Commentary

Here's why debate moderators MUST expose the lying liars tonight

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton should be fact-checked and challenged, and let the chips fall as they may
Editorial

Helping Minnesota's 'unrentables' overcome troubled pasts

Give landlords the tools to make good decisions about applicants.
Commentary

Counterpoint: The political contrasts couldn't be more obvious

Some Democrats look at the polls and think it'll be OK to sit out this election. But the polls are tightening. We need to get out and vote.
Commentary

Clinton, Trump need to explain how they'd fight terror

So far we've heard about resolve and revenge, but few details.
Commentary

The Secret History of the Commission on Presidential Debates

With the two major party nominees -- and no one else -- about to square off, it's time to revisit the thrilling misadventures that guaranteed voters would never learn about alternative candidates or ideas.
Editorial

Trump's crush on Russia, Putin deserves scrutiny

Commentary

St. Cloud's cohesive spirit shines through

Commentary

PolitiFact: Clinton charge against Trump not clear-cut

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Federal Reserve struggles to find the path forward

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September 24

If the system's 'rigged,' it's long been in Trump's favor

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Local initiatives can be lauded, but funding is inadequate to support Somali community.
Commentary
September 24

America has lived through an 'age of terror' before

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September 23

'Gridiron Glory' exhibit shows NFL's hold on U.S.

Editorial
September 23

Rest of the nation will follow Minnesota's lead on triclosan

Commentary
September 23

There's more than trade to lose by rejecting Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Commentary
September 23

Education-based high school athletics are an extension of the classroom

Commentary
September 23

Here's why I'm not TOO worried about a Trump victory

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