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The story of how Lyon County rose up for refugees In...

MARSHALL, LYON COUNTY — Angela Larson was startled to see in her local paper in January that Lyon County commissioners would decide the following day...

Daily Reformer: Mid-winter spring!

Good morning! Sign up here to get Daily Reformer in your in-box.  Midwinter spring! (Read to the bottom for T.S. Eliot’s thoughts on the subject.)  Jessica...

Daily Reformer: When Minnesota Nice is not so nice.

Good morning! (Sign up to get Daily Reformer in your in-box.) The moderate Democratic candidates chasing the frontrunner Sen. Bernie Sanders have a “collective action...

Winter is coming! (It always is.) The Legislature should bank the...

Everyone has grand ideas about what to do this legislative session with money they claim is a “surplus.” But we have a better idea — albeit...

Mixed in with the fades, the barber shop is fertile ground...

Brian Fullman walks into The Chiseler Barber Shop in Brooklyn Park and within a few minutes he’s suddenly refereeing a debate about — who...

What happened when a builder of luxury homes discovered one of...

My team is currently designing and building luxury homes throughout the metro. Many will cost the buyer more than $1 million, and some are...

The dueling realities of the Iron Range

I’ve lived on the Iron Range my whole life, always within sight of the steam cloud from an iron ore mine. When I was...

Danger zone: Work is safer than it used to be, but...

Work-related illness and injuries in Minnesota reached all-time lows in 2018, but experts are concerned about persistently high injury rates in risky industries like...

271,000 Minnesota households pay more than 30% of their income in...

Just one in four households that are eligible for rental assistance actually get it. When the state’s three largest housing agencies opened up their waiting...

Rep. Betty McCollum’s effort to stop Twin Metals mine near Boundary...

WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration pushes to allow mining near Minnesota’s iconic Boundary Waters, Rep. Betty McCollum is waging an attempt to thwart...
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