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Opinion

Leading the Horse to Water

Community Columnists

While the rest of us are lamenting the ignorance of the electorate, the North Dakota Council on the Humanities and the North Dakota Newspaper Association are taking remedial action. They have been sponsoring a series of writings by President David Adler of The Alturas Institute in which he ...

Advice to county commission

Letters to the Editor

Tyler Hancock Minot This is going to be short, but I have a suggestion for the Ward County Commission: put your money where your mouth is. If you plan to pass a resolution banning federal COVID-19 restrictions, then send back the $13 million from ARPA. If you are so dead set on avoiding ...

Misty memories for ‘Colin Powell Republicans’

National Columnists

When the sad news broke that Gen. Colin Powell had died of complications from COVID-19, much of the coverage was reverent of his decades of public service and his status as the first black national security adviser, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of state. Colleagues ...

More money needed for child care

Letters to the Editor

Amanda Olson Anamoose My husband and I farm and we raise our young family in rural Anamoose, ND. As parents of a one year old little girl, we relate very closely to the child care crisis facing so many more families across the state. The North Dakota KIDS COUNT Child Care Access Report ...

Invest in child care now

Letters to the Editor

Amy Jacobson Executive Director Prairie Action ND Fargo, ND One billion dollars. That is the amount of federal dollars provided to the state of North Dakota through the American Rescue Plan Act for post-pandemic relief. Child care is at the forefront of the lives of working families in ...