Trump's reckless threat on Venezuela

Trump's reckless threat on Venezuela

President's talk of a 'military option' erodes regional unity.

3M CEO takes moral high ground while Trump equivocates

August 16
3M CEO takes moral high ground while Trump equivocates
The nation needed the president to clearly rebuke white supremacists.

State help is needed to repair and maintain Minnesota city streets

August 15
State help is needed to repair and maintain Minnesota city streets
Tired of waiting for LGA boost, Duluth considers a sales tax boost.
Editorial
August 14

Effective policing helps keep schools safer in Minneapolis and St. Paul

School resources officers have won the support of those who matter most.
Editorial
August 13

Efforts to combat extremism must not falter after top federal official resigns

The private sector should help fill void if Trump administration doesn't.
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August 12
A vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a wh...

In Virginia, the ugly terror of white supremacism

The horrific images of a car plowing into a group of counterprotesters Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., will be viewed by millions of Americans in the…
Editorial
August 11

The world is warming 'from the top of the atmosphere to the depths of the oceans'

A new report makes clear that humans are adversely altering the climate.
Editorial
August 11

Trump should strengthen Medicaid if he's serious about opioids

Trump took a welcome step this week, but he overlooked program's value.
Editorial
August 10

Transparency needed on Harteau's severance deal with Minneapolis

Taxpayers deserve to know how much police leadership transition costs.
Editorial
August 9

Minnesota Capitol will reopen with a bash

A celebration befitting an icon's return is on tap this weekend.
Editorial
August 9

Trump should curb reckless rhetoric on North Korea

Bellicosity undercuts efforts to internationalize growing nuclear threat.
Editorial
August 8

Trump's ill-timed plan to restrict immigration would hurt Minnesota

For state to stay prosperous, growing worker shortage must be addressed.
Editorial
August 7

Mosque bombing was the act of a coward

All Minnesotans who value tolerance and inclusiveness were attacked.
Editorial
August 4

Plan for St. Paul Ford site zoning plan merits support

The city has a unique chance to create an urban village in Highland Park.
Editorial
August 4

Stick with Minnesota's biodiesel mandate

Petroleum industry has had ample time to prepare for change.
Editorial
August 4

Put consumers first by stabilizing, not sabotaging, health care law

Follow South Dakota Republican's lead to fund a consumer-friendly Affordable Care Act component.
Editorial
August 3

Crisis in Venezuela needs a rapid response

Maduro's ruinous rule is destroying the nation's democracy and economy.
Editorial
August 3

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Editorial
August 2

Reinsurance appears to work, but would a MinnesotaCare buy-in be more affordable?

A larger reimbursement commitment would likely cut state's costs.
Editorial
August 2

Oppose wider use of asset forfeiture

Law enforcement seizure of assets should be done under strict standards.
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July 31

Mayor Chris Coleman offers a reasonable plan to fill St. Paul budget hole

He has best option to support street maintenance in the Capitol City.
Editorial
July 28

Minnesota housing needs high-level attention

A shortage of low- and middle-income homes is a drag on prosperity.
Editorial
July 28

A welcome blow to GOP's unworthy health plan. Now, time for a reality-based reset.

Republican plan would have exacerbated health care woes. Needed now are pragmatic solutions.
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