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A free exchange of language

Learning a new language es difícil, but hanging onto it can present an even greater challenge. Fortunately, a small but burgeoning scene of language exchanges in Rochester is helping locals hone their multilingualism.

The mayor and the music man

The colorful history of Julius J. Reiter, a five-term mayor of Rochester and founding member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, and William H. “Billy” Friedell, a one-eyed ex-circus musician and hotelier.