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Speak Up and Speak Out
Remembering the missing
Science & Engineering Night at UMD basketball games
Finding happiness in winter
Jump starting your job search
Steam locomotive returns to Duluth
Calling all ages to sing Nordic music
Photos: Feb. 19 issue
Lighting a beacon for health, hope and recovery
Pop-up fills gap for farmers market vendors
‘Tell me how you see it’
A new view of the Zenith City
A funny thing happened on the way to China
Rookie Basketball translates sports into life
Brady reflects on historic fourth Lombardi Trophy
Browns quarterback Manziel enters treatment facility
Seahawks run out of good fortune in Super Bowl letdown
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
MinnesotaCare buy-in is true to our values
Finding community to support personal goals
Opening a world of possibilities
Throwing good news after bad
Cleaning stinks ... or does it?
DOUGLAS J. PEDERSON
ARTHUR "ART" CHARLES BARSCHDORF
SYLVESTER "SYL" A. KRIER
MURIEL (STENBERG) ZELEZNIKAR
MARY ELLEN KUZNIA
January 20, 2017
Letter: City Council should stick to city issues
I would just like to express my disappointment with the actions of city councilors regarding their discussion of the pipeline protesters and...
January 20, 2017 - 3:02pm
January 16, 2017
Letters: Support City Council on Standing Rock
Once again Dave Ross has chosen to share his opinion about the Duluth City Council's Standing Rock resolution. ("City Council resolution disrupts...
January 16, 2017 - 12:26pm
July 25, 2016
Letter: Not wild about Wildwoods' new home
I wish to comment on the commentary from Wildwoods volunteer Megan Stanton in the July 10 Budgeteer, "Wildlife rehabilitation takes a lot of...
July 25, 2016 - 9:38am
June 17, 2016
We don't need assault weapons
Yet another mass killing with an assault-type weapon. And the Republicans will say, "Oh, the criminals will get them, anyway." And would that...
June 17, 2016 - 3:33pm
May 14, 2016
Letter: Time to sell Central
I was so disappointed with the school board's decision not to sell Central. The only other offer since they closed it was not as much and fell...
May 14, 2016 - 8:49am
May 6, 2016
Letter: Lead ammo debate continues
The April 18 column from Peggy Farr on lead in hunting ammunition was highly selective in presentation and could cause undue alarm. Although...
May 6, 2016 - 2:03pm
April 15, 2016
Letter: Minnesota overtaxes Social Security
Minnesota has the dubious honor of being only one of three states that taxes Social Security benefits to the same extent as the federal government. Ten states partially tax it and 37 place no tax on these benefits. In Rep. Erik Simonson's April 3 column, he mentions the income levels...
April 15, 2016 - 3:26pm
April 1, 2016
A collaborative local voice
Elected officials are accustomed to multiple competing special interest groups concurrently lobbying them on behalf of individual state bonding...
April 1, 2016 - 3:32pm
March 27, 2016
Letter: Too quick to blame lead ammo
In her Wildwoods columns (March 20 and previous articles) Peggy Farr asserts "lead is poison" and the that the best solution to this annual...
March 27, 2016 - 7:02pm
February 5, 2016
Letters: Feb. 7 issue
I read with interest the Budgeteer story "Veteran deals with aftereffects of Gulf War" (Jan. 31). John Marshall was the Captain of the Honor Guard at the Jan. 30 memorial service for my father, David Surges. Between seven children, Mom and the funeral organizers (close friends of...
February 5, 2016 - 1:33pm
January 30, 2016
Letters: Jan. 31 issue
In reference to Mark Rubin's commentary ("Today's little match girls," Jan. 17) I thought it was an excellent example of bibliotherapy, which is the use of a character in literature for identification of a person's own experience. This is an effective way for a person of any age,...
January 30, 2016 - 5:03pm
November 6, 2015
Letter: Legislate climate control
While Donald Trump and Ben Carson do not see climate change as important, recent studies show that the majority of Republican voters do. Constituents want our politicians to listen to us and represent our best interests. With climate change increasing, burying our heads in the sand...
November 6, 2015 - 11:08am
October 30, 2015
Vote Gary Anderson I'm writing in support of Gary Anderson to represent the First District on the Duluth City Council. I spoke with him recently about an issue close to my heart. I found out that a group on the other side of that issue, one with a lot money and power, had...
October 30, 2015 - 10:25am
July 10, 2015
UMD students to pay more in tuition
With a $2 billion surplus, we in the Minnesota Legislature had a great opportunity this year to make college more affordable for Minnesota students...
July 10, 2015 - 12:23pm
June 26, 2015
Mourning for Charleston
The Northland Brady Campaign Protect Minnesota held a memorial bell ringing at St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church in Duluth on June...
June 26, 2015 - 2:04pm