Rep. Dean Urdahl
A Civil War buff in a powerful position at the Capitol could help a push to get state money for a documentary on Minnesota soldiers.
The 150th anniversary of the battle at Gettysburg is giving Minnesota leaders reason to reflect on their state’s role in the Civil War. Gov. Mark Dayton, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie and state Rep. Dean Urdahl were among those planning Tuesday to commemorate the key battle.
The roof is leaking, and the furnace needs replacing. It’s a common lament for thousands of Minnesota homeowners. But it’s happening at Minnesota’s biggest house, the State Capitol.