Minnesota Cities Magazine

Two-Way Street

Two-Way Street: How Does Your City Honor Veterans? March 2017

Officials from Wahkon and Wanamingo discuss how their cities honor veterans.

Two-Way Street: Does Your City Have a Poet Laureate? January 2017

Officials from Winona and Rochester discuss their poet laureate programs.

Two-Way Street: How Does Your City Manage Feral Cats? November 2016

Staff from the cities of Princeton and Hinckley discuss how feral and stray cats are addressed in city limits.

Two-Way Street: How Do You Manage Vacation Coverage in a Small City? September 2016

Staff from Bigfork and Upsala talk about how they balance work and play in a small city.

Two-Way Street: Does Your City Grow a Summer Community Garden? July 2016

Staff from Lindstrom and Kennedy discuss their community gardens.

Two-Way Street: How Does Your City Handle Delinquent Utility Payments? May 2016

Staff from Beaver Creek and Underwood explain their process for collecting overdue utility payments.

Two-Way Street: Does Your City Lease Space to Cell Phone or Internet Companies? March 2016

Staff from Mankato and Wanamingo discuss cell and wireless provider leases.

Two-Way Street: Does Your City Offer ‘PTO’ or Traditional Leave Benefits? January 2016

Staff from Crystal and Maplewood explain their cities' considerations when weighing paid time off (PTO) vs. traditional benefits.

Two-Way Street: Is Snow Removal Done by Contractors or Staff in Your City? November 2015

Staff from Browns Valley and Ranier discuss snow removal.

Two-Way Street: Does Your City Allow Bees or Farm Animals in Residential Areas? September 2015

Staff from Dassel and Ramsey discuss their ordinances related to farm animals.

Two-Way Street: How Does Your City Cultivate the Arts? July 2015

Staff from Arlington and New York Mills discuss how they bring arts programming to residents.

Two-Way Street: Does Your City Issue Administrative Traffic Citations? May 2015

Police chiefs from Montevideo and Winsted talk about their approach to administrative traffic citations.

Two-Way Street: What Is Your City’s Approach to Garbage Collection? March 2015

Staff from St. Anthony Village and Rockville talk about organized collection.

Two-Way Street: How Does Your City Engage Youth? January 2015

Mayors from Northfield and Woodbury discuss engaging youth in city government.

Two-Way Street: What Is Your City’s Approach to Youth Curfews? November 2014

Staff from Red Wing and New Ulm discuss youth curfews.