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Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

Legislator releases second novel on 1862 Dakota revolt, aftermath

In the fall of 1862, war raged on the Minnesota prairie. What started with the killing of five settlers at Acton Township by four starving Dakota Sioux on a fruitless hunting expedition quickly spread into a full-fledged guerrilla war after a council of Dakota elders led by Little Crow decided to attack and kill white settlers up and down the Minnesota River Valley.

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