High stakes for United States, European Union in U.K. election

High stakes for United States, European Union in U.K. election

As crises spiral, a need to maintain the U.S.-U.K. "special relationship."

Kaler seeks perspective of five U of M predecessors

May 6
Former presidents underscore university's value and fiscal limitations.

Maintain limits on campaign finance in Minnesota

May 5
The public campaign financing system has served the state well.
Editorial
May 5

Minnesota's Teacher of the Year winners reaffirm why teaching matters

Teacher of immigrants at St. Paul's LEAP school honored with 2015 award.
Editorial
May 4

Don't backpedal on Gov. Dayton's 'buffer strips' bill

If Minnesota truly wants high water quality, ag industry must play ball.
Editorial
May 4

Evolving plans for the 'Commons' park in Minneapolis aren't commonplace

There's work to do, but the Downtown East plan is taking shape.
Editorial
May 1

Calculating a better way to give veterans the care they deserve

Mileage system for new VA health option is a step in right direction.
Editorial
May 1

Supreme Court: Keep money out of judicial elections

A rare win for a limit on campaign fundraising from U.S. Supreme Court.
Editorial
May 1

State, federal response needed as bird flu wreaks havoc on ag economy

Stronger state, federal response needed to prevent a potential disaster.
Editorial
May 1

With probable cause, a key move toward justice in Baltimore

Charges are a positive step in resolution of Freddie Gray case.
Editorial
April 30

As Baltimore roils, a promise of better days for north Minneapolis

Protests have put a focus on police brutality and economic instability.
Editorial
April 30

Stemming the flow of outside money into north Minneapolis drug trade

Widespread enforcement, prevention can help drug-plagued areas.
Editorial
April 29

Shinzo Abe address highlights U.S.-Japan 'alliance of hope'

Enhanced pacts on defense, and maybe soon trade, highlight Abe's visit.
Editorial
April 29

Minnesota House GOP takes a shortsighted shot at the U's budget

Conferees need to catch up with public's priorities for higher education.
Editorial
April 28

Rethink Southwest light rail, but not the need for more transit options

“All options on the table” should not include the status quo.
Editorial
April 28

Want to feel happier? Try thanking someone special

A letter of gratitude can do as much for the writer as the recipient.
Editorial
April 27

Minnesota needs both tax, transportation bills from Legislature

Divided government in Minnesota demands compromise.
Editorial
April 26

This campaign season, can we move beyond ideology?

It would be refreshing to find an agenda that matches nation's problems.
Editorial
April 24

Kudos to Klobuchar for helping break Senate impasse on trafficking bill

Klobuchar, Cornyn brokered deal on sex-trafficking bill.
Editorial
April 24

They're young and talented, and leaving Minnesota

We’re losing more 18- to 24-year-olds than we’re gaining.
Editorial
April 24

Amid push for change, St. Paul school board election demands informed voters

It's likely that board will have a majority of new members after election.
Editorial
April 24

Editorial: Congress should pass 'fast track' on trade

Trade Promotion Authority will net the best free-trade agreements.
Editorial
April 23

Here's a budget plan for education to help all Minnesota students

Legislature should focus on strategic spending choices, smart reforms.
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