Commentary: We will miss Swenson, the journalist
Minnesota lost a good journalist when Brad Swenson died Sunday. Family, friends, journalists and politicians will gather for a memorial service Monday in Bemidji.
For three years I was fortunate to work directly with Brad at the Bemidji Pioneer and then indirectly for another 10 years as associates at separate Forum Communications newspapers.
When I joined the Bemidji Pioneer as editor in November 1998, I found Brad could handle political coverage or opinion writing.
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