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Letters to the Tribune

School board needs your involvement

Nicole Schneibel, Rugby Amazing! What was so amazing you ask? There were 484 people who showed up to vote for the Rugby Public School Board Election on June 8. I’d call that amazing! In an off election year, nothing else to vote for, 484 people voted in the school board election either in ...

New District 14 board reflects grassroots movement

District 14 Republican Executive Committee Bill Kuntz – Chairman, Pierce Mirek Petrovic – Vice Chairman, Pierce Amanda Saueressig – Second Vice Chairman, Sheridan Brenda Heilman – Secretary, Pierce Chrissie Hager – Treasurer, Wells Elmer Knodel - At Large, ...

Masks, Contract Tracing, School, Community

Dallas Hager, Rugby It is an understatement to say that it has been a challenging time for humanity over the last year, none more so than for our local school district. I applaud Dr. Mike McNeff, Jared Blickery, Jason Gullickson, Dawn Hauck, Dustin, Hager, Karly Johnson, Shane Livedalen, Kris ...

Grateful for passage of SB 2037

LeeAllen and Rebecca Leier, Rugby This year marks the sixth year since Pierce County was targeted for a possible site for a High Level Nuclear Waste repository and the fifth year since a five year, Exploration Borehole and data collection plan was proposed in our county. If implemented, that ...

Where to get vaccination info without internet access

Kathi Schwan, West Fargo, AARP ND State President As coronavirus vaccines continue to roll out in North Dakota, people without Internet access are asking where they can get vaccination information and how they get signed up for the vaccine. Getting information to people without online ...

Two empty suits

Richard Budd, York The second impeachment trial is over. We who have “eyes to see and ears to hear” know the truth. The man incited an assault on the U.S. Capitol, indeed, an assault on our democracy. Trump’s actions on January 6 were just the culmination of months of efforts to ...

No shots, no school, NOT TRUE!

Kolette Kramer, Denbigh Vaccine awareness became big topic this year with covid 19. Many people hadn’t thought of vaccines except when they were informed they or their child were due for one and even then vaccine safety and efficacy (whether or not they work) didn’t really get talked ...

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 ...