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Work Happy Now
Are you happy at work? If you answered no, you are not alone. A survey conducted by the Conference Board revealed that only 45% of workers are happy at their jobs. Given how much time we spend at work...
11/25/13 at 2:52 AM Protecting Your Employees from Workplace Violence 8/20/13 at 2:44 PM
Closing the Generation Gap 5/15/13 at 8:18 AM
Do you need to update your 2013 earnings estimate?
Q: I work part-time while receiving Social Security retirement and will earn less this year than originally estimated.Can I change my estimate now? A:This refers to the annual earnings test.Yes, upda...
8/16/13 at 8:31 AM Social Security Update for July is online 8/1/13 at 1:34 PM
More than retirement 7/9/13 at 10:28 AM
City Bits: GF Public Library ends year in the black
A small profit and a record circulation were some of the accomplishments highlighted by board members in the Grand Forks Public Library's annual report for 2012. The library saw a nearly $40,000 prof...
8/6/13 at 2:12 PM Study: Grand Forks library is busier, smaller 5/17/13 at 3:38 PM
What SheSays: More money or more time?
Heidi Shaffer, Anna Larson and Tracy Frank talk about whether or not they'd like to have more money, which would mean working more, or more time which may mean less money but more time with family t...
7/24/13 at 4:58 PM What SheSays: How to 'unplug' 7/22/13 at 4:53 PM
I May Drink Too Much.
I may drink too much. Seriously, who needs four different cups of coffee and a bottle of orange juice at the same time?...
7/14/13 at 5:52 PM Bear All at the Library 3/4/10 at 11:00 PM
The Integrated Life and Being Late for Work 2/25/10 at 9:36 AM
Weekends are for families: ) Here are some ideas to make the most out of your two day weekends with the kids. 1. Take a hike or go on a bike ride as a family. 2. Join a church and get active in it. ...
6/2/13 at 8:41 PM
5 Ways to Make and Save a Little Cash
How many of you are stay-at-home moms? How many of you raised your hand only to realize no one could actually see you? (Heh) Well, this one is for all of you SAH moms (and everyone else!) looking to...
4/25/13 at 12:30 PM I Will Survive! Taking Long Distance Marriage One Day at a Time 3/22/13 at 7:41 AM
How to Be a Fit Oilfield Mom 3/17/13 at 9:37 AM
UND Social Work Department serves Grand Forks area at-risk children
The University of North Dakota is pleased to inform the community about a Department of Social Work service training unit that provides direct services to at-risk children in Grand Forks County. This ...
3/26/13 at 9:04 AM UND Student Social Work Association makes donation to help international refugees 3/11/13 at 8:14 AM
UND partners with Sitting Bull College on social work degree program 8/10/12 at 3:31 PM
Invest in your future with Geothermal Energy!
Would you like to incorporate something into your home that is cost effective, reliable, sustainable and environmentally friendly? If so, geothermal energy is your golden ticket. Geothermal energy i...
2/21/13 at 10:31 AM
End of the Line 1: Lance’s Confession: The Question of Significance in Role Models
END OF THE LINE: This is the first of many to come as the Flensburg Files opens a new category called End of the Line. All Change Please, which focuses on the downfall of celebrities and the end of ...
1/18/13 at 4:53 AM
Writing, Blogging, and Speaking, Intelligently
I have met people withPhD'swho say things like this: "Her and me went to the movies." "This gift is for she and I." While this may peg me as a language snob, I think twice before I listen to a su...
11/8/12 at 2:26 PM The Jane Austen Cocktail Party Game 10/10/12 at 2:16 PM
"Quiet" and "Shy" Are Not the Same Word 9/17/12 at 2:01 PM
The speed of construction...
Dear readers, I need your assistance. I think I have observed a strange phenomenon this past week and I need to either get confirmation that my conclusion about this phenomenonis right on the money or...
10/9/12 at 8:38 PM Oops! I did it again... 9/25/12 at 7:53 PM
Heavy metal? 10/18/11 at 5:24 PM
Legislative notebook: GOP tax cut bill draws heated debate
A Republican bill cutting statewide business property taxes received mixed, and at times heated, reaction Tuesday in its first committee hearing. A House Taxes Committee vote is expected later this w...
3/13/12 at 8:16 PM Right to work survives on split vote 3/13/12 at 2:42 AM
Unions plan to pack right-to-work meeting 3/11/12 at 8:07 AM
mama mondays: the pajama life
Friday was Pajama Day at The Forum. When I took an unofficial survey around the newsroom Thursday to determine whether people actually wore their pajamas to work on this special day, the response see...
2/13/12 at 12:00 AM
Things Dad Has Taught Me
People appreciate their fathers for many reasons. So do I. The first time I shingled a roof, the tools my dad handed me were not air-powered or pneumatic. He gave me a hammer and nails. B...
2/6/12 at 12:53 AM