Opinion

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 […]

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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 is brought onto the field. Contrary to what is stated […]

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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, does not go to […]

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Letter: Applebaum’s stances are clear Our community’s tradition of political fair play has been violated by an astonishingly negative war of personal destruction directed by the State Republican Party against the Democratic Party candidate for the Minnesota House, Jon Applebaum. The recent DFL-led legislative session took back some of the large tax breaks the wealthy got […]

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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’ appearance, it is often […]

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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 the county in recent years, leading the Center […]

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To The Editor: I am writing in support of Beverly Aho for the position of Hennepin County District Judge 61 Nov. 4. I am a lawyer and have had the good fortune to work with Bev Aho for seven years and can attest to her competence, experience, integrity and work ethic. I believe that, as […]

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