In recent days, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, a candidate for Minnesota attorney general, has been seeking to reassure voters after domestic-abuse allegati

Readers Write: Allegations against Keith Ellison; bias, human imperfection and professionalism; chemicals in cereal

No judgment without verification.
August 16
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during the daily press briefing on Wednesday.

Readers Write: 'A unified response to attacks on press,' Peter Strzok firing

It's us vs. them, journalists, and you are the 'them.'
August 15
Harper Stone, 2, looked to her parents, Mandela and Tommy, as they voted Tuesday night at Edison High School in northeast Minneapolis. “It’s impor

Readers Write: Minnesota's primary election, sexual-assault cases, Alex Jones, Peter Strzok, White Bear Lake, Minnesota Twins ownership

"Highest in decades" is a low bar.
August 14
A lawsuit accuses the Minnesota Renaissance Festival of fostering a “decadeslong sexually hostile environment.” Last fall, a group of female enter

Readers Write: Renaissance Festival, Minneapolis 2040 Plan, Carol Becker, Peter Strzok, Minnesota Twins

Behind the scenes, a family.
August 13
The Uptown Art Fair in 1976. Some Minneapolis residents who’ve lived in the city for decades fear their neighborhoods will go askew under proposed z

Readers Write: Minneapolis 2040 Plan, Children's Hospital and neonatal physicians, perceiving bias in journalism

About our alleged comeuppance …
August 10
Supporters of President Donald Trump gathered at a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on Aug. 2. The hostility against the media at the event was palpable.

Readers Write: Journalism, variations in hospital costs, Fifth Congressional District endorsement

Learning vs. practicing.
August 10
As part of a new police outreach program, Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, Mayor Jacob Frey, center, and Sgt. Grant Snyder, right, visited

Readers Write: Homelessness, immigration, opioid addiction, data privacy and ketamine research, healing crystals

Empathy and inspiration in Minneapolis.
August 10
President Ronald Reagan posed for photographers in the Oval Office on Jan. 11, 1989, after delivering a televised farewell address at the end of his s

Readers Write: Presidential communication, plans for a space force, a carbon tax and social programs, Hennepin County attorney, Wells Fargo, urban development, parks and mountain biking

Reprofessionalize messages from the president.
August 9
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith was appointed to the seat of Sen. Al Franken, who resigned, and now seeks to win election to the remaining two years of Franken�

Readers Write: U.S. Senate endorsement, Fifth Congressional District, governor's race

Ignoring the elephant in the room.
August 8
A debate in the Fifth Congressional District included DFL candidates Patricia Torres Ray, Margaret Anderson-Kelliher and Ilhan Omar. Also on the DFL b

Readers Write: Fifth Congressional District, U.S. Senate special election, governor's race

Switch that endorsement order.
August 7
Photo illustration

Readers Write: U.S. Senate primary, governor's race, St. Paul City Council's Fourth Ward

Smith's med-tech familiarity is crucial for our state.
August 6
Tim Walz, left, is the Star Tribune Editorial Board's recommendation in the DFL Party primary election for governor. Tim Pawlenty, right, is the board

Readers Write: Governor's race, Hennepin County sheriff's race, President Donald Trump

Editorial Board was wrong to endorse Pawlenty, Walz.
August 3
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ — not the Minnesota Twins’ —Brian Dozier after a home run on Wednesday.

Readers Write: Minnesota Twins' front-office philosophy, races for Hennepin County attorney (general election) and sheriff (primary)

The local baseball club has broken a covenant it made with its fans — and with taxpayers.
August 3

Readers Write: Urban and rural Minnesota, the 'interoperability' of health care information, the repercussions of #MeToo targeting Al Franken

Accept immigration and robust government.
August 3
The concept of open-office spaces has recently been a subject of evaluation.

Readers Write: Open-office space, governor's race, St. Paul City Council, Minneapolis City Council

A nuanced appraisal of office design is warranted.
August 2
Vice President Mike Pence, Adm. Phil Davidson of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and Rear Adm. Jon Kreitz, deputy director of the POW/MIA Accounting Agency,

Readers Write: Korean War MIAs, primary election, ketamine use on suspects, police shooting of Thurman Blevins

Credit Trump for transfer of remains.
August 1
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith, who was appointed to fill the seat of U.S. Sen. Al Franken, who resigned, is seeking election to the remaining two years of the

Readers Write: U.S. Senate special election, overall primary election

Doubting the party process.
July 31

Readers Write: 'Medicare for All,' Tim Pawlenty's campaign tactics, Nicollet Mall remake, Minnesota Twins

What it would take to get there.
July 30
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey answered questions Sunday regarding the release of body camera footage in the June 23 police shooting of Thurman Blevins.

Readers Write: Evaluating a police shooting, Guthrie production of 'West Side Story,' remake of Nicollet Mall, Southwest light rail

Taking "shared humanity" a step further.
July 28

Readers Write: Gender inclusivity, CEO pay, effects of tax cuts, U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen and Southwest light rail

Cut out the over-the-top what-ifs.
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