Letters
November 12
Andre Springer and his son, Michael, age 3, attended President Donald Trump’s Minneapolis rally.

Readers Write: Urban-rural divide in Minnesota, light-rail crime, Trump's lies, awareness months

Minnesotans are better than this reductive urban-rural divide.
Letters
November 11
Serious light-rail crimes are up 35% over 2018, excluding stations in downtown Minneapolis.

Readers Write: Tales from the light rail, Veterans Day, limits of government, the opera

The real issue on light rail is crime, not homelessness.
Letters
November 8
University of Minnesota history Prof. David Noble in the study of his St. Paul home in 1987.

Readers Write: Bonnie Blodgett's essay on David W. Noble, taxing wealth, border wall vulnerability, Trump and Twitter

Definitely warranted that essay.
Letters
November 8
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., released a funding plan for her Medicare for All proposal last week. Her plan involves increasing taxes on businesses

Readers Write: Warren's Medicare for All plan, hope for the future, light-rail safety, art at Plymouth Congregational Church

The real health care fantasy is thinking anything but radical change will truly work for patients.
Letters
November 8
Violent crime is up in St. Paul and Minneapolis, but city leaders don’t know if it’s a trend or an aberration.

Readers Write: Police officers, opioid crisis, Mexico's drug cartels, birds and the U.S. Bank Stadium

I was a cop. I tell people not to be.
Letters
November 7
Britain’s daily newspapers announced President John F. Kennedy’s blockade of Cuba on Oct. 23, 1962.

Readers Write: The Cuban missile crisis, local elections, Water Gremlin, marijuana, genetic privacy, Plymouth Congregational Church tapestry

We almost ended all war — and ourselves in the process.
Letters
November 6
Three women and six of their children were killed while traveling along Mexico’s Chihuahua and Sonora state border on Monday. Above, the windshield

Readers Write: Violence in Mexico, Department of Human Services dysfunction, food stamps, local elections, NCAA

The U.S. fuels violence in Mexico as we condemn it.
Letters
November 6
President Donald Trump imposed $7.5 billion in tariffs on goods from the European Union last month.

Readers Write: Trump tariffs, impeachment, Edina city leadership, climate change, O'Gara's closing, winter

My business can't hide the tariffs from you.
Letters
November 4
The Minnesota GOP determines which candidates will appear on the state’s Republican primary ballot and whether there will be a line for write-ins. I

Readers Write: Republican primary, Medicare for All, Ukraine whistleblower, revenge porn, Trump's residency, environment

Voters who don't want to vote for Trump in the Republican primary don't have to.
Letters
November 1
Readers Write: The voice of the people in Minneapolis, prescription drug prices, team-building in the workplace

Readers Write: The voice of the people in Minneapolis, prescription drug prices, team-building in the workplace

Who's earned a hearing, really?
Letters
November 1
Vice President Mike Pence would become president if Donald Trump is impeached and removed.

Readers Write: Trump's impeachment, Minnesota Republican primary, water

Impeachment would not "overturn" the election. Nice try, Republicans.
Letters
November 1
Honeybees are adversely affected by pesticide use and other common farming practices.

Readers Write: Bees, women in politics, Boy Scouts, lead poisoning, Minneapolis transit, St. Paul City Council

Make Minnesota nice to bees.
Letters
October 31
Jamokia Curry worked at Water Gremlin for two years and left in August. His daughter Ja’Naea, pictured, has high levels of lead in her blood. At lea

Readers Write: Lead poisoning, Armenian Genocide recognition, payday lending and the Trump campaign, bag fees

Lead is a dangerous poison. Treat it that way.
Letters
October 30
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States.

Readers Write: Tobacco use and health, Trump's reaction to Baghdadi's death, impeachment testimony

Smoking kills. That's what matters here.
Letters
October 29
Sen. Bernie Sanders, above, has long been an advocate for single-payer health care. Other leading Democratic candidates, including Sen. Elizabeth Warr

Readers Write: Impacts of Medicare for All, health care funding, pregnancy discrimination

Embrace a single-payer system, but be honest about what will change.
Letters
October 28
President Donald Trump announced the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Sunday.

Readers Write: Baghdadi's death, merits of Medicare for All, transportation, budget deficit

We helped create Baghdadi.
Letters
October 25
Protesters in a July demonstration against Immigration and Customs Enforcement gathered in front of the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building. The bui

Readers Write: Renaming buildings, impeachment hearings, loss of faith in America

In a twist to renaming debates, this building's namesake is too virtuous.
Letters
October 25
Illustration.

Readers Write: Minneapolis Public schools, education standards, felons and voting, Minnesota Poll on presidential race, St. Paul trash

Commentary writer's gripes seemed rather self-centered.
Letters
October 25
A canoist paddles among wild rice strands in the St. Louis River estuary. The proposed PolyMet Mine would sit at the headwaters of the river, which fl

Readers Write: PolyMet mine, downtown Minneapolis safety, parking rules, Trump's wall

PolyMet's tailings design is banned in Brazil, but fine for us?
Letters
October 24
Democratic presidential candidates’ campaign signs sit in the grass at the Polk County Democrats’ annual Steak Fry in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sept. 2

Readers Write: 2020 candidate options, impeachment hearings, Hillary Clinton's e-mails, felon voting rights

Four years of Democratic rule is scary, too.
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