Letters
September 19
Hamline University students browsed through dorm items during a “free store” event. Other Twin Cities colleges are also collecting and giving away

Readers Write: Campus sustainability, city speed limits, Minneapolis 2040 Plan, Russia and election-hacking

Greenest dorm decor is none at all.
Letters
September 18
The 25-story Expo apartment tower is under construction in St. Anthony Main in Minneapolis. Under the Minneapolis 2040 Plan, most buildings in that ar

Readers Write: Minneapolis 2040 Plan, Mayo Clinic-Google partnership, youth climate strike

Stick to reality in debate over density.
Letters
September 17
Former Vice President Joe Biden is considered the current Democratic presidential front-runner.

Readers Write: Presidential campaigns, Mpls. development, Saudi oil attack, Mayo-Google partnership, Russia

Only 412 days until the presidential election!
Letters
September 16
Reported robberies in downtown Minneapolis are up — there were 240 of them from Jan. 1 to Aug. 26, compared with 156 in the same period last year. T

Readers Write: Downtown Minneapolis crime, gun violence in St. Paul, the Iraq War, sugary drinks, evolution in schools

How safe is Minneapolis? Not very.
Letters
September 13
The Trump administration plans to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes and nicotine pods, above.

Readers Write: Vaping risks, Trump, medical aid in dying, mining

Trump cares about health, until he doesn't.
Letters
September 13
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Readers Write: Democratic attention to foreign affairs, candidates' qualities, mental health at the U

Democrats are well on top of the task.
Letters
September 13
The restaurant industry, among others, is facing a severe shortage of available workers.

Readers Write: Talent shortage, air conditioning, litter, obesity in Minnesota, Trump and the environment

A tale of the talent shortage in Minnesota.
Letters
September 12
Marianne Turnbull, of St. Paul, has stage IV ovarian cancer and testified in support of the proposed End-of-Life Options Act during an informal hearin

Readers Write: Assisted suicide, marijuana legalization, 9/11 coverage, tight labor market, light-rail access

Don't make death about profit.
Letters
September 11
John Deere, whose Waterloo, Iowa, assembly plant is shown here, and other manufacturers make it impossible for farmers to repair newer machines becaus

Readers Write: 'Right to repair' laws, 9/11, assisted suicide, tariffs, Minneapolis' Kmart, land conservation

Anti-repair means pro-monopoly.
Letters
September 11
The coal-fired Plant Scherer, in Juliette, Ga., is one of the nation’s top emitters of carbon dioxide.

Readers Write: Carbon tax, GOP climate plan, high school sports, refugees from Hurricane Dorian, the NOAA and Trump

Hey, Dems — we will pay your carbon taxes.
Letters
September 9
Minnesota Democrats are trying to drum up support for legalizing recreational marijuana.

Readers Write: Democrats and marijuana, that Kmart on Nicollet, the term 'elites,' logging in Minnesota

Please, DFL, let's pass on legal marijuana.
Letters
September 6
A pipeline operator in Arkansas uses an infrared camera to check for natural-gas leaks.

Readers Write: Minnesota leading against climate change, police officers, student test scores, library fees

Give Minnesota's best people a crack at climate change solutions. They are capable of a lot.
Letters
September 6
Carl Larsen of Telescope Media Group, read a statement about his case in front of family and friends outside the federal courthouse in St. Paul in 201

Readers Write: Wedding-video case, F. Scott Fitzgerald, gun violence

Navigating contradictions.
Letters
September 6
A core sample drilled from underground rock near Ely, Minn., shows a band of shiny minerals containing copper, nickel and precious metals that the Pol

Readers Write: Political donations and mining, gun laws, national debt, immigration, "right to repair" laws

Follow the money trail — it leads to northern Minnesota mines.
Letters
September 5
The Safe and Affordable Neighborhoods campaign is fighting a draft City Council ordinance that would limit how much landlords can consider prospective

Readers Write: Minneapolis rental housing, mining, hunger in Minnesota, education, criticism of Israel

Tell me, how to proposed rental rules increase our housing supply?
Letters
September 4
The Boundary Waters, shown in the map above, are several miles from the site of the proposed mine.

Readers Write: Mining in northern Minnesota, discourse and ethical frameworks, Hurricane Dorian, the last gasp of summer

"The process" of building a mine is not designed with protecting wilderness in mind.
Letters
September 3
The Minnesota Department of Education released data last week showing 58% of students meet state reading standards and 54% meet state math standards �

Readers Write: Student performance and the new school year, accountability in government, library fees

Those billboards about Minnesota schools don't help.
Letters
August 30
Hennepin County Library in Brooklyn Park. County officials are considering eliminating late-return fees, which prevent patrons from checking out mater

Readers Write: Libraries and late fees, vaping dangers, immigration, Epstein case, corporations' behavior

Let's shelve overdue fees at the library.
Letters
August 30
Abacuses, ancient counting devices still in common use in some parts of the world, seen in Kyoto, Japan.

Readers Write: Student achievement in Minnesota, teachers as role models, energy use, immigration

Minnesota kids' math and reading skills must improve.
Letters
August 30
In 1819, a fleet of boats came up the Mississippi River, landed on its shores and started construction on what would become Fort Snelling. It laid the

Readers Write: Fort Snelling bicentennial, family planning, the state of debate, Lyft's rate changes, Hong Kong protests

Well, that sounds like an invasion.
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