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Letters to the Tribune

Questioning level of care

Donald Bischoff, Rugby The following quote is taken from the column by the county veterans service officer in the September 26 issue of the Tribune: “May we continue the highest level of care for our veterans and their families so it will be the best of any country in the world.” I had ...

Taking issue with Llyod Omdahl

Mark Ostrem, Rugby Lloyd Omdahl is a regular contributor to the Tribune. His article, “Apple Cobbler Got Them in Deep Trouble” prompted this letter to the Tribune. I take issue with his article’s premise arguing AGAINST that American war, founded on Christian principles. Each of us ...

Why I oppose Measure 2

Kevin Herrmann, Beulah November 3, 2020, the voters of North Dakota will be voting on Measure 2. A Senate Concurrent Resolution passed by the 2019 Legislature. SCR 4001 will change section 9 of Article III “Powers Reserved to the People” in the North Dakota Constitution. The framework for ...

65 million babies’ lives matter

Marlene Oksendahl, Rugby It is impossible to believe the depth to which our nation has fallen since the 60s and 70s. Who would ever believe that we would think that killing, fires, destruction, rioting and terrorism would be a way to solve our problems. Even murderers are provided with ...

Supporting cattle ranchers in North Dakota

Ryan Taylor, TownerAs a fourth generation cattle rancher and a longtime member of North Dakota Farmers Union, I'm proud to see NDFU standing up for the cattle producers of the state in these extremely stressful times for the beef business.Cattle producers have always wanted to make their living ...

7-4-20 Letters to the Tribune

America, still land of the free?It is not merely the first pandemic outbreak in 100 years that has made the last few months unsettling; actually, the events that unfolded after the COVID shutdown are even more threatening. Certain states' allowance of historic monument destruction, public ...

6-27 Letters to the Tribune

We can do betterAs I watched the Empire Builder # 7 roll into Rugby this morning, I realized how fortunate Rugby and North Dakota is to have a passenger rail system in our state and in our nation. Amtrak is not perfect but it is the best passenger rail system we have in this nation, so lets ...

6-13-20 Letters to the Tribune

Organized.Prepared.Determined.Fierce.These are just a few of the words I would use to describe the phenomenal young women who had the gumption to organize a Black Lives Matter solidarity march right here in the Geographical Center of North America.Rugby will forever and always be my hometown. ...

6-6-20 Letters to the Tribune

Missing the Lyric marqueeI would like to thank everyone who volunteers for the operation of the Lyric Theater in Rugby. The Friends of the Lyric is a nonprofit organization formed in January 2013. Since that inception, the organization has improved the building and fixtures to update this 1922 ...

LETTER: Great job, Car Club

There are many organizations in our great community that do many wonderful projects and they all need to rewarded. I was so pleased to see the Rugby Car Cub added to this list, in my mind. I know they are involved in parades and other events over the past years.Hats off to all who were involved ...