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Editorials

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 ...

Tax relief, ARPA investments will benefit ND citizens now

North Dakota is always competing. We compete with other states, and even other countries, for businesses, jobs and the workers needed to fill them. We compete for workers who choose which state to live in based on our economic strength and opportunity, our infrastructure and ...

Remembering generous donations from Besserud

Since the early days of our community, the Magic City has had a rich history of philanthropic giving. You could drive main street and central avenue and the names on the store fronts were many of the very names that established that history. Today, we can drive those same streets along with ...