Huckabee's hysterics add nothing to important debate on Iran deal

Holocaust reference diminishes the tragedy and discredits the candidate.

In wake of another theater shooting, keep the focus on stronger gun laws

July 31
In wake of another theater shooting, keep the focus on stronger gun laws
Calls for airport-type security at the movies are missing the point.

Proceed with caution on Minneapolis plastic bag ban

July 30
Proceed with caution on Minneapolis plastic bag ban
More consumer use of reusable bags is a good goal, but weigh the impact.
Editorial
July 29

Another perspective on the world of trophy hunting

For host countries, it has economic and wildlife management benefits.
Editorial
July 29

50th anniversary of Voting Rights Act is time to look ahead

Commemorations aim to energize a new generation.
Editorial
July 28

What the numbers show about Minnesota's millennials

For one, they're an emerging generational powerhouse.
Editorial
July 27

And that's the news from Lake Wobegon …

Sure, he’s earned a restful retirement, but that doesn’t make goodbye easy.
Editorial
July 27

Don't let rundown Indian schools fall victim to congressional gridlock

There’s finally critical understanding of the need to fund BIE schools.
Editorial
July 26

Hennepin County sheriff offers a safer place for online buyers, sellers to meet

“Swap Spot” program will allow them to meet in department buildings.
Editorial
July 26

County overtime increases prompt questions about limiting hours, pensions

Public safety must be the priority, but rising costs are troubling.
Editorial
July 24

Minnesota needs a rescue plan for suffering Lake Mille Lacs

While DNR weighs better management plan, aid the fishing industry.
Editorial
July 24

Heed Pope Francis' moral clarity on climate change

Vatican summit highlighted spiritual and scientific value of encyclical.
Editorial
July 23

Human rights focus must be emphasized during Obama's Africa trip

President's trip to Kenya, Ethiopia is an opportunity to press for reforms.
Editorial
July 23

A hometown hero is honored for risky rescue in St. Paul fire

Donnell Gibson continues to inspire others with community service.
Editorial
July 22

Promising 21st Century Cures Act merits scrutiny and support

Increased funding would spur the next generation of medical treatments.
Editorial
July 21

Important steps toward replacing No Child Left Behind rules

Rare bipartisanship may lead to replacement for No Child Left Behind.
Editorial
July 20

With McCain comment, Donald Trump goes too far — again

Insult of senator, POWs is latest blow to whatever credibility he had left.
Editorial
July 20

Minnesota should pursue reasonable strategies to make voting easier

Even in this state, more can be done to ease citizens' path to the polls.
Editorial
July 17

Another Minnesota surplus — to spend wisely

In state budgeting, $1.4 billion is not as much as it seems.
Editorial
July 17

VA must strike better balance in managing veterans' pain.

Despite concerns about opioids, service members can't be left to suffer.
Editorial
July 17

Why polls can't be trusted anymore

Widespread reliance on cellphones increases costs, uncertainty.
Editorial
July 17

Bring home military dogs after battle

Proposal led by Paulsen and other Minnesotans deserves support.
Editorial
July 16

Minneapolis pay raises needed to attract, keep top talent

Top city officials' salaries should be competitive.
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