Dylan Miettinen

Assistant Digital Producer

SHORT BIO

Dylan Miettinen is an assistant digital producer for Marketplace based in Brooklyn, New York. A recent graduate of the University of Minnesota, he served as editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, the Minnesota Daily. His work also appears in CNN, MinnPost, the Minnesota Reformer, Sahan Journal and Literary Hub.

Latest Stories (15)

The spookiest thing about Halloween? The waste.

Oct 29, 2021
By one estimate, Americans will spend more than $10 billion on candy, costumes and decor this year.
A jack-o'-lantern sits in a garbage can after Halloween night.
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USPS pilots a public banking program

Oct 15, 2021
The pilot program emerges more than 50 years after the USPS ceased public banking. 
A view of a U.S. post office in Bethesda, Maryland in August 2020.
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The debt ceiling explained

Sep 24, 2021
If Congress fails to raise or suspend the debt limit, it won’t cause a government shutdown. But it could mean a failure to pay Social Security benefits and federal salaries. 
Storm clouds gather near the U.S. Capitol on Sep. 22, in Washington, D.C.
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You want a piece of Al Capone? Some personal effects are up for auction.

Aug 25, 2021
Among them dinnerware, figurines, a 14-carat gold and diamond matchbook cover and his favorite Colt pistol.
Gangster Al Capone, left, with U.S. Marshal Laubenheimer.
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Reusable cups are slowly making a comeback

Aug 17, 2021
And more often than not, local coffee shops are leading the way in continuing reusable mug policies.
Larger, corporate coffee chains have generally been slower than their local counterparts to accept reusables during the pandemic.
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Lil Uzi Vert says he's buying a planet. Can he?

Jul 28, 2021
Sadly for the diamond-foreheaded rapper, there seems to be no real legal right for him to own an interstellar body.
Lil Uzi Vert performs at Hard Rock Stadium on July 25, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida.
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What’s the payoff to hosting the Olympics?

Jul 23, 2021
The Tokyo Olympics is likely to lose money — potentially in the billions. Tokyo won't be the first host city to take that hit.
People take a photo of the Olympic Rings outside the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 23, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
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