Letters
January 27
A museum of calculators at South High School in Minneapolis. Minnesota is grappling with its achievement gap between some students of color and poorer

Readers Write: Achievement gap research, pharmacy costs, impeachment trial

Achievement gap research forgot one thing: Why.
Letters
January 24
Moderation doesn’t mean a wishy-washy ignorance, a letter writer says, but the ability to compromise.

Readers Write: Political moderates, impeachment, Social Security, climate change

To compromise, you must first agree on the problem.
Letters
January 24
Readers Write: Relative importance of presidential elections, value of midwives, agriculture policy, Trump's tirades, Target's remodels

Readers Write: Relative importance of presidential elections, value of midwives, agriculture policy, Trump's tirades, Target's remodels

Here are the themes that last Sunday's analysis omitted.
Letters
January 24
This artist’s sketch depicts impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., presenting an argument in the impeachment trial on Wednesday. At right

Readers Write: Impeachment trial, Democratic primary contenders

Some senators can't seem to act their age in the impeachment trial.
Letters
January 23
Semi-automatic rifles, including AR-15s, pictured at Bill’s Gun Shop in Robbinsdale last summer.

Readers Write: Gun legislation, Trump supporters, farming, climate change

Less gun control will lead to more violence.
Letters
January 22
In this image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., walks from the podium as he finishes speaking during the impeachment

Readers Write: Impeachment trial, primary voting in Minnesota, winter biking

If Trump is so innocent, why can't we see the evidence?
Letters
January 21
If PolyMet obtains its permits and begins operating near Hoyt Lakes, Minn., this tailings basin will be put back into use. Tailings, or the rock waste

Readers Write: PolyMet mine, Trump supporters, primary voting, Mississippi River projects

Walz has another chance to stop PolyMet. Take it!
Letters
January 20
Pipeline used to carry crude oil is shown at the Superior, Wis., terminal of Enbridge Energy in 2018.

Readers Write: Enbridge Line 3, presidential primary, infrastructure spending, light rail, Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Line 3 will pave the way for energy in the modern world.
Letters
January 17
Jared Mollenkof votes in the presidential primary at the Minneapolis Early Voting Center on Friday.

Readers Write: Primary voting, federal spending, Mississippi River 'Wishbone' project

We pay $12 million, give the parties our data and get nothing in return. Sound fair?
Letters
January 17
An icy sidewalk along Central Avenue in Minneapolis.

Readers Write: Clearing the sidewalks, 'right to repair,' 'Wishbone' on the river, presidential primary and privacy, baseball cheating, the pope and J.K. Rowling

Direct 'icy anger' at government, not residents.
Letters
January 17
A solitary tree stood in a corn field north of Crane Creek Road in Owatonna after snow fell last year.

Readers Write: Winter, impeachment trial, Iran, climate change

I enjoy the winter season from inside.
Letters
January 17
Researchers at the University of Minnesota check the growth of Kernza grass at the U’s St. Paul campus. The crop could help lower nitrates in Minnes

Readers Write: Clean drinking water, group homes, Southwest light rail, refugees, primary voting

There is more than one contaminant in our water.
Letters
January 15
People vote at Edison High School in Minneapolis during the 2018 elections. Early voting in Minnesota begins on Friday, and our primary is on March 3,

Readers Write: Minnesota primary requirements, Astros baseball, light rail, refugees

Political parties should be ashamed at their blatant data grab.
Letters
January 14
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., walks to a news conference on Capitol Hill. The House will vote Wednesday to send impeachment charges ag

Readers Write: Impeachment trial, refugees in Beltrami County, asylum-seekers, low wages, wintertime

As the Senate trial looms, may the facts matter.
Letters
January 13
A naturalization document and a flag are seen at the International Institute of Minnesota, a refugee resettlement agency in St. Paul. President Donald

Readers Write: Immigrants and refugees, school choice, Enbridge Line 3

Relax, Minnesota, and welcome the stranger.
Letters
January 10
A bus on Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. “Free fares are not currently under serious policy consideration for our transit system,” said Bonnie Kol

Readers Write: Free transit? Plus: Guns, dogs, 'activist investors' and Gopher basketball attendance

The give-and-take of eliminating transit fare collection.
Letters
January 10
St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul might close, M Health Fairview announced in November.

Readers Write: St. Joseph's Hospital, Iran tensions, farm payouts, education amendment, flying, 2020

If my company closes St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul, that will reveal a lot about its values.
Letters
January 10
A proposed amendment to Minnesota’s Constitution would emphasize children’s “right to a quality public education,” rather than the current lan

Readers Write: Constitutional amendment, welcoming refugees, environmental protection, Line 3, news bias

Proponents of the education amendment think lawsuits will help ensure a quality education. Not so.
Letters
January 9
Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari, left, and former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page are proposing a constitutional amendme

Readers Write: Proposed constitutional amendment, refugee resettlement, news bias, Enbridge Line 3 pipeline

What would the proposed education amendment actually accomplish?
Letters
January 8
At left, Steven Foldes, a member of the Twin Cities Jewish community, stood beside Imam Asad Zaman of the Muslim American Society of Minnesota as they

Readers Write: Religious tolerance, Iran tensions, the new decade

In these dark times, there is some light of tolerance.
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