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Editorials

Democrats setting up to lose the one issue keeping them afloat

The majority of Republicans in Washington are thoroughly confused about their own party and their own voters. Some have lost faith in Republican voters completely and written them off as racists or crazies. Others don’t know what to think. They are essentially biding time and hoping things go ...

Please, please get vaccinated against COVID 19

Dear Friends and Neighbors: Most of us take healthcare for granted. Like the water we drink or the electricity we use, we can’t imagine it not being there when we need it most. Next year, Trinity Health celebrates 100 years of Making More Possible for the communities we serve. It’s ...

Visit Minot start-up studio raises questions, concerns

If you look around nationally, you’ll see that business incubators are all the rage. Think about it this way — an incubator for a plant; it matches quality seeds with the best soil for sprouting and growth. It gets the plant off to a good start. Not to be confused with a business ...

An abysmal child care proposal

President Joe Biden wants to bring the same discerning, common-sensical governing style to American child care that has his job approval rating in the low 40s. In other words, look out below. The child care proposal that House Democrats have written into Biden’s Build Back Better “human ...

Do more than change your time on Sunday

In case the end of Daylight Savings Time has crept up on you, consider this your reminder that at 2 a.m. Sunday, we “fall back,” setting our clocks back one hour and dragging out all the usual moaning about leaving work when it is already dark outside. But there are benefits to the ...

Let’s keep our children safe this Halloween

As children prepare to make their annual costumed trek throughout the region this weekend, we ask parents to make safety a priority this Halloween. Following some common-sense rules will ensure a safe and happy Halloween for everyone. Parents should always accompany young children or make ...