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Friday Open Thread: Let’s Not Talk About the Weather

Your turn to sound off about whatever's on your mind.


Open Thread #3: Better Late Than Never

Sorry for the delay, faithful commenters.


Why Is the Walz Administration Putting the BWCA and Lake Superior at Risk?

An open letter from former Gov. Arne Carlson on the environmental risks of doing business with Swiss mining giant Glencore.

March 15, 2023

The 7 Dull, Wearying, Pointless Stages of Insomnia

Or, what I did instead of sleeping last night.


Poll: Which Minneapolis Public Transit Lines Should Be Free?

At least one state senator loves the idea. Let's help flesh it out with the power of polling.

July 22, 2022

Twin Cities Reading Benches, Ranked

Plus suggested reading by a local author at each seat.


As Teachers Prepare to Strike, One Parent’s Open Letter to Minneapolis Public Schools

Superintendent Ed Graff's rebuff of union salary demands is "disingenuous gaslighting and borderline disgusting."

February 17, 2022