Opinion
To The Editor: The place I know the best is a forest by my house. It’s always good to think and enjoy the gleaming beauty of nature surrounding me. Every time I walk through the dense roots rising out of the ground like grasping arms, I feel comforted by all of the unique sound, scents, [...]...Read More
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Two years ago I lost my job when my company downsized and moved to another state. I was offered a COBRA health plan, which I could not afford. The COBRA payment would have been larger than my house payment, gas bill and electric bill combined. I then applied for my own health plan and was [...]...Read More
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To the Editor:  Minnetonka’s leaders want to transform the Ridgedale area into a more vibrant, walkable, bike-friendly village. Yet the first mixed-use development proposal that came to the table was defeated by City Council. Why? Because it’s impossible to hit a bull’s-eye until the target i...Read More
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To the Editor:  The driver of the black SUV who shouted at me to “use the bike path” while I was cycling on Minnetonka Boulevard Monday while near The Marsh Spa needs to be reminded that Minnetonka Boulevard is a clearly marked bicycle route. The Lake Minnetonka bicycle trail, while enjoyable, ...Read More
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To the Editor: In rebuttal to “Tired of Mud-Slinging” and “Applebaum clear choice for 44B,” I’d like to clarify a few things. First, I had nothing to do with the negative lit you’ve seen in your mail box, I did not authorize it in anyway.  Despite the different types of advertisements...Read More
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To the Editor: The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, Hopkins and Minnetonka Police Departments are teaming up to address heroin as a growing concern in the community and how the issue is connected to your home medicine cabinet. Deaths from opiate overdoses have skyrocketed in Minnesota and cross t...Read More
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