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Hey senators: Don’t presume to speak for all rural Minnesotans. We...

A bill is making its way through the Minnesota Senate that revokes pollution regulators’ authority to update auto emissions standards. The bill specifically targets the...

Daily Reformer: Bakk’s revenge; Bernie is coming

Good morning. Sign up to receive Daily Reformer in your in-box! An insulin bill passed the Minnesota House although it’s a long way from hitting...

Education amendment highlights racial disparities: A look at the data

A bipartisan group of lawmakers proposed an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution Tuesday that would mandate that “all children have a fundamental right to...

Book excerpt details rise of labor leader who is now Walz...

Editor's note: This book excerpt from "Beaten Down, Worked Up" by longtime New York Times labor reporter Steven Greenhouse describes the difficult union negotiations...

Culture war rages in southwest Minnesota over rainbow flag

MARSHALL, LYON COUNTY — A rainbow flag displayed for a public middle school diversity project has met fierce opposition and a threat of legal action...

Daily Reformer: The Democratic presidential nomination is nearly finished

Dems have 8 days to stop Bernie. Then it's over. Good day. The Democratic race for president is all but over, but few people will admit...

Your health insurance: probably bad and getting worse

“A good life for American families also requires the most affordable, innovative, and high-quality healthcare system on Earth. Before I took office, health insurance...

The story of how Lyon County rose up for refugees

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...
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