While the Minnesota Legislature tackles the thorny issue of portraits of ex-governors, the scandal that is the mental health system continues relatively unabated, as just about anybody who’s tried to get access to it can attest.
Lee Sjolander, the usually bubbly police chief of Kenyon, Minn., is calling attention to it today with a story of trying to help someone who needed it. Is anybody listening?
About the blogger
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.