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February 2

Provide more, not less, transparency on school decisions

A decision by the Lakeville board highlights why openness should be a governing priority.
February 1
Russian President Vladimir Putin, prior to a Cabinet meeting in Moscow on Jan. 15, 2020.

U.S.-Russia treaty on nukes provides critical security

Despite strained relations, Biden is right to move toward extension of New START pact.
January 31
Gov. Tim Walz listened Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, as Deputy Education Commissioner Heather Mueller spoke. Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan previe

Skepticism expected on Walz education plan

Governor's budget targets disparities, but would costly effort really make a difference?
January 30

Biden administration should renew the push to protect the BWCA

Stauber's bill would undermine conservation in Minnesota and elsewhere.
January 29
President Joe Biden signs an executive order in Washington on Jan. 25.

Biden is serious about 'Buy American'

Unlike the orders of his predecessor, Biden's have some teeth.
January 28

Game on in slop stocks

Wild market activity raises worry, but there isn't yet cause for broad intervention.
January 28

Emphasize pandemic recovery in building state budget

Walz and GOP face daunting task in helping Minnesota get beyond COVID.
January 27

Minnesota puts the heat on vaccine providers

In addition to new data on shots given, Walz calls on them to move the process along more quickly.
January 26
Former President Donald Trump’s 1776 Commission, which has been revoked by President Joe Biden, reportedly was created to debunk the New York Times�

Biden erases Trump's damaging approach to racism

Former president's "patriotic education" was nothing more than propaganda.
January 25

Keep the heat on Putin to free Alexei Navalny

The U.S. must speak out on the opposition leader's arrest and the protests it triggered.
January 24

Minnesota must drill down further on vaccine rollout

Tech solutions are vital, but what can be done to help elderly who live independently?
January 24

Boost global education

Global Minnesota symposium comes amid the coronavirus crisis.
January 23

Finally, a priority: immigration reform

Biden sends an early signal that it's time to provide a sensible path to citizenship.
January 22

Back for another debate: Rent control

It's a long-panned idea. Is it different this time? Voters in Minneapolis may be asked to judge.
January 21
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, left, and Mayor Jacob Frey.

A Minneapolis police plan that failed at liftoff

It's troubling that plan to add outside officers was funded late last year but never materialized.
January 20
President Joe Biden and Jill Biden arrive at the Capitol on Inauguration Day.

On historic day, democracy prevails

In call for unity, Biden urges a return to truth and an end to the nation's "uncivil war."
January 19

Biden is about to fulfill a promise on climate change

America's new president sends the right signals by rejoining the Paris climate accord.
January 18

A new viral threat, but still time to act

Prescient health expert warns of COVID variant and asks Americans to help contain it.
January 17
The scene near E. 38th Street and Chicago Avenue S. in Minneapolis in November.

Minneapolis needs a decision on 38th and Chicago

City officials need to provide leadership on reopening what's now called "George Floyd Square."
January 16
The inauguration stage at the Capitol in Washington on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, where the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden is scheduled to take

Move Biden's swearing-in inside

The oath of office is the one thing about Inauguration Day that absolutely must happen, and on time.
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