STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Dayton would limit surplus spending to $162 million
By Don Davis
A $1.2 billion budget surplus does not mean massive new state spending.
Gov. Mark Dayton made that clear Thursday when he unveiled his plan for election-year budget changes: About half of... Posted on 3/6/14 at 6:43 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NORTH DAKOTA Enroll by March 15 for April 1 coverage
Saturday, March 15, 2014, is the last day for North Dakotans to enroll in an individual or family health insurance plan to have coverage beginning on April 1, 2014. This includes plans available on th... Posted on 3/4/14 at 12:28 PM
LIVING IN RETIREMENT Utility Bill Email Scam
Yet again, another utility bill email scam is making the rounds. According to the Consumer Protection Bureauthat utility bill you received by email for $500, $524 or $524.30? Its a fake. Delete it an... Posted on 2/25/14 at 10:18 AM
FREEDOM RESOURCE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, INC. What’s Wrong Wednesday: Colleges Flunk Mental Health
According to the American College Health Association's most recent annual national survey, 30 percent of college students reported feeling "so depressed that it was difficult to function" at some time... Posted on 2/19/14 at 12:32 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is applauding the withdrawal of a provision in federal health-care legislation that exempted Nebraska from paying some extra Medicaid costs.
I find that I am forced to also comment on RaeLa Schilousky’s letter to the editor dated Sept. 20. Writing a letter to the editor in The Forum warning young people to distance themselves from the military because of your experience is just plain silly and uneducated, to say the least
I am very pleased to see President Barack Obama’s leadership in addressing real health care reform. He rightly understands that our long-term economic success depends on making health care more available and affordable to families.
Research reveals felons among day care owners, staff
Here are several examples of local day care owners who have felons in their day cares – either living there or working there – or who themselves have been convicted of felonies.
WEST FARGO - James Krause, who was planning to open a new child care center in West Fargo’s Eagle Run neighborhood, has withdrawn his licensing application, a Cass County Social Services representative said.
Dear Carol: My mom is in her 70s and is alert and fairly healthy. She has arthritis, which causes her quite a bit of pain. I’d like to see her be more active, as I think it would be better for her overall, but she says she doesn’t feel like it.
Dear Readers: My sister was told by a colleague that this woman’s mother, who was viewing “The Lawrence Welk Show” on public television, has mentioned something to the effect that “Lawrence Welk looks wonderful. He just doesn’t age!” While most of us know that Welk died in 1992, we also know that his music lives on.
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