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MinnPost’s Spring Member Drive surpasses goal

In a strong final-day push, MinnPost members helped us reach our Spring Member Drive goal. Thank you to all those who contributed! Your gifts will sustain MinnPost’s coverage in 2016.

During the drive, we received 154 contributions collectively worth more than $12,700.

New members propelled us toward our goal. More than 105 households become first-time members this drive. As a result, MinnPost’s member count has grown to 2,705 households.

There’s still time to become a member if you’d like to have your gift contribute to this drive’s success.

Our favorite part of member drives is reading the comments our members leave when they contribute. Here are some of the notes we received in the last days of the campaign, reprinted with permission.

I want to ensure a viable, locally-owned news source prospers in the face of out-of-state competition. — William Burkhardt, Maplewood

MinnPost is my At-A-Glance news summary of breaking local news, legislative issues, and valuable, interesting pieces that are succinct without being shallow and keep me informed. — Kent & Susan Swanson, Wayzata

I’m new to the Cities (and to the Midwest) and MinnPost is one way I began and continue to plug into the culture. — Keith Dawson, Saint Paul

Excellent coverage of local and state news! — David Thompson, Minneapolis

Good journalism is crucial to a strong democracy and community. Kate Sandweiss, Minneapolis

In these times, we need all the good, solid, informative journalism we can find! Mark Giorgini, West Saint Paul

I enjoy the variety of viewpoints and the in-depth coverage delivered to my mailbox every day. — Virginia Arthur, Champlin

Independent voice, experienced journalists. — Elaine Savick, Minneapolis

Quality media is hard to find. — Brian Simon, Minneapolis

Current news, critical analysis, reliable journalism.
— Antonia M. Wilcoxon, Hopkins

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