. As one of 83 participating Minnesota cities, Mankato helps lead the way in sustainability efforts through implementation of best practices, focus on cost...
07/15/2015
The City of Mankato is being recognized for environmentally friendly policies. The GreenStep Cities program is designed to help cities use fewer resources and save money. Recently, the city has changed traffic lights to use LED bulbs and started a composting site. Mankato was one of the...
07/14/2015
The city of Cottage Grove wants to make its mark, and it’s doing that by reducing its carbon footprint. Last month, the city was honored for its continued efforts in creating a more sustainable, eco-friendly community by participating in the state’s GreenStep Cities program. Formed after the...
07/13/2015
TWO HARBORS, Minn. – The community of Two Harbors is being recognized as a Minnesota GreenStep City. They are just one of 80-some cities across the state, helping to secure Minnesota’s natural beauty by taking steps to conserve energy and natural resources. The city has already made some...
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...

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