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Editorials

Other’s opinion: Speeding uptick making roadways dangerous

The Free Press, Mankato   Lighter traffic isn’t a green light to treat public roadways as race tracks. Despite a significant drop in traffic at ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 6:30 am

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Other’s opinion: Don’t wait to support nonprofits this year

The Free Press (Mankato) Typically many people make the bulk of their charitable donations toward the end of a year, with donors often motivated by ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 6:30 am

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Other’s opinion: Relief bill welcomed, but it shouldn’t have taken so long

The Free Press, Mankato Help is on the way for businesses, the unemployed, renters, schools and others struggling financially from the pandemic. Congressional leaders Sunday ... Read more

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

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Other’s opinion: COVID-19 Crippling restrictions need better justification

The Free Press, Mankato While Gov. Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Health say their shutdown decisions have been driven by data, it’s increasingly ... Read more

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

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Other’s opinon: ‘Build back better’ must include the struggling but vital CDC

Star Tribune The alarm bells set off by a 1997 Hong Kong bird flu outbreak, one that leapt from poultry to humans, spurred years of ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 6:30 am

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Other’s Opinion: Don’t look to Facebook, social media for COVID-19 vaccine information

Star Tribune If wearing a painless mask to guard against COVID-19 was divisive, it’s easy to see how another public health measure — one that ... Read more

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

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Other’s opinion: Another challenge for strained school budgets

Star Tribune Already facing significant budget deficits, the Minneapolis School District has another COVID-related financial worry: Applications for free and reduced-price lunch have decreased, which ... Read more

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

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Other’s opinion: McConnell’s block of COVID aid hurts those already suffering

The Free Press, Mankato The only obstacle to Congress passing another COVID relief bill appears to be GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Food shelf ... Read more

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

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Other’s opinion: Helping young readers find trustworthy news

Star Tribune It seems quaint, now, to recall the days when people worried whether the internet would be a trustworthy news source, as if the ... Read more

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

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Other’s opinion: Early results show too many students are failing online

Star Tribune Just a few months into the school year, it’s become clear that a significant number of St. Paul high schoolers might not graduate ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, November 28, 2020 6:30 am

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Other’s opinion: We must counter the anti-vaccine rumors and lies

The Free Press (Mankato) The prayed-for news of successful COVID-19 vaccines keeps on coming. AstraZeneca said Monday that its coronavirus vaccine reduced the risk of ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:30 am

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Other’s opinion: Minnesota Hockey’s response to COVID ‘pause’ deserves praise

Star Tribune Thank you, Minnesota Hockey, for your organization’s good sportsmanship this week as disappointment sets in over the state’s new four-week-long pandemic “pause” on ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:30 am

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Other’s excuse: No excuse for virus nondisclosure

Star Tribune Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and several members of his caucus have tested positive for COVID and Gazelka has experienced some symptoms. ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:30 am

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Other’s opinion: A wary world watches U.S. election turmoil

Star Tribune In Ballina, Ireland, champagne corks popped after an ancestral son, Joe Biden, became U.S. president-elect. In Berlin, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, November 14, 2020 6:30 am

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Spared from death penalty, double killer Lois Riess serving her time in Minnesota

By Tim Harlow Star Tribune Prosecutors handling the Lois Riess murder cases agreed to have her serve the first of her life sentences in a ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:53 pm

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