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Legislative notebook: Lockout extension out
By Don Davis Minnesota senators removed extended unemployment benefits for workers locked out by employers in labor disputes during a Friday bill debate The provision was a Democratic response to a 20...
4/19/13 at 6:21 PM Legislative notebook: House DFL wants $250 million in property tax relief 4/3/13 at 10:03 AM
Legislative notebook: Dayton backs new Iron Ore Alliance 2/21/13 at 9:47 AM
Today I want to share with you something that was shared on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Facebook Page. I re-posted it on Veteran Suicides - America's Shame Facebook Page, but I thought I s...
4/8/13 at 5:38 PM START SHRIEKING! 3/17/13 at 9:39 AM
There is no cheer for those who live the reality of the statistics... 12/24/12 at 9:15 PM
Newest Annual Statistical Supplement now online
The Annual Statistical Supplement, 2012 just became available online at http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2012/index.html. There is a massive amount of interesting information here,...
2/7/13 at 12:36 PM U.S. Treasury requires electronic (direct) deposit by March 1, 2013 – GO Direct now 12/7/12 at 5:35 AM
Social Security & DoD use electronic medical records to reduce application time 5/1/12 at 8:30 AM
Veterans honored by Robert Asp kindergartners
Kindergartners at Robert Asp Elementary School honored veterans with a Wall of Honor in the schools main hallway in November. The students brought photographs of veterans they know for a writing pr...
11/20/12 at 3:22 PM
Preserving Our Nation's History
Serving the country is a tradition in Alisa Whitley's family. Now the 2002 Concordia graduate is preserving the history of our nation's veterans as an archivist for the United States Marine Corps Ar...
11/12/12 at 5:04 PM
Onward Christian Soldiers
Today is Remembrance Day - Veterans Day 2012. Gavin wrote a very fitting beautiful post earlier, Respectfully, we are almost there again. Below is part two of his post with a poem written by Gavin fro...
11/11/12 at 10:57 AM Respectfully, we are almost there again 11/11/12 at 12:03 AM
Black Bear Otter Creek Center, Veterans Dance
This is a free dance if you are interested in going. It starts at 7:00 p.m. tonight....
11/10/12 at 3:45 PM Free Black Bear Otter Creek Veterans Recognition Dance 11/9/12 at 7:08 AM
Free Dance at Black Bear Event Center 11/8/12 at 11:55 AM
Chamber Announces Honor Star Program
TodayThe Chamberannounced a new initiative to promote a military friendly community. The Honor Star program is a way for business organizations and individuals to say thank you to military men and wom...
11/1/12 at 11:10 AM
Benefit planned for wife, baby son of Grand Forks County sheriff's deputy injured in 2006
A November benefit is planned to help the wife and son of a Grand Forks County sheriffs deputy who himself has overcome adversity. Chris Huttons right leg was amputated below the knee after Hutton,...
9/11/12 at 4:00 PM
Lisbon Folks Make Kindness Part of the Job
The other day I ran into a friend I hadnt seen in at least six months. She smiled her big exuberant smile and said, Oh! Its Miss Kindness! as she gave me a warm hug. Her sweet greeting made me feel s...
8/15/12 at 1:28 PM
Heitkamp backs proposal to allow non-V.A. treatment for vets
FARGO North Dakota Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp said Monday she supports veterans benefits, including a proposal that would allow former service members to receive major medical ca...
8/7/12 at 12:00 AM Gulleson pledges support for veterans 5/25/12 at 4:55 PM
Hoeven greets World War II veterans on D.C. Honor Flight 5/6/11 at 12:10 PM
Future education center in D.C. will honor N.D. veterans
Editors Note: This story is part of an occasional series about the nations commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. President Barack Obama recently proclaimed May 28, 2012, through No...
7/21/12 at 5:40 AM Readers share Vietnam War memories 7/4/12 at 6:00 AM
Oregon man brings veterans cause to N.D. Capitol 7/7/11 at 10:23 AM
Legislative Update from Senator Joe Gimse
Duluth Assessment: Last week I wrote about the damaging storm and subsequent flooding which had crippled transportation infrastructure in Duluth and the Northland area. As Chair of the Senate Transpor...
7/3/12 at 3:03 AM 6.14.12 Update from Senator Joe Gimse 6/14/12 at 4:07 PM
5.24.12 Update from Senator Joe Gimse 5/24/12 at 1:19 PM
Medora’s early July events offer a patriotic salute
NEWS June 19, 2012 For more information contact: Suzanne Wentz Marketing Director Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation SuzanneW@medora.com Office: 701-223-4800 Cell: 701-471-3335 Medoras early July e...
6/26/12 at 11:28 AM Active military receive discount for Medora Musical tickets 6/26/12 at 10:37 AM
Spread a little cheer to the troops
As people gather in schools throughout southwest Minnesota today to honor our veterans of all wars, Id like to ask you to hit the stores afterward and buy some requested supplies for our soldiers serv...
11/10/11 at 8:56 PM A marvelous, fabulous journey 10/3/11 at 8:34 PM
To our heroes: Welcome home 7/29/11 at 7:50 PM