The price of progress

“Do not expect justice where might is right.” — Plato Summer in this town sounds like jackhammers pulsing and backhoes scraping the asphalt. Towering cranes loom over my head on my walk to work, and I feel anxious. I’m not an Iowan. I grew up 1,000 miles away, on the western side of the Catskills […]

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Community responds to Rose Oaks renovations

photo by Adam Burke

By Adam Burke and Caleb Rainey About two months ago, Mankato, Minnesota-based developers College Fund Properties took over the rental complex known as Rose Oaks, formerly Lakeside Point and Dolphin Lake. The new owners have been embroiled in a rental shakeup since. Many renters left immediately after receiving a letter in late March that read, […]

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