Letters
January 17
A solitary tree stood in a corn field north of Crane Creek Road in Owatonna after snow fell last year.

Readers Write: Winter, impeachment trial, Iran, climate change

I enjoy the winter season from inside.
Letters
January 17
Researchers at the University of Minnesota check the growth of Kernza grass at the U’s St. Paul campus. The crop could help lower nitrates in Minnes

Readers Write: Clean drinking water, group homes, Southwest light rail, refugees, primary voting

There is more than one contaminant in our water.
Letters
January 15
People vote at Edison High School in Minneapolis during the 2018 elections. Early voting in Minnesota begins on Friday, and our primary is on March 3,

Readers Write: Minnesota primary requirements, Astros baseball, light rail, refugees

Political parties should be ashamed at their blatant data grab.
Letters
January 14
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., walks to a news conference on Capitol Hill. The House will vote Wednesday to send impeachment charges ag

Readers Write: Impeachment trial, refugees in Beltrami County, asylum-seekers, low wages, wintertime

As the Senate trial looms, may the facts matter.
Letters
January 13
A naturalization document and a flag are seen at the International Institute of Minnesota, a refugee resettlement agency in St. Paul. President Donald

Readers Write: Immigrants and refugees, school choice, Enbridge Line 3

Relax, Minnesota, and welcome the stranger.
Letters
January 10
A bus on Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. “Free fares are not currently under serious policy consideration for our transit system,” said Bonnie Kol

Readers Write: Free transit? Plus: Guns, dogs, 'activist investors' and Gopher basketball attendance

The give-and-take of eliminating transit fare collection.
Letters
January 10
St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul might close, M Health Fairview announced in November.

Readers Write: St. Joseph's Hospital, Iran tensions, farm payouts, education amendment, flying, 2020

If my company closes St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul, that will reveal a lot about its values.
Letters
January 10
A proposed amendment to Minnesota’s Constitution would emphasize children’s “right to a quality public education,” rather than the current lan

Readers Write: Constitutional amendment, welcoming refugees, environmental protection, Line 3, news bias

Proponents of the education amendment think lawsuits will help ensure a quality education. Not so.
Letters
January 9
Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari, left, and former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page are proposing a constitutional amendme

Readers Write: Proposed constitutional amendment, refugee resettlement, news bias, Enbridge Line 3 pipeline

What would the proposed education amendment actually accomplish?
Letters
January 8
At left, Steven Foldes, a member of the Twin Cities Jewish community, stood beside Imam Asad Zaman of the Muslim American Society of Minnesota as they

Readers Write: Religious tolerance, Iran tensions, the new decade

In these dark times, there is some light of tolerance.
Letters
January 8
This photo released by the Iraqi Prime Minister Press Office shows a burning vehicle at the Baghdad International Airport following an airstrike in th

Readers Write: Iran reactions

Readers respond to the escalation of tensions in Iran.
Letters
January 7
A worker prepares to hand out instructions on how fill out the 2020 census during a meeting in Georgia. In Minnesota, if the state loses a congression

Readers Write: The census and voting maps, Trump's Iran threats, carbon emissions, presidential primary reform, the zoo

Reminder: The new census means new voting maps.
Letters
January 7
The coffins of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others who were killed by a U.S. drone strike Jan. 3 are carried on a truck during a funeral procession at th

Readers Write: The assassination of Qassem Soleimani, carbon emissions, defining the turn of a decade

How, exactly, are we safer with Soleimani dead?
Letters
January 7
A man holds a bottle of buprenorphine, a medicine that prevents withdrawal sickness in people trying to stop using opiates, as he prepares to take a d

Readers Write: Addiction treatment, tensions with Iran, causes of death

Our addiction treatment model is not working.
Letters
January 3
A foundry, or a factory for casting metal, is illustrated here with an iron furnace.

Readers Write: Capitalism, climate change action, the justice system, Minneapolis drive-throughs, school choice, primaries

I'm a fan of capitalism, but don't think the chase of profits alone has brought us better lives.
Letters
January 3
Star Tribune reporter Randy Furst doing physical rehabilitation after an operation. In a Dec. 29 article, Furst wrote about the experience of his rece

Readers Write: Heart surgery, pharmacy benefit managers, disabilities and Medicaid, Minnesota population growth, impeachment

Psychological effects? Now I know.
Letters
January 2
Pro-Iranian militiamen and their supporters set a fire in front of the U.S. embassy in Baghdad. The two-day siege ended after the leaders of the Irani

Readers Write: Iraq embassy siege, climate change action, gun control, addiction treatment

Time to re-evaluate our Middle East strategy.
Letters
January 1
Erik Wiltscheck has been living in a motel since he was evicted from a sober home in Minneapolis. He is also struggling with trauma after witnessing t

Readers Write: Addiction treatment, sports coverage, transit safety, editorial cartoons

Yes, sober homes for addiction treatment are risky, but they are likely here to stay.
Letters
December 31, 2019
Horses pull a snowplow in Minneapolis in an undated photo.

Readers Write: Letters from winters past

A collection of letters to the editor from the previous century — and before.
Letters
December 30, 2019

Readers Write: Editorial cartoons, St. Paul's snow clearance, Minnesota Vikings' tossed game and fire donations

Made some mad, made one cry.
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