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Editorials

We will always remember

On September 11, 2001, 20 years ago today, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil claimed almost 3,000 lives. Four of those had direct ties to North Dakota. Ann Nicole Nelson Alfred Gilles Padre Joseph Marchand James Halvorson Robert Rasmussen We will always remember. ...

Joe Biden is no Jimmy Carter

"The worst president since Jimmy Carter.” You see a lot of that sort of thing if you regularly read conservative commentary, as I do. But as a conservative writer, I think it’s unfair to the 39th president. I think it’s time to say some good words for Carter. And if some of his ...

One conversation can be the difference

It’s extremely hard to talk about mental health. There’s an unfair stigma. But you’re not alone, an estimated 26% of Americans 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. The conversation around mental health ...

Few excuses remain for the unvaccinated

The Chief of the Medical Staff at Trinity Health, Dr. Jeffrey Sather, made a simple request on Wednesday during a joint press conference with North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and the other medical leaders in North Dakota and the surrounding area. To accomplish this, the medical leaders around ...

Parents, students, taxpayers in Parshall deserve better

The Parshall School Board and its superintendent appear to have miserably failed Government 101. After a recent audit performed by the North Dakota Auditor General’s office at the request of a citizen petition of the district, a total of 17 findings were found by the auditors. All ...

Drive carefully today as kids go back to school

To many of us, today will seem like any other day. But for the thousands of students who attend public school in Ward County, summer is over and school is back in session. For some students, this will be their first time back in a brick-and-mortar school since spring 2020, more than 15 ...