Opinion

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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By Danny Tyree According to the ideas4writers website, Aug. 12 marks the 75th anniversary of the U.S. premiere of MGM’s “The Wizard of Oz.” Ah, the memories start flowing. For a few years, my father made a tradition of providing pizza as my brother and I watched the annual CBS airing of the movie. The [...]

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By Steve Halsey If I were to ask you to name a woman judge, I expect most of you would say “Judge Judy.” But Judith Sheindlin is an entertainer, not a real judge. If I were to ask you to name another woman judge, who could you name? I would hope some of you would [...]

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By Joe Gandelman Do you have personal issues? Do you want to seem intelligent, well informed and on-top-of-it-all without having to bother to put in any effort or time to see whether your assertions are accurate? If so, then join the trend that’s all the rage in the 21st century: show indignation now and worry [...]

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