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Our View: Finding our way amid the despair

 

June 5, 2020



It seemed like the world was on fire last week, literally and figuratively. Three months of pandemic abnormalities were eclipsed by the reaction to the death of a man at the hands of Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day night.

People marched around Lake Street in Minneapolis. They marched in cities across the state and then the country and world. And with that came violence in fires and destruction, and police forces aimed at stopping it.

And here we are in Carlton County, certainly aware and certainly viscerally affected by what we have witnessed in the past two weeks — right here...



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