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Nonprofits stepped up during the pandemic; time for state to help...

Some people are bouncing back from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn, but many Minnesotans are still in need of the foundational infrastructure that...

A strategy to make policing work for all of us |...

A year after George Floyd died under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, we’d hoped to see Minneapolis as the place that’s finally...

Like Henry Ford, Minnesota must lead | Opinion

Gov. Tim Walz's decision to adopt the vehicle emissions standards originally set by California and now adopted by 14 other states is right for...

Juneteenth: The struggle for freedom and workers’ right to thrive |...

On a cold day in December 2018, I was helping my son and daughter get ready for school. It was early in the morning...

The myth of the absent Black father | Essay

I am Black. I am a father. I love my children like nobody’s business.  I will not be invisible. I make this simple declaration because, even...

U.S Marshal’s fateful, foolish decision not to use bodycams | Opinion

Members of the NorthStar Fugitive Task Force shot and killed a Black man, Winston Smith, Jr. in Minneapolis on June 3, 2021. Early media...

Help SNAP recipients shop at farmers markets | Opinion

Hunger Solutions Minnesota and its many partners throughout the state are dismayed that the Healthy Eating Here at Home program — otherwise known as...

In this time of need, Minnesotans have stepped up; it’s government’s...

The civil unrest that unfolded in the wake of George Floyd’s murder has had a deep and lasting impact on the Twin Cities. Buildings...

If a tree falls and there was no story about it...

There’s a crisis at the border. No, not that border. And not that crisis. This one directly affects Minnesotans’ lives and the viability of...

The Democrats’ solution to the Manchin problem? Move on. | Opinion

As a Democrat from a staunchly Republican state, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, of West Virginia, is a vanishing breed, not only in contemporary American...

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