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November 11, 2018
Editorial: Remembering Armistice Day and all veterans
World War I officially ended when the Allies and Germany signed the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919. That centennial is still eight months...
November 11, 2018 - 4:00am
October 25, 2018
Editorial: Manufacturing for a strong future
Manufacturing is in a pretty good state in both our states. The one thing almost every local manufacturer needs, however, is workers. Manufacturing accounts for more than 18 percent of Wisconsin's gross domestic product. That adds up to $56 billion annually, according to the Wisconsin...
October 25, 2018 - 1:37pm
September 26, 2018
Editorial: Stand up for intellectual freedoms
The list seems like "must-reads" for a literature class and a personal bucket list. In fact, these books share another distinction: They have...
September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
September 14, 2018
Editorial: E-government needs to be easier, safer
State governments have a plethora of services and information available online. People want it. They need it. Pew Research finds that approximately...
September 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
August 28, 2018
Editorial: It's back to school ... and safety
Students are heading back to school. Take a deep breath and it's a heart-warming moment — snapping of first-day photos, meeting new teachers,...
August 28, 2018 - 9:51am
August 16, 2018
Editorial: Democracy will rise or fall with a free press
Pulitzer Prizes for 2018 will be announced Aug. 16. The awards — 13 each year — recognize achievements in American journalism as...
August 16, 2018 - 5:00am
August 12, 2018
Editorial: Time to vote in the primary
If you're thinking about skipping Tuesday's primary election, think again. Our representative form of government uses primaries for two main...
August 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
July 20, 2018
Editorial: Court recording decision is a good start
Slowly, slowly, the Minnesota judicial system moves closer to the openness in Wisconsin, Iowa and North Dakota courtrooms. A pilot project on...
July 20, 2018 - 5:55pm
July 15, 2018
Editorial: Minnesota right to license trainers
Bills passed during the Minnesota legislative session and signed into law by the governor typically take effect Aug. 1. This year four laws...
July 15, 2018 - 9:40am
June 28, 2018
Editorial: Time to put a brake on traffic deaths
Three crashes on Wisconsin roads killed five people over the 2018 Memorial Day weekend. Not to be outdone, Minnesota had six deaths in six separate...
June 28, 2018 - 4:00am
June 23, 2018
Editorial: Be ready for the season
You can expect conditions to intensify starting this week as the season officially changes with the summer solstice. The earth is tilting on...
June 23, 2018 - 9:00am
May 27, 2018
Editorial: Thank you, today and tomorrow, on behalf of a grateful nation
A salute, a nod, a sincere "Thank you." Veterans perhaps don't expect more than these in recognition of their service, but that doesn't mean a simple acknowledgement is all we can or should provide.
May 27, 2018 - 10:44am
Editorial: Make a difference, make a statement -- run for office
Are you fed up with government? Perhaps you feel just the opposite — you're happy with the way things are going locally, across the state...
May 27, 2018 - 7:49am
May 17, 2018
Editorial: Invest in Dakota County Tech and beyond
The importance of Minnesota State colleges and universities is being driven home this graduation season, when 40,000 students will receive degrees...
May 17, 2018 - 3:46pm
March 15, 2018
Editorial: Light the way for democracy
This is Sunshine Week, the seven days each year since 2005 when people who believe in transparent, accountable government draw special attention...
March 15, 2018 - 7:49am