Letters
May 25
An image from Policy 80 of the Minneapolis comprehensive plan that is to be finalized by the end of the year. The policy pertains to development near

Readers Write: Minneapolis development, Russian interference, blood pressure guidelines, Minnesota government

Density vs. destination.
Letters
May 24
San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) knelt during the national anthem in 2016. In a decision announced Wedne

Readers Write: The NFL and the national anthem, freedom vs. limits, Edina schools and 'social justice'

I served. It was for freedom.
Letters
May 23
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unrecognizable people company in bar.

Readers Write: People behaving badly (raucous diners; intimidation in Edina schools and of Tomi Lahren), people behaving well (vote for youth facility in East Bethel), Minnesota's business climate, running vs. jogging vs. issues that really matter

I was gobsmacked by two items in the May 23 issue of the Star Tribune. One was a letter from a woman reporting how…
Letters
May 22
Freshman Jai Gillard wrote messages on each of the 10 crosses in front of Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, on Monday. She knew all of the vict

Readers Write: School shootings, distracted-driving legislation, white privilege

A teacher's perspective on school shootings.
Letters
May 21
Marathon running in the light of evening.

Readers Write: 'Joggers' vs. runners, abortion and the University of Minnesota Medical School, gun violence, Trump and immigration, self-driving cars vs. light rail

Long may we, ahem, run.
Letters
May 21
Minnehaha Falls: One of the many places in Minneapolis where you might want to take a picture.

Readers Write: Minneapolis and tourism, Minnesota Legislature, highway protest legislation veto, Rep. Jason Lewis town hall, gun restrictions

There's a lot of 'there' here.
Letters
May 18
Caitlyn Girouard, center, hugged a friend outside the high school in Santa Fe, Texas, where 10 people were killed and 10 injured in a shooting Friday.

Readers Write: School shooting in Texas, legislative tax showdown, sports betting and charitable gaming, smoking

But I am growing numb.
Letters
May 18
Readers Write: Private-college tuition, health care cost transparency, school shooting in Texas, closing of senior-living facility in Brooklyn Center,

Readers Write: Private-college tuition, health care cost transparency, school shooting in Texas, closing of senior-living facility in Brooklyn Center, Russia's role in Minnesota

One of the most daunting puzzles I've faced.
Letters
May 17

Readers Write: Nick Coleman, Southwest light rail, immigration, farm bill, presidential prerogatives, royal wedding

Learning from a voice for voiceless.
Letters
May 16
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Readers Write: Distracted-driving legislation, Met Council legislation, gun policy and polls, omnibus legislation

Mental obstructions in the road.
Letters
May 15
The 2018 legislative session is down to its waning days. That’s when the bills get jampacked with ideas.

Readers Write: Redistricting in an omnibus bill, the Mideast, polls, out of the mouths of politicians, Twins games on AM

Redistricting principles now in an omnibus bill at the Legislature.
Letters
May 14
Ongoing protests by Palestinians near Gaza’s border with Israel (shown here) spread on Monday to the West Bank, where the focus was on opposition to

Readers Write: Israel and Gaza, waterboarding, polling on gun policy, antireligious bias

Embassy move is not the trigger of new violence.
Letters
May 11
Herb Carneal called a Minnesota Twins game on WCCO Radio in 1986. The Twins began an 11-year sojourn away from their longtime radio partner in 2007, b

Readers Write: WCCO Radio and the Minnesota Twins, MNLARS, food shelf visits, farming buffer zones, tobacco settlement, Mother's Day

Things are back where they belong
Letters
May 11
Korrie Johnson, who has cerebral palsy, has dreams of one day becoming a schoolteacher, a church pastor or even starting a nonprofit coffee shop for o

Readers Write: Home care worker shortage, sentencing guidelines, Amazon's HQ2, religion and nonbelief, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, Star Tribune Magazine

Home care workers shortage is solvable; connect the dots.
Letters
May 11
A waterboarding demonstration at a protest in New York in 2009.

Readers Write: Waterboarding, abortion and the University of Minnesota, '1968 remembered,' 2018 eletions, variety in newspaper stories

I've been waterboarded; it's humane.
Letters
May 10
In July 2016, marchers protesting police killings of black men blocked part of Interstate 94 in St. Paul. Legislation passed this week by the Minnesot

Readers Write: Freeway-protest legislation, Iran deal pullout, Trump's influences, representation, lobbying, Minneapolis police appearances

What's the real target of freeway-protest legislation?
Letters
May 9
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Readers Write: Distracted driving, Iran nuclear deal, U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis and the Metropolitan Council, U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen and the Mueller investigation, Minneapolis schools

If driving distracted, press 1 …
Letters
May 8
It stunk; we’re out, said President Donald Trump of the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday.

Readers Write: President Donald Trump and the Iran deal, remembering Ray Szmanda (the Menards guy)

It was Opposite Day at the White House.
Letters
May 7
Gov. Mark Dayton, approaching the end of his second term, delivered his final State of the State address in the Minnesota House on March 14. Two weeks

Readers Write: Legislature in the home stretch — kitchen-sink bills, taxes, distracted driving; border policies; Oliver North and the NRA; national leadership choices; Met Council

What legislation belongs, what doesn't.
Letters
May 7
Gov. Mark Dayton and Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius brought educators from around Minnesota to a news conference Thursday to help make the p

Readers Write: Schools and the state budget surplus, early childhood education, America's race legacy

Schools, skills, surplus and a rising river.
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