Opinion

To the editor: I write in support of 66 West, a development to create studio apartments for suburban youth facing homelessness that will soon come before the Edina City Council for approval. Edina aspires to be a welcoming community where everyone can thrive. Edina certainly succeeds in supporting many youth in our community, but it [...]

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To the editor: I heartily support the 66 West project to provide housing and services to homeless youth. In fact, I’m startled and a little embarrassed to learn of mean-spirited opposition to such a transparently worthy undertaking. While I’m at it, I urge the Edina City Council to consider mandating a percentage of new housing [...]

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To the editor: Let the votes decide the fate of the Fred! When I read last week’s Edina Sun Current, I was outraged to learn that the Edina City Council will spend $10-15 million to repurpose the Fred Richards Golf Course (“Repurposing Fred Richards costs too much,” Aug. 15). This is on top of the [...]

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To the editor: If the last several years have demonstrated anything, it’s that our representatives at the Capitol don’t grasp how businesses operate, let alone thrive in Minnesota. So it’s a rare opportunity when there’s someone that has chosen to run who possesses a proven, decades-long history of business success. This candidate is Dario Anselmo, [...]

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To the editor: It would be interesting to have an honest analysis of the flaws in the voting system that we have in Minnesota. Several years ago, the Legislature passed voter ID and Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed it. The common argument? “Voter disenfranchisement.” Consider buying cigarettes, beer, prescription drugs, etc. Is anyone “disenfranchised” at a [...]

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