Opinion Exchange

Southwestern states, keep your hands off Dakota County water

The County Board and the DNR said "no" to the request, but more applications are coming.
Editorial

Walz takes charge on climate change

After setback in legislative session, executive order will at least keep Minnesota moving.
Editorial

'Our Home,' at our History Center, explores Native Minnesota

New exhibit compellingly tells the story of indigenous residents of the state.
Opinion Exchange

The redemption of Michael Vick

He admitted to fighting and torturing dogs but now he's trying to help them. Should he be commended for trying for atonement?
Opinion Exchange

FBI, media failure in 'Russiagate' was catastrophic

And Attorney General William Barr was right to say so.
Editorial

'Our Home,' at our History Center, explores Native Minnesota

Opinion Exchange

America's public restrooms are kind of great now

Opinion Exchange

It's time Americans read Senate's 2014 torture report

Opinion Exchange

The presidential candidate who gets it mostly wrong

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December 12
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined from left by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., House Financial Services C

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December 12
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Baseball fans need data on foul balls

Opinion Exchange
December 12
Kjersten Schladetzky and her sons William, 11, and Nelson, 8, were shot and killed at home last week in south Minneapolis. Facebook photo.

We are asking the wrong questions about domestic violence

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Steve Sack
December 11
Sack cartoon: Season's greetings from North Korea

Sack cartoon: Season's greetings from North Korea

Opinion Exchange
December 11
Minnesota legislators standing in front of the “Path to Peace” mosaic within an Israeli agricultural community near the Gaza border.

Counterpoint: Yes, we state legislators belong in the Mideast. Here's why we're there.

Opinion Exchange
December 11

Federal student loan program is failing taxpayers, students

Letters
December 11
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Readers Write: Home caregivers, Afghanistan papers, St. Paul traffic, water pollution standards

Opinion Exchange
December 11
Clean energy comes with dirty costs, the writer says.

'Green' energy relies on copper-nickel mining

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December 11
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Three better choices than Greta Thunberg for Time's 'person of the year'

Opinion Exchange
December 11
A copy of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump announced Tuesday by U.S. House Democrats.

Thomas L. Friedman: Impeach Trump and save America

Opinion Exchange
December 11
American soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division during a morning helicopter raid in the village of Alam Khel, Afghanistan, in 2011.

What we learned from the Afghanistan documents

Editorial
December 11
House Democratic leaders announced Tuesday that two articles of impeachment would be brought against President Donald Trump.

Nation well-served by House investigation

Steve Sack
December 10
Sack cartoon: Trump's American standard

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