Early reviews are in — and positive — on St. Croix bridge

Early reviews are in — and positive — on St. Croix bridge

The beautiful crossing is the result of years of bipartisan effort.

Back to the future with Dayton's on Nicollet Mall

November 22
Back to the future with Dayton's on Nicollet Mall
Reattaching retailer's name is one of many things to like about project.

Giving thanks while remaining mindful

November 22
Giving thanks while remaining mindful
There is much to celebrate, ponder on Thanksgiving 2017.
Editorial
November 21

Mugabe's resignation good news for Zimbabwe

But probable successor is tainted, and the task ahead is daunting.
Editorial
November 20

Seek balance on polling place speech

Preserving free speech while protecting voters is a balance that deserves careful consideration.
Editorial
November 17

Domestic-abuse reforms are blueprint for addressing abuse of elderly

Message must be sent that abusers will pay the price.
Editorial
November 17

GOP tax plan could have harmful side effects for health consumers, Midwest health providers

Debate over the legislation has given short shrift to health care cuts and changes.
Editorial
November 17

It's actor James Woods' hate that isn't welcome here

It's shameful when celebrities use their fame to foment hatred.
Editorial
November 17

Supreme Court's ruling on Dayton veto should restart negotiations

Governor, legislators owe Minnesota a "regular" session in 2018.
Editorial
November 17

Sen. Al Franken's behavior on USO tour cannot be excused

Incident damages his ability to be a moral voice for Minnesotans.
Editorial
November 15

Minnesota loses out but should be proud of World Expo bid

It's worth studying the results so that the next bid stands a better chance.
Editorial
November 15

The new and improved Nicollet Mall is finally unveiled

It will be an asset for downtown Minneapolis, but public safety is still a concern.
Editorial
November 14

The rest of the world is moving on with global trade

Trump-led retreat has economic and geopolitical consequences for the U.S.
Editorial
November 13

Rep. Tony Cornish should also leave the Minnesota Legislature

As with Sen. Dan Schoen, sex harassment charges destroy effectiveness.
Editorial
November 13

It's a mistake to let counterterrorism programs wither

Federal programs to combat violent extremism aren't getting key support.
Editorial
November 10

Metro area voters demonstrated support of schools by approving more than $1 billion in school levy, bond requests.

School levy, bond results show citizen support for public education.
Editorial
November 10

Durable diplomacy needed on North Korea

Trump's toned-down rhetoric should be matched by consistent approach.
Editorial
November 10

U.S. tax reform is too important to rush

The country needs a federal tax code overhaul, but it must be challenged and shaped.
Editorial
November 10

Schoen should resign from MN Legislature amid allegations

Although DFLer denies charges, they are too numerous and credible.
Editorial
November 9

Congress should keep health insurance mandate in place

Repealing coverage requirement would add to ranks of uninsured — and their costs.
Editorial
November 8

Jacob Frey's winning mayoral vow is a fresh start for Minneapolis

Voters opted for a new leader in hopes of more effective city government.
Editorial
November 8

Victory for Melvin Carter is a resounding defeat for dirty politics

It's also a historic embrace of a positive vision for St. Paul's future.
Editorial
November 7

Social media must act responsibly

Fake accounts like Castile protest on Facebook are corrosive to democracy.
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