News from Rochester Post Bulletin
Saturday, February 24, 2018
As pressures mount for Congress to “just do something” about mass shootings, Americans would do well to seek solutions closer to home.
Saturday, February 24, 2018

Where are all the grown-ups in times of crisis and grief?
Thursday, February 22, 2018
It has been sweet to see the teens working at the Boys & Girls Club's Chocolate Twist shop since it opened. Their interactions, their energy and enthusiasm, their eagerness to learn, the camaraderie we see developing. Old and new club…
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Kids who attend New York City’s Success Academy charter schools do remarkably well.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Over 25 years ago, the Family and Medical Leave Act was signed into law. That law requires covered employers to provide employees with job-protected and unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons. These include pregnancy, adoption, foster care placement…
Thursday, February 22, 2018

After special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies on conspiracy charges stemming from an online propaganda effort, it’s appropriate to take stock of what’s real.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
In the coming days and weeks, you’ll hear lots of talk regarding RCV or ranked choice voting. Is it right for Rochester? Some claims may be overstated or exaggerated to some degree, with no quantifiable context. RCV is a complex…
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Why is the United States reliant on China and Russia for strategic minerals when we have more of these valuable resources than both these nations combined?
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Regarding the City Council members thinking about combining city bus riders with school bus riders: This should be a total nonstarter.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Nothing undermines the credibility of government more than bungling, such as the rollout of MNLARS, Minnesota’s new computer system for driver’s licenses, vehicle titles, tabs and plates.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Why are AR-15 rifles sold to the public?
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Duluth school district has decided that two classic American novels, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and “To Kill a Mockingbird,” will no longer be required reading for high school students.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Reaction to the latest school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 people dead and many more wounded begins at the wrong end. It’s not about passing more gun laws, which people intent on breaking existing laws will not obey;…
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Don’t tell me the issue is mental health.
Monday, February 19, 2018
In November, the Minnesota Department of Management and Budget projected a $188 million deficit in the state’s general fund by mid-2019 without a course correction in the legislative session that begins Tuesday.
Monday, February 19, 2018
Budget uncertainty has become a familiar feeling in my young Army career. This year’s government shutdown was my second, the first occurring in 2013, with 2011 a narrow miss. For those of us in the military this has real effects…
Monday, February 19, 2018
Between 2004 and 2014, America’s Labor Force Participation Rate for people over age 16 fell from 66 percent to 62.9 percent as Baby Boomers started to retire. But, over the same period, the Participation Rate of those aged 16 to…