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St. Cloud's cohesive spirit shines through
Lori Sturdevant

In the week after a man stabbed 10 people at a mall, this city's remarkable calm reflected years of community bridge-building.

What is deserved for a sex offender?
D.J. Tice

The Heinrich confession and a case with an offender less vile raise the question anew.


Readers Write (Sept. 28): Clinton-Trump first presidential debate, Arnold Palmer

For Trump, that was a little too much congratulating.


The first debate: Few thought Trump starred in this reality show

Commentary across the nation panned the Republican's ill-tempered, ill-prepared ramblings, while Clinton drew mild, mixed reviews.


In close race, votes for Stein and Johnson could help Trump

Their supporters might want to think again.


They let Trump be Trump, and it was bad

But will it matter?


Taking a grand tour of Planet Earth from 36,000 feet

For free in-flight entertainment, I'll keep the window shade up.


Heads up! Here's your guide to political lingo

In time for a new administration, you'll want to know the term for pundits who look like cadavers after not removing TV makeup.


Arnie's Army was big in Minnesota

Palmer's passing comes as golf could use a revival.


Why are many Minnesota kids still at risk of HPV?

Parents, providers are missing a key chance to prevent cancer.


Counterpoint: Solar and wind are viable, not just 'feel-good' climate solutions

And to protect the world's poor, stop carbon pollution immediately, don't "wait and see."


Readers Write (Sept. 27): Michelle Obama and George W. Bush, Allina strike, 'apology tour,' Alondra Cano, floods, professionals of color

Photo of a hug brings home the point of simple decency.


Here's why debate moderators MUST expose the lying liars tonight

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton should be fact-checked and challenged, and let the chips fall as they may


PolitiFact: Clinton charge against Trump not clear-cut

At issue is a three-year-old donation to an attorney general whose office was considering an investigation of his "sham university."


Helping Minnesota's 'unrentables' overcome troubled pasts

Give landlords the tools to make good decisions about applicants.