Opinion

To the editor: How lucky we are in Eden Prairie (48B) to have Joan Howe-Pullis, a candidate with a vision for all of Minnesota’s citizens? Good times are here with a high stock market, rising house values, and low unemployment. Unfortunately in the midst of this prosperity, Minnesota also has the highest disparity in the [...]

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by Curt Tryggestad Guest Columnist   August is preparation season. Parents prepare students for a new school year, gather supplies and assess clothing needs. Another class of seniors prepare for their last year at Eden Prairie High School and their future, gathering college application packets and assessing their choices. Our teachers are back in the [...]

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The story started like this: “A reporter at an Edina newspaper found herself on the witness list and barred from the courtroom Monday…” I read it in shock, thinking, “Wait, what happened to me?!” The story about a reporter battling a court for the right to cover a former police officer’s murder trial made its [...]

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To the editor: An Aug. 6 letter criticized Rep. Ron Erhardt for helping bring property tax fairness via the Homestead Credit, saying only a “small percentage” of people qualify. In fact, one in four Minnesotans get the credit, and many more qualify. The credit also benefits many fixed-income seniors in Edina and across the state. [...]

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To the editor: When considering which candidates to support in November, we always look for the people who can work together to find solutions. Paul Rosenthal has proven he can do that on so many occasions. During Paul’s short time in the Legislature, he’s worked hard to find common sense bipartisan solutions for securing funding [...]

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