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Commentary: Weighing In for the Battle for Local Control

In 2024, North Dakota voters will probably vote whether or not to eliminate real estate property taxes. It looks like it will be a proxy war between the obvious factions within the North Dakota Republican party. Republicans in recent history have comprised roughly 75% of North Dakota voters. Is the Republican party still the party [...]

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Commentary: It’s Time to Open Up the North Dakota State Fair

His name is Eric Johnson. His trade name is Eric the Sour. If you see him on the street, you might even say he looks like a Viking. But he’s not a Viking; he’s a brewer. His beer Gin & Spruce won a gold medal at the World Beer Cup in 2022. Inspired by Juniper [...]

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Commentary: Road Trip Reflections & Minot’s Path to Progress

A couple of years ago I brought a car back from Florida. I used the trip as an opportunity to see how Minot measured up. I wanted to see how we compared to other places. I didn’t have a lot of time, so my stops were brief. Most were maybe an hour – just enough [...]

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Commentary: Is The Twilight Zone Our New American Reality?

Imagine a science fiction episode in the classic old black and white series, The Twilight Zone. The main character is a middle class woman in a middle class town in the Midwest called Lake Flaccid. The woman has a toothache. She goes to her dentist. Her dentist doesn’t treat her but instead offers her his [...]

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News: Governor Burgum Staying in Presidential Race

For Governor Burgum, it’s the voters of the early primary states Iowa and New Hampshire who are going to dictate how the Republican presidential primary field is narrowed, not the Republican king makers, lever pullers, or polling data. In plainer terms, he’s no getting out of the race anytime soon. If you want the full [...]

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Commentary: Lessons on Ukraine from 1778

Almost 250 years ago, the American Colonies were fighting for our independence from an imperialistic world power. We were an emerging democracy; we were also on the brink. In our moment of need, another world power, France, lent aid, arms, and even troops. It was critical support in a moment of extraordinary need. Undoubtedly, it [...]

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Commentary: Something’s Not Right

There is now a petition being passed around with the stated goal of protecting election integrity in future North Dakota elections. There are several questions the citizens of our state may wish to consider. County auditors are the boots on the ground regarding North Dakota elections. Do they think there is a problem? The North [...]

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Commentary: Burgum’s ND Values on the National Political Stage is Good For All Of Us

I lived in the South. I learned an important lesson there. Before doing something stupid that may end up either horrific or just entertaining, you have to say, “y’all hold my beer and watch this.” Consider it said. Let’s get to it. I’m grabbing the third rail. National politics. On the Internet. And for the [...]

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Commentary: Which States Will Win the Doctors?

For half of you, this may be hard. Imagine you’re a 30-year-old woman. But you’re not just any woman. Eight years ago, you got your undergraduate degree in biology; it was the recommended major for those pursuing a career in medicine. After college, you applied, got accepted, and then completed medical school. Four years ago, [...]

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News: MSU Men’s Hockey Holds #1 Rank Headed to Nationals; Exhibition Games Against D1 Denver & Colorado College Scheduled for Next Season

MINOT, N.D. – The Beaver men’s hockey team is set to meet two powerhouse programs on the ice. Two-time ACHA National Champion Minot State has signed a deal to play at reigning NCAA Division I and 9-time National Champion the University of Denver and at 2-time NCAA D-I National Champion Colorado College this coming December. The [...]

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Curio: ND Game & Fish Releases New Outdoor Mobile App

Need a last-minute fishing license? Want to double-check the law while you’re out in the field? North Dakota Game and Fish has developed a mobile to make both and a whole lot more easier. Check out the video below to get the details. The App is available in the Google Play and Apple app stores. [...]

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News: Council Approves Sidewalk Clearing Money

Sidewalk snow clearing has been a regular topic here on TheMinotVoice.com. Back in January, we pointed out the City’s neglect of key pedestrian corridors long after the snow had stopped falling. It’s a story we’ll be revisiting, but in the interim, there’s been action behind the scenes. And as of Tuesday, the City Council approved [...]

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News: Cancer Clusters Among Misileers? Air Force to Conduct Study that Includes Minot AFB

Last month, the story broke that the Air Force is looking at cases of cancer that may be linked to working in Malmstrom AFB missile silos. Yesterday, the Air Force announced it will conduct an official study by the Air Force School of Aerospace and it will include Minot. Get the full story from the [...]

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Curio: Grand Forks citizens question conflicts following Fufeng

The plan to develop a Chinese-owned corn mill in Grand Forks is dead following alarms raised by the U.S. Air Force, but the conversation over the project continues. In the wake of the project’s end, Grand Forks citizens are questioning the close ties between the City of Grand Forks and the Grand Forks Region Economic [...]

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News: Pedal-powered party bike to begin touring this summer in Fargo

A pedal-powered business with a side of fun is arriving in Fargo this summer. You’ve probably heard of a party bus? Well, now we’re going to have a chance to try a party bike. Get the full story on a new business concept from Inforum.com. Or learn more about the business at the link below. [...]

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News: City Council Approves Lane Reduction for 4th Ave NW

Are more lanes the best way to handle traffic? It’s an assumption that’s shaped communities, including Minot, for decades, but as traffic engineers gather more data, they’re learning ‘more’ isn’t always better or safer. Well, Minot’s going to put that idea into practice. 4th Ave NW from Broadway to the bypass is going to get [...]

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