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January 28
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.

False election claims erode U.S. credibility

Leadership on issues like Belarus is undermined by Trump's denigration of our democracy.
December 7, 2020

Another challenge for strained school budgets

Even in pandemic, student families need to complete applications for subsidized meals.
December 6, 2020

How to help families of lost coronavirus caregivers

COVID-19 has claimed the lives of health care workers. A new fund aims to help their survivors.
December 5, 2020

Some signs of hope on COVID-19 relief packages

Bipartisanship could lead to both federal and state aid for businesses, individuals.
December 4, 2020

Minnesota has decent roads: True or false?

True, according to a new aggregate ranking — and others. Your mileage may vary.
December 3, 2020

Fund the 'both-and' approach to Minneapolis policing

Cutting the size of the force won't boost public safety or strengthen community ties.
December 3, 2020
Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck walked the sideline during the Nov. 13 game against Iowa.

It's time to shut down the Big Ten football season

Tests and "stringent medical protocols" haven't been enough to stop COVID outbreaks.
December 1, 2020

A brighter forecast for Minnesota's economy

Now Walz, Legislature should finalize an aid package for those still hurting.
November 30, 2020

Diplomacy is still the key to curbing Iran

Assassination of a top nuclear scientist may deal a setback to Biden's bid to rejoin nuke deal.
November 29, 2020

Helping young readers find trustworthy news

The internet forever changed the business, but quality journalism can be found online.
November 28, 2020

Need a COVID test? Minnesota makes it more convenient

Boosting capacity and ease of access is paying off even as the pandemic surges in the state.
November 27, 2020

Uptown Minneapolis is in a reset cycle

Commercial district is troubled, which should prompt reflection but also a certain laissez-faire.
November 26, 2020

Early results show too many students are failing online

In St. Paul, nearly twice as many high school students as last year are behind in earning credits.
November 25, 2020
Earth as seen from the Apollo 11 lunar mission in July 1969. Amid today’s uncertainty, it’s important to look at the bigger picture and remember h

Just lucky, I guess

Gratefully contemplating the long odds against our existence
November 25, 2020
iStock Beautiful Autumn/Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving 2020: Staying mindful while being grateful

A painful year is nearing its end, and the holiday provides a chance to reflect on the journey.
November 24, 2020

At long last, let the presidential transition begin

GSA administrator is finally letting the transfer of power proceed as it should.
November 23, 2020

Biden builds a solid foreign policy team

Adversaries and allies alike will respect the seasoned group of appointees.
November 22, 2020

Handling the basics of urban policing

New St. Paul commission will look at new ways to handle nonemergency calls.
November 21, 2020

As COVID surges, many businesses are struggling to survive

Minnesota's COVID-related mitigation is needed, but lack of federal aid means states must step up.
November 20, 2020
Former state Rep. Nick Zerwas

From nagging cough to the ICU in under 30 hours

Former legislator's bout with COVID illustrates need for precautions, preparation.