President Donald Trump signed an executive order related to coronavirus pandemic relief during a news conference at Trump National Golf Club in Bedmin

Taking stock of Trump's executive orders

It's necessary to read the fine print on flurry of executive orders in response to pandemic.

Kamala Harris is a solid pick as Biden's running mate

August 11
Sait Serkan Gurbuz • Associated Press U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. On Tuesday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced
California senator is highly qualified, ready for campaign battle.

In DFL primary, signs of impatience

August 13
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar in early August. On Tuesday, she won the DFL primary election in the Fifth Congressional District with 57% of the vote.
Progressive voters show dissatisfaction with the sometimes slow pace of change on critical issues.
August 13

Tent camps put homeless, others at risk

Park Board let things get out of control, but recent steps are a welcome response.
August 10

U.S. must unite to fight foreign attacks on the 2020 election

More transparency is needed on the threats to better prepare individuals and institutions.
August 9

No one should mess with the USPS

The Postal Service is too important to become another one of Trump's political targets.
August 7
Denfeld High School football players in Duluth, Minn., reacted to the news about the MSHSL decision to move football to the spring.

Delaying some fall high school sports is painful, prudent

Postponed, shorter seasons for football, volleyball is both safer and better than no seasons.
August 7

A reality check on COVID-19 fatigue

Experts predict pandemic could last 18 to 24 months. It's time to dig in for the long haul.
August 6

Police reform effort must continue in Minneapolis

Charter Commission made the right call to delay rushed plan, but the need is real.
August 5
Antone Melton-Meaux is challenging incumbent Rep. Ilhan Omar for the DFL nomination in the Fifth Congressional District.

Fifth District endorsement: Melton-Meaux, for integrity and progress

Challenger's desire to find common ground sets him apart from incumbent Omar.
August 4

'Utter disaster.' Allowing Sturgis rally to go on puts nation at risk

Failure of leadership at multiple levels allows event to go on during pandemic.
August 3

Compromise and speed are needed on relief bill

Pandemic has caused economic crisis, and Americans need help.
August 2

Global view of U.S. leadership hinders foreign policy

New Gallup poll across 135 countries shows nation just slightly ahead of China and Russia.
August 1

Trump's damaging attack on the census

Latest attempt to subvert process should be stopped.
July 31

Playing ball, warily: A rough start for MLB's pandemic plan

Let's hope the Marlins are a COVID-19 outlier.
July 31

A ray of light for shuttered music venues

With Save Our Stages bill, Klobuchar hopes to fill a gap in coronavirus relief.
July 30

Minnesota schools plan offers hope, realism

Reopening and staying open will depend on the course of the virus, other key factors.
July 29

Ivanka Trump visit signals welcome progress on Native justice

But new federal office will need to work with local communities and law enforcement.
July 28

Condemning hate at a Minnesota Walmart

German-born vicar deserves praise for confronting swastika-wearing couple.
July 27

Keep state's bars, restaurants safe for everyone

Minnesotans can reduce COVID-19 infection rate simply by following state reopening rules.
July 26

A stand for dignity on public beaches

Changing part of Mpls. Park Board ordinance on nudity would restore gender equity.
July 25
At an Education Minnesota news conference Thursday, White Bear Lake teacher Tiffany Dittrich spoke about classroom arrangements needed for social dist

Strike balance on school reopening in abnormal year

Minnesota should emphasize classroom instruction for those who need it most.
July 24

Trump's policing is an abuse of power

Federal force wasn't requested by cities and isn't the norm in the United States.
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