It would be hard to say what happened to the American “muckrakers.” Albeit the origin of that term is not fully substantiated, many believe it was Teddy Roosevelt who first coined that term to describe American journalists. There was a time in our past where many ...
It’s not often you see a company calling for tougher regulation of itself, but in an Op-Ed in the Houston Chronicle, Susan Dio, Chairperson and President of BP America, publically called on the EPA to set tough nationwide standards on methane emissions. The company ...
This week, I had the wonderful opportunity, made possible by the Minot Alliance of Nonprofits, to help facilitate and train over 20 organizations on fundraising, and it was one of the most awesome experiences I’ve ever had. Each nonprofit leader, volunteer, board ...
The PETA Foundation
Big news: Researchers have found the fountain of youth! It’s in the produce section at the local grocery store. Seriously.
A new study involving 840 people with various eating styles indicates that vegans have the most cancer-fighting antioxidants in ...
It was brought to my attention by another veteran who served during Vietnam a letter to the editor by Robert Wefald of Bismarck in the Bismarck Tribute on Friday, April 5. Here is just a sample of what he wrote:
“A ceremony was held at the Capital on March 29, a day ...
Saying Minot still processes letters is not true. When I mail bills to our local residents it goes from Martin to Anamoose to Minot to Bismarck to Minot to Anamoose to Martin and takes about four days and they are always stamped in Bismarck.
Personally we had a ...
Rep. Craig Headland
Chairman of the House Finance and Tax Committee
In 2010, voters passed a constitutional amendment establishing the Legacy Fund. Since then, 30% of oil and gas production taxes have been deposited in a fund which the State Investment Board then invests. The goal of the ...
I’m a child of the 70’s and I don’t smoke marijuana but I wish my daughter could.
Thanks to a California trip, we now know edible marijuana can relieve her pain. Thanks to the legislature in Bismarck, my daughter can’t use medical marijuana in her ...
In response to the opinion article by Tony Bender in the Minot Daily Friday, March 15, 2019, attacking Minot Legislator Senator Oley Larson: North Dakota citizens are not ready to see personal attacks on our legislators.
You can disagree on philosophy and voting ...
Nicholas Schmatz, Jaxcnta Schmaltz and
Nick and Arlene Bachmeier
This letter is concerning the future of the St. Anselm Cahtolic Church of Fulda. Please indulge us one more time with your attention.
Our church, by most accounts, may be (is) the oldest ...
North Dakota Senators and Representatives:
The North Dakota Student Association is a student-funded and student-led advocacy organization representing North Dakota’s 45,000 public college and university students. We have been very active this legislative session ...
Concerned citizens of North Dakota must speak up and oppose Senate Bill 2345 relating to animal feeding operations and zoning regulations.
The bill restricts and threatens local control by townships on zoning and permitting. It allows the ND Department of Health as ...
I wish somebody would explain to me where all the money is coming from to build in Minot? I understand there is government money given to the city for certain things, but I can’t get over how much is being spent.
Do the citizens of Minot realize, every time we ...
I can’t understand the logic in spending money to upgrade the crosswalk near the Ward County Courthouse. The majority of people that are “jaywalking” to get across 3rd St. are adults and do have the option to go to the light at Burdick or take their time and find ...
I read the story in Sunday’s paper about wild horses. The Bureau of Land Management is required by the Wild Free – Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 to maintain the wild horse herd at about 27,000 head. Presently there are about 70,000 wild horses.
It has come to my attention today that a poll that I had voted for on Facebook was in direct conflict with a poll that is on your business’ website. The poll’s question was, “Would you like to see a new discussion from Minot Parks District about a new aquatics ...
They want to build a new city hall? Why? What’s wrong with the one we have?
So if the city employees move out of the one down by the police station, what happens to that? We remodel and spend more money. The city employees move into a new building and spend more ...
On March 19 the N.D. Senate passed a bill overturning the state’s so-called blue laws. The overturning of these laws is a tragedy because it shows our low regard for the Lord’s Day and our low regard for the Lord himself.
How we view the Lord’s Day is a ...
Dr. Charles Christianson
Two cheers for the North Dakota legislature for modestly expanding Medicaid eligibility for low-income pregnant women.
Access to health care during pregnancy improves the health of both mother and child. Health care decreases the likelihood of low ...
The NFL has seen their television viewing audience decrease dramatically in the past few years. How about putting in a new rule to even things up?
SCENARIO: The offense is within the “Red Zone” or inside the 20-yard line and it is 4th and 9 for a first down at ...