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Editorials

They’re the Champions of Freedom

There really aren’t words to express what we want to say. But we’re going to try. To Gold Star Mother Harriet Goodiron, a Gold Star Mother, and every other Gold Star Mother, and every family member: wife, husband, father, son, daughter, and so on, who has lost someone not only to the ...

Let’s look to and rely on our local medical experts

Last week, we applauded the Minot Public Schools for offering up a mask recommendation and not wading any further into the political quagmire that is COVID-19. We get it. We’re all tired of COVID-19. We’re all tired of masks. We’re just tired. But after reading Rep. Jeff ...

Happy 100th birthday to World War II veteran

Friday is his official 100th birthday, but Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at 6844 State Highway 40 in Tioga is where the party is at… What party? The 100th birthday party for Arnold Postovit of Tioga. Mr. Postovit is one of the last remaining World War II former prisoners of war living in ...

Rock meets hard place

Minot’s school board was faced with deciding to mask or not to mask for the coming school year. After more than a year of the debate, we’ve realized there is no right answer. Information from the CDC changes almost daily. It seems COVID is spitting out more variants than we’d like to ...

Nothing from the government is free

It’s a lot at first glance. Minot Public School District is considering a bond issue to build a new high school and renovate Central Campus into a middle school – price tag: $40 million to $50 million. Minot City Council is considering a 22.6% increase to its budget. The money is ...

Trinity, Minot Public Schools deserve our appreciation

It seems no matter where you live, there are certain parts of the community that are criticized, fairly or maybe not. Three targets of that “negativity” are normally the local media, local health care, and the local public school district. With a transplant on The Minot Daily News ...