As the institutional leaders of North Dakota’s research universities, we are writing to encourage Herald readers’ support of our state’s senators for reform of current federal immigration law.RELATED CONTENT
Val Fugett of Dickinson writes in about crime in North Dakota.
Michael Manias of East Grand Forks writes in about President Obama's travel expenses.
Santhosh Seelan of Grand Forks writes in about recycling.
When Minnesota presents itself to the world, it doesn’t say, “Home of the Mall of America.” It says, “Land of 10,000 Lakes.” Likewise, North Dakota’s “Legendary” moniker has nothing to do with the number of oil rigs now pumping.RELATED CONTENT
Barry Beloff writes in about Tom Brosseau
Why are some in East Grand Forks so protective of the city’s sewage that they’re unwilling to pipe it for treatment to Grand Forks?RELATED CONTENT
Robert Otto of Crystal N.D. writes in about American Crystal Sugar Co.
By all accounts, the economy is booming in North Dakota. We are lucky to have such a low unemployment rate, several points below the national average. The success North Dakota is having is in many respects helped by good public policy and by leaders who are committed to fostering a welcoming business environment.RELATED CONTENT
No cell phones. No iPhones. People in love wrote letters back and forth 100 years ago.RELATED CONTENT
Thanks to one of our own, western Minnesota’s hungry seniors and children are about to go hungrier. U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson’s willingness to wheel and deal away our local low-income families’ access to healthy food means that the already-inadequate Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called food stamps) is about to be slashed.
Overseer of the institutions of higher learning in North Dakota, actual title to be negotiated. Constitution calls the position “commiss- ioner,” but everyone hopes for a “chancellor.” The constitution has not been amended to change the title because we were unsure that “chancellor” would stick. Thus far, it hasn’t.RELATED CONTENT
In 1786, the cloth workers of Leeds, a wool-industry center in northern England, issued a protest against the growing use of “scribbling” machines, which were taking over a task formerly performed by skilled labor.RELATED CONTENT
About a century ago, Walter Judd was a 17-year-old boy hoping to go to college at the University of Nebraska. His father pulled him aside and told him that, though the family happily had paid for Judd’s two sisters to go to college, Judd himself would get no money for tuition or room and board.RELATED CONTENT
The American medical community has been concerned for some time about the reality of hunger and malnutrition. Nutrition is paramount to health and survival, especially for young children who are more susceptible to illness and long-term health problems without proper nutrition.