Sun Newspapers welcomes letters to the editor on local topics and issues. The deadline for letters is 5 p.m. Thursdays, for the following Thursday's publication. Letters may be no longer than 350 words. Letter writers will be limited to no more than one letter published every four weeks.Commentary in letters must relate specifically to issues in our local communities. We will not publish form letters. Editors reserve the right to edit for content and length. We reserve the right not to publish any letter. Writers may be asked to verify facts and provide documentation for their statements. We may limit the number of letters published about a candidate or issue. We do not publish election-related letters in the issue just prior to an election. All letters must include the letter writer’s name, address, daytime and evening phone numbers for verification purposes. Send your letters to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or to Sun Current Letters to the Editor, 10917 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.