Editorial
October 11, 2019

Get the lead out, Minnesota

Toxic bullets and fishing tackle harm the environment and humans. It's time to go lead-free.
Editorial
October 11, 2019

A worthy Nobel Peace Prize for Ethiopia's Abiy

Prime minister is noted for Eritrean peace process, regional mediation, internal reforms.
Editorial
October 10, 2019

Credit union must rebuild trust before more taxpayer dollars are invested

Troubling allegations plague startup financial institution in Minneapolis.
Editorial
October 9, 2019
The Minneapolis skyline as seen from downtown St. Paul.

Hey President Trump, take a look at what we've done

Though not without problems, Minneapolis and St. Paul are thriving Midwestern cities.
Editorial
October 8, 2019
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey held a press conference Tuesday at City Hall.

Controversy builds over Trump's Minneapolis rally

Questions are raised over police policies and public costs, and a little transparency would be welcome.
Editorial
October 7, 2019

Wait … what? When information induces whiplash

Crime and nutrition are recent contributors to cognitive dissonance.
Editorial
October 7, 2019
President Donald Trump vowed on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, to pull back from military involvement in the Middle East and leave it to others “to figure th

Trump betrays Kurdish allies

Move in Syria imperils the region and sends a wrong signal to the world.
Editorial
October 4, 2019

Don't neglect the basics to boost Minnesota grad rates

Fewer dropouts is a worthy goal if paired with improved student achievement.
Editorial
October 4, 2019
Wash those hands. (You're not done already, are you?)

Wash those hands. (You're not done already, are you?)

Public-health officials want you to be thorough. Here's a reminder you'll remember.
Editorial
October 4, 2019

Teen was bullied online, and now he's gone

Extreme case of social media abuse may have led Tennessee student to take his own life.
Editorial
October 4, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue responded to a question from a Wisconsin farmer during a town hall meeting at the World Dairy Expo in Madis

Sonny Perdue to farmers: Go big or just go

U.S. agriculture secretary isn't interested in finding ways to help small farms survive.
Editorial
October 3, 2019
President Donald Trump, center, shook hands with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as Mexico’s then-President Enrique Pena Nieto looked on af

Even in this difficult era, U.S.-Mexico ties endure

Ambassador to the U.S. focuses on how Minnesota benefits from free trade.
Editorial
October 2, 2019
From left, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, President Donald Trump and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak talked during a meeting in the Oval

Russia meddled in 2016, and Trump is fine with that

New revelations on 2017 meeting shouldn't be lost in the flood of news.
Editorial
October 2, 2019
Donald Trump made his first visit to Minnesota as president on June 20, 2018.

Minneapolis leaders botched their response to upcoming Trump campaign visit

They should have focused on the free-speech rights of the president's supporters and detractors alike.
Editorial
October 1, 2019
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2014.

A year after Jamal Khashoggi murder, protect the press

It's past time to renew U.S. commitment to media freedom.
Editorial
September 30, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz in March. Last week, Walz announced that Minnesota will adopt stricter emissions standards for cars, trucks and SUVs, aligning the state

Want cleaner air in Minnesota? Walz has a plan

Adopting lower emissions standards for vehicles is the right call for state.
Editorial
September 27, 2019

World needs to reprioritize nuclear arms control

As weapons proliferate, the U.S. and Russia back away from reducing them.
Editorial
September 27, 2019

A statewide push to reduce deadly force incidents

Working group wants to make state safer for civilians, law enforcement.
Editorial
September 27, 2019

Concerns about Twin Metals shouldn't take back seat to PolyMet

Proposed copper-nickel mine will use new waste storage method. But is it safe for the BWCA?
Editorial
September 27, 2019

Grim report on veteran suicides underscores the need for fresh ideas

Efforts to stem this tragic crisis have yet to yield results. The VA needs help to make progress.
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