Dave Beal

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MN’s Legacy Amendment: Whose Legacy Is It?

MN’s Legacy Amendment: Whose Legacy Is It?

In 2008, voters passed the Legacy Amendment to the state constitution, increasing taxes in exchange for cleaner water, better parks and outdoor habitats, and a stronger cultural sector. It turns out we may not be getting our money’s worth.
Re-Energizing The Wild

Re-Energizing The Wild

Bob Naegele cherishes his memories from the opening night in 2000 when he brought major-league hockey back to the state for the first time since the North Stars left for Dallas
Her Job: More Jobs

Her Job: More Jobs

Kathy Tunheim’s new gig, as Governor Mark Dayton’s unpaid “senior adviser for job creation,” seems custom built for her. But what does that title mean? In effect, she’ll be a