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Search officials outraged after St. Croix yacht 'missing man' didn't tell authorities he was safe
Trump administration to review dozens of U.S. national monuments
Outgoing Minn. GOP chair says deputy unfit to replace him
St. Paul to settle ex-paramedic's lawsuit
Thai man broadcasts baby daughter's murder live on Facebook, kills self
Northwest Minnesota school in danger of losing fall, winter sports
Vikings QB situation remains up in the air
Former teammates excited to face ex-Viking Peterson on Week 1
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
NCHC discusses future of Frozen Faceoff at Target Center
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Donna D. deCathelineau
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 8, 2016
Commentary: Whose morality is right?
In a recent interview for the BBC2 series “Inside Obama’s White House,” President Obama sounded somewhat wistful as he spoke...
April 8, 2016 - 12:05am
April 5, 2016
Commentary: Can’t we do better?
Occasionally I am asked if I ever considered running for political office. My response: “I did once, but I took two aspirin, lay down for a...
April 5, 2016 - 12:00am
April 1, 2016
Commentary: There’s no copyright on hypocrisy
Neither political party can lay claim to purity when it comes to hypocrisy, but Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, as well as...
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
March 21, 2016
A liberal garland for Garland
Whenever I hear the words “centrist” or “moderate,” especially when they come from The New York Times and The Washington Post, the words...
March 21, 2016 - 11:39am
March 15, 2016
Commentary: White poverty and me
In his continuing effort to pit races and classes against each other, Democratic presidential candidate and socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT)...
March 15, 2016 - 2:00am
March 5, 2016
Commentary: How to reform our political institutions
In the film “Girl, Interrupted,” the character played by Winona Ryder is watching TV in a psychiatric hospital. There is a news report about...
March 5, 2016 - 1:00am
March 2, 2016
Commentary: It is sewer politics in GOP campaign
I was going to write about how the Republican presidential campaign has become gutter politics, but given Donald Trump’s horrid statements,...
March 2, 2016 - 1:00am
June 13, 2015
Commentary: No more green and white
My high school colors were green and white. At graduation the boys wore green robes and the girls wore white. No one considered the girls inferior because of the color of their robes. Today, we live in different times. My alma mater, Walter Johnson High School in Montgomery County,...
June 13, 2015 - 2:00am
June 1, 2015
Commentary: No Memorial Day for inner-city dead
"Black lives matter!" was the chant heard at recent demonstrations in cities and towns from Ferguson, Missouri, to Baltimore, Maryland. Yes, they do matter, but apparently not so much to some other blacks.
June 1, 2015 - 1:00am
May 6, 2015
Commentary: Unruly Britannia
LONDON -They called it "Question Time," borrowing the term from the prime minister's weekly appearance in the House of Commons, but this was surprisingly and refreshingly different. On Thursday, the three main candidates for prime minister—David Cameron, Ed Miliband...
May 6, 2015 - 12:35am
April 18, 2015
Commentary: The 'new' Hillary Clinton
In the video announcing her presidential candidacy, Hillary Clinton says the economic deck "is still stacked in favor of those at the top." She should know because she has gobbled up a lot of cash for speaking fees and the Clinton Foundation. The video also includes the word...
April 18, 2015 - 2:00am
April 13, 2015
Commentary: Carly Fiorina, a woman of accomplishment
When people speak of "the first woman president" they usually mean Hillary Clinton, who is expected to announce her candidacy soon. But there's another woman, a Republican, who will shortly vie for the top job. She is Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard.
April 13, 2015 - 1:52am
April 9, 2015
Commentary: The Iran framework: The devil is really Iran
Too bad the "framework" of a nuclear weapons deal with Iran didn't come four days earlier on April Fools' Day.
April 9, 2015 - 2:48am
April 3, 2015
Commentary: Indiana and the culture wars
If I visit a kosher restaurant and order a pork chop, am I being discriminated against when the waiter says they don't serve pork?
April 3, 2015 - 1:00am
August 20, 2014
Commentary: Theater of the Absurd in Ferguson, Missouri
It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called "Theater of the Absurd." These were plays written mostly by European playwrights between the 1940s and 1960s, as well as a certain style that flowed from their work. What reminded me of this is now...
August 20, 2014 - 1:00am