Keep the pressure on for-profit schools to be accountable

Keep the pressure on for-profit schools to be accountable

Fraud scandal at two Minnesota schools leaves students as victims.

Keep experimenting with ranked-choice voting

December 6
Keep experimenting with ranked-choice voting
It can't heal all that ails U.S. democracy, but it can make a difference.

Is decision a brief timeout or a game-changer for Standing Rock?

December 5
Is decision a brief timeout or a game-changer for Standing Rock?
Obama, Trump have more work to do.
Editorial
December 2

Even with expected surplus, Minnesota should proceed with fiscal caution

Size of new budget forecast puts damper on spending and tax-relief ideas.
Editorial
December 2

Sweet suites deal reflects fumbled governance at U.S. Bank Stadium

Given public's stake in U.S. Bank Stadium, more scrutiny is needed.
Editorial
December 2

Minnesota shouldn't flinch on human rights laws

State's enforcement efforts deserve Legislature's budgetary support.
Editorial
December 1

It'd be a blunder for Trump to undo Cuba progress

The embargo failed, and U.S. and Cuba have much to offer one another.
Editorial
December 1

Thanks to Mayor Chris Coleman, St. Paul is a stronger city

With city on the upswing, he won't seek a fourth term.
Editorial
November 30

Hennepin County deserves child protection help

Pilot project could bend an alarming curve and should be funded.
Editorial
November 30

Spat over State Capitol art is a troubling harbinger

Does partisan gridlock have to go this far?
Editorial
November 29

North's Prep Bowl title is a win for Minneapolis

It's also a reminder of the positive link between sports and academics.
Editorial
November 29

Keep the spotlight on industry payments to doctors

Congress should back off provision to weaken the Physician Payment Sunshine Act.
Editorial
November 28

Trump on Twitter: More baseless claims by president-elect

Fact-free rants on voting are what we'd expect from a losing candidate.
Editorial
November 23

Remaining mindful while giving thanks

The holiday gives all of us a chance to reflect with gratitude.
Editorial
November 23

With new two-year college, St. Thomas steps up for students in need

New two-year program will provide a cost-effective jump-start.
Editorial
November 23

How to rescue Minnesota State from red ink

Stingy support has put the system at a crossroads.
Editorial
November 23

Minnesota health care task force should step up, not retreat

Call to suspend its work because of ACA uncertainty is premature.
Editorial
November 23

Gov. Dayton's plan would most quickly address health premium hikes

Adding complexity to aid plan for 2017 creates more risk of snags.
Editorial
November 23

Skyways are here to stay, but there's room for improvement

Minneapolis needs better public/private collaboration.
Editorial
November 22

Trump should select Romney as secretary of state

A reassuring signal internationally — and to wary Americans.
Editorial
November 21

Trump must make clean break to avoid conflicts of interest

To protect his presidency, Trump must make a clean break with his worldwide business interests.
Editorial
November 21

If N.D. governor won't act, White House should step in to resolve pipeline standoff

A must-add to Obama's agenda.
Editorial
November 18

How Trump can help in fight to curb terrorism

More funding needed for Countering Violent Extremism programs.
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