Peggy Flanagan condemned lieutenant governor candidate Matt Birk’s statements at an anti-abortion group’s gathering in Georgia following the overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 24. Birk and running mate Scott Jensen called the news conference a distraction from issues like cost of living and crime.
Summary: Minnesota can be the best place in the country to live, work, and raise a family, but we have work to do to make that dream come true. That’s what it means to take care of each other this holiday season and year-round.
Gwen Nell Westerman has taught English at Minnesota State University, Mankato since 1992. A citizen of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate tribe, she is an award-winning and nationally published writer who focuses her work on Dakota history and language.