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Of this state's 10,000-plus lakes, none is more tightly regulated, more closely scrutinized and more wildly popular among anglers than Mille Lacs Lake.

Sun, 02/10/2013 - 9:40pm

We don't do it because we hope to win some silly certificate from the city or because there's a grass-roots effort reminding us to or even because if we don't we might get shamed by the newspaper. We shovel the public sidewalks that are in front of and alongside our homes and businesses because kids...

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 6:40pm

There is probably no tougher nut to crack than that of adequate transportation funding in Minnesota, but there is also nothing more basic to economic prosperity than an efficient and safe transportation system. So, once again, Minnesota leaders must come up with a way to fund the most critical needs...

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 1:25pm

Really, they can do anything they want. For the first time in more than 20 years, Minnesota's Democratic Farmer Labor Party is about to assume full control of both the state Legislature and the governor's office. So it comes as little surprise that some with the DFL, as well as others who consider t...

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 1:22pm

In a report speculating that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush may run for president in 2016, The New York Times observes, "When Senator Marco Rubio of Florida held a strategy session here to discuss his own political future last week, the question of Mr.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 9:48pm

Duluth News Tribune, Nov. 7 Our view: A big day for Democrats In northern Minnesota, Tuesday's election could go down as a DFL drubbing. In D.C., the White House was retained. And in Minnesota, the Legislature and the 8th Congressional District both were reclaimed. And so swung the ...

Thu, 11/08/2012 - 1:21pm

Recently, red lines both figurative and - since Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s prop-assisted speech to the United Nations two weeks ago - literal have come to dominate the Iran policy discussion. While Netanyahu was as explicit as possible in his delineation of Israel...

Sun, 10/07/2012 - 5:25pm

While the Romney and Obama camps have made increasingly bitter accusations about each other's plans for Medicare, a bipartisan consensus on entitlements has emerged in the past few years.

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 4:18pm

In Alexander Hamilton's memorable formulation, the federal judiciary is "the least dangerous branch.

Thu, 06/28/2012 - 4:26pm

The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Washington Post: Most warnings about skyrocketing entitlement spending come accompanied by a day of reckoning far off in the future (though that day is coming closer).

Sun, 05/13/2012 - 5:19pm