Breaking news, legislative updates, current events and world news found to be pertinent to townships will be found in this section.

Ruth Simpson 06 Sep, 2018

Knotweed Identification and Management Survey

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is asking Township Officers to fill out a Knotweed identification and mana...

Ruth Simpson 06 Sep, 2018

Minnesota Truck-Weight Education Training

Additional Truck Weight Classes Offered this Fall Due to demand, additional truck weight education classes will be offe...

MAT Staff 23 Aug, 2018

MAT Announces David Hann as New Executive Direc

The Minnesota Association of Townships is excited to announce that David W. Hann has been chosen as its new Executive Di...

MAT Staff 13 Aug, 2018

Data Request from American Transparency (Minnes

Townships across the state recently began receiving a data request from a group called American Transparency, requesting...

MAT Staff 25 Jun, 2018

New Guidance from Secretary of State

The Minnesota Secretary of State's Office has provided the following instructions for election officials when dealing wi...

Ruth Simpson 16 Jun, 2018

Broadband services in rural America is focus of

Broadband providers and the people who use—or would like to be able to use—those services in rural America are invited t...

Steve Fenske 21 May, 2018

End of 2018 Regular Session

Both the House and Senate ended their Regular Sessions minutes before midnight on Sunday, after passing or re-passin...

Cari Alleman 11 May, 2018

2018 Session Update Week 12

10 days Left of the 2018 Session! We can see the light at the end of the tunnel! Transportation: The constitutional d...

Ruth Simpson 26 Apr, 2018

Free septic system and well management workshop

The University of Minnesota Onsite Sewage Treatment Program and the Minnesota Department of Health are offering FREE sep...

MAT Staff 24 Mar, 2018

Minnesota Roadway Maintenance Training and Demo

This one-day event, which replaced the Spring Maintenance Training Expo in 2012, focuses exclusively on education and te...

Ruth Simpson 14 Mar, 2018

Township Day News Stories

Three stories covered Township Day in Minnesota. Minnesota Public Radio did a story on Township Day that featured Tay...

Ruth Simpson 13 Mar, 2018

MPR: Mark your calendar: Tuesday is Minnesota T

All of Minnesota's nearly 1,800 townships will hold their annual meetings Tuesday in a grassroots display of democracy k...