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Attorney seminar a step toward broadening legal contracts

A seminar planned for later this summer will offer guidance to attorneys — particularly people of color as well as women — to better position themselves for legal-services contracts with the Council.

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Visits to regional parks hit all-time high

Regional parks in the metro area got nearly 60 million visits in 2018, an increase of 2.6 percent over the previous year and the most visits of any year on record.

Date: Friday, June 14, 2019

Jordan: Small in size, but ambitious

A 3.3-square-mile rural center community of 6,200 with a good understanding of Mother Nature’s reign; with much of the city located in a floodplain, it is vulnerable to flooding.

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Belle Plaine: Healthy people, healthy city

The city of Belle Plaine has big aspirations in its Destination Belle Plaine 2040 plan, with goals of stewardship, long-term economic prosperity, social equity, livability and sustainability.

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

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