I am biracial, both white and east Indian. My parents were not rich, but did everything they could to make sure my brother and I experienced living in other countries. I had the privilege of learning with people from different cultures in public schools in the Caribbean, Europe and India.
As the Minnesota legislative session nears its end, there are two gun control bills still to be decided. The Democrats will assuredly use the attack at the Poway synagogue to bolster their position — even though the investigation is in the early stages.
For the past four years, I have utilized therapy on and off for a variety of reasons. I started in college when I was experiencing terrible homesickness. I later transferred colleges and moved back home, and during that time I went to therapy for anxiety and general unhappiness in life.
Last month, the Association of Minnesota Counties created a transportation funding resolution for all counties to consider. To date, nearly 60 percent of Minnesota’s counties have passed the resolution, including Carver County earlier this month.
I am old enough to remember a time when my mother was not allowed to open a bank account in her own name; a time when my older, married sister was dismissed from her teaching job simply because she was pregnant; a time when my high school friends and I asked to start a girls’ swim team and w…
Last week, Councilman Jerry McDonald wrote a letter to the editor entitled “What is the future of Lake Ann Park?” regarding the development of the Prince property by developer, Lennar, and the upcoming public hearings and council meetings on the topic. I wanted to respond to the letter becau…
I want to thank Carver County, the Senate District 47 DFL and, most importantly, all of my volunteers and supporters for their incredible commitment and sacrifice for our campaign. The recount is complete and it demonstrated that our democratic process is strong and robust.
A letter to the editor ("Exercise some presidential power") in the Nov. 22 issue included a statement that implied that not eating a turkey would also mean that you would not be ingesting hormones. That implies that turkeys are being raised utilizing added hormones in their rations.
All I want for Christmas is a peaceful season of sparkling lights and warm meals that I can share with my husband and children. The most I want to worry about is if the local outdoor rinks are frozen over for my young hockey players.
While President Donald Trump is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us can exercise that same presidential power by choosing a non-violent Thanksgiving observance.
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