Minnesota Reformer

Minnesota Reformer

Read President Abraham Lincoln’s proclamation upon declaring a national day of Thanksgiving

By: - November 24, 2022

Editor’s note: At the urging of magazine editor Sarah Josepha Hale, President Abraham Lincoln declared an annual national holiday of Thanksgiving in 1863. Most remarkably, Lincoln made his proclamation at the height of the bloodiest war in American history. Bit of trivia: The text was written by Secretary of State William Seward. Here’s the proclamation:  […]

2022 Minnesota Election Live Coverage

By: - November 8, 2022

Live coverage of critical races in Minnesota’s 2022 general election.

2022 Minnesota Primary Election Live Coverage

By: - August 9, 2022

Live coverage of critical races in Minnesota’s 2022 primary election.


Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem ‘The Hill We Climb’

By: - January 20, 2021

Amanda Gorman delivered her poem “The Hill We Climb” at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Gorman, 22, is the youngest person to recite a poem at a U.S. presidential inauguration. She wrote “The Hill We Climb” after the siege of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Watch her recite […]