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Ruth Simpson 06 Mar, 2019

Township Day

Minnesota’s townships to hold annual town meetings on Township Day, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Mark your calendar for demo...

Scott Saloum 27 Feb, 2019

Alert for those attending Spring Short Course i

For those attending the 2019 Spring Short Course at Prairie's Edge in Granite Falls on Friday March 22nd, please note th...

MAT Staff 10 Jan, 2019

IRS 2019 Federal mileage rates

IRS news release regarding the 2019 federal mileage rates. You can view the following information at https://www.irs....

Ruth Simpson 09 Jan, 2019

An Echo Press Editorial: Eye-opening facts abou

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 at 8:21 a.m.  Link to story. Township boards throughout the state handle revenues totaling mor...

MAT Staff 14 Dec, 2018

MNDNR Parks and Trails Applications

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announces grant funding opportunities for park and trail projects across Minne...

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

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

MAT Staff 06 Feb, 2018

Beware – Email Phishing Scams Sent to Tow

MAT has received several reports of fraudulent emails asking the recipient to transfer money from the town's account. Th...

MAT Staff 01 Feb, 2018

Poison Hemlock now added to Updated 2018 Noxiou

See the commissioner’s order on this page approving NWAC’s recommendation for poison hemlock.  It is now a Prohibited No...

MAT Staff 11 Jan, 2018

Board of Appeal and Equalization Update

All local and county boards of appeal and equalization must have at least one trained member by February 1, 2018. If the...

MAT Staff 12 Dec, 2017

What You Need to Know for the 2020 Census: Orga

Census 2020: Seminars to help counties Insure a complete count. It may seem hard to believe, but it’s already time to...

MAT Staff 28 Nov, 2017

Application for the 2018 Noxious Weed and Invas

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce that the grant application has been approved for the 2018...