Commentary

For Memorial Day: Oh, the stories these gravestones and obits tell

For me, it's a lost art — wandering the cemeteries amid soldiers and kinfolk. Might be a good time to start up the tradition again.
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Renewing our allegiance on Memorial Day

As Lincoln pleaded, "These honored dead shall not have died in vain."
Commentary

Keeping ideology where it belongs – in the classroom

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Commentary

The great siphoning: Drought-stricken areas eye the Great Lakes

"Water, water everywhere" is the egalitarian vision of those who don't have enough of it and would like to tap the Great Lakes to get it.
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Shortchange transit, shortchange growth

In Minnesota, political paralysis over transit funding must end.
Commentary

Questions for candidates in Minnesota's 2018 campaign

Commentary

So you 'banned the box.' How did that work out?

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