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Editorials from newspapers around the state of Minnesota.

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Editorial Roundup: Counselor additions fill an ever-growing need

The good news in education: The Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Tim Walz increased funding for hiring more school counselors. The bad news: Minnesota continues to ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, December 26, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: State must pick up pace battling invasive carp

The recent capture of more than 300 invasive carp in the Mississippi River, downriver from Winona, shows the growing threat from the carp and the ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, December 22, 2023 8:49 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Crop insurance has room for budget trim

The U.S. Government Accountability Office and conservative think tanks agree on one point when it comes to farm programs: They should be cut. While subsidies ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, December 15, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: State must get serious about nitrate pollution

Federal officials this month put Minnesota agencies on notice that they have not done enough to prevent nitrates — a toxic byproduct of fertilizers and ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, December 8, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Health care: Rising costs show need for competition

There’s bad news and worse news when it comes to health care costs in Minnesota. Per capita costs for private insurance patients rose 7% or ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, December 5, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Court ruling another threat to democracy

The old adage about America’s legal system has often been “Anyone can sue anyone.” But three federal judges don’t think much of that idiom and, ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, December 1, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Buyer beware on ‘health care sharing ministries’

Open enrollment is the window of time at the year’s end when consumers make a critical health care decision — which health insurance plan to ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, November 28, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: State’s water quality improvements a good sign

A recent report by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency showed some improvement in regional and state water quality. It also showed that the number of ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, November 24, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Mail delivery: Congress must fix postal service

The U.S. Postal Service continues to struggle to get mail delivered in a timely manner after nearly five years since the problem became acute. While ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, November 21, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: New state flag designs go past the frivolous

Most state flags are objectively bad. Flags are intended to be seen from a distance and should be readily recognizable, so simple is better. But ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, November 17, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Interference warranted to tackle contamination

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision that Minnesota needs to do more to make water safer in the southeast region is a telling sign of ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, November 14, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Make this the last ever clock change we have

Many people are still adjusting to the change of shifting clocks back one hour on Sunday morning and many are grieving over the loss of ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Thursday, November 9, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Renew safety precautions during hunting season

Hunters have been out in the woods, fields and marshes in recent weeks while archery, waterfowl, turkey and other hunting seasons have been underway. This ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, November 3, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Meta deserves to be sued for practices that harm

Why it matters: Without pressure on Meta to change its ways, our youth’s mental health is at risk because of the company’s reported predatory practices. ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, October 31, 2023 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Minnesota health insurance bargains abound again

Being healthy is no guarantee against needing serious medical care. Accidents happen. Appendixes burst. COVID-19, influenza and other pathogens continue to circulate. Heart attacks and ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, October 27, 2023 8:50 pm

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