Residents of thriving Eagan envision suburbia's next phase

A citizen-driven effort sets its sights on more walkability, density.

Minneapolis could make big strides on recycling

Before the City Council is a recommendation to have a local nonprofit handle the service. That would be a good move in many ways.

Iowa and the Super Bowl: Kicking off 2016's biggest games

John Rash

There are telling similarities — and a key difference — between mega events.

Looking for a presidential parallel? Think 1968

Lori Sturdevant

Sanders-Clinton is not unlike McCarthy-Humphrey — and look how that turned out.

Readers Write (Feb. 9): Presidential campaign and feminism, Donald Trump, Islam and bias (against Republicans), undoing the snowplow's work

What role should feminism play in the presidential campaign?

Church and state: A personal and public tug of war

Here's the problem with putting God's work ahead of the country's best interests, whether it's Christians running for president, politicians seeking tolerance for Muslims or (in my case, long ago) Moonies on a mission.

Will Obama let go of his wish of a war-ending legacy?

If he's honest, he'll look around as he approaches the end of his term and see that the tide of war is not, in fact, receding.

Candidates: If you tank twice, why would you carry on?

If you can't make the top three in Iowa and New Hampshire, you won't win, and you're wasting others' investment of money, time and emotion.

Why Clinton's e-mail scandal won't go away (and shouldn't)

It's a real Washington whodunit — who tested the boundaries on State Department policy? It matters because the threat of hacking is real.

Minneapolis should stop, think before further restricting drive-throughs

Convenience for some is a necessity for others.

Cities should seek common good in garbage-collection debates

Managed systems can be more efficient and better for the environment.

We want Minnesota to have clean water, if the other guy pays for it

Dayton has his work cut out for him, especially around nitrates.

Readers Write (Feb. 8): Jury duty, prescription drugs, sentencing

Why people dread jury duty.

Having piles of campaign cash isn't a sure shot

Non-elite candidates are doing quite well, maybe even thanks to Citizens United.

Choosing a college: A game you can't afford to lose

I've just been through the application window with my son. Here's what I learned about savvy shopping.

Unaccompanied young immigrants must be protected

Too many minors are being exploited while their cases unfold.

Yet another blow to VA's already questionable credibility

Official's combative tone raises questions about whether two managers will be held accountable.

Sack cartoon: Football and brain trauma


Readers Write (Feb. 7): Richfield High hockey, the 2016 campaign, culture clash in St. Cloud, Hollywood and race, Grain Belt sign

No more hockey at Richfield High, but so much else.