Membership in the UXPA Minnesota Chapter allows you to have many excellent benefits in addition to sharing and networking with some of the most accomplished usability professionals in the Twin Cities area. It includes membership on the free mailing list.
To join, go to the membership application and select "Professional" or "Student". To renew a membership, login as a member, go to the member profile page, and click on the "Renew until ..." button. UXPA Minnesota has a free mailing list to help the usability and user experience community stay in touch.