Letters
September 1

Readers Write (Sept. 2): Clergy sex abuse payouts, taxes and spending, airport noise, border walls, police and the use of force

What payouts in sex-abuse cases can and can't do.
Letters
August 31

Readers Write (Sept. 1): Civil disobedience, taxes and intelligent citizenship, Minneapolis deterioration

Disruption is needed, because power concedes nothing without a struggle.
Letters
August 30

Readers Write (Aug. 31): Public scoldings, school supplies, GMOs, televised public comments, sexual consent, climate change, writing quirks, Bob Dylan murals

Before you speak, stop to think about whether you really know it all.
Letters
August 28

Readers Write (Aug. 29): Destruction of antiquities, gun violence, Black Lives Matter, ACT scores, stadium accident, Trump and Sanders

ISIL's actions at Palmyra show why we must study history.
Letters
August 28

Readers Write: (Aug. 30): Airport traffic, University of Minnesota, distracted driving, end-of-life planning, corporate finances

“Fair skies” are needed, in the future, and in the here and now.
Letters
August 27

Readers Write (Aug. 28): Pollinator habitat, Minnesota Sex Offender Program, race and hiring, Black Lives Matter protest

Minnesotans of all stripes have banded together for this rescue effort.
Letters
August 26

Readers Write (Aug. 27): State Fair, prescription painkillers, GMOs, Waukesha and water, school supplies, TV shootings

Here are the top 10 signs that you’re a Minnesota State Fair fanatic.
Letters
August 25

Readers Write (Aug. 26): Suicide, addiction, redevelopment, thwarted attack in France

Whose feelings should come first when a suffering patient wishes to die?
Letters
August 24

Readers Write (Aug. 25): Thwarted attack, road construction, Black Lives Matter, mining, candidates' qualifications, art institute, graduate work

We can be proud these guys are Americans.
Letters
August 21

Readers Write (Aug. 24): Road construction, protests and demonstrations, climate change, tribal schools

Does MnDOT care about drivers?
Letters
August 21

Readers Write (Aug. 22): University of Minnesota, Jimmy Carter vs. Donald Trump, Iran nuclear deal, Planned Parenthood

In defense of using search firms to find candidates for the U.
Letters
August 21

Readers Write: (Aug. 23): Abortion, governors' records, athletics and gender, UCare, wildlife management

Future generations may indeed form an opinion on our practices, but …
Letters
August 20

Readers Write (Aug. 21): University of Minnesota fiscal priorities, Minneapolis police sex sting operations, property taxes, Minnesota authors, plastic bags, airport terminal

Look at how the U is spending our money.
Letters
August 19

Readers Write (Aug. 20): Race relations, immigration, property taxes, airport terminal

In the discussion of Black Lives Matter, it's racism vs. reversism.
Letters
August 18

Readers Write (Aug. 19): UCare, immigration, castigating Walter Palmer, payday loans, property taxes and north Minneapolis

Perhaps someone saves money with loss of UCare contract, but others suffer as a result.
Letters
August 17

Readers Write (Aug. 18): Treatment of women, treatment of Israel, gas prices, soccer stadium, Donald Trump

Continuing treatment of women is enough to make you think that nothing has been learned.
Letters
August 16

Readers Write (Aug. 17): Police work, Donald Trump, Lake Mille Lacs

An idea for making sure that police officers are ready for the stresses of their job.
Letters
August 14

Readers Write (Aug. 15): "Sesame Street” on HBO, Minneapolis street markings, Iran nuclear deal and Israel, papal visit, fishing in Minnesota

“Sesame Street on HBO”: This is surely a symbol for our times.
Letters
August 14

Readers Write (Aug. 16): Minnesota's lakes, Planned Parenthood, payday lending

Preserving lakes: Both public and personal commitments are needed.
Letters
August 13

Readers Write (Aug. 14): Lake Superior hog lot, turkey and resort bailouts, Norwood Teague fallout, Iran nuclear deal

There are options for an environmentally conscious hog operation, but they're costly.
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