Editorial
September 20

Kudos to local colleges, universities for hosting free stores

College "free stores'' save money, help environment.
Editorial
September 20

Build on U.S.-Japan trade momentum

A deal that could be announced next week could be good news for Minnesota farmers.
Editorial
September 19

Congress needs to clamp down on 'junk insurance'

Pass a bill to protect buyers from shoddy plans and a reckless decision by Trump's administration.
Editorial
September 19

Don't delay on climate action

Time to lay partisan differences aside and unite to save the planet.
Editorial
September 18
Patrons viewed handguns on display at a trade show in Las Vegas in 2011. Sales at gun shows still occur and as long as they are private sales — not

Gun sales find an easy path online

U researchers find what appears to be a major loophole on background checks.
Editorial
September 18

Get the facts first on Iran and Saudi Arabia

Transparency is essential in weighing response to strikes on oil installations.
Editorial
September 16

New immigration rules could hurt kids and their schools

The Trump administration's "public charge" push has education officials worried.
Editorial
September 16
The Gonda Building of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

Mayo and Google team up in a new era for health care

Promising partnership will continue to put state at forefront of medical research.
Editorial
September 13
President Donald Trump announced Jerome Powell as his nominee to be chairman of the Federal Reserve in 2017. Trump no longer appreciates Powell's prow

Why the Fed's 'boneheads' don't just drop rates to zero

Trump argues that it's the way to go, but now is not the time and this is not the place.
Editorial
September 13

Step away from 'Trade War Chicken'

There's too much at stake for the U.S. and world economy to stay on that path with China.
Editorial
September 12

The case is made for more cops in St. Paul

Recent gun violence must be met by a swift and significant response from the entire community.
Editorial
September 11

Credit Trump for moving to protect public from vaping risks

Ban on e-cigarettes is needed as deaths, illnesses continue to mount while cause remains unknown.
Editorial
September 11
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios on Tuesday.

Minnesota's boys of summer have earned fall support

Overcoming injuries, first-place Twins have kept on winning.
Editorial
September 11
President Donald Trump referenced a map held by acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan while talking to reporters about Hurricane Dorian o

Reaction to weather map tampering weakens critical agencies

It seemed like a minor miscue at first, but threats to fire NOAA leaders are a disgrace.
Editorial
September 10

Labor Day has come and gone. Will Legislature hold special fall session on insulin?

Don't wait until 2020 to help Minnesotans struggling to afford this vital medication.
Editorial
September 9

Trump's flawed approach to Afghanistan

He blew it by inviting Taliban to Camp David and not including Afghans in a peace deal.
Editorial
September 6
A woman received a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.

Sounding an alarm on measles

The U.S. is on the verge of losing "elimination" status as the highly contagious disease makes a comeback.
Editorial
September 6
Joan Gabel, the new University of Minnesota president, during a retreat with the Board of Regents in Faribault.

A welcome focus on mental health at University of Minnesota

School's new president recognizes the increased need for student services.
Editorial
September 6
The Mobile Community Center for Older Adults serves five counties in western Minnesota.

Hello on wheels: In western Minnesota, help comes to those who need it

Pioneering effort uses retrofitted bus to bring services to seniors.
Editorial
September 6

Majority of Minneapolis residents back hiring more patrol officers

Citywide survey shows strong support for adding officers to the overburdened force.
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