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Letters to the Tribune

Letter: Entering the danger zone

I would like to complement Ashley on her editorial a couple weeks ago and add some facts to the danger of the mail in ballot.As we have spent time talking to many people about this, we have found a lot of discouragement with people over the mail in ballot. There has been much concern over the ...

Letter: What’s been done with our money

District 14 Legislators Klein, Nelson and Weisz are telling us they provided $600 million in income tax relief, $2.5 billion in property tax relief and $50 million to town and county township roads, with NO Tax Rate Increases? Really? HERE'S THE REST OF THE STORY:Government only has money it ...

Letter: Support Heart of America Library

A strong public library is an important asset to a community. The Heart of America Library in Rugby has been just that for many years. Our library has evolved from a library that just checked out books to people in our community to a library that provides many reading options; large print ...

Letter: Jon Nelson represents rural North Dakota 

Jon Nelson, a District 14 Representative and member of the ND Appropriations Committee, Human Services Budget section, is a community-minded leader who works hard for rural North Dakota. Throughout the last two sessions, Jon went above and beyond to provide support for the Annie's House ...

Letter: Where was Stenehjem as Attorney General?

Normally, I would applaud a candidate for coming out in favor of criminal justice reform-our state is in dire need of it. We have skyrocketing incarceration rates, enormous drug problems, and have a system where a 20-year old college student caught selling $80 of marijuana can be threatened ...

Letter: Giving credit where credit is due

Far too many elected officials serve for their own self interests. Motivations to retain elective office range from the desire to wield power by imposing rules, regulations and taxes; stroking one's pride to reaping the rewards of health benefits, per diem payment and travel. This reality ...

Letter: Pierce County should rally again

Fellow citizens of Pierce County:Some weeks ago Pierce County residents were faced with the "borehole" experiment. It was very impressive to the quick preparedness and aptness to communicate the case against allowing it. I was proud to observe our county residents.With that being said, might I ...

Letter: District 14 a special interest

In reading Mr. Fred's letter in your recent paper we found a number of items which are somewhat inaccurate.Let us begin by simply asking what were the wishes and interests of the majority of District 14 voters we voted against? The three of us have been elected five times in the district. Last ...

Letter: Support long term care by voting Weisz, Nelson

Soon all citizens living in District 14 will have the important task of voting who they wish to have on the ballot for the general election. Having so many choices is excellent and will require citizens to really look and examine who they think can best represent them.From my perspective, both ...

Letter: Term limits an old idea

One of the issues being discussed by Doug Burgum in his campaign for Governor is the issue of term limits for our state and federal office holders. While he supports them, the Republican endorsed candidate for Governor, Wayne Stenehjem does not. I would concur with Wayne's position.The ...