October 31
FILE - In this July 16, 2004, file photo, a gray wolf is seen at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minn. Pressure is building in Congress to

Readers Write: Gray wolves, police-involved deaths, international treaties, U.S. Supreme Court, people behaving well

We've been down this delisting road before.
October 30
A steady stream of Native American voters attend an early-voting celebration on Thursday.

Readers Write: At the polls, ballot-counting, judicial branch

Intimidation is not part of the job.
October 30
Desks and supplies sit stacked in the auditorium which is being used as storage during the coronavirus outbreak at the Osborn School, Tuesday, Oct. 6,

Readers Write: School sports and COVID, distance learning, education, autumn

Learning the right lessons.
October 29
Elector ballots in Pennsylvania after the 2016 presidential election.

Readers Write: Electoral College, Minnesota House race, City Pages

Good points, but no.
October 28
Former Vice President Joe Biden greets supporters in Atlanta on Tuesday.

Readers Write: Pandemic responsibility, Minnesota Supreme Court, Hennepin County Board, Joe Biden

Watch where you put that.
October 27
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Warm Springs, Ga., on Tuesday.

Readers Write: Biden and court-packing, Amy Coney Barrett, chlorpyrifos

A chance for careful consideration.
October 26
House Speaker Melissa Hortman with Gov. Tim Walz and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka in 2019.

Readers Write: Partisan zeal and the Minnesota Legislature, nuclear weapons test ban treaty, blame for COVID-19 deaths, Supreme Court strategy, Sid Hartman's omissions, people behaving well

Point made in legislators' articles.
October 23
Chad Hartman and Sid Hartman

Readers Write: Sid Hartman, racism, socialism, the debate

Thanks for reminding me of Dad.
October 23
Children lined up wearing masks outside Crucifixion Catholic School in La Crescent, Minn.

Readers Write: COVID and education, Fifth District race, mental health, the bail system, voting

Kids can safely go to school.
October 23
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett during a break in her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Oct. 14. On Thursday,

Readers Write: The judicial branch, race in Minnesota, the pandemic response

Defining "political."
October 22
U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn puts up a sign in the yard of a supporter in Le Sueur, Minn., during a campaign swing in September.

Readers Write: First District race, Mississippi River

I see no signs of impending doom.
October 21
A yard in Oklahoma is adorned with more than 1,000 crosses to represent that state’s COVID death toll.

Readers Write: COVID deaths, Third District race, Minneapolis police, Sid Hartman

Multiply our grief by 221,000.
October 20
A face mask is seen amongst waste thrown on the ground at a closed market on the first day of the three-week nationwide lockdown, in Tel Aviv, Israel,

Readers Write: Reopening Minnesota, voting security, 2020 election, Mississippi River

Why have laws at all, then?
October 19
Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Oct. 15.

Readers Write: Amy Klobuchar in Supreme Court hearings, Amy Coney Barrett, tributes to Sid Hartman

Arguments, not adverbs.
October 17
A Civil War memorial in front of the courthouse in Gettysburg, S.D. George Floyd’s uncle Selwyn Jones, who lives in the town, successfully urged the

Readers Write: Gettysburg, S.D.; prison and COVID-19; school lockdowns; James Ford Bell; wimpy sports columnists

Town has a skewed read on history.
October 16
Hundreds of people wait in line for hours to vote early in Marietta, Ga., on Oct. 12.

Readers Write: 2020 election, Kendall Qualls vs. Dean Phillips, Angie Craig vs. Tyler Kistner, Trump's re-election

These lines are our national shame.
October 16
A pile of cinder blocks and part of one exterior wall is all that remains of Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction bookstore on Chicago Avenue that was burne

Readers Write: The Legislature, distance learning, environmental protections, the Mississippi River

Senate GOP is right on this one.
October 15
The Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C.

Readers Write: Court packing, Amy Coney Barrett

Don't set the precedent.
October 14
A Texas election worker prepares mail-in ballots to be sent to voters.

Readers Write: Voting systems, Kendall Qualls, Amy Coney Barrett hearings, race in America

Yes, the elections system works.
October 13
Teachers and supporters protested in Minneapolis on Sept. 30 for safe and equitable learning environments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Readers Write: Distance learning, homeless shelter at Bethesda Hospital, 'Mark Trail' comic

Little help over here.
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