Commentary

Police control is out of control | Opinion

Throughout America, police are authorized to exert control in situations in which law or safety is otherwise challenged. Such control will be imposed by...

The Fed’s education constitutional amendment would turn schools over to economists...

At first glance, the constitutional amendment proposed by Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari and former Supreme Court Justice Alan Page to give every...

If you like being vaccinated, thank the U.S. government |...

In his response to Gov. Tim Walz’s State of the State address, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said we have former President Donald Trump...

Q&A with David Biesboer, wild rice researcher who’s fatalistic about its...

Wild rice is revered in Minnesota, the state with the most acres of naturally occurring wild rice. It is also a sacred medicine and...

A second pandemic Passover tests our faith | Column

We are in the midst of the Jewish community’s “first second” of the pandemic. Granted, we have been celebrating Shabbat week after week. Last...

The Legislature’s endless tinkering and fiddling doesn’t always lead to better...

We tend to condemn what we don’t understand. When things go wrong, we look for someone or something to blame. It’s always easier to...

Dirty air and an overheated planet: Minnesota should enact clean car...

Stop your doomscrolling for a moment and recognize some good news: Thanks to the Clean Air Act and automobile innovations that followed, the United...

Five creative ways Rachel Levine and Biden’s team can help rural...

Rural hospitals have struggled with financial troubles for years. Over the past decade, more than 130 have closed, forcing residents to drive farther or...

State regulators need to take a tougher line on gas monopolies...

CenterPoint Energy recently announced that it will charge its local gas customers an additional $350 due to the polar vortex that struck everywhere from...

Q&A with Kendall Qualls: ‘It’s insulting to hear that Black people...

In November, Republican Kendall Qualls lost a race to represent Minnesota’s 3rd District to U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips. Two months later on Martin Luther...