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letter to the editor
October 21, 2017
Kneeling during anthem isn’t disrespectful
Kneeling in respect while the national anthem is played is not disrespectful. The athletes show respect with a hope that full consideration will one day be achieved for all citizens regardless of nationality, color, religion or gender as is the promise of our Constitution.To declare...
October 21, 2017 - 7:05am
October 20, 2017
MDU rate increase will hurt North Dakotans
Here we go again – another year and another Montana-Dakota Utilities rate increase proposal.For the third time in four years, MDU is looking to unfairly hike rates on residential consumers’ natural gas bills. This time MDU is asking the Public Service Commission to agree to a...
October 20, 2017 - 6:55am
October 18, 2017
Proposed hog operation not good for ND
A factory hog operation has been proposed less than 1 mile from the Devils Lake shore. Yearly, this facility would house over 100,000 pigs and produce over 3.5 million gallons of waste! Langdon, and many other communities already receive or are slated to receive water from the Spiritwood...
October 18, 2017 - 6:49am
October 13, 2017
JRCC inmates came together to support child
I would like to take this opportunity and acknowledge a group of people that usually don’t get recognized for doing good and that’s the inmates at James River Correctional Center here in Jamestown. They went together with open hearts and raised $560 for the Haisley Jo Greywind...
October 13, 2017 - 8:26am
September 22, 2017
New health care proposal wrong for country
Another scary health care proposal is on the fast-track in Congress and needs to be stopped quickly. After voting “no” on the most recent “repeal-and-replace” bill, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., encouraged members of Congress to quit playing childish partisan games with people’s...
September 22, 2017 - 6:57am
September 2, 2017
Gutting banking industry regulations is wrong
Congressman Kevin Cramer has joined the bandwagon to roll back what he and many others call unneeded regulations on the banking industry. Our congressman has worked almost his whole life in the public/political sector, either running the North Dakota Republican Party, taking one...
September 2, 2017 - 7:00am
Students should consider skilled trades
The back-to-school season brings a sense of excitement and wonderment for parents and families for the year ahead. However, juniors and seniors nearing the conclusion of their time in the local public schools are making decisions for education and careers that will impact the rest...
September 2, 2017 - 6:59am
August 19, 2017
Millennials need to get involved in politics
We as Americans have a love of democracy. We believe that our democracy is quintessential to our way of life and the freedoms we enjoy. So why then has “politics” become such a dirty word? The answer to me is simple:polarization. We all have an opinion, and as Americans we also...
August 19, 2017 - 6:48am
August 18, 2017
New phrases needed in reporting weather
Endless days without any rain and bright sunshine calls for new phrases to report meteorology - one would be “cheerful rain.” The other would be “cheerful sunshine.” The other would be “cheerless sunshine.” A farmer with seeds in the ground or the manager of a golf course...
August 18, 2017 - 6:49am
August 16, 2017
Focus on the real problems of elections
President Donald Trump catalyzed this witch-hunt by cranking up his kangaroo court “Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity” to fix an election problem we do not actually have!Election problems we actually do have all lead to lowered voter turnout. Many eligible...
August 16, 2017 - 7:04am
Imagine what ending entitlement culture would do
This is a response to the letter from Marvin Allen titled “Entitlement culture doesn’t work,” from Monday, Aug. 7.Allen’s entire letter can be summed up like this: Government is bad and should never ever do anything for anyone, except when it comes to law enforcement and military....
August 16, 2017 - 7:03am
July 21, 2017
Region has strong leadership in philanthropy
Congratulations to Carson Wentz on the launch of his AO1 Foundation. It’s thrilling to see a young person called to live a life of giving, and inspiring that he and his new foundation are guided by his deep Christian faith. We are proud to call him our own!What a gift to North Dakota...
July 21, 2017 - 7:12am
July 5, 2017
Project’s success allows others to enjoy facility
As kids growing up in Jamestown, you could always find us at one place in the summer - the ballpark. It was a natural place to be and was more like an extension of our backyard. Our grandfather, Jack Brown spent much of his time there as well. He loved to tell us stories about selling...
July 5, 2017 - 7:25am
July 1, 2017
Lower class deserves health care
There is a debate over health care in America today, and when we read Facebook, it’s easy to get the impression that people who want health care are simply moochers looking for handouts and should work harder or get better jobs.This always reminds me of my two grandmothers and the...
July 1, 2017 - 6:56am
June 30, 2017
Reporting on accident injuries might deter drivers
Each month the number of highway accident deaths is reported, hoping people will drive more careful and cautious. Another number is never reported: What is the number of people who were permanently injured. No person looks forward to living the rest of his or her life with a missing...
June 30, 2017 - 7:02am