June 1

Readers Write (June 2): Aquatennial cuts, iPads in St. Paul schools, Minneapolis schools and parks, the Legislature, pedal pubs

Whose interests does having a smaller summer festival serve?
May 31

Readers Write: Epcot drinking, polarization, Cuba, Iran and glass houses, green space at Loring, 'the Commons'

Drinking at Disney’s Epcot is an unwelcome angle on tourism.
May 30

Readers Write: (May 31): Physician burnout, school suspensions, I-35W bridge

Claims by the mega ‘payers’ are free of evidence on three counts.
May 29

Readers Write (May 30): Privacy from eyes in the sky, light-rail costs, poppies, societal values, noisy taprooms, septuagenarians

Too many things flying overhead, looking in on our lives.
May 28

Readers Write (May 29): Driver's license enforcement, PedalPubs, sacrifice in war, Good Samaritans and safety, dandelions

Are amnesty for violators and tiered justice around the bend?
May 27

Readers Write: (May 28): Pedal pubs, Loring Park, World War II, assisted suicide, being bike-friendly, Washington County and transit, Minnesota Orchestra in Cuba, polarization

For the community, rolling pubs are a party whether you want one or not.
May 26

Readers Write: (May 27): Polarization, Minnesota River, Minneapolis Heart Institute, medical research, memorial poppies

About the right's “radicalzation” — are you sure?
May 23

Readers Write: (May 24): U Medical School, arrests and bias, gender gap in pay, Minneapolis schools

Contrary to assertions in a recent commentary, the U is on the proper path to progress.
May 22

Readers Write (May 23): Laws on lurking, spitting, Savers, library bookstore, bipartisanship, iconic structure, photography

Property owner: Why not just allow all manner of disgusting behavior?
May 21

Readers Write (May 22): Minneapolis' North Side post-storm, plus: big businesses, small businesses, Memorial Day, college graduation, extreme sports, bringing up race

Good things grew from a bad situation, but work remains in north Minneapolis.
May 20

Readers Write (May 21): Hillary Clinton, plus: Minnesota legislative direction on health care, transportation, the environment

Too little transparency, too late for former secretary of state.
May 19

Readers Write (May 20): An iconic image for Minnesota, the 2015 legislative session, early education, Texas shootout, the death penalty, poverty, air travel

Here's your iconic possibility — the Washington Monument scaffolding (mothballed).
May 18

Readers Write (May 19): Tsarnaev death sentence; Dayton, the Legislature and early ed; GMO foods

The meaning of a death sentence in the Boston Marathon bombing.
May 17

Readers Write (May 18): Marketing the new Saints stadium, child protection, taking accountability, taking care with perceptions

Despite one website omission, the push is on in St. Paul and beyond.
May 15

Readers Write (May 16): Minnesota Orchestra in Cuba; protests and the police; the Legislature and bees, gas taxes, solar power; Amtrak; religion

The musicians of our orchestra are honorable emissaries in Cuba.
May 14

Readers Write (May 15): Protests, state budget surplus, MinnesotaCare, bees, rail safety, religion

There’s value, and there’s risk, in protests. And there's the matter of style.
May 13

Readers Write (May 14): Minneapolis Veterans' Medical Center, teacher compensation, water quality, bird deaths by glass, plastic-bag bans

Despite criticisms, our family's experience with VA health care was of high quality.
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