Commentary

Iron Range publisher-legislator often had it right — a century ago |...

A century ago, Rufus W. Hitchcock published the first daily newspaper on Minnesota’s Iron Range, the Hibbing Daily Tribune. As publisher and editor of...

If you care about Minnesota’s future, fully fund child care |...

As directors of child care centers, we want every family to have access to the quality child care they need no matter their skin...

Minnesota is still requiring standardized tests this year — why students and...

With the presidential transition and the confirmation of new Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, there was some question about whether the administration of President Joe...

The pandemic has shown the flaws of American individualism | Column

The lone explorer on the trail, an inventor in her garage creating something cool, a rock star on the stage alone under a spotlight. Across...

Time to build a bigger House | Opinion

Gov. Tim Walz is rapidly dialing back Covid-19 restrictions, yet common sense would suggest it’s still unwise to pack lots of people into a...

Can the Democrats keep themselves on-brand? | Opinion

It should be the best of times for the Democrats.  The competition’s business model has literally proven dangerous to people’s health. You won’t find a...

Companies know that clean vehicles are the future | Opinion

Odd as it sounds, the vehicles we all depend on are the key to a cleaner, more prosperous future for Minnesotans. Across the U.S., companies...

Farmer-Labor leadership for climate progress

After Democrats scored landmark victories in Georgia and secured control of the U.S. Senate, hope for rapid progress against climate change has surged. Failure...

Can the GOP find its way? | Column

If you’re on the younger side, you may wonder what the Republican Party is even supposed to be about. Lately, it’s been little more...

Ending endless war would be good for Minnesota | Opinion

Though it may seem far away, Minnesota has paid dearly for the war in Afghanistan.  Minnesotans from all parts have made the ultimate sacrifice since...