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Law officers call off search for Minn. elderly couple, grandson; all were located
Dead body found outside home in Naytahwaush in northwest Minn.
Minn. teacher licensing extension rejected
Grand Forks' south-end legislators all seeking re-election
St. Paul student charged with gun possession
crime and courts
CNN chief calls Fox News 'propaganda machine,' and Hannity responds
Rebooted Roseanne is a proud 'deplorable' - can she be the Trump era's Archie Bunker?
Steven Seagal accused of raping an 18-year-old - adding to decades of claims against the actor
Eatbeat: Caribou a good spot for longtime breakfast partners
Looking for artists to take on city hall: Granite Falls, Minn., looking to embed artist in city
Marilyn Hagerty: Kluski and golabki this weekend in Minto
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
No, the pope did not convince Stephen Hawking to believe in God on his deathbed
How one group is using scraps of wood to comfort others
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
Cinderella Loyola-Chicago advances to Elite 8
THURSDAY'S LOCAL CLIPBOARD: Freije to transfer from UND
THURSDAY'S LOCAL CLIPBOARD: Freije to transfer from UND
Twins to go with five outfielders to start season
Minnesotans crash puck party in Sioux Falls
Judell (Lien) Aarestad
Patrick J. McGlynn Jr.
R J Gerszewski
Robert Charles Hadlich, Jr.
Outdoors report: There's still time for an ice fishing trip, but trail conditions are deteriorating
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Doug Leier: Drawing a once-in-a-lifetime license doesn't guarantee success
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
Warroad sixth-grade class takes Lake of the Woods ice fishing trip
Commentary: North Dakotans could enjoy an additional $33.8 million in savings thanks to the Trump tax cuts
Letter: Consider the Fritz as a movie house
Letter: Why duplicate coverage with WDAY and WDAZ?
Roads, potholes: Where were citizens?
Our view: ND court shouldn't let vetoes stand
February 5, 2012
ASK YOUR GOVERNMENT: Medicare, Social Security number use poses issues
Q. Is there a way to have a different number on one's Medicare card? My concern is that after years of locking up my Social Security number,...
February 5, 2012 - 10:15pm
January 17, 2012
OUR OPINION: The truth about the way we were
If Republicans lose the upcoming presidential election, a big part of the reason is sure to be fear: Voters' fear of the loss of the security...
January 17, 2012 - 8:00pm
December 23, 2011
HOWARD KOSSOVER: Social Security benefit recipients automatically enrolled in Medicare
Q. I reach age 65 in 2012. Will Social Security contact me to enroll in Medicare? Where can I find Medicare information? A. This depends on...
December 23, 2011 - 10:23pm
December 5, 2011
Feds: Medicare data will be available to rate doctors, hospitals, other providers
WASHINGTON -- Trying to find a top specialist to assess potentially troubling findings on a routine mammogram? That nerve-wracking process may...
December 5, 2011 - 11:58am
October 30, 2011
John Johnson, Warren, Minn., letter: 'Big box' pharmacies can ease seniors' pain
WARREN, Minn. -- Recently, I had the experience of exploring Medicare plans, including the prescription-drug program known as Medicare Part D. For my Part D component, the least expensive plan would cost $15.10 per month and would be offered in conjunction with a pharmacy in one...
October 30, 2011 - 12:05am
October 18, 2011
Rodger Wetzel, Bismarck, letter: AARP says, 'No cuts to Social Security, Medicare'
BISMARCK -- Hundreds of AARP members were in Washington last week to send a message to all members of Congress: No cuts to Social Security and Medicare. A congressional joint committee on deficit reduction -- the "supercommittee" -- is charged with finding ways to reduce the nation's...
October 18, 2011 - 12:55am
October 15, 2011
Betsy Perkins, Grand Forks, letter: No, Obama didn't cut billions from Medicare
GRAND FORKS -- Dale Anderson wrote in to complain about a letter that he says distorted the Republican position on Medicare ("GOP wants to fix -- not eliminate -- Medicare," Page A4, Oct. 12). It is ironic, then, that he starts his letter with one big falsehood. He says that President...
October 15, 2011 - 2:35am
October 10, 2011
Thomas Osowski, Minto, N.D., letter: 'A support group for a handful of billionaires'
MINTO, N.D. -- The Democrats are ecstatic that President Barack Obama finally is standing up to the GOP. He no longer will throw Medicare under the bus in any budget deal unless the Republicans offer something in return. Great! But I'm not mollified. Where does the notion come from...
October 10, 2011 - 1:05am
OUR OPINION: Fight for Medicare fairness
Regardless of what happens to Social Security, this much is clear: If the program automatically paid North Dakota retirees half of what it paid...
October 10, 2011 - 12:22am
October 1, 2011
Ellen Dunn, Fargo, letter: GOP reveals its true, anti-Medicare colors
FARGO -- Looks like the cat's out of the bag now. There is no secret anymore that the goal of the Republicans in Congress and the Republicans running for president is to end Social Security and Medicare. The Republican budget that North Dakota Rep. Rick Berg and Sen. John Hoeven...
October 1, 2011 - 12:15am
June 19, 2011
Richard Gunderson, Grand Forks, letter: Berg lives up to critics' worst fears
GRAND FORKS -- In recent weeks, there have been may letters to the Herald regarding the competency of Rep. Rick Berg, R-N.D., to represent North Dakota in Washington. Late last year, I wrote a letter that questioned the intelligence of North Dakota voters for voting for Berg over...
June 19, 2011 - 12:30am
June 6, 2011
Robert L. Balfour, Bismarck, letter: Save Social Security, Medicare programs
BISMARCK -- I pray the people of North Dakota wake up before it's too late and stop Rep. Rick Berg now before he gains any more power in Washington. This man is out to destroy Medicare as we know it. Anyone that is of age to use Medicare knows what a fantastic program it is and that...
June 6, 2011 - 12:01am
June 5, 2011
Ben Evert, Grand Forks, letter: N.D. delegates abandon aging population
GRAND FORKS -- During a radio ad that began airing Aug. 30, 2010, John Hoeven proclaimed, "In the Senate, I'll work hard to protect Social Security and Medicare to make sure these programs are there when you need them." This self-proclaimed defender of seniors has now lost all credibility...
June 5, 2011 - 12:53pm
Don Kuznia, Grand Forks, letter: Dems try to scare senior citizens
GRAND FORKS -- There is much misinformation concerning Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan's plan to save Medicare. Ellen Dunn's letter ("Berg voted to slash Social Security, Medicare," May 27, Page A4) is filled with Democratic talking points designed to scare senior citizens, a large voting...
June 5, 2011 - 12:52pm
May 27, 2011
Ellen Dunn, Fargo, letter: Berg voted to slash Social Security, Medicare
FARGO -- When it was pointed out last year that, as a state legislator, Rick Berg voted to end Social Security as we know it, not many people believed it. Besides, Berg's vote really didn't mean much, given that he was only a state legislator when he cast it. But now, Berg represents...
May 27, 2011 - 12:05am