Letters
July 30

Readers Write (July 31): Special session for Lake Mille Lacs walleye, killing of Cecil the lion, fetal research, 'Wits' on public radio

All these pressing issues, and fish are what lights the governor's fire?
Letters
July 29

Readers Write (July 30): Cecil the lion, sugar, 'Wits' on Minnesota Public Radio

I feel bad for Cecil the lion. I feel bad for the local people in Zimbabwe whom this impacts most. And I feel bad for…
Letters
July 28

Readers Write (July 29): The killing of Cecil the lion, climate change, fetal research, guns, immigration, the Boy Scouts

Nothing can justify or mitigate the actions of a Bloomington man on a hunt in Zimbabwe.
Letters
July 27

Readers Write (July 28): Plastic bags in Minneapolis, belief systems, the climate 'consensus,' Donald Trump, the difference a tiny little letter makes

A plastic-bag ban in Minneapolis? Try it. You’ll like it. (Or not.)
Letters
July 26

Readers Write (July 27): Spicy food at restaurants, Golden Valley city government, infrastructure decisions, religious violence, gun violence

Food in the Twin Cities area has gotten too spicy.
Letters
July 24

Readers Write: (July 26): Religious wars, CEO pay, legislator staying power

Joining the battle in holy wars has consequences.
Letters
July 24

Readers Write (July 25): Lake Mille Lacs, emergency-room costs, Paynesville solar project delay, Mankato Happy Chef

Debating the decline of the walleye on Lake Mille Lacs.
Letters
July 23

Readers Write (July 23): Community agriculture, polls, Donald Trump and Al Franken, the media, Iran, air travel, Golden Valley

Offerings often exceed expectations.
Letters
July 23

Readers Write (July 24): Climate change, affordable housing at Fort Snelling and elsewhere, veterans and heroism

Will Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges address climate change at the source?
Letters
July 21

Readers Write (July 22): Airport noise and location, Iran nuclear deal, Franken and Trump (et al.) and McCain, diversity in sports

1990s decision to keep airport in place was regrettable.
Letters
July 20

Readers Write (July 21): Minneapolis Police Department PR; plus: Editors' failings on Planned Parenthood, Donald Trump, polls

It's going to take more than image-building to improve Minneapolis police-community relations.
Letters
July 17

Readers Write (July 19): Tribalism, veterans' health care, 1985-86 Hormel strike

But of course the world is tribal.
Letters
July 17

Readers Write (July 18): Planned Parenthood responds to legislators; plus: biking and racial equity, Iran nuclear deal, U's sexual-consent policy, new Harper Lee novel

The fact:There's no Planned Parenthood fetal tissue donation program in our region.
Letters
July 17

Readers Write (July 20): Summer opportunities, bear research, Hillary Clinton's economic strategy, treatment of employees

It's summer — time to get busy living.
Letters
July 16

Readers Write (July 17): Planned Parenthood, MNsure and the Affordable Care Act, Tennessee shooting

As Minnesota legislators, we call for an investigation into its practices in this state.
Letters
July 15

Readers Write (July 16): Nuclear deal with Iran, assumptions about blacks, Vikings stadium cost

You object to the nuclear deal with Iran? What's your alternative?
Letters
July 14

Readers Write (July 15): Metro Deaf School program cut, sexual-consent policy, Donald Trump, 'sanctuary' cities, soccer stadium, voter registration

The Legislature has failed special-needs children — over a sum of $30,000.
Letters
July 13

Readers Write (July 14): Donald Trump, 'faith in the police,' Southwest LRT, employee compensation, names and symbols, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

Donald Trump is sort of a canary in a coal mine.
Letters
July 12

Readers Write (July 13): Aging, small businesses, bicycling, reading, traveling

White House Conference on Aging gives an important issue short shrift.
Letters
July 10

Readers Write: (July 11): Renaming Lake Calhoun, Confederate flag and free speech, transportation funding, toilet seat debate

Lake renaming ideas abound. Is there a solution, somewhere between serious and silly?
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