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Editorials

Modernizing Air Force good for America, Minot AFB

We read with interest the comments in today’s edition concerning the ongoing modernization of the Air Force. Wow. That’s all we can say, wow. Except, maybe, good for the Air Force, good for Minot AFB, good for Minot – good for American. Keep the good news rolling in. “There won’t ...

Medical marijuana a complicated issue

Just a few years ago in North Dakota when the medical marijuana issue became a serious one with state voters, Minot Daily News in an editorial officially opposed the measure. Officially our position was that the community had enough drugs saturating it and then even if the majority of medical ...

Egyptologist Mark Lehner’s lecture sure to please

It won’t be the first time Minot native and world famous Egyptologist Mark Lehner shares his experiences with people back home. Hopefully it will not be his last, either. Lehner is a valuable asset to Minot, a friend and a downright interesting speaker. Lehner will give a lecture at Minot ...

Efficiency incentives was smart item advanced by Gov. Burgum

Now that appropriations committees in Bismarck have agreed on the level of state employee raises for the next two-year budget cycle, taxpayers can compare the final agreement with the proposal offered by Gov. Doug Burgum. After no increase in this budget cycle, budget writers say employees ...

Local grocery chains helping shoppers go ‘green’

For people who would like to make a trip to the grocery store and not come home with a bag full of bags, two Minot grocery chains are trying to help out. Cash Wise Foods and Marketplace Foods are partnering with Environmentally Minded People of Minot and the Friends of the Souris River to ...

Commissioner’s efforts on mail sorting in Minot a worthy cause

Ask around Ward County and it won’t be hard to find residents quite talkative on the subject of mail delivery. From returned mail to late mail to disappearing mail – problems abound, many have told Minot Daily News. It’s understandable when problems are caused by bad weather, and ...