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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. ...

8-18 Letters to the Tribune

Re: Cemetery plants and flowersAs a little background, I am a member of a family who owns six plots at the Persilla Watts Cemetery of Rugby. I too was stunned when learning plants which had been purchased by families of loved ones and had been placed as memorials on grave sites were being ...

8-11 Letters to the Tribune

Re: Cemetery flowersOn behalf of the Main Street Project volunteers, I would like to clarify the chain of events that led to cemetery flowers being relocated to Main Avenue. During planning for the pop-up demonstration, we were looking for inexpensive ways to improve Main Avenue temporarily. ...

LETTER: Cemetery flowers relocated

At the approval of a Persilla Watts Cemetery board member, a group of people took planters from Persilla Watts and planted the flowers in the tires on Main Avenue of Rugby. They said the flowers were half dead, so it was okay!As owner of Rugby Greenhouse, I was very disappointed, upset, ...

LETTER: Scripture use doesn’t pass test

Gospel stories tell that after Jesus' baptism, when he is led into the desert, the Devil cites verses from the Psalms in an effort to tempt Jesus to jump down from the pinnacle of the Jerusalem temple. Thus we learn that even the Devil can twist passages from the scriptures to his own ...