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Letters to the Editor

Working on a badge

Bill Egan, Minot My name is Bill Egan. I am a 16-year-old sophomore at Central Campus. I am a Life Scout with Troop 425 and I am working towards my Eagle Scout. Currently I am in a Communication merit badge and I am writing you to tell you about the Salvation Army. I choose the Salvation ...

Arrive alive, don’t drive distracted

Sydney Boyce, Minot Distracted driving is any act that takes a person’s attention off the road. When the term distracted driving is presented, the first thing that may come to mind is the use of cell phones. Cell phone usage while driving is seen almost everywhere you go and is a dangerous ...

Don’t judge the parents

Nancy Bommelman, Minot We all talk about bullying in the school system. Which is wrong from the word go. Even as adults I see bullying going on. Having a loved one who has an addiction is hard enough without people in this community looking down on me as if I have a scarlet letter on me. ...

Parting words

Kevin Ternes, Minot I want to take this opportunity to thank the citizens of Minot for allowing me to serve in the Minot City Assessor’s office for almost 29 years and being your City Assessor for the last 16 years. I want to especially thank former Minot City Assessor Erv Johnson and former ...

More common sense needed

Harold Mellberg, Minot Thank you, former council member Tim Greenheck, for your recent letter calling out the City with your questions and comments. Excellent adage of “biting the apple twice.” Rest assured there are many citizens who agree with you, myself included. I suggest you ...

U.S. never more divided

Steve Moen, Minot We’re all going to get tired of political ads and the media’s endless braying about polls and such before we get to vote in November. The thing to remember in all this is that never in recent history has there been such a huge difference in beliefs and agendas as there ...