Year-end donations — and comments — are coming in

MinnPost’s year-end campaign started Wednesday, December 3, and we’re already hearing from lots of folks. Some are first-time donors, others are returning, and we are grateful to every single one.

All donations received by December 31 will help us reach one or both of our ambitious year-end goals:

  • Goal #1: donations from 375 households that have not supported MinnPost so far this year.
  • Goal #2: total donations of $60,000, surpassing the $56,000 that came in at the end of 2013.

We love to hear the reasons people support MinnPost. We’ll publish a sampling of comments as they come in during this campaign. The comments below are reprinted with permission.

Donate today, and help MinnPost make news throughout 2015!

We really appreciate your good coverage of the Minnesota Orchestra lockout, and many other critical issues. Thanks!Rebecca and John Shockley, Minneapolis

Because of Beth Hawkins terrific reporting – Learning Curve is the best coverage of our educational system (in fact, it’s the best in the country). — Beth Dooley, Minneapolis

MinnPost answers my questions about the world before I ask them. — Jan Hansen, Chaska

Love reading MinnPost every Sunday. — Sally VanValkenburg, Plymouth

MinnPost’s coverage of urban design shows its commitment to a better public realm. — Ted Tucker, Minneapolis

Love seeing “MY BOY’S” work in MinnPost! — Judi Gleeman, Minnetonka

Depth of local reporting. — Mary Claire Schultz, Minneapolis

Great coverage of Minnesota news. — Noel and Melissa Martinson, Long Lake

Balanced and informative news reporting. Comments are thoughtful.  Gary Lent and Maryjo Hackett, Minneapolis

Enjoy the local, yet diverse and quirky focus (examples: GOP vs bikers and walkers; and the TC’s disappearing shortcuts). — Cindy Schoenecker & Ken Heitz, St. Paul Park

News and information about Minnesota I do not see any other place. — Leslie Krona, Inver Grove Heights

Outstanding source of news.  Ray Schmitz and Gael Entrikin, Rochester

Even though we come at MN politics from a DECIDEDLY DIFFERENT perspective, I find the information useful, and so am willing to pay a little something for it. Free markets at work! Dennis Schminke, Austin 

Brian Lambert’s comments in the Daily Glean are the best way to get started every morning — a cheeky response to the best daily collection of national and local news stories. MinnPost gives me hope for MN! — Nicky Leingang, Minneapolis

I don’t believe journalists should be poor as they do such important work. I want them to not have to rely on ad revenue or subscriptions. — Orrin Konheim, Arlington, VA

MinnPost keeps me in the know! — Mark Snyder, Minneapolis

A Minnesota native, I enjoy reading MinnPost to keep up with things back home. Thanks for content that is both refreshing and insightful. — Mary McCarthy, Taylors, SC

I like your news and point of view. — George Weyer and Patricia Kurt, Woodbury

MinnPost carries on the tradition of great journalism in Minneapolis and the Midwest! — Dan Tyson, Minneapolis

Donate today, and help MinnPost make news throughout 2015!

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