Minnesota Department of Transportation faces were grim a few years ago. My colleague, Mike Edgerly and I sat in an agency conference room with MnDOT bosses and asked about some sobering numbers. Their efforts to recruit and find women and people of color for road and bridge projects were falling short. Not just once, but Read more →
Archives for August 17, 2012
Renowned state historian assigns himself the task of reviewing accounts of the US – Dakota War.
The U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 followed years of broken treaties and promises to the Dakota people combined with a burgeoning white population in the state.