Guest Columnists

by Wendy Schadewald Special to Sun Thisweek and the Dakota County Tribune Rating system:  (4=Don’t miss, 3=Good, 2=Worth a look, 1=Forget it) www.shortredheadreelreviews.com For more reviews, click here. “Bears” (G) (4) — John C. Reilly narrates this educational, heartwarming, family-friendly, sporadically intense, 70-minute, Disney documentary, which is filled with gorgeous scenery and cinematography, that follows [...]

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by Art Kosieradzki Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune You might not know me, but I bet your kids do if they attend Lakeville North or South high schools. Every semester, I speak to mandatory health classes about an epidemic that is killing more than 5,000 people a year and injuring 450,000 more. Distracted [...]

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by Tony Compton Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune One morning over breakfast, my 11-year-old daughter posed a seemingly simple question: “Dad, if you had to describe yourself with one word, what would that be?” I couldn’t come up with an answer, so I did what I think many parents do when their children [...]

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by Wendy Schadewald Special to Sun Thisweek and the Dakota County Tribune Rating system:  (4=Don’t miss, 3=Good, 2=Worth a look, 1=Forget it) www.shortredheadreelreviews.com For more reviews, click here. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (PG-13) (3.5) [Intense sequences of violence, gunplay, and action throughout.] — After his boss Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) is shot by [...]

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by Dan Hall Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune This week the political leadership of MNsure (Minnesota’s version of Obamacare) touted reports that nearly 170,000 Minnesotans signed up for insurance through the health care exchange. The reason for their misplaced pride was their claim to have surpassed their (twice lowered) enrollment target. While the [...]

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