News from Rochester Post Bulletin
Saturday, June 23, 2018

President Trump had barely departed Singapore when Democrats in Washington unleashed scathing attacks over his meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. “What the United States has gained is vague and unverifiable at best. What North Korea has gained,…
Saturday, June 23, 2018

At this point, we have a pretty good idea of what’s going to happen to the Hotel Carlton-Days Inn building, the nearly century-old landmark on West Center Street.
Friday, June 22, 2018

At one point during the 5th Congressional District DFL’s special convention on Sunday, the candidates in the running to succeed Rep. Keith Ellison were asked that inevitable question: Will you suspend your campaign if you are not endorsed?
Friday, June 22, 2018

It's not really your fault if the initials "ERA" makes you think of baseball and earned run averages. Because it's been close to 50 years since the Equal Rights Amendment made it through Congress and out to the state legislatures…
Friday, June 22, 2018
I noticed the story regarding Ken Burns creating a documentary about Mayo Clinic (Post Bulletin, May 31). That is a very big thing that should benefit Mayo and the community.
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Why are we doing this?
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Due to hardline immigration policies the White House has engineered along the U.S. border with Mexico, at least 2,000 children have been forcibly separated from their parents and placed in makeshift detention centers — including tents and a vacant Walmart…
Thursday, June 21, 2018

National immigration policy has shifted significantly in recent weeks, as the Trump administration implemented a controversial “zero tolerance” policy of criminally charging and detaining more migrants who cross the border illegally, separating parents from children.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court last week struck down Minnesota’s century-old law that prohibits political attire in polling places, but don’t plan to wear a Tea Party T-shirt or an “Impeach Trump” ball cap to your polling place just yet.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The left is quickly running out of excuses for why Donald Trump’s economic policies have caused a boom rather than the bust that they predicted with such great certainty.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
June 10 was the 55th anniversary of President Kennedy’s inspiring call for peace in his commencement address at American University. He said “the most important topic on earth: world peace. What kind of peace do we seek? [Not one] enforced…
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
How can this possibly be our country, the United States of America? I have been watching coverage of the Trump administration’s policy of removing children from their parents and my heart cannot stop crying. I have heard the audio of…
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
I respectfully disagree with Duane Hyland’s view of wind turbines across our state (letter to the editor, June 5). Wind energy represents the best of what we do in Minnesota, using ingenuity and innovation to harness our natural resources —…
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

After months of gossip and guesswork, we now know who the candidates are for Rochester mayor and City Council.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Put yourself in the room with immigration officials and try to imagine exactly which argument would convince you that separating children from their migrating parents would be a good idea.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
The race for governor in Minnesota will likely be a contest between two Tims — Pawlenty and Walz. Both are intelligent, experienced, well-spoken politicians. But only one of them, Tim Walz, will keep state finances from sliding into deep deficits…
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
You live in a place where the violence and lawlessness threatens the lives of your children. So, against great hardship and terrible odds, you set out on a long, arduous journey, becoming exiles in privation crossing the wilderness, because you…