Minnesota school drops name of 1st governor amid complaints

MENDOTA HEIGHTS — A Twin Cities-area high school will no longer be named after Minnesota’s first governor, following complaints by community members and alumni about his treatment of the state’s Dakota people. The West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area School Board voted Monday evening to drop Henry Sibley’s name from the school. Sibley, who commanded troops […]

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