Opinion

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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My wife and I sent the following letter (and an earlier, similar one) to Rep. Mike Nelson and Sen. Chris Eaton before the legislature made final revisions to its then-incomplete, parent-unfriendly bullying bill: We are disappointed at the bullying bill that has recently passed the Senate. Its greatest fault is that it does not require [...]

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To the editor: Hennepin County Commissioner Mike Opat complained in a recent letter to the editor (“Minneapolis streetcar plan is bad for the region and suburbs,” Feb. 20) that the city of Minneapolis might take a cut of the county transit tax for its streetcar project. This is just more of the kettle calling the [...]

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To the editor: The 2014 Legislative session will surely bring a push to increase the five-county sales tax for transit, which was sought and approved by counties for the express purpose of building out a regional network of Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lines. As a Hennepin County Board Member, I [...]

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To the editor: My hometown is important to who I am. I look at Brooklyn Park and I see the neighborhood I grew up in, the astounding diversity I was exposed to, and the phenomenal college I am proud to have attended, North Hennepin Community College. I am so proud of where I have come [...]

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