“We really don’t care if you’re Republican or Democrat,” said Mike Syversrud, president of the Iron Range Building and Construction Trades Council. “We want people who will support local union jobs and creating more local jobs for everybody.”
Three Minnesota gymnasts — along with 17-year-old swimmer Regan Smith of Lakeville, who broke two world records at last month’s world championships — give the state a collection of up-and-comers to follow leading up to Olympic team selection.
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Constitutional law and history professors Sanford Levinson and Jack M. Balkin exchanged a series of worried letters during the year of Donald Trump’s rise to power and the first year of his presidency to discuss how the U.S. system was faring.
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Six candidates have filed for the Ward 6 seat formerly occupied by longtime Council Member Dan Bostrom.