OIL PATCH DISPATCH McKenzie County hires full-time state’s attorney WATFORD CITY, N.D. McKenzie County has hired its first full-time states attorney to keep up with increasing caseloads in the growing oil boom county.
Jacob Rodenbiker, a Bismarck attorney who has pro... 12/20/13 at 6:53 PM
CAPITOL CHATTER MNsure responds: Extends signup deadline By Don Davis
The beleaguered state agency providing an online method of buying health insurance responded to complaints that a Monday deadline is too soon given computer glitches and an overwhelmed ca... 12/20/13 at 4:46 PM
HEALTH NOTES ONLINE Another deadline extension MNsure, the agency that's managing the health insurance exchange in Minnesota, has extended the deadline to apply for coverage and still be insured on Jan. 1 for the second time.
The original deadlin... 12/20/13 at 12:26 PM
ASTRO BOB Winter solstice offers hope in our darkest hour
The nights are long. You never seem to warm up. It must be winter. Or it will be anyway at 11:11 a.m. (CST) tomorrow Dec. 21 when the sun bottoms out in its yearly circuit of the sky like a cigarett... 12/20/13 at 11:58 AM
KNITTING UP NORTH Take a Deep Breath You all know that I like lists. Sometimes my lists have lists. I especially like lists when my desk is full to overflowing, like it is now. I'm pretty sure a small child could hide in the paper piles ... 12/20/13 at 4:14 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES The Simple Life: Eating out by Eating in
This last week, the Norwegian Artist and I celebrated 31 years of marriage with a special dinner for four. What should have cost $170 ran a little under $25.
Do I have access to a coupon code that ... 12/20/13 at 3:52 PM
DESIGNED FOR THE TIMES Christmas Craft: Coffee Filter Trees This Christmas craft is really easy for everyone to put together, and makes a great center piece for any holiday party! Add a little glitter to the edges, and other embellishments to give it your own ... 12/20/13 at 1:06 PM
THE ARMCHAIR MVP MN Sports Round Up: Fireman Edition Perhaps the players on our favorite Minnesota sports teams should consider another profession: firefighting. Despite seasons awash in mediocrity, the Vikings, Wild, and Wolves have all been putting ou... 12/20/13 at 11:28 AM
SOCIAL SECURITY INFORMATION AND UPDATES Your letter with 2014 SSA amounts – more information Yesterday I wrote about an important letter going to everyone receiving Social Security retirement, survivors or disability benefits. If you receive Social Security, the letter tells you specific info... 12/20/13 at 10:29 AM