HOME IMPROVEMENT WITH ANDY LINDUS The Down Low on Hot Roofs
Traditionally in the Midwest, homes are insulated with fiberglass or cellulose insulation. However, a newer trend being seen in homes is the use of spray foam insulation. Just as the name implies, thi... Posted on 1/23/13 at 12:10 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Update: Cravaack loses, Bachmann close, Klobuchar wins
Chip Cravaack gained national attention two years ago when he upset long-time U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, but early Wednesday he lost to a congressman who served three decades ago.
Democrat Rick Nolan up... Posted on 11/7/12 at 3:10 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE It's the Little Things That Drive You Nuts
Yesterday was one of those days when nothing went right, and I wouldn't have noticed it if it had.
The details don't matter, as I'm sure you have your own version of special days like this: the toi... Posted on 7/5/12 at 11:21 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Dalrymple issues five vetoes
BISMARCK--Three weeks after the Legislature adjourned, Gov. Jack Dalrymple has issued his first vetoes.
Here they are, along with Dalrymple's reasons for issuing a veto.
Senate Bill 2015: Sections 1... Posted on 5/18/11 at 1:46 PM
As soon as Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed three anti-abortion bills Tuesday, the phone started ringing. Lauren Strinden, executive assistant for the governor, said calls from people wanting to express their opinions came flooding in at about the same time she heard he had signed the bills.
Before the sun sets on Sunshine Week, March 10-16, take a minute to consider these words from the Sunlight Foundation: “Public equals online.” We’re in the age of the Internet, an age in which it won’t be long before much of the content of the Library of Congress and will be available and searchable online.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it’ll cost my husband and me nearly $235,000 to raise our son, Owen, to age 18. That’s how much a middle-income family may spend to raise a child born in 2011, not adjusted for projected inflation, an annual USDA report released last month shows.
The figure includes housing, transportation, food, clothing, health care, child care and education (not college).
The influx of job seekers flooding western North Dakota's oil patch has a growing price tag for the city at the heart of the activity: Williston is owed more than $360,000 by people who used its ambulance service in 2012 but didn't pay their bills.
The North Dakota Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved a $15.7 million electric rate change request for Xcel Energy to fund infrastructure improvements. The company announced customers will see slightly lower bills in 2012 because the decision calls for lower rates than the interim rates that had been in effect during the case proceeding.
State lawmakers will discuss bills this week that would create a state commission on higher education funding, launch a study for a possible passenger train route in southern North Dakota and amend state regulations that deal with humane treatment of animals.
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