Tim Walz finished filling out his cabinet with several new faces. Photo courtesy of Briana Bierschbach.

Tim Walz brings diversity, new faces to cabinet

Since being elected to public office, Gov. Tim Walz has wasted no time in filling out his cabinet. The governor evaluated more than 500 applicants with help from Lt. Gov. […]


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