Opinion

I’m not one to mince words: I enjoy receiving gifts. It’s a line I’ve toed for years and one I stand by to this day. Presents are awesome! Why, just the other day, I received a gift in the mail that I apparently bought myself several days prior on the internet. It was a pleasant […]

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Thanksgiving. Once upon a time, it was a day where American families got together, tuned into the Macy’s Day Parade, watched football, ate everything in existence and were lulled into a deep, delicious sleep caused by a near-lethal combination of tryptophan and the aftermath of a sugar rush from the seven slices of pie you […]

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To the editor: Hats off and a big thank you to outgoing Crystal council members John Budziszewski, Mark Hoffmann and Joe Selton for their dedication and hard work for our city. May you stay involved in other ways to keep Crystal a great city. And congratulations to the new Crystal council members: Elizabeth Dahl, Jeff […]

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by Natalie Ikeman guest columnist Turning 50 is a big milestone. It is also a reminder to visit the doctor to talk about the infamous colonoscopy. The preparation for this procedure is intimidating however; once most people go through it, they say it’s not that bad. In fact, it is one of the best tools […]

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On behalf of the staff and students of Robbinsdale Area Schools, I would like to thank voters for approving the two levy questions on the Nov. 4 ballot. Question one, a no-tax increase renewal of our operating levy, is a major funding source for our schools. It helps maintain lower than average class sizes and […]

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To the editor: On behalf of the Yes281 Citizen Committee: thank you! On Nov. 4 the Robbinsdale Area Schools community came out and fully supported two referendum questions. We want to thank all the people who voted “yes” twice. You made a difference. Thank you to the many volunteers who came out and worked at […]

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In the past two short years the meaning of Veterans Day has evolved greatly for me. It wasn’t until 2013 that I began learning about the workings of the military, becoming acquainted with U.S. soldiers and experiencing the sacrifices of a service member’s and their loved ones. Nearly two years into dating an Army vet, […]

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