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Letters to the Editor

Vote yes for opportunity

Andrew J. Dittus, Minot As a former Minot Public Schools Graduate, I highly encourage all families, business owners, or even parents of parents to younger families to express your right to vote for an incredible opportunity. I have watched this town grow and all the growing pains that have ...

Lack of transparency concerning

James Padgett, Minot Once again the Minot School Board is asking for over $100 million which, if approved, will result in a approximately 40 percent school property tax increase. An increase that will last over a decade. Also, an additional permanent increase is necessary to maintain ...

Everyone encouraged to follow Ethics Commission work

Dina Butcher, Bismarck; Ellen Chaffee, Bismarck North Dakota voters made it very clear by approving the Ethics Amendment to the state Constitution in 2018: we expect state government to become more transparent, ethical, and accountable. As leaders of the 2018 initiated measure, we have ...

The need for women lawmakers growing

Amy Jacobson Fargo It’s true: elected leadership that reflects the population of our state is critical to policymaking that is responsive and beneficial to the lived experiences of our diverse communities. Recently, we’ve seen quite a loss of women in elected office. This is ...

Thanks to you

Shelby Stuckey MSU Student Social Work Organization We want to thank you for coming out and supporting Freezin’ for a Reason on November 20th and 21st! We were able to raise a total of $2,688 along with 600lbs of food for local community shelters, Project Bee and the Men’s Winter ...

High 5 to South Prairie School

Brenda Mosser Minot Senior citizens will find when attending sporting events at South Prairie School, they will be pleasantly surprised at their entrance fee, which is “FREE” except when attending tournaments and then their entrance fee is a whopping $3. The school not only hosts ...