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Letters to the Tribune

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 ...

11-24 Letters to the Tribune

Farm Bill passage would provide assurance to farmers, eatersWe write as family farmers to encourage the passage of the Farm Bill in the current "lame duck" session of Congress. Though the farming part of the Farm Bill is important to our work, we also believe that it is important to pass a bill ...

11-3 Letters to the Tribune

Democrats are the party of the richAll my life we have been lead to believe that the Republican Party was the party of the rich. It now appears that the political party that has been pounding this into our heads has been misleading us. In Texas, Sen. Ted Cruz's Democratic opponent has raised ...

10-20 Letters to the Tribune

Vote "yes" on Measure 1I have lived in North Dakota my entire life, except when I was in the Army, and have practiced law in North Dakota for over 50 years. I write now to urge every voter to VOTE "YES" on MEASURE 1 on the November election ballot. The essence of the measure is that it would ...

LETTER: Measure 3 needs to be written differently

The folks who wrote Measure 3 should scrap what they've got and start from scratch. As Measure 3 stands now, which is what we'll be voting on, the lack of rules and regulations make it completely unreasonable and unrealistic.If what they want is to have recreational marijuana legal in this ...

9-22 Letters to the Tribune

McEvers well qualified for courtOn Nov. 6, 2018, the voters of North Dakota will be electing a candidate for the North Dakota Supreme Court. Justice Lisa McEvers is on the non-party ballot for reelection to that 10-year term. She has served with distinction on the Court for more than four ...

9-1 Letters to the Tribune

Who I am and where I come fromI am asking for your vote in the ND Supreme Court election. Before you vote you deserve to know who I am and where I come from.I grew up on a small farm on the edge of Oberon, N.D. I did all the farm boy things (think "chores") and all the small town boy things. ...