STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Grand Forks axes homebuyer aid prorgam
Only five months after coming online, a Grand Forks city program aimed at easing the cost of home-buying has been given the ax.
The Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance Program offered assistan... Posted on 10/23/13 at 10:43 AM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY Help your student keep college affordable
As many families are preparing to send their kids off to college they are silently wondering, Is College worth it? Americans are trillions of dollars in debt with student loans. We read horror stories... Posted on 8/29/13 at 11:15 AM
IN THE BLACK Book Review: Is College Worth It?
I recently received the book Is College Worth It. The authors include William J. Bennett who is a former United States Secretary of Education and David Wilezol who is a Liberal Arte Graduate.
One ... Posted on 6/29/13 at 5:15 PM
THE NEW FORTY My light bulb is at 150 watts today...
I hear an awful lot about student loan debt from my students. I can commiserate as I have a healthy chunk myself from my many years as a student seeking one degree or another. As such, I am not shocke... Posted on 3/26/13 at 6:30 AM
Northern Plains Nitrogen had planned to come to the Jobs Development Authority Monday with a request for a $250,000 loan to help buy 320 acres northwest of the city where the facility would be constructed. But a company representative said earlier Monday that they instead planned on funding the land purchase themselves.
Four years after Alien Technology closed its Fargo plant, it remains unclear whether the $1.1 million bet state officials in North Dakota placed on the California-based maker of “smart tags” will ever pay off or even be paid back.
The $21.4 million USDA Rural Development loans were approved this month – more than $11.3 million for the 42,000-square-foot tribal college and $10.1 million for the 27,400-square-foot government center.
Would it be too much to ask for Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., to just tell the truth?
Why does everything out of Washington have to be so complicated? How can Conrad tell us that he did not know he was getting preferential treatment?
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