Congressman Kevin Cramer in his most recent Letter to the Editor in the Grand Forks Herald (Tax Reform Renews U.S. Confidence) attempted to sell the G.O.P.’s recently passed tax plan. His analysis of it missed three profoundly important points. These three points ...
Father Bruce Krebs
The editorial “Local Opinion” in the April 15 Sunday Minot Daily prompted me to write of my personal experience with opioids.
Just over a year ago I had surgery for a herniated vertebra which caused the pinching of my sciatic nerve. I had no previous issue ...
Spending millions of dollars on school security systems and having law enforcement in our schools or having armed teachers is not the answer to the school shooting problem.
Changing the age to purchase certain guns will not stop this terrible problem.
A while back a lady wrote a letter to the editor of The Minot Daily News and made it sound like there was a mare and colt starving south of Ryder ND. That couldn’t have been farther from the truth!
However it’s just like my dad always said, “Don’t believe ...
A message to the so called fisherman who keeps dumping his fish guts in the city limits on 35th St NW from 19th Avenue NW up to 21st Avenue NW.
There are numerous people like me who walk their dogs in this area. All winter long you have been dumping fish guts on ...
My teenage daughter was in a minor accident while on her way to school in February in Minot. The roads were very icy due to the recent snow and cold weather. She was driving under the speed limit and being careful, but ended up sliding into a stop sign.
We contacted the ...
Boy Scout Troops 1420, 446 and 1436
During our Boy Scout merit badge clinic for communications we watched the city council meeting in October on hens and took a vote.
The vote was 14 in favor of hens and 5 against hens within the city limits. We appreciate the city council and the ...
Housing is the most significant challenge for the health and growth of North Dakota’s oil industry. However, housing market in Williston is significantly strained.
Williston is the No. 3 city in the country for millennial homebuying and with great jobs in the area, ...
I am writing this letter to clarify some rumors that have been going around. First off I only have ONE child, not six, I have not been married 3 times, I have never been married. If you want to know something. Come and ask me, I will be more than happy to tell you. ...
A breakdown of Jim Lein’s letter to the editor on April 8th.
“ Our Democracy is not working.” First off we are a constitutional republic and the difference is as follows: In a Democracy the majority decides what you can own. Say if I have a bike and you and your ...
On Thursday, March 29th, Minot celebrated Vietnam Veterans Day at The Grand Hotel. Approximately 300 people came together to recognize all Vietnam and Vietnam Era Veterans. This included friends, family members, and people from Minot and surrounding communities.
As the ...
Mr. Lien, let me correct you on a couple of points. First, and you should know this, ours is not a democracy. We live in a representative republic. And thank the founding fathers for realizing that democracy is nothing more than mob rule. If this were a true democracy, the ...
I read with mild amusement your editorial of March 31, 2018, titled “Competition may liven up primary,” regarding the upcoming June 12 primary election among the Republican candidates for ND House of Representatives to represent District 3. I certainly echo your ...
To call Marvin Nelson and Paul Sorum’s lawsuit to stop SB 2134 and steal private property disgusting would be an understatement.
The mineral rights in question are private property. They have been owned by individuals and families for decades. A lot of these ...
Hello! I am a fourth grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we research a state for our State Fair, and I have chosen your state! I am very excited to learn more about the great state of North Dakota as I work on my report.
While we will research ...
Recently at a medical professional in (a small North Dakota town) my appointment ran long. The office staff had left and the doctor insisted that I pay my bill in full. He stated my insurance company was hard to work with and never paid the bills anyway.
I have Blue Cross ...
N.D. State Rep. Dan Ruby
North Dakotans have a monumental choice to make on Nov. 6 of this year. When faced with the prospect of voting for Congressman Kevin Cramer or Senator Heitkamp, the contrast between the two on how much they value American citizens and the rule of law could not ...
Something is wrong with this picture. Our democracy is not working; the majority does not come close to ruling.
We are a country where three percent of the population has half of the guns and 70 percent have no guns. And yet almost anyone can buy whatever weapon they want, ...
Numbers in the Bakken are showing significant optimism again. Hiring and wages are up, as are service company sales, and production is set to hit an all-time record this year.
In 2018, the Bakken promises to have among its best years and because of better pricing, ...
State Rep. Tom Kading
Fargo’s Gate City Bank recently handed out $1,000 bonus checks to 538 non-management personnel, and awarded $500,000 in charitable giving and free home appraisals. What should we thank? Tax cuts.
Shopping malls are becoming more crowded, sales are steadily ...