Opinion

You know that feeling when something bad happens and you begin to appreciate your life a hundred times more than you did the moment before? My whole week has been an extended one of those moments. I believe sudden newfound appreciations for life are universal reactions to tragedy. Unfortunately, many of us, me included, go [...]

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  BY LANET HANE & JANET HUTTON – GUEST COLUMNISTS Cupcake shops were a fun fad, weren’t they? I’m not even sure if there are any still around … but they were great while they lasted. Little adorable shops decorated in pastels and lace, with nothing inside but cupcakes and frosting. Yum! Amy’s Cupcake Shoppe [...]

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BY DEB TAYLOR – GUEST COLUMNIST Every parent knows the urgency of waiting for the arrival of a newborn. They have nine months to plan and prepare. There are purchases to make: furniture, stroller, car seat and such. Work plans and child care often must be arranged. Significant planning goes into this important life event, [...]

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By Brian Shekleton Guest Columnist In a June 28 column in the Sun Sailor, St. Louis Park resident John Iacono blames the Gray’s Bay Dam, where Minnehaha Creek flows out of Lake Minnetonka, for high water and flooding issues in his basement, which is built on a sandbar near Minnehaha Creek. He suggests that there [...]

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To the editor: Marissa and Greg Frankenfield, new owners of the Old Log Theatre (Excelsior-Shorewood Sun Sailor, July 3) “enjoy a life nestled in a quiet neighborhood” on Christmas Lake. Many residents of Greenwood in the neighborhood that includes the Old Log Theatre also enjoy and value a life nestled in a quiet neighborhood. We [...]

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