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

MAT Staff 26 Aug, 2020

MAT District Director Meeting Recordings and Re

Eleven of the thirteen District Director Meetings are being held via a Zoom webinar/teleconference call.  For those elev...

MAT Staff 20 Aug, 2020

Online Noxious Weed & Gravel Roads Trainin

NEW Noxious Weed Training Video Available! On the Training Events page (link also towards top of homepage), you will ...

MAT Staff 20 Aug, 2020

Help the Broadband Coalition Speed Test Initiat

The Minnesota Broadband Coalition asks Minnesotans to participate in their Speed Test Initiative, which gathers data abo...

MAT Staff 10 Aug, 2020

Free MPCA Smart Salting Online Certification Tr

Sign up now! All MPCA Smart Salting Certification Trainings are now available online. All online trainings are open t...

MAT Staff 03 Aug, 2020

Guidance on MN Driver’s Licenses & Identif

As the election nears, towns should be aware of the information regarding the expiration dates of Minnesota driver’s lic...

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...