Opinion

  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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By Thom Miller and Jami LaPray Guest Columnists Could any more be written about the Southwest Light Rail freight rail reroute that hasn’t already been published? The decades-long process has harried St. Louis Park citizens to the point of exhaustion. By July 14, the St. Louis Park City Council plans to have given its consent [...]

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BY JESSICA BLENINGER – GUEST COLUMNIST Daily routines can shift drastically over the summer months, whether you are a student no longer needing to attend class, using up that extra vacation time or finding yourself filling up your social calendar with additional activities or events. Depending on your situation, you may feel as if you [...]

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