The irony is not lost on me that Senator Heitkamp touts one of her number one reasons for not supporting historic tax relief is her “concern” of adding $1.5 trillion to the national deficit over the next decade. What she leaves out of that statement is the fact ...
After a decade of stagnant growth, America needed a change and the nation’s tax reform is a big first step. Even more so it’s giant leap for North Dakota.
The North Dakota farmer is grateful. At a time when commodity prices are low and capital is shrinking, we ...
Tom Seymour’s letter questioned moving the State Board for Career and Technical Education under North Dakota’s higher education system. Unfortunately, his basic premise was that the CTE Board is under the secondary system in our state, it is not. It is a separate ...
I’d like to thank Senator John Hoeven and Congressman Kevin Cramer for their outstanding votes on tax reform for North Dakotans and fellow Americans across the country. I’m thankful that we have representation in Washington, D.C., that truly has our best interests ...
I just got through reading an article on the police department and how they have to hire more officers. Did you know a police officer in Fargo and Bismarck make almost double what they do in Minot? Why is that? The Minot police department is just as worthy for that ...
Today I would like to share with our local community readers the reasoning behind bringing Wreaths Across America to the Magic City of Minot.
Wreaths Across America started in 1992 as a simple gesture of gratitude by one man, a wreath maker from Maine, and his family. ...
Heads up. If it hasn’t already come to you in the mailbox, you may receive a public notice regarding penalties for zoning violations and development of your property.
On Dec. 8, we received a postcard in the mail. This was public notice from the Barnes County ...
I wish to thank the Minot Daily News for their articles of Dec. 13 and Dec. 16, 2017. I will comment on both.
First, the Dec. 13 article on the City Manager’s first year in Minot. I was appalled at some of his statements like, “I don’t feel like this job is ...
As I continue my opposition to the Grand Prairie Agriculture LLP/ Pipestone Systems proposed industrial hog operation near Devils Lake. The ND Farm Bureau published an article in the NDFB Focus, Dec 2017-Jan 2017, Volume 18, Issue 6, entitled “Do you support North ...
What we witnessed in Alabama is just the beginning of the Democrat onslaught for control of Congress in 2018 so they can impeach Trump. As usual the swamp Republicans just sat on their hands and watched it happen.
We can look forward to many sexual misconduct allegations ...
Well, here we go folks! Since “medical” use of marijuana has been approved in many states including North Dakota, we now have the push from proponents to legalize recreational use of marijuana.
This was bound to happen and one can only think that pushing ...
The current tax reform bill changes a great deal, but few are talking about the elimination of the Employee Expense Deduction and how that’s going to affect many working people. Having been a construction worker most of my life, I’ve traveled extensively across ...
Yes, soon Governor Burgum’s Higher Education Taskforce on Governance will be reviewing the various possibilities for a better governance system for North Dakota.
Today, one of the biggest issues is the area of having available a trained and educated workforce. ...
So, each legislative branch of Congress has finally reached their individual conclusion on tax reform. And although enormous efforts were also put forth for health care reform, we still have no solution for that in sight. Our country is diametrically opposed on each of ...
As homeowners of North Dakota anxiously wait for their daily mail, this year might be different. Property tax statements are going out with a 12 percent increase. The only homeowners that should be upset about this are the 23.5% who favored eliminating property taxes. ...
Well, now that Senator Franken and Rep. Conyers have done the right thing and resigned, it is Trump’s turn to do the right thing, although I’m sure that phrase is not in his vocabulary.
It is past time for the homophobic, xenophobic, racist, woman hating, draft ...
Eric P. Nelson
The revolution of American energy is in full force, a fact weighing heavily on the ministers of OPEC in their last meeting.
Despite OPEC’s failed attempt to crush us three years ago, America has become the undisputed leader in energy production. Our competitive ...
Remember the 1960’s when you had nuclear survival drills at school and you hid under your desk? This was a very scary time for young Americans as the threats from Kruschev showed up on our black and white televisions regularly.
Although time under the desk was ...
I grew up around the farm in NW ND, where many across ND and neighboring states come out to hunt pheasants and deer every fall. Since childhood, I remember fondly going with my father and being taught about the ethics of hunting. I watched as he told me to shoot by ...