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07/11/2017
BURNSVILLE, MN — The city of Burnsville was once again recognized as a Minnesota GreenStep City, receiving a “Step 5” award in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program at the League of Minnesota Cities annual conference June 15. “This recognition shows community members and other...
07/08/2017
The city of Cottage Grove has reached the third step in a five-step sustainability program. GreenStep Cities was launched a decade ago by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, and has since signed on 113 cities for the program. Including Cottage Grove, 25 cities are currently at step three....
07/05/2017
When it comes to a ranking of Minnesota’s “green cities,” Hutchinson stands out. Burnsville, Eden Prairie, Maplewood and St. Anthony in the heart of the metro area top the list, but are joined there by rural Hutchinson and Elk River. All six are ranked at “Step 5” atop a ranking of more...
07/05/2017
Congratulations to the City of Roseville for its recognition as a Minnesota GreenStep City. Roseville has received a certificate honoring their continued participation in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program. The certificate was presented at the League of Minnesota Cities annual conference June...
07/03/2017
Mayor Sean Dowse presented the GreenStep Cities step three and four awards to the citizens of Red Wing. Dowse received the awards on Red Wing’s behalf at the League of Minnesota Cities annual meeting June 14-16 in Rochester. “GreenStep Cities is a free and voluntary program...
07/01/2017
St. Louis Park is one of seven Minnesota cities to complete GreenStep Cities Step Three requirements in the past year. The League of Minnesota Cities recognized 33 member cities and one tribal community at the League’s 2017 annual conference June 15 for demonstrating commitment to sustainability...
06/28/2017
The program helps cities implement sustainability best practices. Of the 29 best practices, the city has earned six on its way to reaching its final goal. Waller noted that improvements to the Ice Arena, work on the Wagon Wheel Trail and having a comprehensive plan all contributed to the Step 2...
06/27/2017
Winona is stepping up its environmental commitment. The City of Winona was recently recognized for joining the GreenStep Cities program, being awarded Step 1 status on June 15. Officials say the program will bring resources and accountability to help fuel city environmental efforts. Minnesota...
06/24/2017
When it comes to implementing practices that are environmentally sustainable and save money, Jordan is among the best in the state. Last Thursday, Jordan was recognized as a Step 3 GreenStep City at the League of Minnesota Cities 2017 Annual Conference. Jordan was recognized as a Step 1...
06/21/2017
They say success has many parents. I think that is really true, in the best way. Just this month Red Wing was designated level 4 in Minnesota GreenStep Cities and recognized for this accomplishment at the League of Minnesota Cities annual conference. Minnesota GreenStep Cities is a voluntary...

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