Fundraising by sheriffs crosses a line
Legitimate questions about ethics — or at least bad judgment — follow solicitations sent statewide.
Enjoy summer 2023 with downtown fun
With the pandemic past, let's give Minneapolis and St. Paul a needed boost.
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Mike Thompson: LIV and PGA merger
Time for Minnesota to get the lead out
Aging pipes that can leach lead into drinking water must be removed.
Sending the right signals on Ukraine
America's leaders should show as much courage as Ukrainians, says former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch.
Police licensing board gets needed muscle
The ability to revoke Minnesota licenses for misconduct is critical to accountability.
Two Minnesota counties lead on Narcan
Hennepin and Crow Wing counties merit praise for equipping employees to respond to a drug overdose and potentially save a life.
Crisis averted, now dismantle debt ceiling
U.S. should never again be brought to brink of default.
Tech moves fast. Supple regulation is needed.
A new federal agency would be more suited than Congress to the evolving task.
Challenges await Turkey's Erdogan and the U.S.
Agreeing to Sweden's ascension to NATO would help mend ties with the West.
A Memorial Day reminder of a nation's pledge
We must honor our war dead by recommitting to the values they gave their lives to defend.
Diverse ideas, too, are needed on campus
New U speaker series rightly aims to counter groupthink.
Poppy is a powerful sign of support
The flower has endured for more than a century as a symbol of battlefield valor and should be embraced as Memorial Day nears.
U.S., G-7 display resolve on Russia
President Joe Biden is right to clear the way for Ukraine to use F-16 fighter jets.
Target puts store safety first — as it must
Making "adjustments" to Pride merchandise erred on the side of caution. It's those who trashed displays or issued threats who deserve condemnation — not the retailer.
A major investment in the education of Minnesota kids
Education funding is critical. Now the big test is ensuring that it is used wisely to boost achievement.
State gambles on government solutions
DFL didn't stop at spending the surplus, betting on a second Minnesota Miracle.
Lost to COVID? In Minnesota, the equivalent of an entire county. (Better than elsewhere.)
As the federal public health emergency expires, the sobering death toll underscores the need for vigilance, investment in next-generation vaccines, treatments.