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Editorials

Other’s opinion: Minnesota makes belated strides on civil unrest planning

Star Tribune Depending on your frame of reference, “Man plans, God laughs” is either a Yiddish adage or a song by Public Enemy. Or maybe ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, October 24, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: Minnesota is ready for a safe, secure election

Star Tribune In California, Republican Party officials set up ballot boxes posing as official government drop-offs and are refusing so far to comply with a ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s Opinion: Voting: Armed “security” at polling sites disturbing

The Free Press, Mankato Minnesota election officials and law enforcement are alarmed after learning a company has been posting job listings calling for “security positions ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: Politics can wait after Trump diagnosis

Star Tribune Americans who awoke Friday to the news that President Donald Trump and Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19 may feel a confusing ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, October 3, 2020 6:30 am

Columnists

Other’s opinion: Weary or not, don’t give up on helping others

Star Tribune For many charitable causes, the end of the calendar year is critically important. And for good reason. As one of Charles Dickens’ characters ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: If we wait any longer to take climate change seriously, it will be too late

By Lori Sturdevant Star Tribune Something just-deposed state Commerce Commissioner Steve Kelley said in passing at a University of Minnesota event 15 months ago has ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: COVID-19: New round of testing will help state in virus defense

The Free Press, Mankato A new round of widespread geographic testing, along with a survey of households in Minnesota, will provide critical information on the ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: Vague promises not enough to maintain ACA protections

Star Tribune Type 2 diabetes. Sleep apnea. Obesity. Coronary artery disease. Mental illness. These are just a few of what used to be known as ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s Opinion: Serve Minnesotans, not divisive political interests

The Free Press, Mankato The interests of Minnesotans seem secondary in the latest political dustup between Gov. Tim Walz and the Republican majority in the ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: A vaccine must be done right

The Free Press, Mankato The simplest solution to the global COVID-19 pandemic — a vaccine — isn’t all that simple. This disease is caused by ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: Up next up in COVID times: The NFL

Star Tribune It’s a minor injustice of the pandemic — emphasis on “minor,” because there are clearly more significant ones — that the disruption occurred ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: COVID-19: College population can be proactive, prevent spread

The Free Press, Mankato With Mankato’s population growing by some 16,000 to 20,000 students this week and next, and with secondary school beginning in two ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, August 29, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s Opinion: Rely on science, not Trump, on COVID-19

Star Tribune The coronavirus has killed more than 808,000 people worldwide and nearly 177,000 in the U.S., including 1,771 in Minnesota. Over 23 million people ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:30 am

RSS General

Vikings will open season at U.S. Bank Stadium without fans

By Rochelle Olson Star Tribune U.S. Bank Stadium will be a fan-free zone for at least the first two Minnesota Vikings home games this season ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:24 pm

Columnists

Get the flu vaccine to avoid a U.S. ‘twindemic’

By Star Tribune The COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. fortunately had minimal overlap with the influenza season’s typical December-February peak. But that grace period is ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:30 am

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