Americans failing at civics – our kids must do better
January 25, 2015 John Adams once said that “Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right and a desire to know. more »»
Many veterans rest in Rosehill Cemetery
January 25, 2015 In connection with the article by Eloise Ogden about veterans laid to rest at Rosehill cemetery, it might be noted that at least one person interred there served in the Mexican-American War in the... more »»
Stand up to terrorists, print cartoons
January 25, 2015 I just read your Sunday editorial Je Suis Charlie. Everyone from the NY Times to the LA Times is saying We are Charlie but none of them have the courage to actually Be Charlie. more »»
Healthy meals important for schoolkids
January 25, 2015 The North Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics wishes to thank and recognize the efforts of school nutrition personnel and administrators across the state who are working hard to make school... more »»
Whose health, welfare are protected?
January 25, 2015 The mandate of a health department is to protect the health and welfare of people who live in its jurisdiction. That being said, I am baffled as to why the N.D. more »»
Who’s in charge?
January 25, 2015 Well now the parking hole downtown joins the never ending 6th Street project and additional $40 million for a jail. It seems Minot is on autopilot and someone forgot to put in the ga. more »»
School board small-town politics
January 18, 2015 I would like to express my profound disappointment in the Minot Public School Board’s recent decision to no longer accept new tuition payments from students outside the school district. In a Dec. more »»
Whose side is Minot’s city council on?
January 18, 2015 Highest water rates in the state. On my water bill I pay for storm drains, yet my street has none. Cindy Hemphill says rates will increase because of infrastructure improvements due to development. more »»
Learn about what you’re voting on
January 11, 2015 TAXES, TAXES, TAXES. Once again we are being asked to expand a tax. Well, I am sick of it. Just as the signs around Minot say, “Champagne Government, Death by Taxes. more »»
Merry Christmas James Padgett
January 11, 2015 A note of thanks to the property taxing authorities of Minot. We just received our 2014 property tax bill on Christmas Eve and noticed our taxes ONLY increased by 17.38 percent from 2013. more »»
Be careful if changing the system
January 11, 2015 Some legislators want to reduce the North Dakota state income tax rate to zero, virtually eliminating the income tax as a source of revenue for our state. more »»
Mr. Omdahl, this is Mr. Will
January 11, 2015 I read, with great interest, George Will’s op-ed in (the Jan. 1 edition of) The Minot Daily News. After doing so I felt it imperative to respond to Lloyd Omdahl’s op-ed piece a few days ago (De. more »»
Angels out of the blue
January 11, 2015 On Tuesday, Dec. 23, around 3 p.m., I just came from Warroad, Minn., and stopped at Walmart to do some Christmas shopping. more »»
Letters to the Editor
January 4, 2015 Thanks to the people who helped me Carol Pickard Minot Last Tuesday, Dec. 23, around 3 p.m., I just came from Warroad, Minn., and stopped at Walmart to do some Christmas shopping. more »»
Should unvaccinated children be kept out of school?
January 29, 2015 Should schools refuse to admit unvaccinated children? The father of a 6-year-old cancer survivor in Corte Madera, California, thinks so, according to The Daily Mail. more »