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City Pages: What if it doesn’t suck?

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.

TIZA saga and ballparks among comment topics

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: 

Citizens need a base of common knowledge

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

Bonding, foreclosure aid among issues drawing comment

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. 

Vinyl records, health care among topics drawing comments

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.

House to voters: No ID, no problem

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.