D.J. Tice

Commentary editor
Phone: 612-673-4456
D.J. Tice is the Star Tribune’s Commentary Editor and a member of the newspaper’s Editorial Board. He has been a writer, editor and publisher in Twin Cities journalism for more than 30 years. Tice was an editor at Corporate Report Minnesota and Twin Cities magazines, editor and publisher at the Twin Cities Reader, and an editorial writer and columnist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. From 2003-2009, he was the Star Tribune’s state political editor, directing coverage of the Legislature, state government, the Minnesota congressional delegation, and elections. He is the author of two books of popular history. His collection of ordinary Minnesotans’ memories, Minnesota’s Twentieth Century, published by the University of Minnesota Press, was awarded the Minnesota Book Award for history in 2000.

Recent content from D.J. Tice

The journeys of a lock of hair, through war and life

Intended reunion didn’t occur, but maybe that wasn’t this keepsake’s calling.

Updated: June 01, 2014, - 10:16 AM

America: Tough enough

The world, we're told, has “nagging doubts.” Nagging is the word for it, all right.

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 07:00 PM

This year's key election battle in Minnesota: The state House

A look at some districts in play shows that majority control is up for grabs.

Updated: May 09, 2014, - 07:15 PM

For those who have faith in the free market, an asterisk

Inequality seems to be a real-life outcome, and loyalists shouldn't ignore it.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 06:50 PM

What you pay? Hard to say when it's health care

It's not like the other shopping you do — and no one who could change that is really trying to do so.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 07:16 PM

When Father did his best: On-screen single parenthood vs. real life

A quaint era of single parenthood on screen gave way to real life.

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 06:41 PM

The trouble with transit? Automobiles

They're just too darn convenient. And at least some urban advocates know it.

Updated: April 07, 2014, - 09:36 AM

Yes, indeed, religious latitude can be messy

Americans have preferred it that way, but the question is before the court again.

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 10:02 AM

Ryan, taking on poverty, travels the razor's edge

He surely understands that a conservative literally can’t be careful enough on this topic.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 05:44 PM

Fellow baby boomers, we have a job to do: Entitlement reform

It wouldn’t be our first contribution, but it could be the biggest.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 05:23 PM

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