A small victory for travelers
November 2, 2013 Soon we’ll no longer hear the tired warnings of flight attendants to turn off all electronic devices before our flight takes off. more »»
Good time to add officers
November 1, 2013 We fully support the collaboration effort between the Minot Public Schools and the City of Minot to add two police officers who would serve as resource offices in the school. more »»
Obama declines invitation
October 30, 2013 North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer recently invited President Barack Obama to visit the state for the first time. Tuesday, Obama declined, according to Cramer’s office. more »»
Delay the mandate?
October 29, 2013 The new national health insurance law, Obamacare, has become something like a runaway locomotive — doing an enormous amount of damage but with no one willing to ease off on the throttle. more »»
EPA: Doing more harm than good
October 28, 2013 U.S. Supreme Court justices already have ruled that President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency has the authority to shut down coal-fired power plants. more »»
The week that was
October 27, 2013 NEW CHANCELLOR – Larry Skogen has already been a steadying presence to the North Dakota University System, and he hasn’t even officially taken over yet as interim chancello. more »»
Obamacare web site: Fix it now
October 26, 2013 It’s apparently no one’s fault that the website built to register applicants for the Obama administration’s new health insurance plan has thus far been an enormous failure. more »»
A clean bill? We think not
October 23, 2013 After weeks of demanding a “clean” federal spending bill, President Barack Obama and his supporters in Congress last week instead agreed to one loaded with billions of dollars in special interest... more »»
Political standoff: Who won?
October 21, 2013 The latest standoff between liberals and conservatives in Washington has ended, and make no mistake about it: The confrontation may have been labeled as one between Democrats and Republicans — but... more »»
The week that was
October 20, 2013 BACK TO WORK – Amid the political grandstanding, finger-pointing and excuse-making following the welcome end of the partial government shutdown, President Barack Obama made a statement that we agre... more »»
Animal cruelty sickening
October 19, 2013 We’re not even sure where to begin with this story: A Shetland pony was chased from its pen near Bottineau, hit by a vehicle and eventually dragged behind a vehicle until it was dead. more »»
Oil spill questions remain
October 18, 2013 There are many questions surrounding the oil spill near Tioga, that dumped approximately 20,600 barrels of oil onto Steve Jensen’s land. more »»
Now, let's get back to work
October 17, 2013 With the government set to reopen after a 16-day partial shutdown, there continues to be discussions of blame and finger-pointing. more »»
We assume the NSA is watching
October 16, 2013 When does it stop? Nearly every week we read another story about the continued infringement of privacy being perpetrated upon the American people by the National Security Agency. more »»
Who defines essential?
October 15, 2013 During a partial shutdown of the government, there isn’t enough money to keep national parks open, but federal wildlife areas can be opened to waterfowl hunting. more »»
Are they paying attention?
October 14, 2013 One wonders, sometimes, whether President Barack Obama and others involved in his vendetta against the coal industry pay any attention to their own administration’s energy forecasts. more »»