Opinion
September 9, 2019
Editorial cartoon: Lisa Benson on Democrats' climate plan

Editorial cartoon: Lisa Benson on Democrats' climate plan

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Editorial
September 9, 2019

Newark's water woes highlight national danger

Yet another American city is dealing with lead pipes installed decades ago.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and David Daley
September 9, 2019
A sign on the farm of Hans Breitenmoser, a dairy farmer and county supervisor, in Merrill, Wis., in August. Breitenmoser brought a measure calling for

Too many U.S. voters live under minority rule. Here's why.

Gerrymandering distorts representation not just in Congress but in legislatures, Wisconsin among them.
Steve Sack
September 7, 2019
Sack cartoon: Boris Johnson's ship of state

Sack cartoon: Boris Johnson's ship of state

Editorial
September 7, 2019

Mistreated by a TSA screener? Court says you can seek damages

Those who abuse their authority must be held accountable.
Clarence Page
September 7, 2019

A teachable MeToo moment in Al Franken's fall?

Some are reevaluating his outcome and standards of chastisement.
Stephen B. Young
September 6, 2019
Photo illustration. The Democratic presidential candidates should speak up on foreign affairs when they next debate on Tuesday, the author writes.

2020 campaign: Where are the worldly concerns?

A president should have mature views about our nation's global role. Democratic candidates have been awfully quiet about this.
Editorial
September 6, 2019
A woman received a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.

Sounding an alarm on measles

The U.S. is on the verge of losing "elimination" status as the highly contagious disease makes a comeback.
Letters
September 6, 2019
A pipeline operator in Arkansas uses an infrared camera to check for natural-gas leaks.

Readers Write: Minnesota leading against climate change, police officers, student test scores, library fees

Give Minnesota's best people a crack at climate change solutions. They are capable of a lot.
Letters
September 6, 2019
Carl Larsen of Telescope Media Group, read a statement about his case in front of family and friends outside the federal courthouse in St. Paul in 201

Readers Write: Wedding-video case, F. Scott Fitzgerald, gun violence

Navigating contradictions.
Letters
September 6, 2019
A core sample drilled from underground rock near Ely, Minn., shows a band of shiny minerals containing copper, nickel and precious metals that the Pol

Readers Write: Political donations and mining, gun laws, national debt, immigration, "right to repair" laws

Follow the money trail — it leads to northern Minnesota mines.
Ash Carter
September 6, 2019
U.S. Soldiers with Task Force Iron maneuver an M-777 howitzer, so it can be towed into position at Bost Airfield, Afghanistan.

We don't need a draft or mandatory public service

It wouldn't match the best people to the right tasks. We'd do better by simply promoting the underlying ideals.
Peter H. Nerothin
September 6, 2019
Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh (3) missed a 27-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter at TCF Bank Stadium as the team bowed out of the playo

Could a Super Bowl victory be the worst case for Vikings fans?

Would we be as tight if we tasted success?
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