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Letters to the Editor

We win when we work together

Ray Curtis, Minot I am a member of the so-called greatest generation. We went through the Depression of the ‘30s. There were few jobs and some lost all that they had. You took any job you could find. There were no government payments. Then there was WWII. Everyone worked hard to defeat ...

Heed advice of experts

Paula Clifford, Executive Director Americans for Medical Progress, Washington, D.C. Perhaps the most noteworthy “lesson learned” from COVID-19 is that we should heed the advice of experts when it comes to matters of human health. That’s why we’re surprised by Kathleen Parker’s ...

Making History in the Process, North Dakota Redistricting

Lisa DeVille Mandaree It is great news that Fort Berthold Reservation is proposed to receive a new subdistrict (District 4a). This change will help to ensure that representation comes from Fort Berthold reservation. With the Native American population outpacing all other groups in North ...

What we know

Linda Thorson Concerned Women for America, State Director The Dobb’s v Jackson Women’s Health Organization case before the Supreme Court challenges a Mississippi law that restricts abortions after 15 weeks. The question is whether all pre-viability prohibitions on elective abortions ...

What the heck is going on?

Bob Ziegler, Minot In the four months that the “workers” on the road in front of the library have been goldbricking, the Empire State Building was 1/3 completed and the Alaska Highway was 1/2 completed. Now they have half the library parking lot dug up and covered with dirt. Not ...

Special session should focus on working families’ priorities

Jason Ehlert; President,North Dakota’s Building Trades Unions With the upcoming special session, the Legislature and governor must consider assisting working families with wrap-around benefits to fully address the workforce availability problem. With additional funds coming from the federal ...