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Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
Immigration attorneys describe surge in deportations under Trump
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Thibodeau can't hold back his joy
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Far northern portion of Paul Bunyan State Trail to close until early to mid-October
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This Was Brainerd - June 23
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Other Opinion: For Rodriguez, death is fitting
"An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind." That quote is attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, an advocate of peace and human rights. Gandhi, of course, led a movement that eventually helped his native country of India gain independence from British rule. So how would Gandhi feel...
16 hours 1 min ago
June 23, 2017
Other Opinion: Republican's health care hypocrisy is on full display
Remember when Obamacare was written "hastily," "behind closed doors" in "secret" negotiations, so that Democrats could "jam" an unpopular health-care bill through Congress? Remember when this showed that they "didn't care what was in it" and that they had betrayed the "trust" of the...
June 23, 2017 - 8:30am
June 9, 2017
Other Opinion: Trump's FBI pick deserves intense scrutiny
President Trump on Wednesday announced he would nominate veteran government lawyer Christopher Wray to be the next FBI director.
June 9, 2017 - 9:30am
June 8, 2017
Other Opinion: Not a 'real' Minnesotan?
During a press conference in Duluth last week, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton accused the Republican majority in the Minnesota House and Senate of "once again (putting) the priorities of corporations and wealthy individuals over the priorities of real Minnesotans." It was political posturing,...
June 8, 2017 - 9:30am
June 7, 2017
Other Opinion: Trump throws his support behind a good idea
President Trump held a photo op Monday to restate his support for radical reform of the nation's air traffic control system, which he had mentioned in his "skinny budget" proposal three months ago. Brand-new or not, critics of the plan denounced "privatizing" this vital service. House...
June 7, 2017 - 9:30am
June 3, 2017
Other opinion: Don't give up on Great Lakes now
In just under three months, the news has gone from superbad to devastatingly worse for a federal program that actually has been making real progress in cleaning up—finally—the St. Louis River and other heavily polluted "areas of concern" around the Great Lakes. In March,...
June 3, 2017 - 9:30am
June 1, 2017
Other Opinion: The Supreme Court rises above politics
ITEM: THE federal government recognizes "sexual abuse of a minor" in statutory rape cases only if the victim is younger than 16. Item: Otherwise reasonable use of force does not become unreasonable because the police "provoked" the confrontation by making other errors, such as wrongfully...
June 1, 2017 - 8:30am
May 31, 2017
Other Opinion: Congress should turn a deaf ear to the NRA's campaign against silencers/suppressors
If there has ever been a more benignly titled legislative proposal than the Hearing Protection Act, now before Congress, we can't think of it. Who could possibly oppose a measure to help Americans avoid deafness? Well, we might — because this ostensible public health bill is...
May 31, 2017 - 9:30am
May 19, 2017
Other Opinion: A special counsel is essential. But Congress isn't off the hook
Washington and the country received a much-needed shot of good news Wednesday evening with the revelation that the Justice Department will appoint a special counsel. Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein named Robert S. Mueller III, a former FBI chief.
May 19, 2017 - 10:30am
May 18, 2017
Other Opinion: Scream it: Get the work done!
A News Tribune editorial first sounded the alarm two months ago. Now, with less than a week left in the legislative session, and with the Republican majority and DFL Gov. Mark Dayton seemingly no closer to compromise or agreement, there's a growing need to scream again. All Minnesotans...
May 18, 2017 - 10:30am
May 16, 2017
Other Opinion: How to avoid stalemate and shutdown in Minnesota
In Minnesota, the outline of a Grand Plan is coming into view. It shows a way forward on the three big budget divides that are threatening yet another government shutdown. The divides are taxes, education and transportation. And the way forward is this: Gov. Mark Dayton yields on...
May 16, 2017 - 6:30am
May 1, 2017
Other Opinion: Don't let immigration derail Real ID deal
Whether undocumented immigrants should be allowed to obtain state-issued driver's licenses really has no business in the debate in St. Paul over Real ID. Yet there it is. Still. Creating a path to licenses for unauthorized immigrants was injected into Real ID as a condition of its...
May 1, 2017 - 9:00am
April 24, 2017
Other Opinion: Minnesota must keep pace with technology
The use of Internet-connected devices like cellphones, tablets — and even garage-door openers and the thermostats on our living-room walls — is exploding. Internet providers are scrambling to keep up, and right now that includes shoebox-sized antennas that can be affixed...
April 24, 2017 - 8:50am
April 22, 2017
Other Opinion: No time to sit out, play politics
Whether you're a supporter of Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, you can agree: The guy is a bit of a bulldog, not shy about boldly stating where he stands on everything from early-childhood education to spending the state surplus to carbon emissions. His staff is quick to pump out statements...
April 22, 2017 - 9:05am
March 21, 2017
Other Opinion: The Fed has helped heal the economy
The cost of borrowing money is about to go up slightly, due to a Federal Reserve decision Wednesday to raise its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a point for only the third time since December 2008, with further increases this year likely. By and large, this is a good thing,...
March 21, 2017 - 2:41pm