Opinion

“Group Seeks to Disband the Met Council” read the Sun Post headline on July 10. Every time Community Solution makes suggestions, viable or sustainable solutions never come forth. The current idea is to dismantle the Metropolitan Council. In theory, all ideas relating to government efficiencies warrant exploration for cost analysis and waste identification. But this [...]

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by Caleb Hausman guest columnist   I recently completed my first year at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. Now, as I watch my younger friends prepare for school in the fall, it’s hard not to reflect on my own transition into college. I realize that my first year at Vanderbilt – where I learn with [...]

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by olivia frey guest columnist   When summer finally arrives in Minnesota, we embrace it. Months of winter boots and layers of sweaters are shed as we skip through spring awaiting the summer. This spring was wet and so was early summer, but this does not deter the plans we have for summer get-togethers, cookouts [...]

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To the editor: I’d like to thank editorialist Christiaan Tarbox for his ridiculous anti-gun rant (“Guns do kill people. Now lets talk about it,” printed June 19). He’s on a very shaky soapbox. It reminded me that there are a lot of hysterical 2nd Amendment haters out there. It also inspired me to double-check my [...]

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To the Editor:   In Minnesota, homes provide more than shelter for our families. Homes provide the tax base for vital public services such as schools and roads – the bedrock of our communities. Homeownership continues to be associated with civic involvement, charitable participation and better outcomes in school. Simply, homeownership creates stronger communities. Purchasing [...]

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