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Senate breaks budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen
Monarch butterfly migration was off this year. Researchers are worried.
Fur and fury at 40,000 feet as more people bring animals on planes
Minnesota least impacted by government shutdown, data website says
Cottonwood in pasture near Portland named the state's largest tree
crime and courts
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Practical fashion: How to brave the cold and look good doing it
Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
Beer and bacon take center stage at annual Happy Harry's festival
A men's rights activist edits 'The Last Jedi' to remove the women
6 takeaways from a study about teens' happiness and time spent online
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
5 new spins on New Year's resolutions
Subway tile rises to the height of farmhouse chic
From remodel to reclamation: Couple learns as they go with first flip
Things are getting weird in Philly with bloody fans and greased light poles
Schlossman: Five things to know from around the country
Turnovers quickly killed any momentum Vikings brought with them
Vaunted Vikings defense 'got whupped' when it mattered most ... by Nick Foles
Wentz going to Super Bowl while Thielen can only watch
Payne Gillmen Bolken
Bradley Alan Norgart
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
Backcountry Hunters and Anglers chapter on tap for North Dakota
Interest in Fat-bike riding growing in Minnesota
Commentary: Trump kept one campaign promise. The shutdown is proof.
Disregard by local School Board troubling
Burgum speech shows schools should remain
It's time to stand up for research and extension
Commentary: North Dakota needs NAFTA. Period.
social security Q & A
May 30, 2015
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: Medicare coverage for a spouse without starting Social Security benefits
Q. I receive Social Security retirement. My wife is approaching the Medicare age of 65, has not worked enough to receive her own SSA retirement...
May 30, 2015 - 5:00am
November 15, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: SSA benefits may extend to spouses
Q: My husband’s Social Security retirement will be much more than mine. If I start my own retirement before my husband starts his,...
November 15, 2014 - 6:45am
November 1, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: Retirement benefit test tied to age
Q: I am 63, work full time now, and plan to retire either this Dec. 31 or Jan. 2, 2015. Either way, is there any difference as far...
November 1, 2014 - 7:45am
September 21, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: Retirement applications get thorough reviews
Q: I completed my retirement application online and it was easy. Are these applications reviewed by anyone at Social Security?
September 21, 2014 - 8:00am
August 23, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: Disability benefits carries requirements
Q: My brother is 64 years old and in poor health even though he works full time. His doctors tell him to retire and apply for disability. Would Social Security or disability be best for him?
August 23, 2014 - 8:45am
August 2, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: How to maximize your retirement amount
Q. I turn 65 on March 7, 2015. To maximize my retirement amount and not start early, should I start benefits for March or April? A....
August 2, 2014 - 8:30am
July 26, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: SSA benefits for widows
Q. I have been widowed twice, never working outside the home. I started Social Security widows benefits at age 60 after my first husband...
July 26, 2014 - 7:30am
July 19, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: Earnings reviewed for changes to benefits
Q: I retired effective January 2014, so my Social Security payment only reflects earnings through 2012. When will my retirement include...
July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
June 21, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: Millions contribute to SSA
Q: How many people are working and paying into Social Security? A: As of 2011, about 158.6 million workers had earnings taxable under...
June 21, 2014 - 6:00am
June 14, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: Retirement payment dates vary
Q: I recently signed up for Social Security retirement and was surprised to learn that payments will arrive late in the month. I thought...
June 14, 2014 - 10:00am
June 7, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: Beneficiaries can change their minds
Q: Can a person stop Social Security retirement benefits if they retire at age 62 but then change their mind and go back to work full time? A:...
June 7, 2014 - 12:00pm
May 31, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: A brief history of disability benefits
Q: When did Social Security disability begin? A: The original 1935 Social Security Act contained many provisions, including unemployment...
May 31, 2014 - 10:00am
May 24, 2014
HOWARD KOSSOVER: When to file for SSA benefits?
Question: How far in advance should I file for my Social Security retirement?
May 24, 2014 - 10:30am
May 17, 2014
HOWARD KOSSOVER: Social Security numbers easy to get for babies
Q: How do I get a Social Security number for my newborn? A: A very easy, free and popular method used by many new parents is the voluntary...
May 17, 2014 - 10:00am
May 10, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: Online accounts are secure
Q. I was unable to create a “My Social Security” account because I have a security freeze on my credit report. Why should this matter? A....
May 10, 2014 - 9:00am