Guest Columnists

by Sal Mondelli  Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune Last Friday, the Minnesota Gophers men’s basketball team visited 360 Communities to help out at our Burnsville food shelf and then traveled over to our Lewis House sexual and domestic violence shelter in Eagan. This is the team’s second visit to 360 Communities and shows [...]

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by Bill Blazar Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune The Minnesota Chamber is pleased to announce Hiring Minnesota Heroes, our new program that encourages employers to develop and implement programs focused on hiring military veterans. We are ready to recruit employers, help them adopt veteran hiring goals, and then, most importantly, meet those goals. [...]

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by Mike Obermueller Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune While many politicians have been fighting a 4-year-old battle over whether to repeal the Affordable Care Act, I’m running for Congress to rebuild the middle class and that means working to improve the ACA for the thousands of Minnesotans who depend on it. I’ve talked [...]

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by Wendy Schadewald Special to Sun Thisweek – 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. “The Armstrong Lie” (R) (3) [Language.] [DVD only] — Director Alex Gibney narrates this riveting, eye-opening, in-depth, 123-minute, 2013 documentary that chronicles the inevitable downfall of infamous, famous, [...]

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by Wendy Schadewald Special to Sun Thisweek-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. “Dolphin Tale 2” (PG) (3) [Some mild thematic elements.] — An inspirational, factually based, entertaining, family-oriented, star-studded (Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson, and Bethany Hamilton), 107-minute sequel in which [...]

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by Wendy Schadewald Special to Sun Thisweek-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. “As Above, So Below” (R) (1.5) [Bloody violence/terror, and language throughout.] — When an archaeologist (Perdita Weeks) with an interest in alchemy, a reluctant Aramaic translator (Ben Feldman), a cinematographer [...]

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