MISS SIMPLICITY Get Ready For Summer By Being Prepared
The last days of school are upon us and the trees are almost all leafed out! Finally the calendar and Mother Nature are in alignment! I am shocked as always how fast a school year goes. I ... Posted on 5/24/13 at 9:57 AM
SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Will adoption end benefits to a child?
Q: My young children receive Social Security survivors benefits because their father died several years ago. I am planning to remarry in a few months. Will the children lose their survivors benefits i... Posted on 5/23/13 at 10:26 AM
THE NEW FORTY The role of a lifetime...
The role of "mother" has been the most important and rewarding undertaking I have experienced in my adult life; albeit, I didn't know at the outset how much is woven into the designation. Even having ... Posted on 5/12/13 at 9:19 AM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES Managing the Kids While Your Husband is Away
How many times has someone told you, "I don't know how you do it!" and you just laugh it off and say it's not that bad. What they don't know is that you are quite possibly on the verge of a breakdow... Posted on 3/21/13 at 7:21 AM
NIE ROCKS Don't miss the Art Wise Elementary Art Show!
You are invited to the Art Wise Elementary Art Show at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks March 19-21. There will be artwork on display from every K-5 student in our area. There will also be art activit... Posted on 3/18/13 at 9:43 AM
Tuesday will mark a momentous occasion for the Byrd family as our son, Charlie, turns 1 year old. In the brief time since his birth at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Health Center in Dickinson, he has already grown and learned so much. My wife Krystle and I are just as awestruck by him today as we were the day he drew his first breath.
GRAND FORKS — On a Spirit Lake reservation torn by factional infighting, the leader of an American Indian advocacy group arrives to find 25 percent of all Dakota Indian children living in foster care with white families.
BISMARCK — North Dakota is the latest state to consider its own version of Florida’s “Caylee’s Law,” with state lawmakers pondering a bill that would require caregivers of children to meet deadlines in reporting children missing or dead.
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The gunman behind the Connecticut elementary school massacre stormed into the building and shot 20 children at least twice with a high-powered rifle, executing some at close range and killing adults who tried to stop the carnage, authorities said Saturday.
Parents of children with special needs and other interested individuals will have a chance to attend and participate in budget talks at a North Dakota Interagency Coordinating Council meeting Thursday.
While nobody likes to think about what steps they would take if their children went missing, it’s a question authorities say every parent should face so that they might be prepared in such an instance.
ASSIUT, Egypt — A speeding train crashed into a bus carrying Egyptian children to their kindergarten in central Egypt on Saturday, killing at least 49 and prompting a wave of anger against the government in Cairo.
BISMARCK — State officials awarded $625,000 in grants Thursday to help five western North Dakota communities address their child care shortage.
The Board of University and School Lands approved $125,000 each for Killdeer, Watford City, Williston, Ray and Crosby to increase child care capacity.
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