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Rubio to vote against tax bill unless child credit expanded
R.D. Offutt Co. grants spread Christmas cheer to Minn., ND volunteer fire departments
Original lyrics of "Clouds" inspirational song found in Minn.
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
'One special dog': Dog finds permanent home with deployed 148th airman
crime and courts
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
Grand Forks Chorales present 'Messiah' sing-along event
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Win streak continues for ND ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant
'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' opens at Red River High School
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
How 3,000 very good golden retrievers could help all dogs live longer
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Moorhead blocks out distractions to beat EGF 4-2 in showdown of ranked teams
Freshman keys Red River win over West Fargo
Towns dominates as Timberwolves rout Kings
University regents approve Fleck contract extension
Former Vikings fullback Felton, still unsigned, to retire
Alice Patricia Skognes
Marilynn Joanne Welter
OUTDOORS REPORT: Good ice and fishing reports coming from Lake of the Woods and Upper Red Lake
Doug Leier: There's reason for ice fishing optimism in North Dakota but don't overlook safety
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New pike regulations for Minnesota anglers, North Dakota Game and Fish Department sets tentative 2018 hunting season dates etc.
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
No need to plan kindness this season
Why do farmers have barns? Obvious (or not)
Our view: Superintendent search must find innovators
Letter: 'Me Too' incidents don't always ruin lives
Letter: A big lump of coal for ND homeowners
50th Wedding Anniversary
60th Wedding Anniversary
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
May 26, 2011
OUR OPINION: 'A wall of popular resistance' greets GOP
Win election. Overreach. Lose election. Time and time again in politics, that pattern repeats itself (with a few exceptions, as we shall see). Now it seems to be happening once more, as Republicans wake up to the fact that whatever Americans meant when they gave the party a U.S....
May 26, 2011 - 12:05am