Council member Johnson named to LMC Board of Directors

Bemidji’s Ward 3 Council member Ron Johnson was recently elected to be the second vice president of the League of Minnesota Cities Board of Directors.

The LMC met virtually for its annual business meeting on June 25 and held the election. Johnson will serve in this capacity for the 2020-2021 term.

“The League is fortunate to have 833 member cities, and our mission is to be relevant to every one of them,” said Executive Director David Unmacht.

“Passionate board leadership from across the state – and the perspectives these directors bring to the table – help make that possible.”

According to the release, the League of Minnesota Cities is a membership organization dedicated to helping cities throughout Minnesota build quality communities through effective advocacy, expert analysis, trusted guidance, and collective action.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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