Editorials

The Southwest Light Rail project, if built, will be the state’s most costly public works project ever. For around $1.4 billion, 15 miles of light rail track, tunnels, stations and bridges will be constructed across the southwest Twin Cities metropolitan area, from Minneapolis, through St. Louis Park, Hopkins and Minnetonka, ending in Eden Prairie. Countless [...]

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Football season is here. High school teams are doing two-a-day practices. Monday morning quarterbacks are replaying, analyzing and criticizing Vikings games. Fans are making sure they have the latest fashions in purple and white, or maroon and gold. Fantasy football players are studying every statistic.

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If a prize existed for the coming together of community, I would have to say it would go to Fridley for its ‘49er Days Parade. The nearly three-hour parade June 27 was not only about Fridley, it was also about the surrounding cities and region as evidenced by the parade’s lineup. A fitting tribute to [...]

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