In their unhappiness with all of the changes at the alt-weekly, many critics won’t acknowledge the good things it still does: new hires, worthy scoops, well-reported stories.
The Kersten vs. TIZA saga continues to draw comments from MinnPost readers, along with Earth Day, ballparks, gas prices, presidential candidates and a new North Side activist. Here’s a selection of recent remarks:
Tuesday’s MinnPost carried a noteworthy commentary (“MN shortfalls: We can’t go on like this”) by a quartet of community leaders who, with a common voice, reminded us that Minnesotans and our leaders “need to invest smartly in education, job trainin
Frank Bi suggests ways to limit who can access your private information on Facebook or MySpace.FROM THREESIXTY JOURNALISM
MinnPost readers had lots to say recently about line-item vetoes in the bonding bill as well as a host of other topics ranging from carbon reduction to foreclosure policies to the Star Tribune’s plans for beefed-up streaming video.
MinnPost readers recently spoke their minds on a variety of topics, including the renaissance of vinyl records, health care reform, the return of Torii Hunter and former Vice President Mondale’s excoriation of the current vice president.
For more than 10 years I have tried to get the Minnesota Legislature to authorize a racino at Canterbury Park.
Reader roundup: Obama’s race speech, immigration story draw comments
For constituents fed up with legislative gridlock, Monday’s House floor session offered a ray of hope. A number of bills were introduced and passed — mostly of the housekeeping variety — with little vitriolic debate.
Reader roundup: Comic books, guns lead comment topics
A couple of weeks ago, an enterprising public defender came up with a novel argument: her client’s trial — for making terroristic threats against 10-year-old boy — should be moved from Ramsey County because of public comments on twincities.com, the
MinnPost readers reacted strongly this week to the Legislature’s override of the governor’s transportation veto, as well as to stories on such issues as the Minneapolis School District’s plans, the Twins stadium, ugly e-mails and presidential politi
Readers comments reflect that presidential politics are still a hot topic, but urban issues draw strong comment, too.
Don’t worry — it’s not time yet to put away those sleds and skis as more snow is likely on its way.
By Dave Dahl
Readers’ recent comments featured a heavy dose of politics in the run-up to Super Tuesday and next week’s Minnesota caucuses, but women’s sports, Peer Gynt and a possible new leader for the Minnesota Monitor also drew attention.
Topics that inspired recent reader comments included light rail, a new definition of friends, branding efforts for the Twin Cities, political ads and protesters and … North Dakota?
Here’s a recent selection of reader comments on Iraq, jazz trombones, falling bridges, saving downtown Minneapolis, politics and more:
MinnPost readers had lots to say about recent stories and posts, so here’s another installment in our periodic round-ups of interesting comments.
Check out the first of our occasional round-ups of readers’ thought-provoking comments about recent MinnPost.com stories and posts:
Two events over the weekend at the Metrodome raised a couple of questions about football and public safety.
Issue #1: Why are the streets around the Metrodome closed during Viking games and, seemingly, for no other events?