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Opinion

Allow teachers to teach the truth

National Columnists

The morning bell rang at Republican High (“Home of the Fightin’ Pachyderms”) as students shuffled in. Gretchen Niedermeyer dry swallowed a couple of pre-emptive aspirins and reminded herself as she did every morning that she was just 16 months and — a glance at the calendar — seven ...

Thanks and congratulations

Letters to the Editor

Jennifer Keaton Minot I would like to take a moment to congratulate and wish a Happy Anniversary to Souris Basin Transportation for the remarkable, undeniable, reasonable, dependable, friendly, clean, safe, caring 41 years of service to Minot and surrounding areas! To management, ...

Get screened for asbestos

Letters to the Editor

Landis Larson West Fargo North Dakota legislators passed an incredibly complex piece of legislation, HB 1207, dealing with very specific legal and medical issues, basically because the insurance industry asked them to. There is no way anyone could really understand the ins-and-outs of ...

Will Republicans step up to challenge on values?

National Columnists

For sure, Democrats rejoiced as they watched Republicans painfully twist in the wind at the beginning of LGBTQ Pride Month, trying to figure out how to position their party on this issue. Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel got flak from the right and from the left, as she ...

America leaps into China’s way of competing

National Columnists

China is America’s economic rival. The way capitalists deal with rivals is to compete. President Joe Biden vows to compete with this rival on the rival’s terms. He calls it “extreme competition.” China has built a massive semiconductor industry with massive government spending. It is ...