Opinion

We have many reasons to honor bats. Minnesota hosts seven species of bat, which relieve us of biting insects in the warmer months. The little brown bat is our most common bat, and the one you would most likely see at night.

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We know of Bambi, the cute deer in the woods. But when Bambi and his descendants attack our gardens, they are not quite so cute. We would prefer that they eat elsewhere.

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Seniors and economic security By Clarence Hightower Guest Columnist Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties operates the largest Energy Assistance Program in the state. Each year, this program helps more than 20,000 households to maintain safe and continuous heating during the brutal and unforgiving Minnesota winters. A significant percentage of the citizens served [...]

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The purpose of play By Jen Knight Guest Columnist “Go play!” is a familiar sentiment to anyone who has ever been a child on summer vacation. These words echoed like a mantra or chorus in my childhood home and although we (the kids) were usually dissatisfied with this dismissal, in truth it was sound advice. Besides [...]

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To the Editor: I am devoted to our Democratic form of government with checks and balances. For this form of government to work, citizens need the ability to vote on issues in free and fair elections. At the city level this includes being able to vote on rare multi-million dollar government projects. This is part [...]

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