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Meet Mike Thompson
Introducing the Star Tribune's new editorial cartoonist.
Opinion Newsletter Intro
Good morning,Every commentary, editorial or letter that encourages people to work or enjoy events in downtown Minneapolis seems to draw a quick counterpoint related to…
Another massacre, another failure to lead
Emmer, Fischbach, Stauber are sad but sadly not proactive.
A cartoonist and a gentleman
Steve Sack will be greatly missed.
Trump's last stand: Please make it stop
He took advantage of a divided nation in 2016, and now he's ensuring that divisions grow wider and that more norms are shattered.
The editor of Star Tribune Opinion reminisces about news tips, run-ins and field trips involving a one-of-a-kind colleague.
From Ukraine to Jay-Z, a night with President Trump
One journalist's notes from an exceptional happening in downtown Minneapolis.
Reflections on a western Wisconsin storm
This land is cabin country for families like mine and home for others. We'll rebuild — though with a keener sense of impermanence.
Winter and its implications: The ice dam cometh
And one seasoned homeowner stands ready to do battle, averse to bodily risk, armed with hosiery.
The trains and buses that bind: A view from the melting pot aboard Twin Cities transit
A melting pot uses transit. We won't tell you it's perfect, but it's good, it's reliable and, most of all, it works for us.