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12-28 Letters to the Tribune

RURAL Act helps electric co-opsWashington politics have become so polarized that it can be tough for Democrats and Republicans to come together to tackle big challenges. But that's exactly what happened recently on Capitol Hill thanks to dedicated lawmakers like Senators Hoeven and Cramer and ...

11-9 Letters to the Tribune

With the recent situation in Rugby with our law enforcement and 3rd Street Station, the city council meeting was certainly abuzz with concern, anger, questions and a need for clarity. There is nothing wrong with concerned citizens in a community voicing their opinions and thoughts, looking for ...

Engstrom: HAMC in dire situation

I want to make you aware of the DIRE SITUATION the Heart of America Medical Center (HAMC) is in. The Tribune's front page Oct. 11, 2019 "retirement" story reported the current CEO saying, "It is a critical need of the community to have good, well-paying jobs here, and then, the most important ...

LETTER: Valuing music education

Valuing music educationNorth Dakota values music education. This past session, the legislature doubled down on its commitment to the importance of music in our public schools by investing $800,000, which will be allocated to every school district across the state.As many North Dakotans know, ...

5-18 Letters to the Tribune

Re: Destruction and devastationThe Geographical Center Historical Society has begun work on the second phase of a multi-year project designed to renovate and complete structural upgrades to the front buildings and entrance of the Prairie Village Museum. This project is funded through the ...

LETTER: Destruction and devastation

To whom this may concern. It has been brought to my attention to check out the entrance to the museum.Oh my. What devastation, my heart sank.Everything is gone. Wow.Everything had a reason or purpose and lots of history for being there. The Geographical Center Historical Society's mission is to ...

4-20 Letters to the Tribune

Celebrating Fair Housing Act passage in AprilEach April, we celebrate the passage of the Fair Housing Act. The Act passed seven days after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and is one of his most important legacies. Dr. King advocated for the passage of the Fair Housing Act, ...

3-23 Letters to the Tribune

Save St. AnselmThis letter is concerning the future of the St. Anselm Catholic Church in Fulda. Please indulge us one more time with your attention.Our church, by most accounts, may be (is) the oldest and first Catholic church in the area, dating back to October 1901-when Bishop Shanley blessed ...

3-9 Letters to the Tribune

Build the LibraryRarely in our history have the citizens of North Dakota been offered such a global opportunity as to become the home of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library. As one of our nation's greatest Presidents, Roosevelt carried unique ties to our state. We would be fortunate to ...

3-2 Letters to the Tribune

The Devil is in the detailsThe people of North Dakota recognized the importance of honest government in November, adding Article XIV to the Constitution to create an independent Ethics Commission, institute meaningful prohibitions on gifts and demand transparency in campaign funding. Now the ...