Digital projects editor

Prior to joining the Star Tribune in late 2014, DeLong was a digital editor on the national desk at the Washington Post, where he focused on national politics, the federal government and national security. He was part of the team awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for coverage of the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs. A native of upstate New York, DeLong currently lives in Minneapolis.

He can be reached on the encrypted messaging app Signal at 612-643-0344.


TOP STORIESIs this the end of the Minneapolis and St. Paul population boom? The urban core swelled in the 2010s, but two new sets of…

What you need to know about Minnesota's marijuana legalization law

Minnesota is the 23rd state to legalize recreational cannabis. Here's a detailed look at what the new law allows — and what it won't.

Send us your questions about marijuana in Minnesota

How is the new THC law working out? What's the deal with all these new products? We want to know what's on your mind.


TOP STORIESWhat you need to know about Minnesota's marijuana legalization bill: The DFL-controlled House voted 73-57 late Thursday to give its final approval of…


TOP STORIESFeds charge 10 new people in Feeding Our Future fraud probe: The additional charges in the case, which was first filed in September, are…

Minneapolis Public Schools cyberattack: What to know and how to protect your data

The district has not specified exactly what information was accessed, but there are steps people can take to protect their information.

Marijuana in Minnesota

More coverage of the debate over legalization of recreational marijuana.


TOP STORIESMinnesotans begin digging out from two-day storm: The powerful storm didn't bring quite as much snow as originally forecast, said National Weather Service meteorologist…


TOP STORIESStorm disrupts travel, school and Ash Wednesday church services across Minnesota: From just a few inches of snow in the Twin Cities to as…


TOP STORIESLatest forecasts show up to 7" tonight, more than a foot the next two days: Gov. Tim Walz issued an emergency executive order to…