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Community calendar of events for July 26, 2017
May 31, 2017
Letter to the editor: State lawmakers need term limits
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was quoted saying, “Socialism works fine, until you run out of other people’s money.” That describes the last three or so legislative sessions.
May 31, 2017 - 6:44am
May 30, 2017
Letter to the editor: Heitkamp did right thing on BLM rule
My father taught me a long time ago that “doing the right thing” is not just about getting the right result. It is about getting the right result the right way.
May 30, 2017 - 9:37am
Letter to the editor: SNAP needs to be fully funded
Having grown up a North Dakota farm kid I’ve always been proud of our state’s long history of feeding the nation. This crucial role for North Dakota requires many people working in direct agriculture production, distribution, research, rural development, conservation and bringing...
May 30, 2017 - 9:36am
May 27, 2017
Business people importing goods are lazy
A recent edition of USA Today news had a report about people buying cheaper foreign-made goods, even if they preferred to buy U.S.-made products. To cheap I will add the word lazy. I will explain why, both from the news about toys with paint having lead in it and also the experience...
May 27, 2017 - 7:08am
May 26, 2017
Group working to reduce colorectal cancer in ND
North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NDCRCRT) met for its second annual meeting in Mandan. The essential work provided by the roundtable is part of a national movement co-led by the American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called 80% by 2018....
May 26, 2017 - 7:17am
May 18, 2017
Letter to the editor: Good in ACA shouldn’t be tossed away
Throughout history there have been people of influence, national leaders, kings,
May 18, 2017 - 6:49am
May 12, 2017
Letter to the editor: English not used well by news media
Recently there was a news report about education to replace Common Core. Myself, I prefer the term word usage.
May 12, 2017 - 6:41am
Letter to the editor: Students did exceptional job at ‘disaster drill’
I want to take time today to point out that there is a group of students at Jamestown High School that have spent many hours learning what they can do to help themselves, friends, and family in an emergency. This group of students are in the 9th grade and just completed Teen CERT....
May 12, 2017 - 6:40am
May 11, 2017
Letter to the editor: Republicans reduced oil extraction tax
In a recent column, Rob Port repeats the egregious falsehood that Republicans in the Legislature increased the oil extraction tax when in fact they did the opposite.
May 11, 2017 - 6:51am
May 10, 2017
Letter to the editor: Korean War veterans shouldn’t be forgotten
The Korean War is known as the forgotten war and its veterans are also forgotten. There were 54,229 service people killed, 103,248 wounded, 8,142 missing in action and 3,746 captured during the Korean War.
May 10, 2017 - 6:45am
May 9, 2017
Letter to the editor: Cramer forgets North Dakotans with health care vote
North Dakota’s lone U.S. representative, Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., let his constituents down this week with his health care vote. The bill almost entirely eliminates funding covering the 300,000 North Dakotans with pre-existing conditions. Included in that category are those who...
May 9, 2017 - 6:45am
May 6, 2017
Legislators delivered property tax reform
This session, the state of North Dakota continued in its efforts to keep property taxes and basic services local while providing substantial permanent relief to taxpayers and reform to the system. In recent years, state programs like the 12 percent property tax buy-down have been...
May 6, 2017 - 6:54am
May 5, 2017
Heitkamp should vote against BLM rule
A couple of years ago Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., held a listening meeting in Dickinson about reducing red tape.
May 5, 2017 - 7:06am
Duffy did her job, deserves support
Larry’s Auto has been doing business in Marion since 1970. I (Larry) am paying property taxes as a salvage business. We have been in a long-term dispute with the city of Marion over the salvage business’ inventory. The city states it has legal grounds to enter and take our property,...
May 5, 2017 - 7:04am
May 4, 2017
Report was slap in face to victims
I would like to say “thank you” to the Stutsman County commissioners for making my point that a fair and balanced investigation could not be done. After the findings from the Mercer County sheriff, I was appalled but not surprised. The Village Business Institute’s report is...
May 4, 2017 - 7:16am