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Editorials

Minot AFB mission remains strong, ongoing

This past Monday the commander of 8th Air Force, Maj. Gen. Andrew J. Gebara, announced in a news release issued by Air Force Global Strike Command’s Office of Public Affairs that two commanders and four subordinate leaders at Minot Air Force Base were relieved of their duties “due to a loss ...

City parking ramps’ plan needs to be fair to everyone

Some business owners in downtown Minot are concerned the Minot City Council has voted to offer free parking in the Renaissance ramp when city employees move into the nearby new city hall in April. Those who park in the other downtown ramp, the Central ramp, will continue to pay for their ...

North Dakotans need to be always on guard

When a Chinese spy balloon flew over the United States a few days ago, it followed a path not that far from North Dakota. A photographer in Billings, Montana, happened to see the balloon, took photos of it and posted them for people to see all over the country. It took a few days while the ...

Downtown Minot partnership with NDSU is win for all

Architectural students from North Dakota State University were in Minot this past week to learn about the community’s downtown vision prior to their development of an urban design plan to be unveiled May 3. Who better to design the future than the young people who will be the generation of ...

Happy New Year to all in 2023

Whether 2022, was the greatest year or the worst, we can all attest to personally experiencing one or both in the past years. Reflections on what we are leaving behind in 2022 and what possibilities that lie ahead for 2023 may leave us feeling melancholy, maybe even depressed. When dealing ...

Investment in transmission is investment in reliability

States that rely on renewable energy sources are seeing more investments than ever before, boosting local and statewide economies. With a rich history as an energy leader, North Dakota can look to clean power to help strengthen our state’s energy industry and increase the reliability of the ...