Re-energize Memorial Day poppies for a new century

Re-energize Memorial Day poppies for a new century

Don't let VFW and American Legion tradition fall by the wayside.

Dan Markingson case finally yields real reforms at the U

May 23
Dan Markingson case finally yields real reforms at the U
It's now up to U president, regents to lead the way.

Twin Cities mayors have lofty goals, but can plans deliver on disparities?

May 22
Twin Cities mayors have lofty goals, but can plans deliver on disparities?
Efforts to help children and young men deserve community support.
Editorial
May 21

Put Minnesota water quality first by vetoing bill

Environment and ag measure takes our lakes and rivers backward.
Editorial
May 21

Good news on city parks and population growth

Minneapolis, St. Paul have the nation's best parks and are growing again.
Editorial
May 20

Pros, cons in proposed Minneapolis school budget model

School-based spending method would target funds to student needs.
Editorial
May 19

Minnesota lawmakers hit deadline with too much undone

A likely special session will give 2015 Legislature a chance to do better.
Editorial
May 19

A minimal finish for a divided state government

Inability to find bipartisan accord blocks needed legislation.
Editorial
May 18

Minnesota Orchestra's Cuba tour should generate new interest at home

Healing was needed and hopefully has begun.
Editorial
May 18

The seniors are coming to Twin Cities housing

The area must adjust to provide the larger mix of affordable living options they will demand.
Editorial
May 16

Standardized tests in Minnesota: Streamline, fix, but don't abandon

Despite online glitches and student opt-outs, exams are still essential.
Editorial
May 16

Kline and Franken provide bipartisan leadership on Indian schools

Minnesota lawmakers deserve credit for seeking answers from BIE.
Editorial
May 16

Lori Sturdevant: Unfulfilled policy dreams can return next year

If Dayton makes good on his veto threat, education will be added to a growing 2016 Legislature agenda.
Editorial
May 15

Success of Minnesota health program should spur future reform

State needs to continue to be a model for smart programs that cut costs.
Editorial
May 14

Don't let special interests dilute federal 'Clean Water Rule'

We all depend on clean waterways for drinking water and recreation.
Editorial
May 14

Trade vote has foreign policy implications for U.S., Obama

Geopolitics and economics should guide Congress on TPA.
Editorial
May 13

Washington Post: Hillary Clinton is showing no leadership on the trade debate

Her running for cover on the issue shows it's not just Republicans who fear their party’s extremist wing.
Editorial
May 12

Enact a Minnesota ban on small particles found in personal-care products

Scientists raise alarms about particles found in personal-care products.
Editorial
May 11

Poll: Make education a legislative priority in Minnesota

A big tax cut is not high on the wish list for most respondents.
Editorial
May 11

Russian provocation risks a military miscalculation in Europe

NATO must be militarily prepared, but should also lead with diplomacy.
Editorial
May 10

Minnesota Legislature shouldn't squander chance to invest in neglected Indian schools

Legislature has an opportunity to help fill void from federal neglect.
Editorial
May 10

Promote efforts to improve teacher numbers, quality and diversity

Too few of nation’s top high school students plan careers in education.
Editorial
May 8

Minnesota lawmakers should reduce, not ignore oil train risks

A serious investment is needed to prevent a catastrophe.
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