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N.Y. lawyer apologizes for rant about Spanish speakers in viral video
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Trump says U.S. reconsidering ZTE penalties as 'favor' to Xi
Beautification event energizes Hettinger community
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Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
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COMMENTARY: When machines, crops, prices fail you, remember you still have worth
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Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression
State Class B speech results listed
Observing more than 160 years as educators
Sue Anderson leaves her footprints in the arts
Sue Anderson reflects on her teaching career
Commentary: Plan to 'tweak' Wild into contention seems optimistic
Twins designate Phil Hughes for assignment
Carson Wentz participates in practice, says 'I like where I'm at'
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Berrios pitches eight strong innings in win over Tigers
Commentary: The public deserves better vetting of candidates
Commentary: Podcast: NDGOP Chairman says 'party will take a look at' background checks for candidates
McFeely: Recently branded obsolete by GOP, Jaeger back in the game
Commentary: The NDGOP cannot stand behind a convicted peeping Tom
Commentary: Voter ID issue deserves something better than Democratic rhetoric
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letter to the editor
November 17, 2017
Letter: Small Business Saturday highlights year-round impact of shopping small
Fargo—As the voice for our nation's entrepreneurs, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates all small businesses on a daily basis. When our small businesses do well, our communities do too. Therefore, as part of our annual tradition,I encourage you to join millions...
November 17, 2017 - 9:13pm
Letter: Stop valuing winning over governing
In school, we are all taught how our government works. Congressional hearings are held to consider a bill's effects. Experts are brought in and testimony is given so that all sides are heard from, and then the bill's merits are debated. The more important the bill, the longer this...
November 17, 2017 - 9:12pm
Letter: Technology can never replace relationship between students and teacher
Governor Burgum's recent comments about increasing the use of technology in the classroom raise serious concerns about the direction of education policy and practice in North Dakota. The education of our children is too important to be subjected to the latest tech fad or a business...
November 17, 2017 - 9:11pm
August 1, 2017
Letter to the editor: A special thanks to teachers
As we prepare to open the first middle school built in Dickinson, we would like to publicly thank the staff of Berg Elementary and Hagen Junior High. When the public voted to approve a bond with overwhelming support, these teachers reacted first with gratitude. These individuals...
August 1, 2017 - 9:05pm
July 18, 2017
LETTER: Property tax facts ‘ambiguous’ and ‘mind boggling’
I read the editorial “Property Tax Facts from local representatives.” Perhaps a better name for the article would be “Property Tax, making everybody feel good while giving them the shaft.” Their facts seem to be ambiguous and mind boggling.
July 18, 2017 - 8:58pm
LETTER: Stand up for the flag
Parade season is here once again. I watched the parade in Dickinson on July 1 from a corner near Cenex and could see both sides of the street for a block or so. It looked like I was the only one who stood and respected the American flag as the color guard marched with it down the...
July 18, 2017 - 8:56pm
July 14, 2017
LETTER: Weather modifications increases drought
I learned of weather modification a couple years ago from some friends that live in Bowman County. I didn't think anything of it until I did some research and started watching North Dakota State Water Commission radar. Bowman, Burke, McKenzie, Mountrail, Ward, Williams, and part of...
July 14, 2017 - 6:18pm
May 30, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Life-changing events deserve special circumstances
An existential crisis occurs whenever a life-changing event brings to one's awareness the basic issues of life in a way that makes them sharper and more acute; and consequently, many things seem to be much more of a life-and-death struggle, as time itself seems to loom larger and...
May 30, 2017 - 10:10pm
April 27, 2017
Opinion: Tragic Veto of Carbon Monoxide Bill by Governor Burgum
The veto of a carbon monoxide bill this week by Governor Douglas Burgum was a tragic choice that will result in the injury and death of innocent citizens of North Dakota that could otherwise have been prevented. All this bill did was give the same protection to renters that homeowners...
April 27, 2017 - 10:20pm
April 7, 2017
Opinion: County commissioners stood up for taxpayers, shareholders
I would like to make some comments following the story of the County Commission meeting and the Red Trail Energy stock that we as citizens of Stark County own.
April 7, 2017 - 6:23pm
February 11, 2017
LETTER: Evangelical Lutheran Church respond to political cartoon
Churches respond to political cartoon Last Wednesday’s edition of the Dickinson Press included a somewhat bewildering political cartoon out of Fargo. The cartoon depicted renowned white supremacist, Craig Cobb, being influenced by the devil to take advantage of a church’s strong...
February 11, 2017 - 9:57pm
February 2, 2017
Letter: Trump's America First puts Constitution last
President Trump's executive order on immigration is a step toward making good on his campaign promise to ban Muslim immigration. It even explicitly...
February 2, 2017 - 8:43am
December 12, 2016
LETTER: ND Farm Bureau can still do the right thing
This past June, voters stood up for family farmers by rejecting changes to the 84 year old anti-corporate farming law in our great state. Seventy-five percent voted to continue the long held tradition to support families who work, live and support our state's economy and reject corporate...
December 12, 2016 - 10:18pm
November 26, 2016
LETTER: Transfer road to the state
Recently an enjoyable ride was taken on the newly completed and paved South Heart Road. The road takes you through the Green River Valley past some Badlands area, and in the Northern Reaches prairie covered hills in Ranch Country. In addition the pioneer, historic Hutmacher Homestead...
November 26, 2016 - 10:22pm
November 18, 2016
LETTER: Be thankful
As Thanksgiving nears, I want to communicate something important that we have learned as we are working through the process of the Bush Foundation Community Innovation project. Dickinson has added 10,000 new residents. The majority of those residents are young families. Between...
November 18, 2016 - 8:47pm