Opinion

Alia Jackson and Pierre Fulford are just two of the millions of youngsters who have gained from charter public schools. On July 29, they joined with former Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Howard Fuller and almost 200 Minnesota parents and educators to discuss what is working well and what needs to be improved with Minnesota’s [...]

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To the editor: On July 19, our 8-year-old daughter went missing for three-and-a-half of the scariest, most surreal hours our family has ever experienced. Thanks to dozens of people (including many we had never met), the outcome was a beautiful answer to many prayers to a faithful God: Our daughter was found safe. This letter [...]

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The millennials, ages 18-34, are forcing changes in the metropolitan area housing patterns, particularly in the first-ring suburbs and urban centers. Steve Elkins is the District 5 Metropolitan Council member, representing Bloomington, Richfield, Edina and Hopkins, who spoke to progressives recently in Bloomington. He is an economist for Optum Technology, a division of United Health [...]

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To the editor: I guess the not-so-friendly city of Stillwater needs this $15.00 more than I do. I dropped into town during Log Jam to deliver something to one of the vendors and have a bite of lunch, thinking that it would be fun to come back in the evening with my husband to spend some [...]

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