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

MAT Staff 03 Aug, 2020

Guidance on MN Driver’s Licenses & Identif

As the primary election nears, I want to provide you with information regarding the expiration dates of Minnesota driver...

MAT Staff 03 Aug, 2020

Fall Nitrogen Fertilizer Restrictions begin Sep

MDA is providing this as a reminder that the fall nitrogen fertilizer restrictions begin September 1, 2020 as part of th...

MAT Staff 28 Jul, 2020

Border to Border Broadband Grant Applications

The Office of Broadband Development (OBD) is soliciting applications for Border to Border Broadband grant funding of bro...

MAT Staff 28 Jul, 2020

Minnesotans Receive Mystery Seeds Possibly from

Recipients of seed packages should contact the MDA St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has been...

MAT Staff 22 Jul, 2020

Statewide Indoor/Public Mask Mandate begins 7/2

Beginning July 25, 2020, all Minnesotans are to wear facemasks while in public places, businesses, and working outdoors ...

MAT Staff 20 Jul, 2020

SeminarWeb Courses

Due to COVID-19 and the uncertainty it brings regarding in-person meetings, MAT has been working on providing remote tra...

MAT Staff 08 Jul, 2020

Help America Vote Act CARES Act Grants

What is the Help America Vote Act CARES Act Grant? When passed, the CARES Act included $400 million in new Help Ameri...

MAT Staff 07 Jul, 2020

Grade Crossing Safety Program – Section 130 Fun

From the Department of Transportation, Office of Freight and Commercial Vehicle Operations: In our continuing efforts...

MAT Staff 17 Jun, 2020

State’s Director of Elections offers week

David Maeda, the Director of Elections with the Secretary of State's office provides a weekly update of election-related...

MAT Staff 16 Jun, 2020

Legislative Update: Proposed Distribution for F

One of the tasks facing the legislature in the Special Session is how to distribute $841 million of Federal CARES Act fu...

MAT Staff 15 Jun, 2020

Coronavirus Relief Fund Frequently Asked Questi

The US Dept of the Treasury has released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) concerning the use of the Federal assistance...

MAT Staff 08 Jun, 2020

Governor Walz Announces Gradual Re-Opening of I

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today announced Phase III of the Stay Safe MN plan, including a gradual turn of the d...