Editorial
August 24

Rely on science, not Trump, on COVID-19

The president's unfounded "deep state" attacks on FDA risk undermining the public's trust.
Editorial
August 23

Peril, potential for Bottineau Corridor

Decision to stop negotiating for shared light-rail space with freight railroad presents an opportunity.
Editorial
August 22

Essentia Health rolls out a commendable plan to boost ICU capacity

Duluth-based system has an idea to prevent U.S. from being caught flat-footed again.
Editorial
August 22
Neighbors, volunteers and contract workers in Cedar Rapids cleaned up debris from the derecho that ripped through Iowa on Aug. 10.

Storm leaves Minnesota's southern neighbor in need of help

An inland hurricane hit Iowa. Relief, donations and strong backs still needed.
Editorial
August 21

Prudent budget caution as St. Paul recovers

Pandemic, civil unrest have put pressure on revenue, costs in capital city.
Editorial
August 20
Supporters watched from outside the Wilmington, Del., venue where Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden delivered his acceptance speech on Thursda

Despite obstacles, a successful Democratic National Convention

The party took advantage of virtual approach to sell Biden and Harris.
Editorial
August 20

Get the flu vaccine to avoid a U.S. 'twindemic'

Having fewer people seriously ill with influenza this year will reduce strain on crowded hospitals.
Editorial
August 18

Minneapolis wants Police Department changed, not scrapped

Poll revealed divisions but also agreement about longstanding problems at the MPD.
Editorial
August 17

John Thompson's amped-up acting-out in Hugo

Would-be legislator acted divisively and knows it.
Editorial
August 17

Defend the USPS — and democracy

Don't let President Donald Trump jeopardize the Postal Service and the national election.
Editorial
August 16

All of us play a role in protecting seniors from COVID-19

Still have mask misgivings? Consider this plea for help from elder care providers.
Editorial
August 14

There's 'no pain, no gain' in college football during pandemic

Failing to rein in COVID-19 has consequences. Among them, college football.
Editorial
August 14

Frey's budget is a harsh reality check

The Minneapolis mayor and council need to come together on new vision for policing.
Editorial
August 14
Police cleared a sprawling homeless encampment at Minneapolis' Powderhorn Park.

Tent camps put homeless, others at risk

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

In DFL primary, signs of impatience

Progressive voters show dissatisfaction with the sometimes slow pace of change on critical issues.
Editorial
August 12
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.
Editorial
August 11
Sait Serkan Gurbuz • Associated Press U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. On Tuesday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced

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

California senator is highly qualified, ready for campaign battle.
Editorial
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.
Editorial
August 9

No one should mess with the USPS

The Postal Service is too important to become another one of Trump's political targets.
Editorial
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.
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