Reporter | Region & State

Reinan has reported for seven newspapers from Alaska to Florida and points in between. A graduate of Fergus Falls High School and St. Olaf College, he usually can get within two degrees of connection to just about anyone in Minnesota. In his free time, he reads a lot of history, drives the historic Lake Harriet trolley in Minneapolis and plays the stand-up bass.

With options exhausted, it's the end of the gravel road for family

The Crisman family near Mora, Minn., appears to have no public path to recovering the quarter-mile segment of gravel road that's now been declared the property of their neighbor.

Mora, Minn., family seeks county's help in gravel road dispute

The family is asking the Kanabec County Board to overrule Hillman Township's decision to stop maintaining the stretch of road.

Red Wing lures downtown residents with new developments

One new and one renovated building will add about 65 apartments in the historic heart of the city.

New Orono council member: It's time to end the yearlong chaos

Mayor's actions have caused 'distrust and discord,' she says.

St. Paul weathers spike in violence among teenagers

Residents said Saturday that there are no easy answers to youth violence, the day after three teens were shot and injured outside a funeral reception for the Harding High School stabbing victim.

Minnesota briefs: Building permits up sharply in Red Wing in 2022

And Rocori selects Pipestone leader as new superintendent.

Bitter fight between Moorhead GOP factions lands in court

The state GOP is suing what it calls a rogue party official.

Workers subdue shooter at Lund boat factory in western Minnesota

Workers at the Lund boat factory in New York Mills, Minn., subdued a shooter at the plant Thursday morning, police said. Authorities arrived and took the suspect into custody. There were no injuries.

What happened to Minneapolis' famous Weatherball?

The glowing orb was a fixture on the city's skyline for decades.

Edina native buys abandoned Albert Lea house to turn into housing for veterans

Housing advocate Kevin Chapman is rebuilding lives "one man at a time."