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Macklin Caruso

Macklin Caruso

Macklin Caruso is a western Minnesota journalist reporting on pancake socials and Lutheran power structures.

Merchants of misinformation target rural Minnesota

By: - July 7, 2020

A room at the Redwood Valley High School Community Center filled to about half capacity earlier this year as rural Minnesotans made small talk, munched on store bought cookies and drank astringent coffee as Ron Branstner queued up his slideshow.  The crowd had come to hear Branstner, dressed in khakis and white sneakers, talk about […]