Peaceful marches, rallies are hallmarks of a strong democracy

Peaceful marches, rallies are hallmarks of a strong democracy

Americans are taking to the streets, and that's worth celebrating.

Greater MSP's efforts benefit St. Paul

January 20
Greater MSP's efforts benefit St. Paul
Concerns about job creation shouldn't erode support for regionalism.

Business, civic leader Richard Davis earned Minnesota's thanks

January 20
He's given much to the state while running U.S. Bancorp.
Editorial
January 20

For President Trump, a missed opportunity to unify

His 'America First' movement must include all Americans.
Editorial
January 20

Minnesota can't afford a U.S. retreat on trade

In 2015 alone, state companies exported $20 billion in goods worldwide.
Editorial
January 19

It's time to repeal the ban on Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota

It's inconvenient, and why lose revenue to neighboring states?
Editorial
January 18

Minnesota needs to face reality about Real ID

The state’s misguided holdout threatens to burden the traveling public. State governments can resist clear directives from the federal government for only so long without…
Editorial
January 17

Inauguration boycott is misguided

Democrats should be full participants in peaceful transfer of power.
Editorial
January 17

Hearing independent voices in Trump's cabinet

Confirmation hearings revealed nominees who are unafraid to disagree.
Editorial
January 16

A missed opportunity in the effort to thwart terror

Minnesota leaders should have lauded first grants as important step.
Editorial
January 13

Dayton, Legislature should take a pragmatic approach to tax relief

This year's bill must be crafted with an eye toward future solvency.
Editorial
January 13

Taking stock of the Obama presidency

Despite setbacks, he reached high and led the nation with dignity.
Editorial
January 13

Overall crime is down, but that doesn't help transit riders feel safer

Double down on efforts to reduce crime, improve behavior on trains.
Editorial
January 13

A pragmatic approach to improving nutrition in tribal communities

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux campaign will bolster public health.
Editorial
January 12

Find most efficient route for insurance relief in Minnesota

Dayton plan remains swiftest, surest way to provide aid to health insurance consumers.
Editorial
January 11

Congress must lead on U.S. response to Russia

Trump's tepid reaction belies gravity of election interference.
Editorial
January 10

Don't bend ethics rules for Trump nominees

Senate Republicans should ensure that potential conflicts are addressed.
Editorial
January 9

Case before Minnesota Supreme Court pits privacy rights vs. city rental inspections

Routine reviews of rental properties enhance public safety.
Editorial
January 9

Welcome aboard, 'life coach' P.J. Fleck

Gophers new head football coach will try to build a 'culture of excellence.'
Editorial
January 6

Civil commitment ruling: A setback for civil rights, reforms

Ruling on sex offender program blows up political cover needed to rein in costs, modernize treatment.
Editorial
January 6

For a start, Dayton and Legislature should finish 2016's work

Several key leftovers from last session deserve action this month.
Editorial
January 6

U.S. should shore up alliances to respond to turmoil

Amid Trump uncertainty, Congress should reassert its foreign policy role.
Editorial
January 5

New project should honor Dayton's history on Nicollet Mall

Embrace opportunity for change to longtime Minneapolis department store site.
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