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Our Mission

We are a team of independent journalists with a mission of reporting stories that go untold by our state’s mainstream media. Our dedication to uncovering the truth is persistent and unwavering.

Alpha News often features original work and stories written from confidential news tips. We encourage Minnesotans to submit ideas or content to our team of journalists.

Our Team

Anthony Gockowski


Anthony Gockowski is a Minnesota native who has worked as a reporter and editor for several outlets both locally and nationally. He now lives in rural Minnesota with his wife and daughter.

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Liz Collin


Liz Collin is a multi-Emmy-Award-winning reporter and news anchor. She is also a public speaker and media producer. Her work includes the Amazon bestseller They’re Lying: The Media, the Left, and The Death of George Floyd (Oct. 2022) and the documentary The Fall of Minneapolis (Nov. 2023). As a truth speaker for more than 20 years, Liz has given a voice to many who otherwise would have been kept silent—and her investigative reporting has led to the founding of new state laws. Liz is a Minnesota native who lives in the Twin Cities area with her husband (a former Minneapolis Police lieutenant and union leader), adventurous son, and loyal lab.

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Sheila Qualls


Sheila Qualls is an award-winning journalist and former civilian editor of an Army newspaper. Prior to joining Alpha News, she was a Christian Marriage and Family columnist at and a personal coach. Her work has been published in The Upper Room, the MOPS blog, Grown and Flown, and The Christian Post. She speaks nationally on issues involving faith and family.

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Hayley Feland


Hayley Feland previously worked as a journalist with The Minnesota Sun, The Wisconsin Daily Star, and The College Fix. She is a Minnesota native with a passion for politics and journalism.

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Hank Long


Hank Long is an experienced journalist and communication expert who covered Minnesota legislature, city and county governments, and commercial real estate. He earned his journalism and law degrees from the University of Minnesota and the University of St. Thomas, respectively.

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Luke Sprinkel


Luke Sprinkel previously worked as a Legislative Assistant at the Minnesota House of Representatives. He grew up as a Missionary Kid (MK) living in England, Thailand, Tanzania, and the Middle East. Luke graduated from Regent University in 2018.

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Crime Watch Minneapolis

Independent Contributor

Crime Watch Minnesota is a public safety advocate that reports on crime and exposes Minnesota’s often lax criminal justice system, and those who enable it, that puts criminals ahead of victims.

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Rose Williams


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