Letters
November 20
Search-and-rescue teams looked for the remains of victims last week in the aftermath of the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif. As of Monday afternoon, the

Readers Write: California fires, the Vatican and injustice, government mandates and business, baseball chaser, alcohol at company parties

A trigger for empathy. Also for taking threats seriously.
Letters
November 20
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Readers Write: Campaign finance, wolf protection, homeless encampment fire, Minneapolis 2040 Plan, Ivanka Trump's e-mails, the selection of a new U.S. House speaker

A municipal mailing shows the challenge of campaign finance.
Letters
November 16
Hennepin County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin was the de facto captain of the team of civic and business leaders who championed the Southwest light-ra

Readers Write: Southwest light rail, Minneapolis 2040 Plan, birthright citizenship

We lost. Peter McLaughlin won, on this issue.
Letters
November 16
Jason Gabbert says he is just an enthusiastic fan trying to collect baseballs tossed into the stands by players and ball boys at Target Field. The Min

Readers Write: Ball-snagging Twins fan, St. Paul garbage collection, light-rail costs, affordable housing, 'huffing,' clergy sex abuse, the 'culture of outrage'

It's all about him, apparently.
Letters
November 16
Mark Nunberg, the founder of Common Ground Meditation Center in Minneapolis, led a meditation class. “The basic need to understand our hearts hasn�

Readers Write: Religious 'nones,' Amazon's 'HQ2,' war and peace, accessibly finding solace in nature

Religious 'nones' are copping out.
Letters
November 15
Alan Page and his wife, Diane Sims Page, in late 2017. On Friday, Alan will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In a Nov. 15 commentary, he wro

Readers Write: Alan Page, Gov. Tim Walz and marijuana laws, crime and gun laws, Wisconsin and gerrymandering, Minneapolis 2040 plan

Achieving greatness through character and collaboration.
Letters
November 14
A football helmet and doctors hand holding a stethoscope on the crown of the helmet.

Readers write: Concussion settlements, legalizing marijuana, gun rights, worst toys, Afghanistan, Amazon, election maps

It's a step, but the amounts seem so inadequate for the injuries.
Letters
November 13
A recent hospital stay for a Twin Cities area reader revealed a diverse staff of dedicated, hardworking, helpful, friendly and caring people from all

Readers Write : America's melting pot; no more politics as usual; Jason Lewis; gun legislation; Stan Lee

Diverse people produced a common good, and I'm the lucky one.
Letters
November 12
A tattered flag flew over a burned-out home Sunday in Paradise, a town devastated by the California wildfires that had killed at least 29 people as of

Readers Write: California fires, President Trump in France, 2018 midterm elections, gun legislation, getting to know your turkey

Deadly blazes are part of huge, complex problem demanding attention.
Letters
November 9
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Readers Write: Atmospheric impressions of an election door knocker, Peter McLaughlin's service to the community, the national direction, the Eighth District

From a grateful door knocker.
Letters
November 9
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Portrait of the man freezing, with real icicles hanging from his beard and mustache.

Readers Write: Mall of America bus waiting area, Minneapolis 2040 Plan, election maps, campaign finance health care costs, mass shootings

We're cold. Does anyone care?
Letters
November 9
Andrea Page and Peter Jorgensen were two of several neighbors clearing sidewalks after a 10.5-inch snowfall in 2014. You try it, too, a reader suggest

Readers Write: Sidewalk snow removal in Minneapolis, birthright citizenship, swearing in, spanking, 'bullet journals'

Well, neighbors could help, too, for less.
Letters
November 8
A scene familiar to Americans after the nation’s latest mass shooting: Wednesday in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Readers Write: California shooting, calls for bipartisanship, Editorial Board advice (really?) for Ellison, red-blue in the governor's race and the (nonpartisan) Hennepin County sheriff's race

This. This is what we should fear.
Letters
November 7
The day after the midterm elections was a busy one at the White House, including a contentious, 90-minute presidential news conference and the dismiss

Readers Write: President Donald Trump after the midterms, effectiveness of political ads in the Third District, the midterms in general, the voting process

Trump forgets who he works for.
Letters
November 6

Readers Write: Post-election thoughts, proposed village for homeless, 'huffing' and roadside deaths, day-care death, 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

A message to the winners.
Letters
November 5
A station for early voting in Minneapolis in September. Minnesota and South Dakota were tied for the earliest starts for early voting in the midterm e

Readers Write: Election Day, 'keep right, except to pass,' PolyMet approval

"You are a citizen. You vote!"
Letters
November 2
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Readers Write: Immigration, legislative endorsements

Effects of opposing immigration might be personal.
Letters
November 2
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Readers Write: Money in politics, truth and lies, Minnesota Valley State Trail, Sunday comics

Money in politics is the problem.
Letters
November 2
Minneapolis, iconically. City leaders are pushing forward with a requirement that developers include affordable units whenever they build new housing.

Readers Write: Affordable housing, enhanced IDs, driver's license sample, cold streetlights, wildlife decline, confiscated utility tool

Affordability takes commitment.
Letters
November 1
The major-party candidates for Minnesota attorney general: Keith Ellison and Doug Wardlow.

Readers Write: Minnesota attorney general, Eighth Congressional District, governor, state auditor, secretary of state

The cases for and against Keith Ellison and Doug Wardlow.
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