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Early reviews are in — and positive — on St. Croix bridge

Gina Goetzke, from left, of Cottage Grove, stopped with her parents, Claire and Jerry Goetzke, of Stillwater, in the middle of the new St. Croix bridge for a sunset photo on Sept. 29.

The beautiful crossing is the result of years of bipartisan effort.

Editorial cartoon: Michael Ramirez on deficits


Reacting to harassment news

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Free speech? While voting? In Minnesota? Supreme Court to weigh in.
D.J. Tice

Case is another possible speech precedent from this state.

Minnesotans, don't forget about the tax bill
Lori Sturdevant

Franken news is just one of the big things going on.


Gina Goetzke, from left, of Cottage Grove, stopped with her parents, Claire and Jerry Goetzke, of Stillwater, in the middle of the new St. Croix bridge for a sunset photo on Sept. 29.

Early reviews are in — and positive — on St. Croix bridge

Back to the future with Dayton's on Nicollet Mall
Giving thanks while remaining mindful
Mugabe's resignation good news for Zimbabwe

Signs in southwest Minneapolis currently bear the name of a popular lake and its proposed replacement name.

Jeff Johnson: Why I'm voting to keep the name 'Lake Calhoun'

If American politicians remain paralyzed on climate pact, citizens must act
Clock is ticking on plan to fund children's health insurance
Ode to Black Friday: Such tradition, so many memories

Rep. Tony Cornish was one of two Minnesota legislators to resign this week in connection with sexual harassment allegations. Cornish has been a proponent of gun rights.

Readers Write: Harassment at the Minnesota Legislature, federal tax reform, speech at polling places, opioids, immigration, 'Kremlin meddling'

Readers Write: P.J. Fleck's contract extension, sexual misconduct, school lunches, eating disorders
Readers Write: Nicollet Mall, retailers and chemicals, dynamic pricing, elder abuse, James Lileks on the holidays
Readers Write: Tax reform, the Franken situation, Stras nomination

Another administration and another view of net neutrality

Memo to Congress: There's a better way to figure this out.


Sack cartoon: Reacting to harassment news


Sack cartoon: Just talking turkey


Let's hope all the NFL ingrates pause to give thanks

Given the issues from anthem to antics to pay, they're lucky to still have us as avid fans.


Here's a recipe for civil chats during your turkey dinner

It starts with humility and a willingness to listen, not a war of words you have to win.


Readers Write: Nicollet Mall, retailers and chemicals, dynamic pricing, elder abuse, James Lileks on the holidays

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Giving thanks while remaining mindful

There is much to celebrate, ponder on Thanksgiving 2017.