End child marriage in Minnesota

It's not unreasonable to require that both partners are legal adults.

Who gets to move whose cheese? (Questions of jurisdiction in Minnesota legislative action.)

February 21
On policing, pesticide proposals, local control is a common thread.

Minnesota congressional delegation should join McCollum in halting Hmong, Lao deportations

February 21
Minnesota Fourth District representative is introducing legislation.
Editorial
February 21

School reorganizing like that in Minneapolis takes care, flexibility

Making boundary, program changes is rarely easy.
Editorial
February 21

St. Joseph's Hospital's woes spotlight strained mental health care capacity, raise broader questions about nonprofits' obligations

Inpatient capacity already strained before St. Joseph's Hospital's financial concerns surfaced.
Editorial
February 20
Cammie LaValle has chronic regional pain syndrome, a debilitating nerve disease caused by a botched surgery years ago. She has become a leader in the

Avoid collateral damage in war against opioid abuse

Zeal to thwart opioid abuse shouldn't leave behind patients who still need these drugs.
Editorial
February 19
In this Jan. 17, 2020, photo, a poll worker spoke with a voter as the Early Voting Center opened in Minneapolis.

Deadline looms to protect voter data in Minnesota's presidential primary

Voters must go to polls with reassurance that information won't be misused by parties.
Editorial
February 18

'Infodemic' is another coronavirus threat

Unlike China, the U.S. must lead on transparency and truthfulness regarding the crisis.
Editorial
February 18

Another crime uptick in downtown Minneapolis — this time near Vikings stadium

Another crime increase downtown should prompt immediate action from city leaders.
Editorial
February 17
Students held their hands in the air as they were evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., after a shooter ope

Reconsider overly realistic 'active shooter' drills

Sound recommendation from national teacher unions: Schoolchildren shouldn't be put through this trauma.
Editorial
February 14

Plans to deport Hmong U.S. residents ignore history, are counterproductive

There are too many questions about why extreme measure is necessary.
Editorial
February 14
President Donald Trump spoke with reporters in the Oval Office on Tuesday.

Stone case shows Trump learned all the wrong lessons from acquittal

It seems the president's allies' hopes for change are never rewarded.
Editorial
February 13
A vial containing the MMR vaccine was loaded into a syringe.

Vaccines now have a voice at State Capitol

Commendable health care coalition will push to strengthen Minnesota's immunization laws.
Editorial
February 12
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., spoke at her election night party, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Concord, N.H.

For Democrats, and the country, key questions after New Hampshire

Sen. Amy Klobuchar gets momentum but will face increased scrutiny after her third-place finish.
Editorial
February 11

Legislature should make civics education a priority for schools

Surveys show that young people know more about reality TV than they do about government.
Editorial
February 10
National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman testified before the House Intelligence Committee in November during a public impeachment he

Editorial: Trump's shameful firing of Alexander Vindman (and his brother)

"Compliant" Congress fails to check a vengeful, unrepentant president.
Editorial
February 9
The tip of the "wishbone" structure that would connect the public to St. Anthony Falls.

Continuing the discussion on the 'Wishbone' proposal

St. Anthony Falls project would complement the vision Minneapolis has for downtown.
Editorial
February 7
Commuters at the light-rail station near U.S. Bank Stadium in November.

Restore faith in public safety on Twin Cities light rail

It will take a multipronged strategy to reduce crime and bad behavior on trains.
Editorial
February 7

For a fact-based debate over Twin Metals mine, release all data

Hearing on BWCA protection bill puts spotlight on hidden science on mining risks.
Editorial
February 7

Editorial: Get to 'yes' swiftly on Minnesota insulin bill

Assistance would save lives, and compromises are critical to quickly make it a reality.
Editorial
February 6
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Editorial: Could U.S. have moved faster on coronavirus response?

As strain spreads, public deserves answers about testing capabilities.
Editorial
February 5
In this image from video Wednesday, the vote total on the first article of impeachment, abuse of power, is displayed on screen during the impeachment

Editorial: Senate verdicts are in; now on to Nov. 3

Impeachment process put spotlight on the nation's gaping divide, and the Constitution.
Editorial
February 4
President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.

State of the Union: Trump's 'American comeback' story is incomplete

The state of the union is strong, but too many are being left behind in a deeply divided nation.
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