Friday evening, September 19, a supercell thunderstorm produced a sequence of two tornadoes in northwestern Minnesota.The first tornado touched down near Northcote and on U.S. 75 and travelled east, crossing U.S. 59 south of Lancaster before lifting and travelling a bit further as a funnel cloud.There was quite a bit of damage to a number of farm buildings in central Kittson County.The tornado ...
September 23, 2014 - 12:08am
North Dakota Outdoors and Beyond
Waterfowl hunters are reminded to do their part in preventing the spread of aquatic nuisance species into or within North Dakota.
Waterfowl hunters must remove plants and plant fragments from decoys, strings and anchors; remove plants seeds and plant fragments from waders and other equipment before leaving hunting areas; remove all water from decoys, boats, motors, trailers and other watercraf...
September 22, 2014 - 4:56pm
Dear Drunk Girl,
First thing: I'm sorry for calling you "Drunk Girl."
Your driver's license probably reads Holly, Kristen or Kelly. But since your incoherent, confused, maybe even desperate nature was reminiscent of of 1970s Jenni in "Forest Gump," let's call you that. Your dignity deserves better.
So Jenni, you probably don't remember, but we were in the same bar Saturday night. We shared n...
September 22, 2014 - 11:18am
Social Security: Information & Updates
Q: What is the disability waiting period?
A: Social Security disability requirements include a waiting period of five full calendar months before entitlement to benefits can begin. Benefits are paid starting for the sixth full month after the date a disability is determined to begin.
This date, called the onset, is when the person became disabled and not when the application was submitted or ...
September 22, 2014 - 8:08am
Kindness is Contagious
Have you ever had a life experience in which you thought to yourself, If I can just live through this, itll all be OK?
I have had several, and Im a little embarrassed to say they werent caused by the bad things in my life. They were caused by the good things. Those moments of acute anxiety were caused by things I actually wanted. Its like wanting to be in the pool, but freaking out when the...
September 20, 2014 - 8:06am
Ive got two friends running for the state Legislature in my Legislative district, one a Democrat, Tracy Potter, and one a Republican, Bob Martinson. This isnt the first rodeo for either one of them, and I have voted for them both in previous elections, but they werent running against each other then. So now what do I do?
Tracy is one of my best longtime friends. We have worked together politic...
September 19, 2014 - 3:18pm