Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Labor Day forgotten in North Dakota

We just celebrated Labor Day.

No, we didn't.

Labor was forgotten while most of us only noticed that we had a holiday and spent it lounging, fishing, swimming, sunning, camping, playing – everything but recognizing the reason for the holiday. One thing is for sure, we took no time to honor labor.

Modern unions first appeared in the 1870s when working people had to fight, starve and die to org...

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