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Read it now: the SSA 2012 Disability Statistical Report
In 2012: Social Security disability benefits were paid to just over 10.1 million people. In December 2012, payments to disabled beneficiaries totaled about$10.9 billion. Disabled workers, as compar...
11/25/13 at 3:51 PM Is everyone covered by Social Security? 11/8/13 at 9:04 AM
Social Security announces benefit increase for 2014 10/30/13 at 10:29 AM
Homeschooling vs. Quality Products from the Public Sector
The other day I purchased an item from a large public entity, and I had difficulty getting what I wanted. The basic product, which has been having a history of problems lately because of a restruct...
10/31/13 at 1:57 PM
A look at federal debt
By Don Davis The problem The federal debt has built up over the years because Congress and presidents of both parties tend to spend more money than the government raises in taxes and other revenues. C...
10/16/13 at 7:59 AM Veterans await shutdown resolution 10/14/13 at 9:12 AM
Minnesota shutdown impact spotty 10/1/13 at 4:45 PM
UND first to certify future airline pilots under new FAA rule
Effective immediately, graduates from the University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (UND Aerospace) will be able to be hired by the nations airlines with less flight time...
8/22/13 at 12:56 PM Safety is job #1 at UND Aerospace 7/24/13 at 1:07 PM
Driven to help people: UND OT student Ilse Coleman, a McNair Scholar, keeps busy volunteering amid rigorous academic demands 7/3/13 at 1:15 PM
Some days I believe the universe aligns discrete events purposefully to nudge me toward a rant. Today was one of those days. It started with my neighbor Kyle coming over this morning to show me that...
7/3/13 at 9:57 PM Now you just stop right there Deputy Dawg... 1/16/13 at 9:27 PM
"What the hell Bobby!!" 4/8/11 at 8:34 PM
Summer language experience to bloom in August
In early August, the Fargo Public Schools will hold an immersion experience into the Chinese language and culture for the first time. The Chinese Language and Culture Program will take place weekdays...
5/24/13 at 8:03 AM Giving children an even start 12/14/12 at 8:46 AM
The new Standards are coming 4/19/12 at 10:55 AM
Newsflyer 24 May 2013
Major Truss Bridge Collapses in Washington, another Ohio River Truss Bridge Doomed, another Iowa Truss Bridge's future in Limbo, Hope for Minnesota Bridge? O...
5/24/13 at 3:29 AM Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: A Review of the 2008 Proposal 11/7/12 at 5:25 PM
Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: An Interview with James Garvin 10/22/12 at 9:55 PM
The Best Leaders Learn From Example
Here is a thought-provoking question that you should consider: What constitutes a great leader? What do you expect from a great leader? What factors influence you to decide for one over the ...
7/9/12 at 8:28 AM
Kim Luedtke/Coach; The Federal Tax Cuts in The Future
If you don't know Kim Luedtke, she is amazing. She is a coach, clairvoyant and creative genius. She does coaching and she can help you. Just call 1.218.279.5026 or E-mail her to set up a session: lued...
8/2/11 at 6:28 AM Interesting: Physican Error 5/30/11 at 7:36 AM
USA.gov-March is National Nutrition Month 3/3/11 at 3:40 PM
Free Money Activity Book for Kids
I feel it is very important to teach kids about money starting at a young age. Great Minds Think:A Kids Guide to Money is a free activity book from The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. You can ei...
7/26/11 at 6:30 PM
How high will the water go?
There are quite a few South Dakota government officials in Pierre and Fort Pierre, along with federal workers and other public employees. The heavy snowfall and rain of the last several months were w...
5/30/11 at 11:35 AM White House Tribal Nations Conference 11/5/09 at 3:30 AM
Back to the teat for state government? 10/20/09 at 3:20 AM
Frustration with Feds Leading to Off-shoring?
By Darrin Tonsfeldt, The Village Business Institute www.thevbi.com The Dow hit over 12,000 yesterday (Feb. 1, 2011), which seems to indicatethe financial strength of a number of U.S. Companies is imp...
2/2/11 at 2:44 PM
N.D. lawmakers pitch federal debt proposal
BISMARCK North Dakota lawmakers who want to do their part to help control the nations debt had their first hearing Wednesday. A group of lawmakers wants the Legislature to support an amendment to th...
1/19/11 at 5:11 PM School bullying and federal debt 1/19/11 at 3:53 PM
Federal debt and the states 10/5/10 at 11:17 AM
Cell phone numbers going public?
I received an email this morning that sounds dire and scary, and is actually incorrect according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Some forwarded email chains are total scams, this one is just in...
3/1/10 at 5:34 AM Interpreting the law 1/22/10 at 12:22 AM
FBI: Federal Bureau of Investigation ?
Received a message this morning from Special Agent Bill Nicholson of FBI, to send him $200 to claim $800,000 lottery prize. Transaction code : EA 2948-910. Money in Bank of America account. Sent $200 ...
6/28/09 at 8:05 AM