Monthly Archives: June 2014

Serving you better through collaboration

Providing better services at a lower cost: A new report from the Center for Rural Policy & Development looks at what works when four communities set to work to figure out how they could maintain or improve services to their residents in the face of higher costs and less outside funding. Marnie and Jim discuss what they did and how to find the report.

Best practices for collaboration

The importance of local history

Every county in the state has a story to tell, and county historical societies are there to tell them. Minnesota’s historical societies track the history of our communities large and small. Jessica Potter, executive director of the Blue Earth County Historical Society talks with Jim about what county historical societies do and why local history is so important.

Know your local history