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'Prairie Home Companion' has a new name: 'Live from Here'
Puerto Ricans adapt to new home in Bismarck-Mandan
MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance
Former Fargo priest facing sexual abuse charges extradited to US
Woman dies after ATV goes through ice near Bemidji
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
Don't try to replace parent's deceased spouse
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Everything you need to know about smart speakers
Open house set for restored Farwell church
Hawks push it to the limit before falling in overtime against No. 12 Gonzaga
Hawks hope to build on rugged schedule
Suns have plenty in reserve to defeat Timberwolves
James Madison causes 10 turnovers and runs past South Dakota State in FCS semifinals
Vikings fans' Super Bowl dreams hinge on offensive line
Marilynn Joanne Welter
Irene Opal (Brown) Olson
Lennart G. Almen
Alonzo Mason II
Gary L. Dahlgren
Tullibees continue to decline in Green Lake
Rule change coming for northern pike, but no dramatic changes in fishing expected
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.
Mark Kennedy: From Jedi to Leaders in Action
Our view: Dayton didn't hold punches in border dispute
Five myths about bitcoin
Commentary: Heitkamp sends email to constituents retracting misleading tax reform talking point
Letter: A big lump of coal for ND homeowners
60th Wedding Anniversary
October 15, 2012
Gene Torstenson, Dickinson, N.D., letter: Heitkamp ignores retirement alternatives
DICKINSON, N.D. -- When Abraham Lincoln argued against slavery, one of his strongest arguments was this: All an individual has in this world is his or her labor. Whether that labor is spent running a multinational corporation or washing dishes, the individual who labors is entitled...
October 15, 2012 - 3:30am
September 29, 2012
SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: On past spouses and railroad work
Q. I have been married and divorced several times. How many wives can receive on my Social Security record? A. One wife at a time can potentially receive on your record, but there is no limit to the number of your former (divorced) spouses potentially eligible at one time. All of...
September 29, 2012 - 6:45am
September 15, 2012
SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: Debts can cut into benefits
Q: I got a letter saying my Social Security benefit was going to be reduced because of an old student loan. What is this about? A: There are a number of circumstances when the Federal government can garnish Social Security benefits. Action taken under the Debt Collection Act of 1996...
September 15, 2012 - 7:00am
September 2, 2012
OUR OPINION: Clear-eyed voters say 'yes' to a net
Medicaid sets up a "moral hazard" by discouraging people from saving for their own nur sing home care, the Herald's Aug. 26 editorial noted. True,...
September 2, 2012 - 7:15am
August 20, 2012
OUR OPINION: Difficult but solvable -- that's Social Security
"First, let's just talk about the facts," said Chris Berg, Fargo TV talk show host, in a webcast commentary last week. And "this is not from...
August 20, 2012 - 9:30pm
August 18, 2012
Bridget Miller, Bismarck, letter: Gulleson sticks head in sand on entitlements
BISMARCK -- Social Security isn't broken? Really? How can someone who is running for North Dakota's only U.S. House seat and has spent the past 20 years immersed in politics be so naive? But that's what Democrat Pam Gulleson is claiming in her latest press release. Excuse me, Ms....
August 18, 2012 - 1:55am
August 15, 2012
Ell-Piret Multer, Grand Forks, letter: Story paints too-gloomy picture of Social Security
GRAND FORKS -- I believe the article about Social Security had some misleading information in it that needs clarification ("Social Security not deal that it once was for workers," Page 1D, Aug. 12). Some of this information was generated by the American Enterprise Institute, which...
August 15, 2012 - 12:05am
HOWARD KOSSOVER: Many file for Social Security benefits online
Q. Do many people file for Social Security benefits online? A. The online option is popular. Through May 2012, this fiscal year about 38 percent of all national applications for Social Security retirement, spousal and disability benefits were received online. Approximately 43 percent...
June 15, 2012 - 9:28pm
May 25, 2012
SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: Individual employers must withhold maximum
Q. Combining two jobs, I might earn over the Social Security maximum taxable earnings limit this year. How will my employers know when to stop...
May 25, 2012 - 8:23pm
May 11, 2012
SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: Unexpected payments raise questions
Q. After retiring in 2011, I started my Social Security this year and work part time. Recent-ly, I received unexpected earnings from work done...
May 11, 2012 - 5:30pm
May 4, 2012
Ellen Brehmer, Grand Forks, letter: How to fill Social Security's looming deficits
GRAND FORKS -- Here's a suggestion to solve the so-called crisis of Social Security: First, stop paying the $17 billion in U.S. Department of Agriculture subsidies that were described in the following Forum Communications report: "From 1995 to 2010, taxpayers spent $16.9 billion...
May 4, 2012 - 12:15am
March 24, 2012
SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: Can you receive Social Security payments outside of the United States?
Q. Can you receive Social Security payments outside of the United States? A. Yes. Assuming otherwise eligible, United States citizens can receive...
March 24, 2012 - 5:33am
March 18, 2012
Rodger Wetzel, Bismarck, column: Time to speak out on Social Security, Medicare
By Rodger Wetzel BISMARCK -- A voice has been missing from the political debate over the future of Social Security and Medicare: the voice of Herald readers. AARP wants to fix that. For more than a year, the president and Congress have been talking about changes to Medicare and...
March 18, 2012 - 12:05am
March 9, 2012
SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: Social Security amount depends on many reasons
Q. What is the highest Social Security retirement monthly amount? A. Before answering this for 2012, understand that the highest amount changes...
March 9, 2012 - 11:27pm
March 4, 2012
Allan Hegland, Penn, N.D., letter: Can a libertarian accept benefits?
PENN, N.D. -- Recently, I got an anonymous letter from a reader who wants to know if I walk the walk as well as talk the talk. His basic point was although I'm a libertarian, I probably also share in certain government benefits such as Social Security, Medicare, federal farm programs...
March 4, 2012 - 12:05am