Your Voices

Your Voices features unique perspectives from members of your community. Here you’ll find commentary on current events, public issues and day-to-day life in Minnesota.

Alexcia Jellum

Alexcia Jellum

By Alexcia Jellum
Alexcia Jellum is the Twin Cities New Media Producer for the Revolution Hunger Campaign, where she blogs and works to raise awareness about hunger. Alexcia is a senior at Central High School. She looks forward to college and wants to major in communications and minor in film. She is a firm believer that creativity can have a profound impact.

Barry ZeVan

By Barry ZeVan
Continuously in the professional broadcasting and entertainment industry since age 5, Barry is a Telly Award-winning and three-time Emmy-nominated producer, writer, director, talent and production designer, locally, nationally and internationally. He garnered the highest local ratings in U.S. television broadcasting history as “Barry ZeVan, The Weatherman” in Minneapolis-St. Paul in the mid-1970s. In fall 2013, he was inducted into the Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame. His Star Tribune weekly webcasts often reflect his unusually remarkable life experiences with colleagues and friends who are, and were, global leaders in the entertainment and political arenas.
Reuben Saltzman

Reuben Saltzman

By Reuben Saltzman
Reuben Saltzman is a second-generation home inspector with a passion for his work. Naturally, this blog is all about home inspections and home-related topics in the Twin Cities metro area. In addition to working at Structure Tech, he is also a licensed Truth-In-Sale of Housing Evaluator in Minneapolis, Saint Paul and several other cities.
Jonathan Blake

Jonathan Blake

By Jonathan Blake
Jonathan Blake is vice president of the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota. In this role, he serves as a policy analyst, research director, and legislative liaison. Prior to joining the Freedom Foundation in 2008, Blake was a public policy and communications consultant for numerous public and private sector clients, primarily focusing on transportation policy, public finance, and intergovernmental coordination. He lives in Woodbury with his family.
Erin Clotfelter

Erin Clotfelter

By Erin Clotfelter
I am a Minneapolis mom to three boys under the age of 3, two recently diagnosed with autism. I blog about autism, motherhood and my life outnumbered by boys at The Slacker Mom.
Jen Emmert

Jen Emmert

By Jen Emmert
Jen Emmert writes at PriorFatGirl, candidly documenting her journey of losing 100 pounds through all of life's dramatic moments including new jobs, the death of her mom, wedding planning and, most recently, tornadoes. Jen's story has been seen in SHAPE Magazine, AOL.com, Woman's Day Magazine and many local news outlets. Follow her journey as she continues to fight for healthiness in an unhealthy world.
Sally McGraw

Sally McGraw

By Sally McGraw
Sally McGraw is a stylist, blogger, and freelance writer whose massive shoe collection is threatening to overtake her tiny, North Minneapolis bungalow. Her popular daily fashion blog, Already Pretty, explores the intersection of personal style and body image, offers practical figure flattery advice, and urges women to love themselves regardless of weight, age, height, or body type. She firmly believes that style is a tool for self-love that should be accessible to everyone. Including you.
KaTrina Wentzel

KaTrina Wentzel

By KaTrina Wentzel
KaTrina Wentzel is a co-owner (with her husband, Paul) of The Wine Thief & Ale Jail in St. Paul. Along with her love of wine and travel, she bides her time teaching English at Mounds Park Academy and raising her fabulous children, who have been known to swirl and smell their milk.
Ryan Tuenge

Ryan Tuenge

By Ryan Tuenge
Ryan Tuenge is an avid home brewer and craft beer lover who is not afraid to spend his last $5 on a pint of beer at the local pub. As a member of the Minnesota Home Brewers Association, Ryan has tried a wide variety of beers and has toured many of the local breweries. He also has a blog about craft beer in Minnesota. He likes to read, write and travel with his wife. Follow him on Twitter @lodgefather.
Megan Ruan

Megan Ruan

By Megan Ruan
Megan Ruan is a high school student at Mounds View High School in Arden Hills. Her interests besides writing include playing piano, eating at restaurants, reading, and baking scrumptious desserts.
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