Whose health, welfare are protected?
January 25, 2015 The mandate of a health department is to protect the health and welfare of people who live in its jurisdiction. That being said, I am baffled as to why the N.D. more »»
Who’s in charge?
January 25, 2015 Well now the parking hole downtown joins the never ending 6th Street project and additional $40 million for a jail. It seems Minot is on autopilot and someone forgot to put in the ga. more »»
School board small-town politics
January 18, 2015 I would like to express my profound disappointment in the Minot Public School Board’s recent decision to no longer accept new tuition payments from students outside the school district. In a Dec. more »»
Whose side is Minot’s city council on?
January 18, 2015 Highest water rates in the state. On my water bill I pay for storm drains, yet my street has none. Cindy Hemphill says rates will increase because of infrastructure improvements due to development. more »»
Learn about what you’re voting on
January 11, 2015 TAXES, TAXES, TAXES. Once again we are being asked to expand a tax. Well, I am sick of it. Just as the signs around Minot say, “Champagne Government, Death by Taxes. more »»
Merry Christmas James Padgett
January 11, 2015 A note of thanks to the property taxing authorities of Minot. We just received our 2014 property tax bill on Christmas Eve and noticed our taxes ONLY increased by 17.38 percent from 2013. more »»
Be careful if changing the system
January 11, 2015 Some legislators want to reduce the North Dakota state income tax rate to zero, virtually eliminating the income tax as a source of revenue for our state. more »»
Mr. Omdahl, this is Mr. Will
January 11, 2015 I read, with great interest, George Will’s op-ed in (the Jan. 1 edition of) The Minot Daily News. After doing so I felt it imperative to respond to Lloyd Omdahl’s op-ed piece a few days ago (De. more »»
Angels out of the blue
January 11, 2015 On Tuesday, Dec. 23, around 3 p.m., I just came from Warroad, Minn., and stopped at Walmart to do some Christmas shopping. more »»
Letters to the Editor
January 4, 2015 Thanks to the people who helped me Carol Pickard Minot Last Tuesday, Dec. 23, around 3 p.m., I just came from Warroad, Minn., and stopped at Walmart to do some Christmas shopping. more »»
Thanks for your help with wreaths
January 4, 2015 On behalf of the American Legion, Magic City Civil Air Patrol and Wreaths Across America Program, we want to thank you for helping us with the laying of 369 wreaths on Saturday, Dec. 13, 201. more »»
A western perspective
December 28, 2014 It was 2006 when Parshall #1 was first drilled for oil. It has been an unbelievable story here in the west ever sinc. more »»