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Letters to the Editor

Is a high-caliber bullet really necessary

Lloyd Kvam Minot In this high tech world there has to be an answer to all the killing. Is a high-caliber bullet really necessary to stop a lot of criminal activity? What happened to the rubber bullet? Yes, a taser is available in some cases. However, it seems to be very ineffective. ...

A piece of the puzzle

Patricia Marquard Minot This week I found out something that I had wondered about. I found out that certain topics get more clicks when moving around the internet. Of course Google, Youtube, newspapers, and television streaming make money when people click on items in their website and ...

False advertising in the Capitol?

Alivia McCulley Minot As a marketing major at Minot State University, my classmates and I learned that claims in advertising must be factual, not deceptive. The Federal Trade Commission protects consumers, from misleading and unfair practices. Marketing utilizes many honest techniques, ...

There is more to Planned Parenthood

Karen VanFossan Fargo During this legislative session, Planned Parenthood has come under attack, with some opponents claiming that Planned Parenthood harms both youth and their parents. As an ordained minister and licensed therapist, I could not be more grateful for the crucial service ...

Voltaire said it best

Jim Lein Minot The April 28 CRYPTOQUOTE answer is perhaps the best explanation for the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol Building: THOSE WHO CAN MAKE YOU BELIEVE ABSURDITIES CAN MAKE YOU COMMIT ATROCITIES. – VOLTAIRE (1694-1778)

Back atcha

Dist. 40 Rep. Randy Schobinger, Minot I’d like to thank new District 40 Chairman Jay Lundeen for providing me this opportunity to respond to his personal attack letter to the editor of April 17. With approximately one week to go in the 67th Legislative Assembly we are on track to bring ...