No Free Lunch
Poor Jim Kasper; how dare he burden big education by asking questions and representing taxpayers.
Recently, Rep. Jim Kasper, R-Fargo, anax-wielding opponentof the Common Core education standards, submitted 26 records requests of state education officials, seeking all communications between private, federal and state entities for a period of almost six years. A public information officer said it...
January 27, 2015 - 3:25pm
Social Security: Information & Updates
Q: I am married for the second time and receive my own Social Security retirement. My first husband and I were married for 18 years and he earned lots more money than I did. If I was single again, could I draw Social Security from my first husband?
A: The answer to this question could go in several directions depending on the amount of the persons own retirement, other benefits received, if th...
January 27, 2015 - 11:45am
Sioux Football Insider
School: Rugby High School, Rugby, North Dakota. (Coach Scott Grochow)
Vitals: Quarterback (#7) 65 200 lbs
Brad Heidlebaugh is the first quarterback and the 3rd North Dakota commitment to the UND class of 2015.
In his senior season as the Panthers quarterback, Heidlebaugh amassed2,266 yards of total offense as a true dual-threat QB. We honestly know more aboutHeidlebaugh...
January 27, 2015 - 10:32am
North Dakota Outdoors and Beyond
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is offering 5,815 wild turkey licenses for the spring hunting season, 65 fewer than last year.
Two of the 22 hunting units have slightly more spring licenses than in 2014, two have fewer and 17 remain the same. Unit 21 (most of Hettinger and Adams counties) is again closed in 2015 due to lack of turkeys in the unit.
Successful spring turkey applicants...
January 26, 2015 - 7:40pm
If I were a North Dakota Democrat, heres what I would say to my fellow party members:
I turned on the Rachel Maddow show last night and, as usual, she had her headlights on bright, and the deer in those headlights was a young North Dakota Democratic-NPL legislator named Corey Mock. The subject was the 3 million barrel saltwater spill in North Dakota, an incident that warrants national attentio...
January 24, 2015 - 9:15am
January is National Mentoring Month. We will be posting articles of interest through out the month. This article fromThe Chronicle of Evidence Based Mentoring, published December 12, 2014, tells why a strong working alliance makes a difference in mentoring relationships.
ByJean RhodesDecember 12, 20140 Comments
Findings highlight importance of quality mentor-mentee relationships
January 22, 2015 - 3:37pm
I'm glad I didn't realizeInto the Woods was a musical before I went to watch it, because I don't always like musicals. One of the few previous exceptions isLes Miserables.
Into the Woods,however, was quite funny, and the singing was generally excellent. It is an amusing movie, one that combines a number of fairy tales into one story. The princes may be especially funny, although there are dark...
January 22, 2015 - 9:40am
The Bridgehunter's Chronicles
Bridge collapses in Ohio- one dead, Bridge in Kansas City demolished, Two Arkansas bridges coming out, also one in Missouri.
Could we see a repeat of 2013? Judging by the number of bridges being demolished or being scheduled to be demolished, it seems that 2015 is reverting back to the days where the draconian mentality of replacing instead of fixing at the expense of tax payers is the norm....
January 20, 2015 - 2:48pm