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Budgeting for Your 4-Legged Family Member
Do you have a 4 legged family member?Many of us have a pet or two and we need to budget for them monthly. However, very few people have any idea how much owning a dog or cat (or other animal) really c...
10/18/17 at 6:38 AM Student Loans: What to Do if You Miss a Payment 10/13/17 at 6:28 AM
A Year-End Financial Checklist: 6 Things to Do Before 2018 9/27/17 at 6:32 AM
The Anxious Mind
Where am I going in life? Why did I just say that? Oh my gosh I'm going to fail this class because I did bad on one test. These are all thoughts caused by stress and anxiety. In today's society there ...
10/16/17 at 12:19 AM Prescription Exercise: Using Exercise to Combat Anxiety 10/15/17 at 4:29 PM
Calling All Parents: Your Role in Reducing Anxiety 10/15/17 at 4:24 PM
Birth Control Insurance Change May Mean Little
Both sides of the issue made a lot of noise, but in the end allowing companies to stop birth control insurance coverage may affect few Minnesotans. "Almost all Minnesota employers covered contracepti...
10/10/17 at 1:28 PM Minnesota Launches Rural Helpline 10/9/17 at 10:17 AM
Final Individual Insurance Policy Answers Coming Monday for Minnesotans 9/28/17 at 10:18 AM
A Shot of Inspiration
Once again the Chicago Marathon proved it's place among the greatest marathons in the world. If you had a chance to watch Sunday's race, it unfolded in dramatic fashion as Galen Rupp pulled away to b...
10/9/17 at 7:27 PM Cutting to the Core 9/17/17 at 8:27 AM
Running Through the Eclipse 8/19/17 at 12:57 PM
5 Things Young Adults Should Know When Leaving a Parent’s Health Plan
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), kids can stay on a parent's plan until they are 26 years old. After that, they are required to get coverage in their own names. So, what should parents tell thei...
9/26/17 at 9:11 AM 3 Things to Know About 2018 Open Enrollment 9/21/17 at 10:40 AM
Better Your Brain 7/12/17 at 12:53 PM
Put Politics Aside and Use the Facts to Improve US Healthcare
Regarding the upcoming Senate vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act that has helped millions more Americans obtain health coverage regardless of preexisting conditions.Our country is at a competitive...
9/22/17 at 12:24 PM $4.00 gas got you down? Check out today's free Bike Summit 9/15/12 at 8:42 AM
Bike Share lunch and learn Wednesday 9/4/12 at 6:11 AM
*New Video* Conversation at a Marijuana Store: VPNW #4
"I just smoked 10 minutes ago." In Clackamas, just outside Portland, Oregon, I entered Stoney Only marijuana dispensary. I expected them to resist being on camera, as had another pot store I visited....
9/8/17 at 9:00 AM Breaking the Taboo of Mental Illness 10/12/16 at 12:58 PM
Traveling Iran, Part Two: Irrigation, Development, and Health Care 6/12/16 at 10:14 AM
Reflecting on 75 Years of Conservation in Washington County
On July 16, 1939, the front page of the St. Paul Sunday Pioneer Press was filled with images of eroding farm fields and crumbling ravines in the St. Croix Valley. War has been declared on erosion that...
8/10/17 at 10:39 AM Inside a Tiny Fairy Kingdom 8/29/16 at 3:11 PM
Mild Winter – Frozen Septic? 3/1/12 at 11:54 AM
The Risk of Salmonella Infection From Baby Poultry
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) warns of the potential danger to people who come into contact with live poultry, especially chicks, ducklings and other baby birds. Contact with live poul...
4/10/17 at 2:28 PM Department of Health Urges Caution During Tick Season 4/7/17 at 11:31 AM
Department of Health Encourages Individuals to Become Educated During STD Awareness Month 4/5/17 at 11:00 AM
How Should We Feel About Working-Class White Voters Having ‘Trump Regret?’
Working on my Sunday column for The Forum. Topic is an internal struggle I'm having about reports of white, working-class voters showing some regret about voting for Donald Trump. With the release of ...
3/10/17 at 9:54 AM
Laughter Really Is the Best Medicine
By Robert Jones EAPTrainer, The Village Business Institute For years Ive struggled with something about myself, the embarrassing guilty pleasure I just cant quit because it brings a bit of sanity int...
3/7/17 at 8:02 AM Which way do you face when the winds of change blow? 9/5/14 at 1:02 PM
It’s Tournament Time!
If it's February, that means it's high school "tournament time" for the region. Check out the recent changes to two upcoming Fargotournaments. By Fargo Public Schools Student Activities District Direc...
2/11/17 at 10:05 AM ND Senate Testimony - Bill 2048 1/26/15 at 8:45 AM
Saving Life a Group Effort – Local Hero Honored 9/25/14 at 4:59 PM
Health Savings Accounts and Medicare Part a & Part B
You can't contribute to a Health Savings Account once you're enrolled in Medicare. This IRS rule should be considered whenyou have a Health Savings Account and want to sign up for Medicare A & B.(...
2/2/17 at 8:28 AM
Resolving to Put Your Health First
When my kids get sick I make sure that they get the finest medical care that our insurance will provide. Sometimes even going places where our insurance doesn't cover. But if it is my health, I seem...
1/4/17 at 11:23 AM How Are You? 3/8/16 at 11:11 AM
Life Will Start When My To-Do List Is Done 7/8/14 at 9:34 AM
Be Part of NDAD’s Mission; Take Part in Giving Hearts Day 2017
NDAD & Giving Hearts Day 2017. The longtime charity helping people with disabilities and health challenges is, for the first time, part of the region's rapidly growing annual regional giving even...
1/3/17 at 9:52 AM Home on the Range Awarded 3rd Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant 12/12/16 at 4:43 PM
Meet Three NDAD Clients in Latest Insider 9/21/16 at 1:32 PM